PROGRAM

PAWS-FEST PROGRAM

Sunday 1st August 2021

We have an exciting range of events from some of our most knowledgable local doggy businesses throughout the day. These include workshops, presentations, mini-consults, competitions & more!

You can download the full program below:

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If you are interested in getting involved with any of these activities you can book your spot here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/paws-fest-activities-2021-tickets-163351646171

MORE INFO

A number of exciting activities are on offer to attendees and their furry friends, sure to set tails wagging! But be quick: places are strictly limited!

All fees are charged and collected by Paws-Fest in support of RSPCA QLD, so our activity hosts are donating their time and expertise to offer you these exciting opportunities. Please thank and support our generous activity hosts by following them on social media platforms and supporting their small businesses - we adore our dog-loving community!

 

PLEASE READ EACH ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION CAREFULLY BEFORE PURCHASING A TICKET!

 

📢 Be sure to follow our Instagram (@pawsfestqld) and Facebook page for updates, stall holder announcements, competitions and more! 📢

For more info on everything and all things Paws Fest visit paws-fest.com.au

HIDE ‘N’ SEEK NOSEWORK

NOSEWORK TASTER SESSION

$35 donation per pup + handler

 

Does your dog LOVE to sniff? Looking for something fun to do with your dog? Inspired by detection dog training, this Hide ’n’ Seek Nosework Taster session introduces you and your dog to the exciting world of Nosework. Suitable for dogs of all sizes, ages and abilities. No prior training or experience is required from you or your dog. All that’s needed is a dog with a nose!

Session A: 10:15am - 11am

Session B: 1pm - 1:45pm

 

NOSEWORK REQUIREMENTS:

Owners must bring a bag of small (little pieces) high-value training treats.

PAWSITIVE CONNECTION

'Come & Try' TASTER CLASSES

$25 donation per pup + handler

Pawsitive Connection offer a wide variety of services, from personal behavioural training through to dog sports and nutrition. We are excited to offer Paws-Fest attendees a taste of Pawsitive Connections' dog sports offerings:

INTRODUCTORY AGILITY TASTER CLASS

Agility is a great way to build your dog's focus and confidence: learn some introductory skills and get a taste for the fun! Introduce your dog to weaves, hurdles and tunnels, and learn how to use the equipment in dog parks safely and confidently. No experience required, any dog breed of any size can participate and see what Agility classes have to offer.

AGILITY Session A: 10:30am - 11am

AGILITY Session B: 1:30pm - 2pm

 

AGILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Dogs aged between 18 months - 10 years, dogs must be able to focus on handler in presence of other dogs, BYO leash and training treats.

INTRODUCTORY PARKOUR TASTER CLASS

Parkour is a great way to spice up your walks, build focus, enhance your bond and dogs confidence we will teach safety and 5 of the core skills that will get you started on your way to enjoying parkour everywhere. No experience required, any dog breed of any size can participate and see wha Parkour classes have to offer.

PARKOUR Session A: 9:30am - 10am

PARKOUR Session B: 12:30pm - 1pm

 

PARKOUR REQUIREMENTS:

  • Dogs aged min. 6 months, dogs must be able to focus on handler in presence of other dogs, BYO harness, leash and training treats.

ANIMAL NATUROPATH & PET NUTRITIONIST

MINI CONSULT

$20 donation per pup + handler

 

Curious to know how nutrition and natural remedies could help your animal be the healthiest they can be? Sit down with Ruth Hatten (Sahaja Animal Healing), fill her in on your animal's physical, emotional and mental health and she will provide you with insights for natural solutions to help your animal.

CONSULT TIMES:

1) 12pm

2) 12:15pm

3) 12:30pm

4) 12:45pm

5) 1:15pm

6) 1:30pm

7) 1:45pm

8) 2:15pm

9) 2:30pm

10) 2:45pm

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Prior to your mini consult, a brief patient history form will be emailed to you. This must be completed and submitted in advance.

ANIMAL PHYSIO SOLUTIONS

MINI CONSULT

$20 donation per pup + handler

 

During your 10 minute mini-consult with Physiotherapist Lindsey Connell, you will have the opportunity to discuss any questions or concerns you may have regarding your pet's musculoskeletal health, or their strength, functional fitness, flexibility or balance. Lindsey will be able to assess a specific concern you have, whether your pet is recovering from surgery, has had surgery in the past, has been diagnosed with a musculoskeletal issue, or if they are a canine athlete, a developing puppy or an ageing senior.

CONSULT TIMES:

1) 9am

2) 9:15am

3) 9:30am

4) 9:45am

5) 10am

6) 10:15am

7) 10:30am

8) 10:45am

9) 11am

10) 11:15am

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Prior to your mini consult, a brief patient history form will be emailed to you. This must be completed and submitted in advance.