Pets in the Park


26 March 2017
11am -4pm

Bring your furry, scaly and feathered friends to Central Park, Malvern East for a day of entertainment, competitions, information and demonstrations. The main stage features live music, pet parades, presentations and an array of stalls will offer the latest pet products, health tips and information on responsible pet ownership.

Channel Ten’s Mike Larkan will return as host and will be joined by animal expert and celebrity vet Dr Jack Ayerbe for a Q&A on pet First Aid.

Show off your pet’s hidden talents in the ‘Best Trick’ competition or coordinate your ensemble and enter to win ‘Best Look-alike’.

For dogs with four left paws, That Dancing Guy and his canine stars Cynder and Sprocket will teach owners how to dance with their dogs.

Expect high energy demonstrations including Kong – 4 Paws Disc Dogs by Goochy’s Behavioural Training, Human Agility and Ball Games from Melbourne Canine Freestyle and stunts from Flipping Disc Dogz. The Centre for Service and Therapy Dogs Australia will also be on site to answer any questions you many have about the important services they provide.

Other highlights include face painting for kids, and kids at heart by the multi-award winning Juicy Body Art studio, and The Roo Keepers’ Mobile Zoo, introducing native Australian wildlife including dingoes, snakes, possums and even crocodiles.

Pets in the Park is held in conjunction with Chadstone/East Malvern Rotary Club Family Fun Day and Sounds of Stonnington, featuring local school choirs, dance troupes, carnival rides, great food and community displays.

A note to pet owners: l animals must be secured at all times.

Need more information? Check out the Frequently Asked Questions for Pets in the Park(PDF, 322KB).

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Event Details

Central Park, Malvern East VIC

8290 1333