DogFest is returning to Knebworth House this month, and is set to be bigger and better than ever.

The popular dog-friendly festival, organised in partnership with ManyPets, is taking place on September 9 and 10.

The mammoth festival sees over 100 shopping stands and over 10 fun-filled activities catering for furry family members, ranging from dog diving to agility.

The Comet: DogFest is back in Knebworth later this month

Festival guests and their four-legged friends will love the non-stop have-a-go activities stations, including an agility course, the Book Your Pet haybale racing, heart-pounding fly ball courtesy of Purina® PRO PLAN®, and new to this year, Catch the Flag, where dogs are encouraged to chase a lure – perfect for dogs that have a little extra energy!

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Dog ‘pawrents’ will also be invited to attend Breed Meet Ups, where families with the same breed are encouraged to swap stories, share notes, and take photos.

There’s also the 2k or 4k Big Dog Walk where attendees can enjoy a relaxing stroll around the beautiful grounds of the stately home with fellow dog lovers.

Visitors will also be able to grab a rosette at the ManyPets Fun Dog Show, which sees pooches compete in categories including Best Rescue, Most Fabulous Fella, and Loveliest Lady – to name a few.

There will also be over 20 food and drink stalls serving everything from burgers and pizzas to crepes and sweets; or grab a cocktail from Boston Shakers.

The Comet: DogFest

There’s even doggy ice cream so no one is left out!

Once festival goers and their dogs have had a go at the activities, they can pamper their pooches with some retail therapy from venders like Big Pawfection and grab a trendy dog collar, harness, or lead; or head to Boodoggo and check out their range of Bamboo dog drying robes and recycled fleece dog coats. 

The Comet: Knebworth House will play host for DogFest again this year

Tickets start at £20. For more information visit

The Comet: DogFest