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NewBARKet Dog Fest

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by Gillian Ching (subscribe)
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A free festival for you and your dog

Calling all pooch pawrents and dog lovers. The NewBARKet Dog Fest is back - bigger and better than ever with a day packed with loads of fun activities for you and your pooch.

This free event, in Newmarket Village, Newmarket Road (below the Reading Cinemas) which will run from 11am-5pm on Saturday 8 June 2019 is suitable for all dogs great and small.

Photo courtesy Las Vegas K9

For the fashion conscious pup, see "models" strut their stuff in a dog parade. Categories include:

1.The Bearded Lady (messiest bed hair) 1:00pm - 1:15pm
2. The Strong Man (most muscley) 1:15pm - 1:30pm
3. The Lion Tamer (dog owner look alike) 1:30pm - 1:45pm
4. The Snake Charmer (best bark on command) 1:45pm - 2:00pm
5. The Fortune Teller (best costume) 2:00pm - 2:15pm and more

Phot courtesy Photo dress wallpaper

For the super energetic, look out for the adventure zone. All this plus:

Adoption Q&A
Pet Photography
Pet Psychic
Woof Market Stalls
Food and Music

There is no doubting Australia's love for dogs. The RSPCA estimate there are more than 24 million pets in Australia. Dogs are the most common pet, with 38% of households owning a dog. There are estimated to be 4.8 million pet dogs in Australia; 20 dogs for every 100 people.

So grabs your leads and get along to the NewBARKet Dog Festiva for a doggon good time.
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Why? Dogs Fun Day Out
When: 11am-5pm
Where: Beneath Reading Cinema, Newmarket
Cost: Free
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