Dog meet-up groups are a great way for you and your pooch to socialise.
For owners, you can share tips, give recommendations or simply enjoy general chit chat while your dog is occupied.
Dog groups have obvious benefits for your pooch as they allow them to socialise with other dogs and people.
Wherever you are in Australia, there’s bound to be a dog meet up group nearby.
Here we have narrowed down some groups in the main big cities for you to check out!
And remember these are just a few options, there’s heaps more!
Use Google, social media, word of mouth or meetup group websites to find more.
Calling all pug owners. Check out this meet up in Alexandria on 22ndDecember. It’s easily accessible and has free parking nearby.
This Sydney group has over 480 members! The next meetup is 8th December and they even have a Christmas Day event at the Winery (dogs too of course).
This get together happens on the second or third weekend each month around Melbourne’s public parks.
This dog walking group is open to all! The next doggy day out is on 1stDecember in Pakenham.
With over 800 members, this monthly meetup is for small dogs only to experience some off leash-controlled socialisation.
Do you and your dog love long walks? Why not take in the breathtaking views as you bush walk along the coast with this group?
Paws in the Park is a free monthly doggy play date and is a must for anyone living in WA! There’s over 900 dog owners like you who are a part of this group.
This Facebook group is a must if you’re a dog owner in Perth. Stay up to date with local dog meet ups as a member of this group.
Dress your dog in their Christmas best and join other dog owners for this festive River Torrens walk on December 15th.
This on lead dog walking group takes place once a month and is open to all types of dogs! The next one’s happening December 15thso make sure to sign up before then to get involved!
Rosie is a pet obsessed journalist originally hailing from the UK and now based in Sydney.