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Come with your Pets!

Championship Dog Show


Specialty Breed Shows

Cat Show & Carnival

K9 Police Dogs Demos

Pet Products & Services

Veterinarians & Experts

On SAT 09 & SUN 10 December 2023 at the Ganthoot Racing & Polo Club
United Arab Emirates. From 2.30 pm till 10.00 pm


PETME magazine in association with the Ganthoot Racing & Polo Club along with various renowned organisations is organizing the PET FESTIVAL 2023 on the 9 & 10 December 2023, at Ganthoot Racing & Polo Club, in UAE, to celebrate Pets and Pet ownership.

The Pet Festivals has become the most sought-after event by pet owners and pet industry / business. Taking this into account of the demand from the visitors and participants, this year we are presenting all these shows in a grander manner, combining various elements of the pet world.  You can visit the Pet Festival with your pets or without pets. You can enter various competitions, meet experts of the pet world, see the latest products and services available for your pets. Below mentioned are various competitions and activities for you and your pets. Do not miss this events for the sake of your pets. 


World Kennel Union All Breeds Championship Dog Show

will be held on 9 December 2023. This Championship Dog Show Competition is for all breeds of dogs as per the World Kennel Union rules, held in association with the Emirates Kennel Club. The WKU Judges will award Championship points and select the Best of Breed, Best in Group and Best in Show Awards. Winners will receive Titles, Medals & Prizes.

Pre-Registration Required. See the Rules & Regulations of the Show


Specialty Breed Shows - German Shepherd & Bullies


The German Shepherd and Bullies Dog Breed Show Competition will be conducted on the 10 December 2023. Winners will receive Cash Awards, Trophies  and Certificates.

German Shepherd Expert Judge and Judge from the IBKC will be judging the competitions


Pre Registration required. See details for registration

The Cat Show & Carnival

A Cat Show in Carnival style will be held on 9 & 10 December 2023. This Cat Show Competition is for all breeds of cats with lots of Prizes to win. Cat Show is held in association with the Arabian Cat Association. The

Judges will select the Best of Breed, Best in Group and Best in Show Awards. Winners will receive Certificates, Medals & Prizes. 

Cat Grooming Demos, Photo Contests and Cat Products will be available.

Cat Veterinarians and Experts will provide you with advices and tips.

Pre-Registration Required. See the Rules & Regulations of the Show

UAE's Police K9 Dogs Squad Demonstrations


The Elite K9 Dog Squad of UAE's Police forces will present a tantalizing demonstrations as this trained dogs perform various security drills which are used to protect citizens and residents of the UAE against Drugs, Terror and Rescue. This is a never to be missed specialty show of the year


Show Timings: 5.00 pm to 6.00 pm on both days

The Pet Fashion Show

The Latest Trends in dresses and accessories  for pets will be displayed professionally with models and pets taking the catwalk. UAE based designers show casing their creations of designer wear Pet Fashion will be the highlight of the event. Amature Designers and first time pet models can contact us for participation. Best Pet Models will receive Prizes. Show starts at 8.00 pm

Pet owners can contact us via or register at the venue two hours before the show starts.

Dog Training & Dog Agility Sports Demonstrations


Expert Dog trainers will demonstrate obedience and protection work training drills at various intervals during the whole show on 9th & 10th Dec. 2023 starting from 4.00 pm


Dog Agility Competitions will be held on both days. Participants can Register at the Venue each day. Free practice sessions can be availed before the competitions

The Petting Farm

Children & Adults can have an opportunity to see and pet farm animals in friendly and guided sessions with trained team. Good experience for kids and animal lovers. A great photo option too!

Farm Timings: 3.00 pm to 9.00 pm on both days

Pet Adoption & Animal Welfare


Reputed  Animal Welfare organisations will feature beautiful and healthy Dogs, Cats and other pets for Adoption. They will provide guidance on pet parenting and pet care. Free gifts from sponsors and many freebees!

Activity Timings: 3.00 pm to 9.00 pm on both days

Kids Play Zone


A large area will be set up with various games and activities for children. Jumping Castles, Pony Rides, Face Paintings and many more with Clowns and Mascots entertaining them


Zone Timings: 3.00 pm to 9.00 pm on both days

Pet Products & Services Stalls


More than 50 Organisations are joining us at the Pet festival. Some new products from USA and other countries are show casing for the first time in the UAE. Special services and Experts for the pets will also be available

Market Timings: 3.00 pm to 10.00 pm on both days

Rules for Pets entering the venue

All Participating Pets should enter through the Designated entrance at the Venue. 

All Pets have to undergo Vet Check and should show Vaccination proof (a Copy of the Pet Passport or Letter from reputed Veterinary clinic should be sent in advance with the entry forms) to allow entry into the Venue. Vaccination should have been carried out within the last 2 years.

All Pets will be checked by our Official Vets for health conditions.

All Dogs have to pass through the Dog Assessment Area, to collect Color Coded Ribbons issued by the Assessment Team

The Ribbons Should be on the Dogs through out their time at the Venue.

Dogs should be always on the Leash. No Extendable Leashes are permitted in the Venue.

All Dogs entering the show will be kept at the designated Benching Areas and enter the Competition Rings only when their Nos. are called.

All Dogs participating in the Competitions should collect their Nos and other Documents from the Registration & Administration Booth near the Rings.


The Dog owners are accept responsibility for their pets and will compensate any damages caused by their pets.

The owners of pets bring their animals at their own risk.  The Organizer or Officials will not be responsible for the actions of their pets. 

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