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Paws and Claws Sunday

PAWS AND CLAWS! SUNDAY 4 MARCH 11AM – 4PM Have a pawsome day at the museum with family fun hosted by resident canine Bailey – assistant director of seagulls , as we celebrate the Lunar New Year of the Dog! Learn animal stories from the museum’s exhibitions through performances, tours, trails, face painting, dress ups and creative artmaking. Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour (open 9.30am – 5pm) All Paws and Claws day activities are included in Activities ticket $8 Adult, $6 Child or any paid entry. PAWS AND CLAWS AT KIDS ON DECK Enjoy dress-ups, artmaking and games inspired by many a four-legged creature. Make an animal mask or hat, print pawesome tote bags, or a souvenir badge. 11am – 3pm: For Families Face painting 11am – 3.30pm All ages Roving shows Polar bear character 11.15am, 3.30pm All ages A lion dance performance to celebrate Lunar New Year 3pm All ages Bailey roving and centre stage Meet Bailey, our working dog and enjoy a display of his daring seagull chasing abilities. 11am, 2.30pm All ages Saltwater Stories and live animal encounter Join in stories, songs and animal encounters with Dharawhal knowledge keeper Shannon Foster 11.30. 12.30, 2pm For families The Stowaway Critter Circus Show Interactive circus performances inspired by HMAS Vampire’s history 1.30, 2.30pm, 3.30pm All ages Bling on Bailey – collaborative artwork Join in making a glittering...

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Free Microchipping Day

Penrith Council holds regular free microchipping days, where you can bring along your cat or dog for microchipping and talk to Council’s Companion Animals Officers, a vet and animal trainers. The next event is on 3 March 2018 at Jamison Park between 9am and 12 noon. Call 4732 7543 for more...

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Pawsitive Steps

“Pawsitive Steps ®” is an annual event organised by the business and volunteer groups of the Hills District. The event began in October 2011 as an initiative from Mind Connections Specialist Mental Health Services. Initially called “5000 Steps – One at a time”, the annual event aimed to raise awareness about significant Mental Health Issues which affects our community. Since then, the event has evolved into the highly successful “Pawsitive Steps towards Mental Health walk” and Wellbeing Expo with indications are that this event is unique in...

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Dog Lovers Show Sydney

The 4th Sydney Dog Lovers Show will be staged from Saturday 5 to Sunday 6 August 2017 at the Royal Hall of Industries and the Hordern Pavilion and will be one of the largest and most comprehensive Festivals for Dog lovers in the world. K9 enthusiasts will be provided with an extensive array of Pooch-based entertainment, education and information with over 500 beautiful dogs, 200+ Exhibitors, 25,000+ visitors, celebrity vets, incredible Dog shows and over 14 visitor features. It truly is heaven for Dog lovers and once you’ve bought your tickets everything you see and do at the Show is...

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A Pooch Affair

Canberra’s Doggie Day Out A boutique indoor event for dog lovers in the Canberra region A Pooch Affair unites those active in the dog community with those whose domestic animals are a part of the family. Event Highlights The Doggie Mall provides retail relief for those looking for the latest trends or a special treat. An elegant High Tea with Dogs is on offer for those wishing to dine with their pup in style. Check out the Stage Shows for some canine-centric...

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