DogFest, Sunshine Coast - FREE Entry

DogFest, Sunshine Coast - FREE Entry

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Posted 2023-10-11 by Elainefollow

Sat 21 Oct 2023

A creative, fun and educational doggy event for pawrents

A not-to-be-missed event for pawrents


DogFest is a creative, fun and educational doggy event, not to be missed by pawrents. Showcasing a paw-some lineup of dog-friendly stallholders, human-friendly food trucks, live entertainment, training demonstrations, activities and competitions, this must-do event is delivered by Griffith University, Leave It, Sunshine Coast Council , Furry Friends and the Queensland Government.

So, what’s on?

DOG TRAINING DEMONSTRATIONS AND WORKSHOPS
  • Conservation Detection Dog demonstration with the University of the Sunshine Coast
  • Wildlife avoidance training for dogs
  • Obedience basics with Unleashed Dog Behaviour
  • Live Q&A with Dr Doug Gray from Nicklin Veterinary Surgery
  • What to do in an emergency with Animal Emergency Services, Tanawha
  • Plus, heaps more

  • Smooch your Pooch booth


    ENTERTAINMENT
  • Face painting for the kids - 4-legged or 2 or ... both?
  • Smooch your Pooch booth

  • COMPETITIONS
  • Australian Pet Treat Company’s Best Trick Contest
  • Best Dressed Contest
  • Plus, much more

  • A Prize for the Best Dressed ...


    DOG FRIENDLY STALLHOLDERS (in no paw-ticular order)
  • 4 Paws Animal Rescue Inc
  • Little Buddy Treats
  • Droolers Delight
  • Animal Emergency Service,Tanawha
  • Lucy and Cooper
  • The Treatery
  • Hugos Icecreamery
  • Biggie's Raw Pantry
  • The Furtography Studio
  • Le doggo
  • Barking Delicious
  • The Bear Club
  • Coco Kaboo and DK Imagery - Pet Photographer
  • Shady Paws
  • Floofy Patisserie
  • Nuggets Bazaar
  • RSPCA QLD
  • Get Smart Dog Training
  • wil & essie Handmade Pet Boutique
  • Pam Hart Photography
  • Sunshine Coast Animal Refuge Society (SCARS)
  • Sunshine Coast Council, Feral Animals

  • Heaps of dog-friendly stallholders


  • Sunshine Coast Council, Coastal Discovery Van
  • Story Dogs
  • WILVOS (Wildlife Volunteers Ass. Inc.)
  • QLD Staffy and Amstaff Rescue
  • The Greyhound Adoption Program QLD
  • Dynamic Dogs Unleashed
  • Ollie’s Dog Treat’s
  • Donna DoLittle Animal Communicator
  • Pet Accessories Warehouse
  • K9 Organic Hemp Oil
  • Made in Noosa Pet co
  • Australian Pet Treat Company - the 2023 Silver Sponsor for DogFest
  • The Smoking Gun Jerky Co
  • Concept Photography
  • Nicklin Way Veterinary Surgery
  • Nature & Knots
  • Department of Environment and Science
  • SuncoastVet
  • Pawsome Puppies
  • Sunshine Coast Council, Animal Education Team
  • Sunshine Coast Council, TurtleCare
  • Stylish Canine Salon
  • Leave It

  • Best Trick Contest


    HUMAN FRIENDLY FOOD TRUCKS
  • Fritzs Wieners
  • The Soft Spot
  • Tipple & Tamper
  • The American Hot Dog Company
  • Iced Tea Co
  • Distinction Espresso
  • My Latino Fusion
  • Neshama
  • No real dogs were used in the making of the hoo-man food

  • All proceeds from the Raffle donated to the 4 Paws Animal Rescue


    4 PAWS ANIMAL RESCUE RAFFLE
    Incredible prizes to be won, $5 a ticket or three tickets for $10 (cash and EFTPOS accepted). All proceeds donated towards 4 Paws Animal Rescue .

    The organisers of DogFest encourage all visitors to bring their own water bottles, there will be a hydration station at the event.

    Best-dressed ...


    PLEASE NOTE: photography and videography will take place at DogFest. By attending DogFest, you agree to being filmed or photographed which may be used for marketing or promotional purposes. If you have any questions about this , please contact the organisers, via [email protected]

    VENUE LOCATION: Nambour Showgrounds, Showground Way, Nambour, QLD 4560
    TIMES: 8.00am TO 1.00pm
    PARKING AVAILABLE AT NAMBOUR SHOWGROUNDS
    TO REGISTER YOUR ATTENDANCE AT THE EVENT, PLEASE RESERVE YOUR SPOT ONLINE HERE

    Fun for the whole family - Image: www.eventbrite.com.au


    All images courtesy of Furry Friends Facebook , unless otherwise indicated

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    #dog_friendly
    #demonstrations
    #workshops
    #veterinary_services
    #face_painting
    #competitions
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    #dog_adoption_program
    #food_trucks

    %wnsunshinecoast
    !date 21/10/23 - 21/10/23
    266106 - 2023-10-11 04:22:08

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