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Bring your dog to Dobbies for a PAWsitively magical experience with Santa

Dobbies is announcing the return of its hugely popular Santa Paws experience, designed for dog lovers across the country where cherished pets can meet Santa Claus at his grotto.

Bring your dog to Dobbies for a PAWsitively magical experience with Santa

Article Source: Dobbies
Last Updated: 7 November 2023 10:42

This paw-sitively special festive experience gives pup parents the chance to head along to their nearest store and see Santa. Dogs in attendance will get to meet Mr Claus and take a photo, before receiving a special pet-friendly toy to take home and open on Christmas Day. There’s also the chance to have a professional photo taken at 52 participating mainline stores.

Four little dobbies will be hosting Santa Paws, giving city dwellers a chance to whisk their dogs away for a magical encounter with Santa and his jolly elves, in Edinburgh, Cheltenham, Richmond and Clifton.

Santa Paws will be taking place from Saturday 2 until Saturday 23 December on selected days and is priced at £6.99 per dog. Attendees can save money by pre-booking photography. If families want to get everyone involved, the Santa’s Grotto experience can be booked for kids, priced at £11.99 per child, with the opportunity to select a toy for the child.

Sarah Murray, who leads Dobbies’ festive events plans, said: “We absolutely love making amazing experiences, and Santa Paws really shows how dedicated we are to that. It’s an occasion to celebrate the joy our pets bring into our lives, and a chance for dog owners and families to create cherished Christmas memories together.

“We look forward to sharing the magic of Christmas as families come along to Santa Paws.”


Customers are encouraged to book in advance to avoid disappointment. To find out more about timings and bookings, visit dobbies.com/events. There’s the opportunity to make a donation to Teenage Cancer Trust during the booking process.

Image Credit: Stewart Attwood

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