Hordern Pavilion


10:30am – 4:30pm daily.

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The 2017 Royal Canin Arena will again feature many of Australia’s most talented Dogs in action!

We are excited to announce the following shows have been confirmed in the ROYAL CANIN® Arena at this year’s show:

  • Celebrity Dog Trainer Peta Clarke will again be our MC. Peta has lent her animal training expertise to many major Hollywood films and shows including Babe, Superman Returns, Wolverine and the Legally Blonde stage show plus many local films and hundreds of TV commercials. Peta will present her own new show titled ‘UnderDogs’ and get audiences laughing and learning about the amazing lessons Dogs can teach us all.
  • Discover more about a wide range of canines in our ‘Meet the Breeds’ showcase presented by Dr Chris Brown.
  • Dr Katrina Warren & the Wonderdogs will be presenting their brand new show: ‘The Wonderdogs go on Holiday!’
  • Rodney Gooch and his amazing 4 Paws Racing team will present their new UpDog challenge show – a Frisbee and Agility competition combined!
  • The incredible Hero Dog Tribute arena show will highlight the talents of some incredible service Dogs that enrich our lives throughout the community. Hosted by Dog lover, champion for animal welfare and Neighbours/Home & Away star, Andrew Morley (official ambassador for the Hero Dog Tribute).
  • Don’t miss the next stage in the K9 Weave Pole – Sprint Challenge – a high-energy relay competition with some of the country’s most talented Dogs!