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One of the world’s largest dog festivals is returning to Melbourne this October.
The Dog Lovers Show in Melbourne is headlined by hundreds of diverse doggies, with an array of fresh talent and more canine tricks, tips and treats than ever before! Dedicated to educating, entertaining and inspiring new and experienced dog lovers, this show is not to be missed!
See below for your chance to WIN a double pass to The Dog Lovers Show in Melbourne.
Over three days, visitors can meet and interact with over 800 beautiful dogs representing more than 100 breeds.
The Show’s iconic program has been reinvigorated to cater for the new wave of dog owners with essential tips on training, separation anxiety, puppy proofing, canine mental health and overall health and wellbeing.
TV vet Dr Katrina Warren returns to the Vitapet Arena with animal training guru Kelly Gill and The Wonderdogs to astound onlookers with a slew of new tricks. Crowds will be wowed by the new ‘K9 Ninja Championships’, as dogs navigate a wild obstacle course hosted by Big Brother star, Farmer Dave Graham. Plus, watch talented pups take fetch to the extreme in the annual Flyball and Frisbee competitions, hosted by Lucy Karbowiak and Emily Lyons.
Educational talks will be hosted each day on the PETstock Stage by some of Australia’s leading dog experts including Lara Shannon and Rose Horton. Fresh from their hit, sheep-herding demos at the Sydney Dog Lovers Show last August, those talented Beloka Kelpies from South Gippsland will impress onlookers with their working dog antics when they join Rose on stage. As part of the coveted InstaPooch feature, some of the nation’s biggest canine Instagram stars will strut their stuff on the 20-metre-long red carpet.
Get in the SPLASHZONE with crowd-favourite DockDogs to watch four-legged athletes launch themselves into a 100,000-litre Indoor pool, vying to take out titles for longest and highest jumps and fastest retrievals. Meanwhile, budding pet owners can find an A-Z of breeds to explore in the Breed Showcase and meet dozens of pups looking for forever homes in the PETstock Adoption Zone. Visitors can also learn all about the ins and outs of giving dogs in need a second chance at happy-ever-after, with educational talks on the PETstock Adoption Stage.
Unwind in the Pet House Pat-A-Pooch Zone, with a rare opportunity to get up close and personal, from the comfort of a beanbag, with dogs of all shapes and sizes! Then, visitors can put their paws up and head to the first ever Dog’s Bar for a glass of beer, wine or bubbly and look back at all the day’s memorable experiences.
Future fur-parents can discover the best breed to suit their home and lifestyle in the Bow Wow Meow Perfect Match Zone. Kids can channel their favourite breed with FREE Doggy Face Painting and snap show memories against the new Neon Glitter Selfie and Funny Photo Walls.
Kiddiehood has 2 double passes to giveaway to The Dog Lovers Show in Melbourne 2022.
Terms & Conditions.
The winner will be notified by messenger and must claim their prize within 48 hours. Any prizes that are not claimed within 48 hours may be reallocated to another winner. Open to Australian Residents only. You must be aged 18 years or over to enter. Those who Like the Dog Lovers Show Kiddiehood Facebook post or the Dog Lovers Show Kiddiehood Instagram post, Tag the friends they would love to experience the Dog Lovers Show with and follow Kiddiehood on Facebook or follow Kiddiehood on Instagram by midnight Sunday 9th October 2022, will be entered into the competition. The winner will be randomly selected. There are two double passes to win (1 double pass for Facebook and 1 double pass for Instagram), valid any day between 14-16 October 2022. The prize is non-transferable. In the event that Kiddiehood postpones or varies the competition prize, Kiddiehood will not be liable to any person for any loss, damage or personal injury suffered or sustained as a result of entering the competition. While Kiddiehood takes care to ensure all information relating to the Competition is correct, it does not warrant the accuracy of all information provided and will not be liable for any inaccuracy or error.
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