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Knox Pets In The Park 2017

NEW date - Sunday 19 November 2017

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Council will hold its annual Knox Pets in the Park, on Sunday 19 November 2017 at Gilbert Park Reserve on Ferntree Gully Road, Knoxfield.

Treat your pet and the whole family to a fantastic FREE day of entertainment and giveaways.

Learn about responsible pet ownership from Council’s Community Laws team.


The Main Stage will feature a variety of talks and performances by Animals of Oz, Victor and Victoria and The Mik Maks.

  • Dog Training Demonstrations
  • Reptile, Creepy Crawly and Native Animal display including a crocodile
  • Lure Coursing
  • Working Dog demonstrations
  • Stage Entertainment
  • Free Kids Rides

Working Cattle Dogs

Futura Kelpies will be led by Jack Briscoe to show you how and why kelpies work and act around livestock.

Demonstrations will take place at 10:30am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm.


Visit our huge exhibitor area featuring pet related products and services.
Spoil your pet with tasty gourmet pet food, the latest in pet accessories and toys and indulge in grooming services and products. You can even find assistance with training your naughty pet!

Free Activities

  • Lure Course and Lure Racing
  • Face Painting
  • Animals of Oz Display
  • Working Cattle Dog demonstrations
  • Demo Area
  • Kids Rides
  • Animal Farm
  • Stage Entertainment

Free Photo Booth

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


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

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.

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