Rock out your dancing shoes, a sausage dog disco is coming to London

A dachshund sat on a sofa with a disco ball next to him
It’s disco, baby (Picture: Dachshund Cafe)
If you’re a fellow dog lover, then by now you’re probably familiar with Pug Café – the company that hosts pop-ups of the greatest kind: with dogs. Contrary to the name, it’s not all just about pugs; so far, we’ve also been given the joy of cockapoos , Pomeranians and dachshunds .

While we’re on the topic of sausage dogs , we have good news – there’s a new party for pooches this weekend and this time it’s all about the 70s.

This coming Sunday (8 March), dogs dressed in their finest sequins, spandex and flared jeans will descend upon The Allegory in Shoreditch for the first-ever sausage dog disco.

Not based in the capital? Don’t worry, the party will keep on groovin’ in Newcastle, Southampton and Manchester as well, though dates have not yet been announced. The playlist will showcase the best of the Motown and disco eras so that pooches can break out the moves on the doggy dance floor, while sipping on pawsecco and champaws.

And posing for the puparazzi like the divas they are, obviously.

A dachshund sat on a sofa with two disco balls in the background
The DJ will be rocking disco and Motown tunes all day (Picture: Dachshund Cafe)

Humans can join their pup in a toast, with cocktails and coffee on the menu, as well as yummy cakes.

Make sure your pet is in good company. Pets get lonely and depressed just like people do when they spend too much time alone. Cats are generally better on their own, but dogs and especially puppies don’t do well left to their own devices for extended periods of time.

The theme for the day is love+disco, so there will also be a kissing frame and a lover’s bench, as well as plenty of funky decorations.

As is often the rule for Pug Café events, it’s one breed only and this time it’s dachshund.

Both dog owners and dog lovers itching to cuddle up to pooches – but who don’t have one – are welcome to come along.

Tickets start from £10 for adults and cost between £5 to £7 for those aged under 16, while anyone under the age of six can come along for free.

Word of warning: these events usually sell out fast, so it’s recommended that you get in there quick if you want to show off your best John Travolta routine or Do The Hustle.

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