Pets in the Park


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. 

The fun filled day features free interactive demonstrations, Q&A sessions, informative presentations, market stalls, plus a chance to meet with the Insta-famous ambassadors of canine adventure, Tom and Captain.

Channel Ten’s Mike Larkan returns as host and will be joined by animal expert and resident vet of Pooches at Play fame, Dr Melissa Meehan for a Q&A on animal first aid.

The Famous Village Dog Show will provide the opportunity to unleash your pets fluff and stuff. Residents are invited to come dressed to impress or join the fun at the Pet Fashion Workshop where you can preen and ready yourselves for your big debut. Registrations prior are a must. Prizes will be awarded.

Expect high energy Frizstyle demonstrations with the Four Paws Sports, as well as an opportunity for your hound to take part in the amateur dog racing with the lovable and dynamic Jack Russell Racing team. The Centre for Service and Therapy Dogs Australia and Vision Australia will also be on site to answer any questions you many have about the important services they provide and let you know how you can get involved.

Other highlights include face painting for kids, and kids at heart, by the multi-award winning Juicy Face Painting, and a wildlife encounter with The RooKeepers, where you can meet dingoes, snakes, possums and even a baby 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: All animals must be secured at all times.

Need more information? Check out the Frequently Asked Questions(PDF, 165KB) for Pets in the Park.

Event Details

Sunday, 25 March 2018
11am - 4pm  
Central Park, Malvern East VIC

Download Event Program

Pets-in-the-Park-2018-Program.pdf(PDF, 63KB)

For More Information Contact:
8290 1333

Stallholder Applications

Stallholder applications for 2018 Pets in the Park, have now closed.