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See below for 2017 timetable

Download Royal Canin Main Arena Timetable (pdf 959 KB)

Get ready to be WOWED by the most exciting line-up of K9 entertainment ever staged!

We are excited to announce the ROYAL CANIN® Arena program for the 2017 Melbourne Show! Click on the link above to view and print a PDF version of the Timetable or detailed descriptions on each Arena show can also be viewed at the very bottom of this page including presenter bio’s and photo’s – just click the down arrows on the right hand side! Or here’s a quick snapshot:

  • Due to popular demand, celebrity Dog Trainer Peta Clarke returns as our Arena MC. Peta has lent her animal training expertise to many major Hollywood films and shows including Babe, Superman Returns, Wolverine & the Legally Blonde stage show plus many local films and hundreds of TV commercials. Peta will also be presenting her own new show titled ‘UnderDogs’ and it will get you laughing and learning about the amazing lessons Dogs can teach us all.
  • Dr Katrina Warren & the Wonderdogs will be presenting a brand new show for the Melbourne event based around fun games you can play at home for a healthy, happy dog.
  • Dr Harry Cooper will be hosting the ‘Meet the Breed‘ showcase where you can discover & learn more about some truly fascinating Dogs.
  • Rodney Gooch and his amazing 4 Paws Racing Team will be debut their new UpDog Show – a Frisbee, Tricks and Agility competition all combined!
  • The incredible Hero Dog Tribute arena show will highlight the talents of some incredible service Dogs that enrich our lives throughout the community. It will be co-hosted by Dog lover, champion for animal welfare and Neighbours/Home & Away star, Andrew Morley (official ambassador for the Hero Dog Tribute) alongside renowned Dog trainer, Steve Austin.
  • Don’t miss the inaugural K9 Weave Pole Sprint Challenge – a high-energy relay competition between the Wonderdogs and a mix of MuttDogs! Dr Katrina Warren and 2017 Cosmopolitan Bachelor of the Year, Ryan Anderson (aka The Aussie Dog Guy) will captain 2 teams of top agility competitors racing against each other and the clock to win!
  • ROYAL CANIN® nutrition experts will also be out and about between each session to chat to visitors about super premium nutrition with the opportunity to enter a competition, get free samples and meet the amazing Seeing Eye Dogs Australia Dogs in training.

See detailed descriptions for each show below including presenter bio’s & photos – just click the down arrows on the right hand side!