Dogs’ Day Out

16 October

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Floriade will welcome pooches big and small on Sunday 16 October for this year’s Dogs’ Day Out.

With a range of dog specific retail vendors and dog friendly programming on stage and around the park, Floriade will open its gates to our furry friends to experience a day with the blooms.

All coffee vendors will be serving Puppuccinos, there will be a photo booth, best dressed competition, and ball pit!

Floriade’s Dogs’ Day Out Fashion Paw-rade: See this years furry friends finalists on Stage 88, 11am – 11.30am. A $100 Canberra Centre voucher will be presented to the owner of the best dressed dog.

Dog Breed Group Photos: Group photos will be taken behind Stage 88 between 10am-4pm. Breeds will be announced over the park PA system at the following 30 minute intervals:

  • 10am – Bulldogs
  • 10:30am – Terriers
  • 11am – Spaniels
  • 11:30am – Oodles
  • 12pm – Labrador and Golden Retrievers
  • 12:30pm – Greyhounds
  • 1pm – German Shepherds
  • 1:30pm – Samoyeds
  • 2pm – Collies (including Border Collies)
  • 2:30pm – Kelpies
  • 3pm – German Shorthaired Pointers
  • 3:30pm – Small Dogs
  • 4pm – Large Dogs

Check out some of the treats & accessories on offer to pamper your pooch!

  • Ina J Photography
  • Smart Pet Treats
  • One for Each Paw
  • Long Dog
  • Dogs of Canberra
  • Ziwi Peak
  • Loui Loves em – Treats
  • Charli and Molly
  • Louise Doggie Charms

To minimise the risk of damage to Commonwealth Park Events ACT will require the following from all Dogs’ Day Out patrons:

  • All dogs must remain on a leash at all times.
  • Dogs and owners must remain on designated paths and must not enter any garden bed at any time.
  • Dogs may not enter any indoor venue or food outlet.
  • As per ACT law, dogs must be picked up after and all waste disposed of responsibly.
  • Dogs may only enter the park during opening hours of Sunday 16 October.
  • Dogs must be fully vaccinated.
  • Dogs must be socialised and generally non-aggressive to people or other dogs.

Bring your furry friend along to Floriade Sunday 16 October, 9am – 5.30pm

  • Dogs may be allowed on the Floriade Shuttle Bus if they are in a carry case/box or in an appropriate pet container
  • Companion dogs are permitted on the Shuttle Bus

Sorry, only dogs are allowed at Dogs’ Day Out. No other animals are permitted on site unless they are an assistance animal.

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