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Knox Pets In The Park - Sunday 31 March 2019

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Knox Pets in the Park is back and better than ever on Sunday 31 March 2019 at Gilbert Park Reserve on Ferntree Gully Road, Knoxfield.

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

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


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

  • Free Kids Rides
  • Free photobooth and face painting on site
  • Lure Course hosted by Rhodesian Ridgeback Club of Victoria
  • Agility Course hosted by German Shepherd Dog Club of Victoria
  • Flyball demonstration hosted by Croydon Rockets Flyball Club
  • Animal Aid canine activities

Doggy Café

Treat yourself to a hot coffee while your pet can enjoy a puppachino!

Animal Farm

Farm come along and feed the lambs, bunnies, chickens and so many more animals at the animal farm!


Magical Mountains

We are very excited to have friends from The Magical Mountains coming to visit us at the Knox Pets in the Park.

Come on a journey full of singing and dancing and adventure with Wozza from Australia and his some of his Australian animal friends (and a gum tree named Breanna!)

Their shows are full of fun, energy, music, singing and dancing.

Wild Action

Everyone loves animals, and Wild Action gives you the opportunity to get up close and personal with some of Australia’s most beautiful native animals. Families who come along to the Knox Pets in the Park 2019 will have the opportunity to meet a number of animals native to Australia and local to Knox!

Members of the public will be enthralled by the entertaining team, who delight in teaching people about each animal's amazing ecological story. After all every animal has a job to do!

Futura Kelpies will be returning to the Knox Pets in the Park 2019 to host demonstrations with their amazing cattle dogs. Demonstrations at 10:30am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm.

Pet Parade

Does your pet have a clever trick they like to show off? Or maybe they like to get dressed up and strut their stuff? If so, why not enter them in this year's pet parades?!

There will be two parades to be held at 11am and 1:30pm at the main stage. Registrations are required.

Register for the pet parade.

Main Stage

10:00am 10:15am Australian Rat Fanciers
10:30am 10:55am Lara Shannon
11:00am 11:10am Mayors Speech
11:10am 11:45am Pet Parade Competition
12:00pm 12:20pm Wild Action
12:30pm 1:00pm Magical Mountains
1:10pm 1:30pm Wild Action
1:30pm 2:15pm Pet Parade Competition
2:30pm 3:00pm Magical Mountains
3:10pm 3:30pm Wild Action

Demonstration Area

10:00am 10:30am The Flipping Disc Dogz
10:30am 11:00am Melbourne Canine Freestyle
11:00am 11:30am German Shepherd Dog Club
12:00pm 12:30pm The Flipping Disc Dogz
12:30pm 1:10pm Melbourne Canine Freestyle
1:30pm 1:50pm Howling Huskies
2:00pm 2:30pm German Shepherd Dog Club
2:45pm 3:00pm Howling Huskies
3:30pm 4:00pm The Flipping Disc Dogz

Q & A Hub

11am Animal Aid
12pm Best Friend
1pm German Shepherd Dog Club
2pm Jim's Dog Wash - Harley McKean
3pm Edgar's Mission

Pets in the Park is proudly supported by

Barry Plant, Costco and Petstock


For more information email or phone Fruitbowl Productions on 1300 663 450.

All dogs must be inoculated. 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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