Dog-Friendly Festival To Take Place At Dublin’s Malahide Castle
A dog-friendly festival called Pups in the Park will take place at Dublin’s Malahide Castle on Saturday 30 April and Sunday 1 May.
Pups in the Park attendees will be able to learn from a range of areas, including a main arena, an expert talk stage, an obedience ring, an agility course, a hay bale race, a puppy academy, a great dog walk, and more.
Attendees will be able to learn tips from veterinary experts, including veterinary surgeon Pete Wedderburn, who will headline the festival and host specialty talks across the weekend.
Attendees will be able to try the have-a-go activities with their dogs or watch four-legged experts the Irish Working Sheepdogs, the Dogsercise fly ball team, the Irish Kennel Club and more to be announced, showing how it’s done.
Attendees will also have the opportunity to get hands-on with dog trainers such as Rob ‘the Irish Dogfather’ Walshe in workshops, and their dogs can participate in many free-to-enter show competitions, from Golden Oldies to Waggiest Tail.
Additionally, attendees will be able to browse for accessories, apparel and treats from dog- and pet-based brands, and there will be many human-food vendors on site.
Opening Hours And Tickets
The festival will be open from 9.30am to 5.30pm on Saturday 30 April and Sunday 1 May, and dog entry is free, but not a necessity.
Tickets are available via PupsInThePark.ie.
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