Our Dogs are family and no words could ever portray just how much joy and love they bring to our lives. The Dog Lovers Show is a tribute to the unconditional love that we share with our Dogs and we thank you for joining us at the 2019 event.

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WHAT’S ON at the 2020 event?

The Greatest Festival in the World dedicated to Dog Lovers (well, we certainly think it is!) returns for 2020 with around 40,000 K9-tragics attending from 1 to 3 May at the Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton.

Here’s a snapshot of the TOP ATTRACTIONS at the 2020 Show (more like the top 50 things to do actually…):

  1. More than 950 beautiful Dogs represented by 150+ breeds throughout the show, spread across the entire show including Pat-A-PoochInsta-Pooch, Adoption Zone and the Breed Showcase;
  2. 60+ K9-inspired shows informed, entertained and made better fur-parents;
  3. Free talks from Dr Katrina Warren, Dr Harry Cooper and many more speakers to be announced soon on the Educational Main Stage, MC’d by Brodie Young; 
  4. Australia’s most talented aquatic Dogs will launch themselves into our massive 100,000-litre pool in the Black Hawk Dock Dogs;
  5. Visitors will be wowed in the Vitapet Arena by The Wonderdogs, the inaugural K9 Ninja – Olympic Edition, and the incredible UpDog’s with Rodney Gooch; 
  6. Meet dozens of beautiful Dogs needing a fur-ever home in the Adoption Zone with talks from leading shelters Victoria-wide;
  7. Visitors can shop & save with 1,000s of the latest and greatest products and services to spoil your pooch and exclusive Show Specials & New Product launches;
  8. Chow Chow down with double the number of food trucks from yummy Melbourne favourites like 400 Gradi & Miso Fresh;
  9. Plus there will be stacks of FREE kids activities including a new Dog Art & Craft Area; Free Doggy Face Painting and Bow Wow Meow Perfect Match Zone.

It will be the ultimate FUR-FIX destination to celebrate everything we LOVE about our Best Friends.

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We look forward to welcoming you to the 8th Melbourne Dog Lovers Show at the Royal Exhibition Building from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd May, 2020 – tickets are on sale now!

Paws Sincerely

Jason & Sally Humphris
Co-Founders & massive Dog Lovers