Show your pooch some puppy love this weekend by treating it to some of the most glamorous and best activities on offer. Expect many cuddles from your furry friend once the day is done!  

Floriade – Pets’ Day In & Dogs’ Night Out

To celebrate the final day of Floriade: Reimagined they will be transforming their crowd favourite ‘Dogs’ Day Out to Pets’ Day In. On Sunday 11 October pooches and their owners can enjoy photography competitions, on demand workshops including dog yoga (‘doga’), quizzes and resources fit for all furry friends. To find out all the ways you can celebrate at home visit their website.

For those who still want to experience Floriade: Reimagined’s beautiful blooms with their pooch, there is still a chance. Cockington Green Gardens have joined with the RSPCA to bring to life Dogs’ Night Out. Also held on Sunday 11 October, enjoy Canberra’s glorious springtime with a wander through the gardens, letting your pup sniff and smell all the fragrant floral arrangements. There will also be prizes to be won including best dressed dog, longest tail, biggest and smallest dogs and the fastest sitter. The event will be from 6pm to 8pm and every $5 from admission will be donated directly to the RSPCA. Purchase your tickets here.


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QT Hotel – Pup Yeah! Luxurious Dog Sleepovers

Good news for all the pups out there who enjoy the finer things in life, QT Hotels are turning pet friendly with their Pup Yeah! sleepovers. Treat you and your bestie to a luxurious night away in one of the hotel’s pup friendly rooms, decked out with a pooch approved mini bar and designer bedding. For dinner, choose from a decedent doggy menu with dishes like steak tartare, risotto with bone marrow, livers on toast and even a bacon ice cream sandwich. Or choose the vegan menu with dishes such as vegetable terrine, sweet potato meatballs and pupcakes. And lastly, for the ultimate relaxation treat, the hotel has partnered with local groomers to bring to you a PupQ treatment menu of pawdicures, mud masks and blow dries! Book your dogcation today!


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Contentious Character

For a change of scenery with new smells and lots to explore, take a trip to Wamboin to dog-friendly winery, Contentious Character. Sit on the lawn or balcony and wine and dine with your furry friend, then take a long walk through the vineyard for an enjoyable day out! Book a table here.


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