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Knox Pets In The Park 2016

Pets in the park

Council held its annual Knox Pets in the Park, on Sunday 3 April 2016 at Gilbert Park Reserve on Ferntree Gully Road, Knoxfield.

The day was a huge success, full of free activities for the whole family and their pets. It was great to see so many well behaved pets on a day to encourage and promote responsible pet ownership.


The Main Stage hosted by Channel 10's Walt Collins featured a variety of talks and performances by Animals of Oz, Victor and Victoria and Paul Jamieson and Bongo, Edgars Mission, Australian Rat Fanciers as well as the Pet Parade Competition.

With demonstrations from the German Shepherd Club, Howling Huskies, Melbourne Canine Freestyle, Alpha Canine Group there was lots to keep everyone entertained throughout the day.


There was a huge exhibitor area this year featuring pet related products and services.
Pets were spoilt with tasty gourmet pet food, the latest in pet accessories, toys and even grooming services and products.

Lots of free activities for the whole family

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

Free Photo Booth

The free photo booth was yet again a huge success this year as owners took the chance to get a memento of their day with their beloved animals.

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 alternatively email

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Pets in the Park is a drug, alcohol and smoke free event.

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