In Dogs We Trust – they save lives, deter burglars, work the land, star in movies and are an integral part of everyday life. Words could never describe just how much they enrich our lives – from providing companionship and unconditional love, Dogs provide us with extensive benefits on a personal, family and community level.
Around 25,000 passionate Dog Lovers attended the last event and the 2018 Sydney Dog Lovers Show will again celebrate our canine friends like no other event in Australia. The 5th Sydney Dog Lovers Show will be staged from Saturday 4 to Sunday 5 August 2018 at the Royal Hall of Industries and the Hordern Pavilion and will be one of the largest and most comprehensive Festivals for Dog lovers in the world.
K9 enthusiasts will be provided with an extensive array of Pooch-based entertainment, education and information with over 600 beautiful Dogs, 200+ Exhibitors, 25,000+ visitors, celebrity vets, incredible Dog shows and over 14 visitor features. It truly is heaven for Dog lovers and once you’ve bought your tickets everything you see and do at the Show is FREE!
The 2017 Show was the largest and most incredible day-out for Dog Lovers in NSW to date! We can’t wait to bring you an even more rebarkable 2018 show. In the words of one of our loyal visitors “Forget Disneyland. The Dog Lovers Show is the happiest place on earth!”
HERE’S A SNAPSHOT OF WHAT WAS ON AT THE 2017 SHOW:
- Visitors bought all the latest and greatest Dog products and Services with hundreds of Exhibitors under two rooves and stacks of new product launches & show specials!
- Australia’s most talented canines brought action to the Royal Canin Arena showcasing Working, Frisbee, Rescue, Scent, Celebrity Dogs and more.
- Celebrity Vet Stage hosted talks providing expert tips for a healthier, happier Dog.®
- Visitors could meet & learn more about 40+ popular breeds (puppy’s & adult Dogs) in the Dogs NSW Breed Showcase.
- The BlackHawk® DockDogs® wowed visitors as Australia’s most exciting Dog entertainment and competition where a wide range of breeds launched themselves off a dock into a massive (100,000 litre) pool of water!
- Visitors met, cuddled and snapped a selfie with some of the ‘Doggy Stars of Instagram’ at the all-new Insta-Pooch Red Carpet! Fans could watch these K9 celebrities walk the red carpet, take part in media interviews and take their place on giant thrones to be met and cuddled for a photo op.
- Visitors discovered all they needed to know about providing a loving home for a Dog in need in the Rescue Dog Zone.
- Information & experts on hand helped visitors find the right Dog for their home in the Pat-A-Pooch & Perfect Match zones.
- A grand tribute to our wonderful Hero Dogs was on display including Military, Assistance, Therapy & Working Dogs showcasing the skills & abilities of our K9’s and how they contribute to our community. Presentations and talks from Andrew Morley, Neighbours star and avid Dog lover.
- Visitors received free vet, training and grooming advice from the trusted experts at Greencross Vets at the Ask-A-Vet Zone.
- SASH hosted activities for children to see and do to learn more about their family pets with the ICU Vet for Kids.
- Loads more joined the show a Major Door Prize, free Face Painting and the Funny Photo Wall.
- Visitors could give their old Snooza Dog bed to a Dog in need by dropping it into one of the Save-A-Bed Collection Bins dotted around the show.
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Jason & Sally Humphris
Co-Founders & massive Dog Lovers