IMG_8451CaricaturesIMG_8364A fun day out for animal lovers and the whole family, a range of entertainment will be on offer including fun children’s activities, a pet talent show, dog obedience demonstrations, pet photography,  a pet cafe and cooking show and much more!

Children’s entertainment

Children and the young at heart will love the face painting, balloon animals, magic tricks, caricatures and temporary tattoos

Pet-orientated entertainment

If you have brought your dog along, visit the Blue Wheelers hydrobaths for a dog wash, located at the rear of the Frank Samways Veterinary Clinic.

Learn some new tricks and watch the amazing Planet K9 dog agility and obedience demonstrations at 11.30am – Small Paws Playgroup, 12.30pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm  – Allstars Team performance

Does your pet love striking a pose? Professional pet photographer Cas Beaty will be capturing pet portraits.

Hungry? Your dog will love a mudshake, hot dog, pupcake or pupperoni pizza at the Diamond Dog Pet Café, located on the front lawn of the Home. The Diamond Dog team will also be staging a pet treat cooking show on the main stage at 2:15pm.

We know Australia’s dogs have talent, and this is your opportunity for you and your pet to put on a show! The Pet Talent Show kicks off on the main stage at 1:00pm. Three catagories and great prizes up for grabs – Smarty Pants (best trick), Carbon Copy (owner/pet “look-a-like”) and Fashionista (most creative costume). Registrations will be taken on the day from 11:00am to 12:30pm.

Animal welfare

Bring your pet along  to be microchipped for the special event day price of only $12. Bookings are essential. National Pet Register will also be giving away free Pet ID tags.

Go for walkies down memory lane and visit our centenary historical exhibit located in the Thelma Hoult Training & Education Centre.

Learn more about The Lost Dogs’ Home’s  animal welfare programs and services including adoption, foster care, volunteering, National Pet Register and fundraising. You can also learn more about responsible pet ownership via Pet Licence 101, our free, interactive online test.

Frank Samways Veterinary Clinic

Go behind the scenes of our new state-of-the-art, purpose built veterinary clinic –  tours will be conducted every 15 minutes by staff, please register at the vet clinic reception.

Ask a Vet, free weigh-ins and nutritional advice, dental checks, DNA testing and more!