Following is a snapshot of what visitors experienced at the 2018 Dog Lovers Show on Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th November at the Brisbane Showgrounds:
Hearts melted with over 400 beautiful Dogs and more than 100 breeds;
Visitors Marveled at the nation’s most talented K9’s demonstrating speed and agility in the Royal Canin Arena;
The exploits of high diving hounds in the Black Hawk DockDogs pool thrilled audiences with their first appearance at the Brisbane Show;
Visitors Discovered more about hundreds of breeds and helped find the perfect Dog for them;
They were wowed by s-paw-ty hounds competing in the Common Woof Games hosted by Farmer Dave Graham;
Expert speakers and celebrity vets presented free talks on the Pet Circle Stage providing valuable tips for a healthier, happier Dog;
New tricks to teach your pooch were demonstrated by some of Australia’s leading Dog trainers;
Visitors Shopped & saved with hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of Dog products & services;
Dog lovers engaged with other like-minded people, got their annual fur-fix and shared the love at the happiest (and hairiest!) show on earth!
Following are more details of the highlights:
- The Common Woof Games in the Royal Canin Arena and the Black Hawk DockDogs pool with Australia’s most talented sporting canines;
- The all-new Pet Circle Stage treated visitors to expert tips with Australia’s newest Bondi Vet Dr Alex Hynes discussing what to do in a Pet Emergency, Dr Katrina Warren showed tricks to teach your Dog at home, plus the Pet Circle team sniffed out the truth and debunked common Dog myths‘. The much-loved Dr Harry Cooper took centre stage for the first time at the Brisbane Show with two talks on solving the most common Dog health problems and how to choose the right breed for your home & lifestyle;
- Free talks and live shows from Dr Katrina Warren, Kelly Gill & The Wonderdogs, Farmer Dave, Rodney Gooch and the 4 Paws Sports Team;
- The Black Hawk DockDogs show splashed down as Australia’s most exciting Dog entertainment and competition with a wide range of breeds launching themselves off a dock into a massive (100,000 litre) pool of water, as part of the Common Woof games!
- Visitors met & learnt more about Dog breeds in the expanded Breed Showcase with free information talks on the Ask-A-Breeder Stage;
- Dog lovers met, cuddled and snapped selfies with some of the ‘Doggy Stars of Instagram’ at the Insta-Pooch Red Carpet;
- Visitors discovered all they need to know about providing a loving home for a Dog in need in the Dog Adoption Zone with daily talks on the new Dog Adoption Stage on how to rescue a furever friend in need;
- Information & experts were on hand to help find the right Dog for your lifestyle in the Pat-A-Pooch & Bow Wow Meow’s Perfect Match zones.
- Loads more including the Doggy Door Prize, FREE Face Painting and some of Brisbane’s yummiest food trucks!
Jason & Sally Humphris
Co-Founders & massive Dog Lovers