Hordern Pavilion


10:30am – 4:30pm daily.

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The Royal Canin Arena once again featured many of Australia’s most talented Dogs in action!

A host of incredible shows excited visitors at the ROYAL CANIN® Arena for the 2017 show:

  • Celebrity Dog Trainer Peta Clarke was 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 presented her own show titled ‘UnderDogs’ and got audiences laughing and learning about the amazing lessons Dogs can teach us all.
  • Visitors discovered more about a wide range of canines in our ‘Meet the Breeds’ showcase presented by Dr Chris Brown.
  • Dr Katrina Warren & the Wonderdogs presented ‘The Wonderdogs go on Holiday!’
  • Rodney Gooch and his amazing 4 Paws Sport team presented their UpDog challenge show – a Frisbee and Agility competition combined!
  • The incredible Hero Dog Tribute arena show highlighted 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).
  • Visitors cheered on the K9 Weave Pole – Sprint Challenge – a high-energy relay competition that involved some of the country’s most talented Dogs!
  • Matteo Charles brought Dog portraits to life with his breathtaking live art performance each day.