Dog Lover Show Melbourne

Get your annual fur-fix and come and share the love!

Bye, bye Cats and Hello Dogs!
after all its Chinese year of the Dog!


Bound down to the greatest festival in the world dedicated to our wonderful Dogs and the humans who love them!

Here’s just a snapshot of some of the entertainment, education and information at the Show:

Experience the most exciting festival in the world dedicated to Dog lovers with over 20 on-site attractions under one wroof!

Melt your heart as you meet over 500 beautiful Dogs and more than 120 breeds.

Marvel at the nation’s most talented K9s demonstrating speed and agility in the Royal Canin Arena.
Thrill to the exploits of high diving hounds in the BlackHawk DockDogs pool.

Learn about hundreds of breeds and find the right Dog for you.

Delight in the Common Woof Games hosted by Farmer Dave.

Hear from expert speakers & celebrity vets on the new Pet Circle Stage.

Discover new tricks to teach your pooch from Australia’s leading Dog trainers.

Shop & save with hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of Dog products & services.
Engage with other passionate Dog lovers.


Fri: 9.30am – 5pm
Sat: 9.30am – 5pm
Sun: 9.30am – 5pm
Royal Exhibition Building
9 Nicholson St
Carlton, Victoria 3053
How to get there
Please see details below and we recommend you also visit the Public Transport Victoria for the most up-to-date information on transport advice on the day. You can also plan your trip using the Journey Planner.

Public Transport Options:

Tram route 86 or tram route 96 to corner of Nicholson and Gertrude Streets
Free City Circle Tram to Victoria Parade
City loop train to Parliament Station
Bus routes 250, 251 and 402 to Rathdowne Street
Stop #5 of the Melbourne Visitor Shuttle
Making a trip to the city? Take a V/Line train

Friday 4th May 9.30am – 5pm
Saturday 5th May 9.30am – 5pm
Sunday 6th May 9.30am – 5pm
Royal Exhibition Building, 9 Nicholson St, Carlton VIC 3053
All visitors can enter the Show via the main entry of the Royal Exhibition Building  – which is located next to the Melbourne Museum in Carlton Gardens.

Pre-purchased ticket holders can also enter the venue via the side entry facing Nicholson St.

Click here for Tickets

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