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Sydney Dog Lovers Festival 2023!

August 26, 2023 @ 9:30 am - August 27, 2023 @ 5:00 pm AEST

Australia’s beautiful Harbour City will be filled with puppy love this August, as dog lovers from across Sydney, NSW and around Australia descend on one of the greatest dog-dedicated festivals in the world!

EXPERIENCE TALENTED DOGS jumping, diving, weaving, frisbee-ing, flyballing & flying (or just in need of a forever home!) including hairless, herding, hunting, hounds, terriers, mastiffs, spitz, toys and gun dogs! Click here to check out all the Breeds!

FEEL THE JOY of patting pups in the PEDIGREE® Adoption Zone, Dogs NSW Breed Showcase & Lyka Pat-A-Pooch, getting splashed by dozens of thrill-seeking Antinol® DockDogs in spectacular shows all weekend, AND meeting Bluey & Bingo! Click here to check out the full program.

MEET THE HOOMANS educating, entertaining and inspiring us to be better fur-parents: Farmer Dave Graham, Dr Katrina Warren, Kelly Gill (& THE WONDERDOGS), Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Luke Hura, Lucy Karbowiak, Emily Lyons, plus Vets from SASH, respected breeders, adoption experts & more! Explore our two-legged talent here.

MAKE SOME FUR-EVER MEMORIES with Bluey & Bingo on the ADVANCE Stage, fetch free doggy face painting, capture the memory at our Neon Glitter Selfie Wall, before Chow Chowing down with some of Sydney’s best food trucks!

SPOIL YOUR POOCH with stacks of new products, samples, show specials and dog-friendly clothing, beds, doors, food, groomers, insurers, kennels, leads, collars, pet-tech, photographers, retailers, toys, trainers, treats, vets and more! Click here to check out all the Exhibitors & Sponsors.

FETCH YOUR TICKETS BELOW NOW AS THEY WILL SELL OUT! In a truly paw-some move, ticket holders can purchase heavily discounted tickets to the Cat Lover’s Festival, with both events running concurrently at Sydney Showground across the weekend. Move quickly as the offer is extremely limited, and will be fully sold out in no time! Scroll down to purchase.

GET READY Want to know how to get to the Festival? It’s this easy. Have another question? See our FAQs. Like us on Facebook. Follow on Instagram. Sign up for e-newsletter updates. Please don’t BYO dogs. Why? Read this. See you at one of World’s Greatest Dog-Dedicated Festivals for Dog Lovers!


Saturday 26 August 2023: 9:30am – 5pm
Sunday 27 August 2023: 9:30am – 5pm


Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park (Homebush). The Festival occupies the Dome, Hall 2A and 2B, with the Cat Lovers Festival located in Halls 3 and 4, next door!


August 26, 2023 @ 9:30 am AEST
August 27, 2023 @ 5:00 pm AEST


Sydney Showground
1 Showground Road
Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127 Australia
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