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Chuck Tails says ‘I do’ to The North East Dog Festival

The North East Dog Festival, which takes place Saturday August 31st and Sunday 1st September at Kirkley Hall in Ponteland, is thrilled to announce its partnership with Chuck Tails - The Dog Wedding Chaperone for this year's event. The festival, now in its 7th year, has grown to be one of the largest dog centred events in the North.

Set out in over 20 acres it's a paradise for any dog lover with have a go activities, dog shows, seminars, main ring displays, breed hang out and over 100 different trade stands. Dogs will be able to try their paw at everything from lure racing to flyball, gundog scurries to agility and crowd favourites such as Scentventure and fastest recall will also return. Plus new for this year is our TRAILDOG CaniSports Area which will feature canicross and a mini-UltiMutt course.

The Wellness Tipi will welcome specialist speakers on topics ranging from dog behaviour to dog massage and many more. Charity dog shows will have classes in everything from Most Handsome Dog to the Best Rescue with lots of amazing prizes up for grabs. Alongside Chuck Tails, the dog shows will also feature special classes like ‘best doggy couple’ and the festival will be running a feature to find the best dog related love story in the region.

image; Paul Flannigan Photography

"We are delighted to partner with Chuck Tails" said directors, Rebecca and Dawn. "Their commitment to ensuring that dogs are not only present but also comfortable and cared for on wedding days aligns perfectly with our mission to celebrate the bond between humans and their dogs. As part of this year's festival we will be running a number of super cool competitions that will tie in with the work that Chuck Tails do and we encourage visitors to check out our website and socials before the event".

Kirsty Spender, Director of Chuck Tails commented “ At Chuck Tails we offer a comprehensive range of services tailored specifically for weddings, covering everything from transportation to the venue, providing support with ring bearing duties and photos as well as walking, feeding & comfort breaks. We can also incorporate overnight stays so your dog has care throughout your celebrations. Being part of The North East Dog Festival is extremely exciting and we can’t wait to meet and chat with visitors’.

As part of this exciting partnership announcement the team at The North East Dog Festival would love to hear from anyone who found love thanks to their dog(s) or anyone that is planning a surprise engagement and think the festival would be the perfect stage. Contact us here if you have a great story.

You can find out more about Chuck Tails by visiting their website here

Dog show classes will be announced very soon.


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