A POPULAR dog festival is taking place near Worcestershire this month.

DogFest will be taking place at Ragley Hall, in Warwickshire later at the end of May

The festival is sponsored by ManyPets, featuring over 150 shopping stands and over 10 fun-filled activities from flyball to dog diving, as well as food and drinks stalls.

Visitors will be invited to try the Seresto agility course, the Wisdom Panel haybale racing or the chance to take part in a 2k or 4k Dogs Trust Big Dog Walk through the country grounds to raise vital funds for Dogs Trust.

Prizes at the walk include rosettes for the best rescue and 'most fabulous fella'.

Worcester News: Michaela Strachan, television presenter.Michaela Strachan, television presenter.

Michaela Strachan, television presenter and DogFest fan, said: “I absolutely love Dogfest every year.

"Being with 100s of gorgeous pooches is simply the best day out. Can't wait for DogFest 2022, see you all there for entertainment, expert advice, the Big Dog Walk, and plenty of furry cuddles."

There will also be demonstrations from trainers and dogs including TikTok star, Lucy Heath and Nicci Hindson, Crufts Freestyle winner.

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The event also features a variety of dog experts provided by Dogs Trust at the Dog School, as well as opportunities to get expert advice from the industry’s leading professionals, including expert animal behaviourist and trainer Adem Fehmi in the Behaviour Zone.

Adem will be providing interactive demos and showing training methods for specific environments like the vets, cafes and public parks.

Worcester News: Adem Fehmi.Adem Fehmi.

Adem Fehmi, said: “I’m really excited to be at Ragley Hall, where you’ll find me helping new and seasoned dog owners alike learn new ways to train their beloved pets in a fun and safe environment.

"I’m also looking forward to giving insight and advice into your dog’s behaviour and offering helpful training tips.”

Dogs Trust will be hosting a Village Green where visitors can meet dogs looking for a new forever home as well.

DogFest takes place on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th May, with tickets starting from just £20.