It's all about the dogs...

We’re pleased to announce that The Dog Lover Show is coming to Scotland on the 8th & 9th September 2018. It’ll be a fantastic day out for all the family where you can talk to doggy experts, meet our favourite breeds, find out which dog would be your perfect match and enjoy brilliant performances and displays from some of the most talented dogs in the UK. With over 150 stands selling everything your dog could ever wish for, you’ll be sure to find that special something for your furry friend. In fact, you could say it’ll be a dog lover’s heaven!

This will be a spectacular day out so make sure you get your paws on a ticket as adults tickets are priced at only £8 plus children to age 16 yrs being free we expect to sell out, so don't rely on getting a ticket on the day. If you’d like the scoop on all the events, action, and offers, please sign up for all the latest news updates. You’d be barking mad to miss out!

What's On


This is Scotland’s biggest indoor dog show, which means there will be over 150 stands packed with lots of goodies for your fur baby including treats, toys, health products and every kind of accessory imaginable. With a whole host of new products to discover, shopping for your best friend has never been so much fun.

Ask A Groomer

We all love our dogs, but sometimes it’s not always easy knowing how to make them as beautiful on the outside as they are on the inside. Chat with professional groomers who can advise you on how to keep your dog looking a million dollars, plus you’ll get the chance enjoy offers and discounts exclusive to The Dog Lover Show.

Meet the Breeds

Meet over 30 dog breeds at the show, from poodles to retrievers, Labradors to Lhasa Apsos you will find a range of beautiful dogs on show by their clubs and breeders. One of the best things about The Dog Lover Show is the chance to meet, greet and discover an incredible array of different dog breeds. Compare, cuddle and clap a whole host of beauties who will be specially shown by their clubs and breeders. Every dog has its day!

The Main Stage

Let us entertain you! Every day from 10am to 6pm there will be non-stop thrilling fun with agility, tricks, stunts that will have you on the edge of your seat. Don’t miss out on all the action! Sign up for The Dog Lover Show updates to find out more.

Adopt and Rescue Dogs

Are you thinking about adopting a dog? Look no further. Let some of Scotland’s favourite dog charities show you who is waiting patiently for their forever home. Before you know it, you could be meeting your new best friend and helping to support these amazing charities in the process.

Insta Dogs

It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for: you can now meet your favourite Scottish dog stars of Instagram! All those cute pooches you’ve been following will be here to enthral you all over again. And not only that, you can have your picture taken with them too. We think this one will be an instant hit with fans everywhere.

Chat With A Vet

Is there something you’d like to know about your dog’s health or wellbeing? Stop by and talk to one of the qualified vets from the Pets 'n' Vets Family who will be ready to answer any questions you may have about health, nutrition, behaviour and more. It’s the ideal opportunity to learn a thing or two about your pooch.

Dog Friendly Directory

Find out everything you could possibly want to know from where the top dog-friendly parks are, where the best hotels are that welcome pooches with open arms. We’ve collected all the latest and greatest information that is a must for all dog owners

Doggy Face Painting

We want the little ones to have an unforgettable day too and what better way than to magically turn into a dog for the day! Our professional face painters will transform your children into their favourite pooches for free. It’s guaranteed to keep little tails wagging.

Doggy Photo Wall

Has your four-legged friend got what it takes to stand out on the doggy wall of fame? If you’ve got a brilliant photo of your dog that will make everyone smile, you could be in with a chance of winning a prize and bonus goodies. A dog really is your best friend! This competition is open to all ticket holders. Details on how to enter published soon.

Silly Picture Wall

Roll up! Roll up! Take some cheeky snaps of all the family with The Dog Lover Fair’s very own ‘Hole in the Wall’. Go on. We dare you to try it without giggling!

Perfect Match

Would you like to find out which breed of dog makes the perfect companion for your kids? Or which pooch would happily run alongside you during your morning jog? Here you can learn everything about the most suitable breeds for your family and lifestyle as well as a whole host of other important considerations you need to think about before choosing the right dog for you.

Cuddle A Pooch

Nothing feels better than a cuddle with a furry ball of fluff; there’s no better way to put a smile on your face. Let the kids and big kids, hug some of the friendliest doggies in Scotland, who are eagerly waiting to meet you. Once you start cuddling them, you might find it hard to stop!

Sponsor a Dog

Not everyone who loves dogs can own a dog, but this doesn’t mean to say that you can’t still make a huge difference to a dog’s life. Talk to one of Scotland’s leading charities about how you can provide vital care and support that will keep tails wagging.

Premium Show Prize

Come along to The Dog Lover Show and you could be a winner! As well as goodie bags there will be great giveaways, and the chance to win a whopping great big prize on both days. Join in the fun and it could be you.