Save the date! Dogs Unite for Guide Dogs, London, Saturday 14 June
Here’s everything you need to know about this year’s main event on Saturday 14 June. It’s going to be the biggest day of furry, family-friendly fun London has ever seen!
So dust off those walking shoes, get your team and sponsorship together, make sure you have this foldout, wristband and walk number to hand, and fly straight to the registration tent.
Please make sure that your dog is on the lead throughout the day, that they’ve been vaccinated and that you remember your walk start time!
And remember: dogs and children aged 12 and under when accompanied by an adult go free.
Plan for the day
10:00 Dogs Unite Festival opens
10:00 – 12:00 Registration for the Kennel Club Companion Dog Show
10:30 – 16:30 Every 30 minutes – sponsored dog walks
11:00 – 11:30 Valgrays Border Collie Rescue agility display
11:15 – 11:45 Puppy training demonstration – “where do I start?”
11:45 – 12:15 Dog and duck show
12:00 – 12:30 Guide Dogs demonstration
12:30 – 15:30 The Kennel Club Companion Dog Show
12:45 – 13:15 Guide Dogs puppy demonstration
13:30 – 14:00 Dog training demonstration – “Help my dog pulls on the lead”
14:15 – 14:45 Guide Dogs demonstration
15:00 – 15:30 Dog training demonstration – “How do I train my dog to come back?”
15:45 – 16:15 Valgrays Border Collie Rescue agility display
16:30 – 17:00 Dog and duck show
18.00 Dogs Unite Festival closes
Discover Guide Dogs
Guide Dogs showcase
How to get there:
Public transport is the best and easiest way to reach the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with your dog. There are several bus routes you can take. Please go to dogsunite.co.uk for the best routes.
Stratford (London) is a 15 minute walk from the Dogs Unite Festival or a 4 minute bus ride away on the 388 to the Copper Box. Stratford International is a 15 minute walk or you can hop on our shuttle bus service to the Festival. Hackney Wick is a short 10 minute walk from the Festival.
There are regular trains stopping at Stratford every hour, including trains from London St Pancras International, Liverpool Street and other National Rail services. Stratford is a 15 minute walk from the Dogs Unite Festival or a 4 minute bus ride away on the 388 to the Copper Box.
If you do chose to travel by car you can book a space at Stratford International Station (£3 for 6 hours). This is a short 15 minute walk from the Dogs Unite Festival. A shuttle bus service will also run on the day.
See you there!