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Sunday, December 16, 2018

Canine Christmas Market

Dogs Victoria "Big Day Out For Dogs and Canine Christmas Market celebrates "all things dog"!

The Big Day Out For Dogs, is Dogs Victoria's  annual festive community event and open day.  This year it is  being held on Sunday 9 December 2018 at KCC Park Skye. The event showcases a wide variety of breeds, clubs and dog activities to the public, plus a great opportunity to spoil our canine friends at the Canine Christmas Market, and shop for last minute Christmas gifts.


The 2018 Stallholders (so far) are:

4Paws Pet Treats
Here at 4Paws Pet Treats we know how important good food is to ensuring your fury friends are in great health. That’s why we lovingly produce 100% natural pet treats. We guarantee our treats are free of:Preservatives, filters, salt, sugar and fat.Our range covers everyone from Puppy to Senior and are fantastic for training, medicating and that all important snack that tastes great! Our products are made from 100% human grade foods so you can be assured that they're only getting the best without the rest.We make to order & include free postage within Australia. Visit or find us on Facebook
A Dogs Life Pet First Aid Inc & Senses Pet Aromatherapy
A Dogs Life Pet First Aid offers the only internationally recognised training in Pet First Aid and CPR. Classes are hands on and the certificate is valid for 2 years. Courses are offered in 2 locations or you can Host an Event at your convenience.  Other services include Puppy Socialisation and Nutritional advice.  Senses Pet Aromatherapy provides candles and diffusers especially blended with 100% pure and organic essential oils and natural soy wax that provide therapeutic benefits and are safe for pets and humans. New products include a range of Bocchetta Plush Dogs and Essential Dog Shampoos, Colognes and sprays.
All Dogs Go To Rowie
Ark Images
Ark images offer professional pet photography services that capture the unique character of your pet and the connection they share with you and your family, all our packages are finished art pieces ready to hang on your wall to place alongside your human family photos. We don’t just specialise in furry pets either, we also capture your feathery, scaly pets too so feel free to give us a call and have a chat.
Aztec International Entertainment
Barkberry Manor
Barkberry Manor is owned and operated by Mark who served 35 years with the Australian Army.  So it is a recognised Australian Veteran Owned Business.   Barkberry Manor is an off shoot of his other business MILSPEC550 ( which caters for all things Paracord related. I established Barkberry Manor in March 2018 after being asked by a lot of my customers to make products other than Leads and Collars. All of the items I sell are handmade by myself. I only use high quality components in all of my products. I stock 300 different colours of Paracord, which I use to make my dog leads, collars and car harnesses.   I also stock a wide range of fabrics that I use to make my bespoke dog jackets.   My aim is to provide my customers with a high quality handmade product in a timely cost effect way.  I pride myself on providing excellent customer service.   I am constantly adding new designs to my products regularly so keep visiting to see what is new.
BM Animals Complete Nutrition
Bones & Whiskers
At Bones & Whiskers we specialise in producing premium quality pet treats. Our products are all natural and hand crafted using only the best human grade ingredients. All our baked goodies are gluten free so all dogs can enjoy, our delicious treats.  When visiting our stall, a must have are our famous Doggy doughnuts. Each individually designed with a mouth watering toppings.
Bugsy's Pet Supples
Countrywide Cottages
We think it’s rough to have to leave your best mate behind when you need a break. We also think people don’t really want to sleep in a kennel.  Our solution – the Best Pet Friendly Accommodation  for Human and Hounds you could find in the country! Our guests think we’ve managed that, having voted us into the Top Ten in Australia for Best Guest Experience, and giving us rave reviews on Trip Advisor.  We know we have the competition licked!  Come and see us at the Christmas Market for a great show special!
Designer Paws
Dog Delish
Elite Animal Enclosures
Elite Animal Enclosures is a Victorian family business which prides itself on providing products which are strong, comfortable, safe, robust, and price competitive.   It’s product range consists of Enclosures, Dinky Di Galvanised Steel Dog Bed Bases and Dinky Di Dog Bed Pillows, all of which are designed by the company’s Engineer and fabricated by expert welder/fabricators and seamstresses. 
Each product type is designed to be best in class and we are always challenging ourselves to improve our products and services.  Enquiries to Rick on 0432 014 931, email- and website-
Ella and Friends Photography
At Ella+Friends Photography, we believe that capturing the personality of your dog is not just a unique opportunity to remember your WOOFer but an experience not to be missed.   We have chosen to create photos of your pets in their natural and home environments rather than the staid environment of a studio. By using the natural light and environment we can create a depth and character to your images that really brings out their uniqueness.  We love photographing pets and their families and as passionate animal lovers, our four legged, and winged and finned, pets are a constant source of inspiration. Over the many years that Ella and Friends has specialised in animal and family art photography, we have created thousands of beautiful, life-long memories for our clients. We would love the opportunity to create gorgeous Artwork of your family also.
Flashy Bits/ Furbaby Bits
There are Poodles and Groodles and Oodles of Spoodles, there’s a cute British Blue and a Rag Doll or two. There’s Staffies and Goldie’s and Dachshunds and Pugs, there’s Cavies’ and Frenchies and Boxers and Bugs.
There’s a massive selection of covers to choose, and there’s even some brooches for you to peruse but if you want a cushion made specially for you, we’re happy to say we have that service too.   
We will have hundreds of different cushion cover designs ready for you on the day so why not see if you can find your special Furbaby amongst them!  Visit us at to pre order your custom cushion
cover or call Maryann on 0416 353 902.
Funky Fido
It’s time to get funked.. with Funky Fido!   A local Melbourne based business handcrafting quality dog collars, leashes, harnesses and other pet accessories, including bandanas, hands free leashes & GIFT socks for ALL occasions (especially birthday & Christmas). Our ‘Lil Rippa’ harnesses are receiving the highest accolades from our customers- the most comfortable, the most stylish and the easiest fitting harness you will try this year”!  With over 70 fabric patterns, it’s the practicality and safety of a harness with the funk of a bandana.  We also have over 120 collar and matching leash designs!  And CHRISTMAS is our most fabulous time of the year- our range of Christmas collars, harnesses, santa hats & stockings will take your furry friend from Santas naughty to nice list.. unless you buy our Grinch range! We also specialise in the ultimate Christmas gift.. DOGGY SOCKS! Small “socks” and large “socks”- a personalised stocking filled with your favourite products: collar, leash, harness, collapsible water bowl, santa hat, xmas toy.  BIG DAY OUT XMAS MARKET SPECIAL: Pre-order your Santa Socks from & collect at the Xmas market to receive FREE CHRISTMAS COLLAR (value $25)
Genuine Pet Products
Give a Dog a Treat
Golden BARKery
Greyhound Safety Net
Healing In Motion - Bowen Therapy & Animal Health
We provide Mobile Bowen therapy and health treatments for your pets and performance animals in Melbourne, Mornington Peninsula and Gippsland.   Our purpose is the holistic support of Body and Mind of your Canine Athletes and pets. We treat dogs, cats, rabbits, horses and small domestic stock using a combination of soft tissue therapies (Bowen and Red Light). We also offer positive training techniques using interactive toys, natural treats and have a range of natural health products.  We specialise in relief of muscle spasm, arthritic pain and inflammation, stress and anxiety, recovery from soft tissue strains, post-operative wound healing, allergies, general illness and nerve damage.
Health Everyday Pets
J. Hall "Punkin Pooch" 
Jo Howell Photography
Kaye's Krunchies & Kraft
For your furry friends I take pleasure in providing:- An extensive range of dried dog treats: most dried naturally here in Victoria and some made by me personally, Handmade Dog Doonas in various sizes and fabrics and machine washable, Handmade Dog Coats:- warm winter coats, cool coats; SPF50+ sun protection coats, Animal themed Tote Bags and Wheat Bags made by me personally here in Victoria. 
Additional Dog Accessories – snoods; bandannas; bibs and poop bags. Specialty Christmas Stockings and Hampers for the festive season.
All items can be custom made.  Contact:- Kaye Reeves, Kaye’s Krunchies & Kraft Seymour
Lance Creek Timber Recycle
Leap Pet Care
Lulu Loves
Lyrebird Pet Furniture
My Dachshund Online
My Pet Photo
Man's Best
At Man's Best, the health and happiness of your best friend is our first priority.   Made in Australia, every bag of Man's Best premium food for dogs is of the highest standard.  In a Man's Best recipe,you'll find only the very best ingredients, we know the value and health benefits a balanced and nutritious premium grain free diet can give your best friend.   Every Man's Best recipe is locally produced using only the best local ingredients to endure your best friend has everything they need to support an active and healthy lifestyle.  Currently available in 3 delicious recipes; Puppy lamb, Adult chicken, Adult lamb.  Developed be vets and pet nutritionists.  No artificial colours or flavours, gluten free, 100% balanced nutrition,  low allergy rating, health skin & coat, and naturally preserved. 
Maasi & Misia
Melanie Newman Salon Essentials
Natural Balance Pet Foods
Natural Balance Pet Foods is an Australian owned and run company which proudly produces high quality, ultra-premium pet food right here in Australia for both local and export markets.  A lifetime’s work in the field of canine nutrition has culminated in the release of LifeWise, a next generation, natural and holistic dog and cat food range with a formulation for every occasion. Whether you are a breeder, show dogs, work with dogs, or simply enjoy the companionship of your furry friend, you will find a specific nutritional package tailored to your requirements.  Our nutritionist, Bill Wiadrowski is readily available to help answer any questions you may have relating to the nutritional care of your pets, or nutritional strategies to overcome issues relating to sensitivities and allergies and will be in attendance at the Dogs Victoria Big Day Out so call by the LifeWise stand, pick up a free show bag of samples and information and have a chat to the friendly LifeWise team.  Can’t make it to the show?  Visit us at or Facebook.
Natural Equine & Canine Health
Natural Instinct Pet Food
Nature Dog Raw Dog Food
No Hairs Ark Chinese Crested Rescue
Pawfect Health
Pawssum Pty Ltd
Pawssum puts the complete range of veterinary services at your fingertips. Partnering with local trusted vets, we provide vet care in the comfort of your home saving you time as well as taking the stress and anxiety out of clinic visits. No more waiting rooms, no more difficult car rides! Our vets ensure your pets receive personalised care in a relaxed and comfortable environment of their home. Our vet to home service is easy, convenient and affordable to ensure all pet owners receive the best care for their furry friends possible.
Personalised Pet
The Original Personalised Pet – a great range of personalised pet accessories. Machine embroidered identity collars, with your pet’s name and your contact phone number, made while you wait. Available in lots of different colour combinations, hard wearing, water friendly and washable. Matching leads are available too. Soft walking/car harnesses, seatbelt clips, travel bowls, and other useful pet products.
Pet Pouch
Pets are part of the family these days and are spoilt accordingly.Pet Pouch products are handmade or Australian designed, unique products for pets and pet lovers themselves. These include bandanas, bow ties, drool bibs and designer water proof and water resistant dog beds for the pets and the for the dog lover, a range of tote bags, clutches, mugs, candles and frames.   We endorse the Traffic Light System initiative for dogs with special needs and have created a range of products to promote 
Pet Network
Petstock Cranbourne
Phil Robinson - Artist
Rascal Pets
Rascal Pets is an Australian owned and operated online pets business located in Melbourne, Victoria and is the home of the largest range of designer timber pet beds and kennels in Australia ~ hand crafted with love by us!  Our product range bursts an elegant and modern Australian landscape colour pallet that consists of various styles of Collars, Leashes, Harnesses, Apparel, Bowls, Blankets and Pet Beds.    We are a team passionate about pets and love to have pets in our family. We would love for Rascal Pets to become a part of your family too.  Join the Rascal Pack!
Rothwell Run
Silver Eagle Outfitters
In 2003 Silver Eagle Australia began creating K9 Cooling Vests and Cooling Mats to aid the health and well-being of all dogs during the heat of Australian summers. CoolChampions K9 cooling products work by creating artificial perspiration that actively pulls out excess heat, maintaining the dog's normal body temperature and reducing the heavy panting that would otherwise unduly distress the dog. We also offer personal cooling vests, wide brim cooling hats, neck coolers, silver shade mesh gazebo walls and trolley surrounds plus oilskin dog jackets.
Snoozeez Pet Bedz & Accessories
Sniffr Australia Pty Ltd
Sniffr is the place to find all things dog. Besides expert tips, advice and news, you’ll also find a comprehensive directory of Australian dog-related businesses and services.  We proudly support high quality local businesses that are just as passionate about the well-being of our four legged friends.   Even better, as a Sniffr Member, you’ll enjoy exclusive discounts and offers from ALL our partners – stock up on pet necessities and spoil your furkid for less! From healthy treats and quality food to pet portraits and doggy day care, all offers are designed to keep tails wagging.  Enjoy hundreds of valuable freebies and up to 50% off offers from 110+ Australian K9 businesses all year round! Plenty on board, more on the way as new businesses come on board each week. Find out more here:
Spinning Pets Yarn
Sugar Shack
TB Painfree Enterprise/ Pain Pod
The Dashing Hound & Doggie Tid Bits
Uboots Pty Ltd
Vets on Call
Wag & Me
Wally's Dog Cafe
We Love Dogs & Dogs Country Club and Kennel Resort
Dogs Country Club and Kennel Resort - Baxter.
A 5 star Premium & 7 Star Luxury holiday boarding and Doggy Daycare Resort. At Dogs Country Club we understand that not all dogs are the same. For this reason we have designed the resort with 10 different types of accommodations to meet the needs of each individual guest, each with access inside and out all day long sleeping inside of a night time.
We Love Dogs Kennel Resort - Pearcedale.
We Love Dogs Kennel Resort is a unique and brand new luxury holiday Resort, specialising in the care of Small Breed, Golden Oldies, Special Medical Needs Guests and Rehabilitation Post Operative Care. With our team of highly trained Doggy Doaters available to our guests 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Out staff are fully trained in all areas of medication administration. Both Resort offer a pick up and drop off service that travels from the Peninsula all the way to Melbourne and both have a manager living on site, offering 24 hour care and medication administration.
Wellbeing for Dogs
Wellbeing for Dogs is a company with a passion and purpose to improve the way we nourish dogs, one bowl at a time, through education, inspiration and products to lend a helping hand. Our core product - Wellbeing Essentials Complete 22 is formulated to be a helping hand for homemade food for dogs, it is a nutritional safety net taking the guesswork out of providing balance and the missing micronutrients in most homemade diets. Come and see us on the day for a free sample and a free copy of our booklet “The Real Food Revolution for Dogs - Homemade Made Easy” while stocks last. You can buy on the day too!
Willows Pantry Artisan Dog Treats
Willows Pantry is an Elwood-based dog treat business, founded by rescue dog Willow after adopting her very own Pastry Cook Andrea. Our treats are made out of natural ingredients and don’t contain additives or artificial colours. Willows Pantry offers: doggy celebration cakes, doggy doughnuts & pupcakes, birthday & gotcha day hampers, dog cookie bags in 8 different flavours, Xmas specials.  Please have a sniff trough our online shop & check out our market dates at
Ziwi/Number 1
Ziwi Peak air-dried recipes have been developed to mirror the whole prey diet making it a complete diet that is suitable to feed to all breeds and all age groups.  Our recipes contain large amounts of grass fed and/or free-range meat, organs and bone, with New Zealand green mussel for a natural source of glucosamine, chondroitin and omega fatty acids.  These nutrients aid in healthy skin, coat and promote healthy joints. 
We add no artificial colours or flavours, carrageenan, chemical preservatives, grains or potatoes, and added sugars, gelatine, glycerines or cheap filler ingredients. Our foods contain no rendered meat or meat by-products.