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Published November 10th 2020
Bring your pet to meet Santa Clause
Pretty your pet in their Christmas best and head to one of the venues across Brisbane to meet Santa and have their photo taken with Saint Nick to create a lasting memory this holiday season.
Photo courtesy RSPCA facebook page
Pet Pawrents know that animals are a treasured part of our families and our lives, so involving them in special events like Christmas is the most natural thing to do. Maybe they want some new toys, some special, yummy treats or a new playmate to add to the family. Everyone knows the best way to guarantee getting the Christmas gift you want to ask Santa himself.
As well as marking off the gift wish list, create a lasting memory of your pet and have loads of fun at the same time by getting their photo taken with Santa this Christmas 2020. Some of the funds go towards contributing to animal welfare services. Here are four venues across Brisbane which are offering pet photos with Santa.
1. Pet City When needing to stock up on the latest play toys, comfy beds, food and more, Pet City is a one stop shop for your pets needs. Pet City Mt Gravatt provides pet care products and services to the local community and first opened in 1957. Pet City welcome all pets – dogs and cats, of course, but also guinea pigs, rats, birds, chickens, and goldfish to their Santa photo session. All pets except native wildlife can attend.
The event will be spread over 3 weekends: 28th & 29th November | 5th & 6th December | 12th & 13th December
When: From 28 November 2020 Where: 224 Wishart Road, Mt Gravatt Cost: $9.95 (for a digital photo) - $29.95
3 prints in folders and digital copies emailed to you). Check the website here for bookings.
2. RSPCA: Santa Paws
The RSPCA is an independent, community-based charity providing animal care and protection services across Australia. Pet photos is one of a number of fundraising events held by the charity to raise funds for their services.
When: 21 – 22 November 2020, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm AEST Where: RSPCA Brisbane Animal Care Campus 139 Wacol Station Rd, Wacol, QLD 407 Cost: $23.53 – $40.36
There will be two photo rooms in different themed styles. Room 1 will feature a minimalist theme, with neutral tones and white trees, reminiscent of a snowy Nordic Christmas. Room 1 is suitable for seating up to 3 persons and Santa. Room 2 will feature a wood-look backdrop with green pine trees and cosy Christmas decor. Room 2 is suitable for groups of up to 5 persons and Santa.
3. Peninsula Animal Aid
Like the RSPCA, Peninsula Animal Aid (PAA) provides shelter and foster care homes for cats and dogs from in and around the Redcliffe peninsula, north of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. All proceeds go towards supporting PAA and the animals in their care
When: Saturday 14 November 2020, 8am and 1pm. Where: 313 Duffield Road Clontarf Queensland (Redcliffe Peninsula) Cost: $25 25 includes the photographic shoot and a photograph taken by Charlotte Reeves Photography. Book online or call.here
4. Animal Wellness Vets
Maintaining the health and well being of your precious pet is important for a long and happy life. Animal Wellness is a Veterinary Clinic which provides traditional and holistic care for companion animals. And this East Brisbane Vet is opening its doors to pet photography this Christmas.
When: Saturday 14th November, 9am - 2pm_ Where: 1016 Stanley Street, East, East Brisbane QLD 416
Cost: $69.00. 30% of proceeds go towards raising funds for the Bali Dogs of Nusa Penida. The photographer is Camille Scott.
If one of these options, sounds appealing, touch base with the providers to avoid disappointment. So, don't forget your favourite companion and capture a moment to remember this Christmas with a photo and meet and greet with Santa.