2017 Events

Throughout the year we attend and run lots of different events & dog shows;

2nd March 2017

Manchester & Cheshire Dogs Home & The Birdcage present



Bond Night

14th April 2017 at Statham Lodge, 7.30pm till late Statham Lodge Hotel, Statham, Lymm, Cheshire, WA13 9BP

Cheshire Dogs Home will be hosting Manchester and Cheshire Dogs Home Bond Night Join us for our annual funpacked, Bond-themed night We can promise you a night of glamour and glitz, and maybe even a little intrigue, with a fantastic three–course meal, course meal, casino and disco.

Tickets available directly from Cheshire Dogs’ Home 225 Knutsford Road, Grappenhall, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 3JZ   Or by calling Anna Stansfield or Reception on 0844 504 1212


National Pet Show London

6th – 7th May 2017: at Excel Exhibitions and international Convention Centre, One Western Gateway, London, E16 1XL. We are looking forward to meeting all our supporters down south at the National Pet Show to update them on our progress over the last few years

Vet Trek

6th May 2017: 4 members of staff and one volunteer will be pushing themselves to the limit on the 6th May. They will be trekking 37km, climbing a total of 4100ft, scrabbling through caves and waterfalls to raise money for the vet unit at Manchester Dogs’ Home. If you would like to donate and show them your support you can do so on their just giving page.

Go Walkies 

Sunday 14th May from 11am Manchester Dogs Home and the Family Pet Show will be hosting our Annual Dog Walk at Heaton Park. There will be entertainment, a fun dog show and stalls for all the family.  Come and Join us for a fun filled, exciting day. 


To request a Sponsor Form click here


11th June: at Myerscough College, St Michaels Road, Preston PR3 0RY

We will be attending the Myerscough College open day on the 11th June. Come down and join us on this action packed open day. There’s always a host of actives on for all ages!

Dog Fest

17th – 18th June 2017 at Arley Hall and Gardens, Arley, Northwich CW9 6NA

Dog Fest is Hosted by Channel 4’s Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick, DogFest is one of the best dog’s day out… and even has a few things for the humans to do too! We love going to this event with our Dog display team and meeting a lot of our ex residents with there owners

The Royal Cheshire County Show

20-21st June 2017 at Clay House Farm, Flittogate Ln, Tabley, Knutsford WA16 0HJ

We will be at the Royal Cheshire County show fundraising for the home with some of our ex residents. The show will again hold the many competition classes for cattle, sheep, pigs and dairy goats, but will also include hundreds of classes for light and heavy horses, show jumping, rare breeds of livestock, poultry, pygmy goats, pigeons, cavies, rabbits and dog show.

The 2017 show will also feature the Roberts Bakery Food Halls and Food Live Theatre, The Sainsbury’s Agri Centre, Inspired Villages Village Green, Countryside Experience Area, Creamline Main Ring, and the Costain Rural Life Area which includes, Cheshire WI, NAFAS Flower Marquee, Schools Out, NFU Publicity and many, many more.


King Georges Fun Dog Show 

25th June at: The King George v Playing Fields, Ashton-under-Lyne, Ladbroke Road, OL6 8JS

This is an event we attend each year and one we love to do! We will be hosting their dog show and taking regerstration too. the dog show classes include, Best rescue, Waggiest Tail, cutest puppy etc. Come down and say hello and take walk around the selection of stalls that will be there on the day.


Fun Dog Show

Cheshire Dogs Home Fun Dog Show and Open Day

Sunday 16th July 2017 at Cheshire Dogs Home 225 Knutsford Road, Grappenhall, Warrington, WA4 3JZ. 11-4pm

Join us for a fun-packed day of games, competitions, stalls, music, arts, crafts and fun!  Our dog show has stalls, music, arts, crafts and a fun dog show including classes for every dog from the best rescue dog to the waggiest tail! Entry forms available at the home. This event has kindly been sponsored by Natural Instincts

Broadhurst Park

Sunday 13th August at: BroadhurstPlaying Fields, Location, Moston Lane, Manchester, M40 5QD

For the second year running you will be able to come and see us at the Broadhurst Fields event in Moston, Manchester. We will also be there to give a talk to people at the event regarding the work we do at Manchester and Cheshire Dogs Home.


Saturday 26th August at: Byrth Rd, Oldham, OL8 2TJ

Watch this space for more information on our family fun day and music festival style event.

Family Pet Show

7th-8th October 2017 at: Event City, Phoenix Way, Stretford, Manchester, M41 7TB

We will be attending the Family Pet show at Event City!  We will be take registration and judging their popular fun dog show. Jeep an eye out for more information as it becomes available.

Cheshire Dogs Home Spooky Woodland Walk

Saturday 21st October 2017 at Cheshire Dogs Home 225 Knutsford Road, Grappenhall, Warrington, WA4 3JZ. 5-9pm

Our ever-popular annual Halloween spooky woodland walk is back!

Suitable for all ages, it’s fantastic Halloween fun, and it helps us to raise much needed funds for the dogs! The night includes a Spooky Woodland trick a treat meet all our witches and ghosts while doing fun trick or treating. The Walk entry is £3 per person (includes goody bag)  *Children must be accompanied by an adult competition going on through the night during the ghouly ghost disco many spooky stalls on the night and refreshments


National Pet Show Birmingham

4th – 5th November 2017 at North Ave, Birmingham B40 1NT

We are looking forward to meeting all our supporters down at the National Pet Show in Birmingham and our dog display team will be there

Christmas Fair 2017


Cheshire Dogs Home Christmas Fair

Sunday 3rd December 2017 at Cheshire Dogs Home 225 Knutsford Road, Grappenhall, Warrington, WA4 3JZ. 11-4pm

Our Xmas fayre at Cheshire Dogs Home is a fun Festive day out for you and your family. We have our Xmas Raffles, stalls, games and refreshments. Everyone is welcome. Santa will be visiting our Santa’s Grotto for dogs and kids with his naughty Christmas elf


Christmas Raffle: 

The Draw will be taking place on 15th December 2017.

Keep checking back here … we are attending other events throughout the year and we will give you more information on this page!