Pooches Playground
Furry Frivolities

Pooches Playground

We invited pet parewnts and their four-legged friends to Tallawoladah Lawn over Labour Day long weekend for The Rocks Pooches Playground.
03 Oct 2020
05 Oct 2020

The Rocks Pooches Playground will feature everything a good boy or girl could ever want, including doggo-friendly activities, treats, market stalls, pet portraiture and even dog massages to help you de-stress after long walkies. It's all taking place at Tallawoladah Lawn outside the MCA from 10am – 3pm daily. Here’s what you and your human can expect:

Dr Katrina & The Wonderdogs
Dr Katrina Warren is a celebrity vet who has hosted dozens of pet themed radio and TV shows. She’ll be here with the amazing Wonderdogs – a team of gorgeous border collies. They will be doing trick shows and training demonstrations and will be happy to answer your own training questions. Dr Katrina will be at the Pooches Playground from 12pm – 2pm on Sat 3 Oct and Sun 4 Oct.
Find out more about Dr Katrina Warren
Get ready to bust out your best downward dog, because DOGA is yoga for both dogs and humans! Led by Jacqueline from Hot Dog Yoga, it’s all about connecting with your humans through a series of stretches, breathing exercises and massages. Suitable for all ages and breeds of dogs and humans. Join in for DOGA at 11am on Sat 3 Oct and Mon 5 Oct.
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Baxta is a brand new app that helps your humans find pet services, pet friendly retailers and other dog lovers just like them. The Baxta team will be present with a photo booth, giveaways and puppachinos.
Find out more about Baxta
Sassy Treats
Sassy Treats serve up yummy organic dog food, treats and chews including crocodile tails, bespoke doggy cakes and more. They’ve also got food and treats for cats and horses.
Porters 4 Pets
Make sure humans always know your name and the cat never steals your food with personalised bowls, embroidered collars and bespoke accessories from Porter 4 Pets.
Dog Agility Arena
Is your dog a bundle of energy that loves jumping and obstacles? The Dog Agility Arena may just be right for you! Come and try the famous agility dog sport, hosted by K9Fun. There will be a set up of jumps and tunnels, ramps and a-frame for you and your pooch to get sporty. The Dog Agility Arena will be at the Pooches Playground from 10am – 3pm on Sat 3 Oct and Mon 5 Oct.
St Barx
Good boys and girls deserve the best of everything. St Barx has you covered, with vegan grain-free doggie treats, customised dog clothing, handcrafted organic bathing soaps, designer dog cushion and more.
Sydney Pawtraits
Capture all the good memories you’ve had together and get your human a bespoke, hand-drawn portrait of you with Sydney Portraits.
Balanced Dogs
Are your paws hurting from long walks? Are your muscles tight from stressing out over that darn cat who lives next door? Balanced Dogs offers dog massage to help improve a dog’s physical and mental wellbeing.
The Secret Ingredient Bakery
Something for both humans and furry friends! The Secret Ingredient Bakery are creating custom pupcakes and cupcakes. It's all made fresh to order - choose your icing and toppings, then watch it all get prepared right in front of you!
If you’ve rolled in something stinky recently you need the UWDOG’s premium Australian made, soap-free, paraben-free dog conditioners and shampoos.
Here's something sweet for the humans to enjoy by the water. Gelatissimo is bringing their renowned gelato cart with many mouth-watering flavours to choose from.
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