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Big Doggie Do

Willen Lake South

Saturday 18 May (other dates available)
12pm - 5pm
Free entry
Suitable for all ages

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Join us at Willen Lake for a pawsome weekend celebrating all things dog!

Take part in many different activities, including dock diving, the annual dog show, talks tent and flyball. See spectacular dog display teams and learn more about our precious four-legged friends. Explore stalls and charities local to Milton Keynes and enjoy meeting different breeds of dogs across the weekend. There are plenty of places to sit, rest and enjoy the atmosphere and lots of tasty food stalls where you can grab a bite to eat.

The event will take place on Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th May and is suitable for all ages but children must be supervised by an adult at all times. Security will be on-site throughout the event.

Dog show

Category 1 (1-2:15pm)

  • Most Handsome Fella (male dogs 6 months and above)
  • Best Dressed Dog
  • Best Biscuit Catcher
  • Young Owners Award (children aged 7 and above)
  • Rehomed Rovers

Category 2 (3:15-4:30pm)

  • Most Beautiful Bitch (female dogs 6 months and above)
  • Golden Oldies
  • Youthful Yearlings (dogs 6 months - 1.5 years)
  • Waggiest Tail
  • Judges Jewels (our judges favourite dog)

*Registration starts at 12pm on both days, with entries at £1 per dog per category. Cash only accepted.


The ground is flat, so it's easy for strollers and wheelchairs, but most of the event area is on grass. BSL interpretation will be available on Saturday 18th May from 1pm - 3pm in the Talks Tent. Willen Lake is a large area and there are plenty of quiet places to chill out away from the main event. Food options will include vegetarian and there are surrounding cafes and restaurants. Please get in touch at if you require any accessibility support. There are toilets available on site including a Changing Places toilet.

Getting there

Event Location: what3words /// years.spared.tucked

Parking: Willen Lake Car Park B what3words /// duty.craftsman.casual, parking charges apply.

No booking is required for this event. We hope to see you there!

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