Upcoming events

26 August

2023 Sydney Dog Lovers Festival

It’s one of the greatest events in the world dedicated to educating, entertaining and inspiring K9-fanatics and the Sydney Dog Lovers Festival returns on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th August at the Sydney Showground (9:30am - 5pm daily). 

Meet, interact and learn more about over 100 breeds with around 800 beautiful dogs at the Festival across the weekend in the Pedigree Adoption Zone, Breed Showcase, Pat-A-Pooch, InstaPooch and the SASH Ask-A-Vet features.

Experience the thrill of pool diving dogs in the all-new Antinol DockDogs spectacular and marvel at the nation’s most talented canines in the Vitapet Arena featuring Kelly Gill & The WONDERDOGS, Dave Graham’s Extreme High Jumping Dogs.

Lucy Karbowiak, Emily Lyons and the High Flying Team present a showcase of agility and disc through the fabulous sport of Frizgility, as well as launching the hunt for Australia’s fastest dog in the Flying Fast Flyball.

Fetch tips for a healthier, happier dog on the Advance Stage with lots of free talks including from Dr Katrina, Kelly Gill & The Wonderdogs on Essential Tips to Survive & Train your young dog and 5 Top Tricks anyone can teach their dog.

Join Bluey and Bingo in their exciting new interactive show and exclusive meet & greets, then swoon as Australia’s biggest K9 internet stars strut their stuff down the pink carpet in the popular InstaPooch show.

It’s also a big supermarket for dog owners with new products, show specials and dog friendly clothing, beds, doors, food, groomers, insurers, kennels, leads, collars, tech, photographers, retailers, toys, trainers, treats, vets and more…

Once you’ve got your ticket, everything to see and do is FREE making it one of the best value days out in Sydney plus the inaugural Cat Lovers Festival will running next door at the same time!

Click here to discover all the attractions and tickets will most likely sell-out, so pounce on yours early to avoid sad-dog-face!

Please note: It’s a festival for Dog Lovers not dogs, so visitors are unable to bring their pooch. Click here for details about this important policy.

When: Saturday 26 August: 9:30am - 5.00pm to Sunday 27 August: 9:30am - 5pm