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Category Archives: Dog Events

Win tickets to the 2016 Dog Lovers Show!

By | Dog Events | 10 Comments

It’s that time again folks! The Dog Lovers Show is coming back to Melbourne and we’re super excited because we have TWO DOUBLE PASSES TO GIVE AWAY! This year the Dog Lovers Show will be headlined for the first time by Dr Chris Brown, Dr Harry Cooper and the Village Vets Dr Anthony Bennet and Dr James Carroll. Many other new faces will be joining the show line-up including renowned…

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Dog Lovers Show 2015

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There were a lot of people who were looking forward to the start of May this year – why you ask? Because the Dog Lovers Show was coming back to Melbourne! Over the weekend of the 1 – 3 of May 30,000 people descended on the Royal Exhibition Building to immerse themselves in all things dog! With 250+ exhibitors, 500 dogs and celebrities galore, the Dog Lovers Show was one…

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Snow Adventures and Sled Dog Races

By | Aussie Paw Stories, Dog Events, Hiking | 6 Comments

Although it seems Winter has officially moved on, Kate and I am not quite ready to let go here at Dog Adventures, before we get to tell you about our stay up at Dinner Plain in Victoria’s High Country this year! One weekend a year, Dinner Plain plays host to sled dog racing and teams travel from all over Australia to come and compete. This year Kate, Simon and I…

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Casterton Australian Kelpie Muster 2014

By | Aussie Paw Stories, Dog Events | 3 Comments

Over the Queen’s Birthday Holiday this year, Simon, Kate and I along with thousands of other kelpie lovers made the trek out to Casterton, Victoria for the annual Australian Working Dog Kelpie Muster. The festival is held over two days and includes working dog demonstrations, kelpie events, a parade and culminates with the working dog auction on the Sunday. Back in 1871, a stockman called Jack Gleeson traded a horse…

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Take the Lead with Guide Dogs Australia

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Today is International Guide Dogs Day and if you’re around Melbourne CBD today you will see Guide Dogs Victoria participating in an awareness event and walk with their Guide Dogs through Federation Square, to get the message out about Guide Dog etiquette and what (and what not!) to do if you come across a Guide Dog on the job. Last Wednesday I attended the Take the Lead Blogger event hosted…

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Christmas gifts for the Adventure Dog

By | Christmas, Dog Events, Gift Ideas | 9 Comments

The air is warming, streets are lit up with fairy lights and reindeer antlers are appearing on cars everywhere! Christmas often means holiday time too, so if you are planning on heading away with your pup we have our first tried and tested Christmas gift list for your adventure dog! Not only do we have gift ideas but you can also win one of two Doggone Gorgeous toys or a…

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DockDogs Australia

By | Dog Events, Fitness | 11 Comments

One of the highlights of our Sydney Road Trip adventure was getting to visit the Australian Canine Sports & Training Centre, Australia’s first purpose built centre for Dog Sports. Set on 15 acres, the centre includes agility equipment, herding yards, large doggie day care yards and why we were there, the Southern Hemisphere’s only 90,000 Litre Saltwater DockDogs Pool! DockDogs is a water sport for dogs that essentially involves leaping…

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Dog on the Tuckerbox

By | Aussie Paw Stories, Dog Events | One Comment

On our recent Sydney Road Trip adventure, we made the drive from Melbourne to Sydney. One of our favourite rest stops about halfway along, is five miles from Gundagai. There sits the Dog on the Tuckerbox, an Australian icon. The Dog on the Tuckerbox is a statue inspired by a bullock driver’s poem, Bullocky Bill. Which celebrates the life of an allegorical driver’s dog that loyally guarded the man’s tuckerbox….

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Bayside Pet Expo 2013

By | Dog Events | One Comment

Yesterday we were lucky enough to have Bayside Pet Expo on in our area. Excited at the chance to go check out some local ‘doggie’ products and vendors, we grabbed Kate and headed on down! The expo was held at an oval with vendor stalls all around the outside allowing all of the dogs lots of space for play and interaction! It was a cloudy overcast day but that didn’t…

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Australian Pet Blogger Awards

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Exciting news! Dog Adventures is an entrant in the 2013 Australian Pet Blogger Awards hosted by Four Paws PR and Dogs Life Magazine! “The awards recognise the best of the pet blogging community and is an opportunity for the pet industry to get together annually and to support pet welfare organisations. Special focus will be placed on pet welfare and each year funds raised from the awards will be donated…

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