We have a passion for our community as well as pets! The Pet Show is a celebration of both.
To easily navigate around The Pet Show, we have dedicated towns. Choose to follow the roads & wander the entire event or utilise the directional signage to head directly to the pet type or attraction that you love the most, discovering the rest of the show later & making it a great day out for everyone.
Don't know where to start? Participate in the Pet Pack Treasure Hunt & follow the treasure hunt map to discover the awesome world of pets!
Discover our towns*:
* Just click the town of interest to learn more!
Everything that you need to know about your pampered pooch!
Rescue Groups & Adoption Information
Take Rescue Groups & Adoption Information Meet the teams of staff and volunteers behind a range of trusted rescue groups. You'll be able to meet some of their furry friends and discuss adoption to ensure success in your possible furever home.
Chat to Breeders and MEET THE BREED
Take a look at a range of dog breeds, their characteristics and needs to help make an informed choice on your newest furever friend. Meet them face to face to make sure you're barking up the right tree!
There will also be an opportunity to ASK THE BREEDER and share in their knowledge.
Dog Town Stage
Our main stage presentations are unmissable with brilliant presenters including Dr Kate Adams, Dr Kate Mornement, Dr Audrey and Dr Alison Shen and some special surprises.
Refuresh Groom Town
Learn about the world of grooming!
Refuresh have presentations and demonstrations throughout the day. Refuresh’s dog grooming tools will have your dogs looking and feeling their best.
Take a moment out of your day to stop and refresh with a range of food and beverage options at the Dog Diner!
Bluey & Bingo *
*Meet & Greet: No additional charge but spaces must be booked online. Choose add on after selecting your ticket for Pet Show Entry
See Bluey and her little sister Bingo during their Live Interactive Experience. Get ready to play Magic Asparagus, Magic Xylophone, Keepy Uppy and more with your favourite Heeler duo.
Bluey & Bingo and their friends will be performing twice daily on the Dog Town stage at 11am & 1pm Saturday & Sunday.
Session times for Bluey Meet and Greet:
Saturday & Sunday 12pm & 2pm
Book your meet and greet now to avoid missing out! Limited spaces available.
Dog Grooming Competition
The Pet Show is excited to announce the launch of our inaugural dog Grooming Competition. Curated by Jo Marsden, learn about dog grooming, speak with groomers about what's best or your breed and enjoy the high levels of skill required to ensure your best friend looks perfect each and every time. There'll be oodles of oodles, purebred beauties and even model dogs for you to enjoy. The Grooming Competition is on both Saturday and Sunday.
Are you all about Cats?
You'll see the who's who of our feline favourites! From Abyssinians to Toygers, Burmese, Persians, Pixiebobs and so many more.
Chat to our rescue group members about adopting the right cat or kitten for your family.
Meet the breeders & their purr-fect pals to discover more about specific breeds and characteristics. See these purrfect felines face to face, give them a pat and share the love!
The Cat Town Stage
Top presenters including Dr Katrina Warren, Dr Kate Adams, Dr Kate Mornement and Dr Audrey and Dr Alison Shen among others.
The Cat's Cafe
Fancy some fresh air? We have an outdoor cafe with a wide range of food & beverage right next to our feline friends at Cat Town.
Looking for smaller animals? We have the ultimate line-up of creatures to appeal to all animal lovers!
The Scales and Tails Touch Zone
Come and meet lizards, insects, snakes, turtles and frogs personally with our Scales and Tails team. A hands on experience not to be missed!
Small Town Stage
An amazing array of talks throughout the day complimented by our stage host, Ben Dessen, TV presenter Studio10 and author of The Ultimate Pet Handbook.
We welcome Dr Kate Mornement, the Dymax Australia team AND a host of experts!
Conservation & Birdlife
Share our experts knowledge on Australian birdlife and conservation. Some fabulous feathered friends will be joining us too!
The Lizard Lounge
Take a break and relax with some tasty food and drink options right near our Small Town pals.
Dymax Australia Fish Town
For everything you need to know or buy for fish, aquariums and aquascaping.
Wander through our aquarium area to invigorate and inspire your artistic talents.
Aquascaping Workshops *
* No additional charge.
Plan your aquascaping workshop and learn even more, limited spaces available.
Workshops will be held twice daily.
Click here for schedule.
To attend a workshop, simply arrive at the Dymax Australia stand 10 minutes before the start time stated above.
All about the kids with pet themed face painting, Bluey & Bingo craft activities, the Pet Pack Treasure Hunt and Future Vet Kids Camp Veterinary Activity Maze. Family fun for the whole day!
The Veterinary Activity Maze by Future Vet Kids Camp
Follow the Pet Pack Treasure Map to the Kid Town interactive stations where your kids can participate in fun vet activities.
- Gown up for surgery and try your hand at using real life veterinary surgical equipment to remove a foreign object from our toy dog’s abdomen!
- Have a go at our endoscopic surgical game and use our keyhole surgical tools to move objects from one area to another ... it’s not as easy as it seems!
- Fancy a go at interpreting animal X-rays? Be amazed at the x-ray images we have on show and use your Dr Doolittle skills to interpret what is wrong in each image!
The challenge will be making it to the end of the maze with all the correct answers!
Face Painting Fun
Join the Pet Pack crew with pawesome face painting by our talented artists and become a cat, a dog, a lizard or a fish perhaps? Our team will have you fitting right into The Pet Show theme in no time.
Hands on Fun
Wackadoo! With Bluey and Bingo performing at The Pet Show, what better way to celebrate than with some creative craft activities.
Pet Pack Treasure Hunt
Don't know where to start?
Join the Pet Pack Treasure Hunt with your little explorers and sniff out treasure and experiences around The Pet Show.
To find out more, get a bag & map, & scan in, please head to the Pet Pack Treasure Hunt stand near the main entry*.
To get ahead of the game, download your map and instructions (below) before you arrive!
You'll need to follow the map to collect your goodies & participate in activities at specially marked stands in Fish Town, Cat Town, Dog Town, Small Town & Kid Town.
Participating stands are marked with the Pet Pack Treasure Hunt logo for your convenience.
Accept the mission and discover the awesome world of PETS!
*one bag and map per family
**Competition Ts & Cs Apply. View full list & details hereDownload the Treasure Hunt Map
Are you ready to level up your relationship with your fur-friends?
Learn about agility training, dances with dogs, scent work and other amazing activities that you can do with your hound.
Lead by renown dog trainer Kelly Gill, a team of highly trained Border Collies will provide entertainment and education for the public.
The Wonderdogs will be demonstrating twice daily on the Dog Town stage and hosting a Masterclass in the Dog Arena.