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Dog Lovers Show

The Dog Lovers Show is a huge exhibition held at the Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton Gardens that celebrates all the best things about being a dog owner in Australia.

There are so many things to see and do at the Dog Lovers Show and your ticket is a pass to all shows, events and activities inside the expo.

Dog Lovers Show 2018 Dates & Ticket Prices, Carlton Gardens Melbourne

Come along to the Dog Lovers Show and check out the talented dogs on show in the main arena as they demonstrate their training and agility for all to see. There will be demonstrations about herding sheep, rescue operations and scent tracking.

You can also come along to the show to learn more about breeds of dogs or get some advice from a qualified vet about how to ensure your dog is living a happy and healthy life.

There will be a wealth of information for dog owners including information about how to choose the right dog for your lifestyle as well as grooming, training and feeding tips and tricks. All shows and presentations are free with the purchase of your entry ticket, so make sure to head down to the Celebrity Vet Stage, Rescue Dog Zone and Pat-A-Pooch.

You will be able to browse the latest products and services available for your dog including food, toys, bedding as well as some new and unique products. Unfortunately, your dog is not permitted into the event, unless they are an assistance dog.

There will also be heaps for the kids to enjoy including face painting where they can get their face painted with their favourite breed of dog from a wide range of options!

Get to the Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton via tram #86 or #96 and alight at the corner of Nicholson and Gertrude Streets. Alternatively, you can catch the free City Circle tram to Victoria Parade or take the city loop train and alight at Parliament Station. Enter the venue via Nicholson St entrance doors or the main entrance located opposite the Melbourne Museum.


04 May 2018 to 06 May 2018

Event Times

9.30am - 5pm


Royal Exhibition Building


Nicholson Street
Carlton, VIC

Contact Details

(03) 9696 9961
[email protected]


Adult (16yrs+): $25
Child: (5y-15yrs): $12
Child: (Under 5yrs): Free
Pensioner: $17
Family (2Ad + 2Ch): $68

At the door
Adult (16yrs+): $30
Child: (5-15yrs): $15
Child: (Under 5yrs): Free
Pensioner: $20
Family (2Ad + 2Ch): $80

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