Dogs on the Domain


Dog lovers unite at the annual Dogs on the Domain community event on Sunday 15 October 2017 at the Soldiers Memorial Oval, Queens Domain. Running from 10 am until 1 pm, there will be prizes on offer throughout the day.

Dogs on the Domain is family friendly and includes a pet parade (sponsored by the North Hobart Veterinary Hospital), face painting, jumping castle, obedience demonstrations and stalls offering information and pet products. 

There will be a visit from Council’s responsible dog ownership Mascot, Wellington as well as two walks – a long walk of 2.8 kilometres and a short walk of 1.3 kilometres – through Soldiers Memorial Avenue. 

The event is run by the City of Hobart in partnership with the Dogs’ Home of Tasmania, Hobart Canine Obedience Club, the Hobart Dog Walking Association. 

All proceeds raised on the day from the BBQ and drinks stalls are donated to the Dogs Home of Tasmania, Hobart Dog Walking Association and Hobart Dog Training Club.

Please note: dogs must remain on lead at all times.

Program of events

 Time Events
 10 am

Registration for walks at the City of Hobart marquee


Registration for pet parade / fancy dress competition at the City of Hobart marquee

 Demonstrations by Hobart Dog Training Club commence 
 10.30 am  

Walks commence (short walk 1.3 km, long walk 2.8km) 

 11 am  

Demonstrations by Hobart Dog Training Club continue 

 11.45 am  

North Hobart Veterinary Hospital pet parade / fancy dress competition (register at the City of Hobart marquee) 

 12.15 pm  

Demonstrations by Hobart Dog Training Club continue

 12.45 pm  

Free dental checks, and nutrition and diet advice from The Dog Clinic Hobart

 All day  Lucky paw prize draw 
 Face painting 
 Jumping castle 
 HIT 100.9 entertainment and live broadcasts 
 Hot and cold refreshments 



Stallholders will be set up on the oval, with products and services available to try or purchase.

Stallholders will include:

  • Dogs’ Home of Tasmania,
  • The Hobart Dog Walking Association,
  • Hobart Canine Obedience Club,
  • North Hobart Veterinary Hospital,
  • Merry Dog listener,
  • Dogs TAS,
  • Pawfectas,
  • The Dog House Bakery,
  • Canine Candy,
  • The Dog Clinic Hobart,
  • Barking Bubbles Pet Grooming,
  • CleverPawz
  • Hobart Walking Tours 


Event map

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We would like to thank the following organisations for their continued support of this community event.

Major Sponsors

The Doone Kennedy Hobart Aquatic Centre

Southern Cross Austereo 

Hit 100.9

Grey and Felt

The Dog Clinic

Kimberley's Pet Taxi

Mother Natures Canine Candy

North Hobart Veterinary Hospital

Event Partners

Dogs' Homes of Australia

Hobart Dog Walking Association

Hobart Dog Training Club




  • Sunday, 15 October 2017 | 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM


Soldiers Memorial Oval, Domain Road, Queens Domain 7000  View Map

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