Tails sent wagging as 'Pawsitivity in the City' takes place in Dublin

Merrion Square turning pawsome for the weekend

Tails sent wagging as 'Pawsitivity in the City' takes place in Dublin

Lilly the pug is pictured at a Dog Show at Pearse Park in 2009 | Image: RollingNews.ie

Attention all dog-lovers and owners: this weekend is a good one for you.

Following its 2016 launch, a festival to celebrate furry friends is back for another year.

'Pawsitivity in the City' is taking place this Saturday and Sunday in Dublin.

It offers a menu of free fun for dog owners, parents, kids, and pets including pet health tips and tricks from Pete the Vet, the chance to test your dog's IQ and even the opportunity to teach your pup to find your keys.

The events are taking place in Dublin's Merrion Square this weekend, before taking to Cork's Fitzgerald Park on May 20th.

Dog owners will also have the opportunity to learn the signs and signifiers for checking their pets essential health - with information and guidance on ensuring their dogs have healthy sight, smell and hearing.

There will also be tips for when travelling with pets and for better oral care.

Rocco takes a rest on the back of Yasmin after taking part in a Dog Show at Pearse Park in 2009 | RollingNews.ie

Those who like to shake their tails can take part in special doggy dance classes and relax afterwards with an exclusive outdoor cinema screening of Disney's 'Lady and the Tramp'.

When the feet and paws are tired, a pop-up Doggy Café will be on-hand with complimentary Pedigree food.

A pet photographer will also be on hand to capture pooches looking pawsome.

Attendees can also expect lots of puppy love in the ISPCA's pop-up 'Puppy Pen' - as well as the chance to talk to ISPCA vets and nurses.

The ISPCA's rehoming team will also be on site to talk to any prospective owners.

It is running from midday until 5.30pm both days, with a screening of 'Lady & The Tramp' at 4.00pm on Saturday.

More information can be found here