As you will see below, October is going to be a busy busy month! Get out in that Spring Sunshine and enjoy! 

The Newport Dog Show - (2 Kalinya Street, Newport)
Sunday 7th October

A dog show to show off your best friend in all their glory. Does your pooch have the best hair cut, most awesome trick or is just a great performer? Then this is the dog show for you!

9.30am – 10.30am: Doga (Doggy Yoga) & Puppaccinos 11am – 12pm: Register your pooch for the show (Best dressed or take their chances at becoming The Newport’s pooch ambassador) 11am – 1pm: Doggy grooming, marketplace & more… 1pm – 2pm: Dog Show on our main stage (categories this time will be Best Dressed or compete to become The Newport’s Pooch Ambassador) 


Blacktown Pet Festival - (Blacktown Show ground, Richmond Road, Blacktown)
Sunday 7th October

Calling all pet lovers! This is set to be a Pawsome day out and will certainly get tails wagging. Special guests include Peta Clarke and a demonstration from Kelly Gill and the Wonder dogs. The day runs from 9am – 2pm and is fun for all the family:

  • Pet fashion parade
  • Free pony rides
  • Free face painting
  • free microchipping
  • Free vet checks
  • Australian wildlife displays
  • Pet stalls and displays
  • Mobile dog wash

Costumes are encouraged for you and your pet!

Schnauzerfest Australia Dog Walks - (National)
Saturday 13th - Geelong, Melbourne, Brisbane, Cairns, Ross(TAS)
Sunday 14th October - Sydney, Newcastle + Perth

Started in the UK back in 2014, Schnauzerfest is coming to Australia! There are walks happening in all states and will be raising money for 3 brilliant Schnauzer rescue centres.


Pinups and Paws

Celebrate the launch of the 2019 Pinups and Paws Calendar!!
Proceeds from the sale of the calendar are donated to the Geelong Animal Rescue.
We will be having a competition to see who will be crowned Miss Pinups and Paws 2019. Come on down to the Black Hatt Geelong, 54 Little Myers Street, Geelong from 7pm 10pm, Grab your copy of the calendar, have a drink and dance! 18+ event.
Gold coin donation for entry

Dogs In the Park Newcastle - (Islington Park - 2 park rd Tighers Hill, NSW)
Sunday 14th October - 9.30am to 3.30pm

Dogs' Day Out Floriade - (Commonwealth Park, Canberra)
Sunday 14th October

As part of the annual Floriade weekend extravaganza, the 14th October sees the return of the Dog's Day out. A packed day full of demonstrations, presentations and competitions, this is sure to be a great day for all the family. 


Super Furry Festival turns 5! - (Shannon Reserve, Crown Street, Surry Hills, Sydney)
Saturday 20th October (9am-3pm)

This market style festival turns 5 this year, so imagine all things birthday cakey, fairy bread and lots of other goodies to celebrate. Full of fun and games with your furry friends, or just come along and enjoy looking at all the bundles of fluff!


City of Wanneroo Dog's Breakfast - (Kingsway Regional Sporting Complex, Madeley)
Sunday 21st October

Bring your four legged best friend along for a morning of activities, free vet checks, a variety of exhibits, competitions, workshops, entertainment and lots of giveaways! 


Port's Howl-O-Ween Paw Parade
- (Port Melbourne, VIC)
Sunday 28th October (Midday-4pm)

Come and join us on Rouse Street, Port Melbourne for a free trick or treat trail with your dog! Over 300 pooches and their owners came last year, and this year will be even better! Dress up and make sure you have a costume for your dog too...

Paw-some Day Out City of Stirling - (Yokine Reserve, Yokine)
Monday 29th October (9am-1pm) 

Family day of fun with your pooch! Lots of great stalls, an obstacle course and children's entertainment. The rangers and city staff will also be on hand to answer any of your questions.