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 look forward to welcoming you to the 2019 event Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th August to celebrate and learn more about our Best Friends.

Here’s just a snapshot of just some of the entertainment, education and information that will be presented at the 2019 Show:
Melt your heart with over 500 beautiful Dogs and more than 120 breeds;
Marvel at the nation’s most talented K9’s demonstrating speed and agility in the Vitapet Arena (plus see the all-new ‘Skipping Dogs’!);
The exploits of high diving hounds in the BlackHawk DockDogs pool will thrill audiences;
Learn about hundreds of breeds and find the right Dog for you;
The all-new K9 Ninja Warrior show hosted by Farmer Dave will wow the crowd;
Hear from expert speakers and celebrity vets on the Main Stage with valuable tips for a healthy, happy Dog;
Discover new tricks to teach your pooch from Australia’s leading Dog trainers;
Shop & save with hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of Dog products & services;
Engage with other passionate Dog lovers, get your annual fur-fix and come share the love!



  • The most talented k9’s in the all new Vitapet Arena and the BlackHawk DockDogs pool.
  • The Main Stage will treat visitors to expert tips for a healthier, happier Dog. With talks from the Dr Katrina Warren, Kelly and the Wonderdogs.
  • Visitors will experience the country in the heart of the city at the inaugural Outdoor Arena presenting a High Jump Competition and bring pack the Sheepdog Speed Trial.
  • The Black Hawk DockDogs returns 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.
  • Visitors can met and learnt about more Dog breeds than ever before in the expanded Breed Showcase with the Ask-A-Breeder Stage and the Meet the Breeds Collective.
  • Hundreds of Dog lovers can meet, cuddle and snap selfies with some of the ‘Doggy Stars of Instagram’ on the Insta-Pooch Red Carpet! Watch these K9 celebrities walk the red carpet before taking their place on giant thrones for pats and a photo op.
  • Discovered all you need to know about providing a loving home for a Dog in need in the Dog Adoption Zone, with daily talks on the Dog Adoption Stage educating visitors on how to find their furever friend.
  • Information & experts are on hand to help find the right Dog for your lifestyle in the Pat-A-Pooch & Bow Wow Meow Perfect Match zones.
  • Loads more including the Doggy Door PrizeFREE Face Painting, and experience some of Sydney’s yummiest food trucks. 

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*NB- due to health and safety reasons (for Dogs and Humans!) and because it is mainly an indoor event, unfortunately we are unable to allow visitors to bring their Dogs into the Show.