What's on

Fun Dog Show

Enter our Fun Dog Show - rosettes and trophies to be won!

Categories include Best Young Handler, Best Rescue, Dog that Looks Most like Owner, Best Paw Shaker and lots more - something for every dog!

Get tickets in advance and beat the queues - click here for class times and to book your place now.

The Fun Dog Show is sponsored by

Have-a-Go Dog Aility

Run, jump and scamper across the course in a secure paddock. If you have never tried agility before then here is your chance to give it a go. It builds a great relationship with your dog, improving obedience! Prizes to be won.


Kids' Zone 

The Kids Zone is sponsored by 

All of these are free!

Inflatable fun with Paw Patrol bouncy castle
Soft play area and ball pool 
Face painting
Arts & crafts with Creation Station
Animal hoppers 
Circus fun with plate spinning, hula hoops, juggling balls, diablos and ribbons
Take part in our colouring competition 
Balloons, bubbles and bunting!


Games Zone

The Games Zone is sponsored by


Please note there will be a small charge to play some of these games - children and adults welcome to join in the fun!

Coconut shy
Inflatable penalty shootout
Inflatable baskeball hoops
Giant board games including Snakes and Ladders, Connect 4, Ker-Plunk and Jenga


Entertainment in the Demo Ring

The Demo Ring is sponsored by

Saxon Agility Club will be showing off their skills in displays throughout the day, proving that any dog and handler can have fun with this fantastic dog sport. 12 noon and 3pm

Discover clicker training with a demonstration by our behaviour and animal care team 11.20am

Joker the collie and his owner Virginia will be wowing us with their Heelwork to Music display, and you'll have a chance to have a go too! 11.40am and 2.20pm, have a go at 2.35pm

City of Bath Rhythmic Gymnastics Club are back doing a display and encouraging you to have a go. 12.35pm

Our very own dogs will be doing an obedience and agility show, plus a parade of those looking for homes. starts 1.20pm

Don't miss! Devon and Somerset Fire Service - search and rescue dog Kesia (who also happens to be an ex-resident!) will be showing off her skills. You may even be the one chosen for her to 'rescue'! 1.00pm


Artisan stalls

We have a lovely group of local traders coming in with a wide range of gifts, treats and services to offer. Here in no particular order...

Dani's Crafty Crafts - wooden crafts
Four Legged Fancies - home baked dog treats
Petographer - studio dog photography
Bernard's Barrells - unique furniture
Winnie Maroodles - handmade handbags
The Leafy Tea Company - tea and tea-related gifts
Hart & Horner - bath products and gifts
Skirt Magic - skirts, shoes, hair garlands and more
Usborne Books - children's books
Microbz - probiotics
Christelo's Gifts - glass art, jewellery and decorations 
Riciclo Creativo - upcycled furniture and upcycling services
Liz Oliva - handmade hats
DokBlok - handmade wooden docking stations and speakers
Buttons and Bows Boutique - hair accessories
Taboo Chocolate - fair trade and artisan chocolate treats
REM Jewellery - hand crafted silver and gold-filled jewellery
Sweetness - traditional handmade sweets cart
The Wiltshire Beekeeper - honey and beeswax goods 
Cushions Galore - handmade cushions with delightful designs
Driftwood Designs - handcrafted timber products
Fiink Design - prints, cards and gifts
American Museum - find out more about our brilliant neighbours
Sanj Fletcher - hairbands and bookmarks
Kia Quilts - traditional patchwork quilts
Sam Davies - author of children's book Kiki and Raffiki the City Rabbits
Curo Group talk about their Independent Living Service
Bali Fair Trade - fairly traded handicrafts
The Green Trading Company - eco-friendly products

Bath Cats & Dogs Home Pet Shop which will have some brilliant pet item deals, toys and treats.

Bath Cats And Dogs Home Charity Tent will be full of both pre-loved and new items including children’s toys and games, books (including “mystery date” books), DVDs and CDs, homewares, bargain buys and this year we introduce our very own early bird Christmas shop!

Want to book a trade stand? Call Emma on 01225 787334 or email


Food & Drink

BBQ including separate vegetarian grill. 
Tea room and tea tent with homemade cakes, savouries and sandwiches. 
Bar with soft drinks, lager and cider.


BCDH Fun - all the other bits!

The Rehoming Tent is sponsored by

Re-homing Tent - find out all about animals looking for a home plus meet some of our ex-residents. 

Our Behaviour Team will have a stand here chatting about different topics over the day.

11.45am – Basic Dog Training
12.15pm – Separation issues
12.45pm – Cat Behaviour
2.30pm – Dog Reactivity
3.15pm – Dogs and Children

Plus elsewhere in the show....

Fun Day Raffle - you could win £100

Fun Fair Games including tombola, lucky dip, hook-a-duck and name the teddy.

Balloon car - just how many balloons did we fit into a car?

Bath Vets will have a stall, as well as being on hand for visiting dogs in case of emergency.

See the fire engine and meet the crew of Avon Fire & Rescue.

The Friends of Bath Cats & Dogs Home have their tent including a plant sale.


You'll receive a free programme on arrival so you won't miss a thing. 

Programme is sponsored by