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Knox Pets In The Park 2015

Pets in the park

Council will hold its annual Knox Pets in the Park, between 10:00am - 4:00pm on Sunday 19 April 2015 at Gilbert Park Reserve on Ferntree Gully Road, Knoxfield.

The aim of the event is to promote businesses, organisations and clubs at one event, incorporating all types of animals as pets, with the theme being "Responsible Pet Ownership".

My Pet Warehouse Pet Parade

Get your pet ready to enter the Pet Parade to win major prizes. The parade takes place at 11:00am and 1:30pm.

Categories: Best Dressed, Best Trick and Most Unusual Pet.

Please register at the Local Laws Information Tent. Registrations are open until 30 minutes prior to the Pet Parade start time. Spaces are limited.

Bring along your pets for a chance to win some great prizes

There are lots of competitions for you and your pet to participate in on the day including fastest fetch, egg and spoon race, best tennis ball retrieve plus lots more.

Discounted Microchipping

National Pet Register will be providing discounted micro chipping for $30 per pet at the event.

Main Stage Entertainment

Time Activity
10.00am - 10.10am Official Welcome
10.10am -10.40am Animals of Oz
10.45am - 11.00am Australian Rat Fanciers
11.00am - 11.45am Pet Parade Competition
12.00pm - 12.25pm Cat in the Hat
12.35pm - 1.05pm Victor and Victoria
1.05pm - 1.10pm Humane Research
1.10pm - 1.25pm Edgars Mission
1.30pm - 2.15pm Pet Parade Competition
2.30pm - 2.50pm Victor and Victoria
3.00pm - 3.25pm Cat in the Hat
3.35pm - 3.55pm Animals of Oz

Demonstration Area

Time Activity
10.00am - 10.30am Working Cattle Dogs
10.30am - 10.40am Fastest Fetch
10.40am - 11.10am Howling Huskys
11.30am - 11.40am Egg and Spoon Race
11.50am - 12.20pm German Shepherd Dog Club
12.30pm - 1.00pm Working Cattle Dogs
1.10pm - 1.40pm Howling Huskys
2.00pm - 2.10pm Best Tennis Ball Retrieve
2.20pm - 2.50pm German Shepherd Dog Club
3.00pm - 3.30pm Working Cattle Dogs

Free Activities

  • Lure Course and lure racing
  • Face Painting
  • Animals of Oz Display
  • Demo Area
  • Kids Rides
  • Animal Farm
  • Stage Entertainment featuring Cat in the Hat


Spoil your pet with a range of tasty treats, accessories, toys and outfits.

Free Photobooth

Have your photo taken with you pet in the Photo Booth.

Knox Pets in the Park is proudly supported by

Knox Pets in the Park is proudly supported by My Pet Warehouse
Knox Pets in the Park is proudly supported by Bendigo Bank Knox Pets in the Park is proudly supported by Lost Dogs Home
Knox Pets in the Park is proudly supported by National Pet Register Knox Pets in the Park is proudly supported by Love Em Knox Pets in the Park is proudly supported by South East Water

Important to Note!

  • All dogs must be vaccinated.
  • All dogs must be on a lead and all other pets must be securely contained.
  • Animals’ actions are the responsibility of the owner.

For more information on Knox's Pets In The Park or to get involved please contact Knox City Council during business hours on 9298 8000 or alternatively email

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