The Marine Village Sanctuary Cove will become a pet lover’s paradise on Sunday, March 4 with the annual Paws & Pizzazz pet expo.

Offering a pawsome program of fun, entertainment and education aimed at keeping our furry friends happy and healthy.

Visitors and their cuddly companions can paw-nder displays, presentations and demonstrations showcasing everything canine and feline from nose to tail.


Entertainment Schedule

Time  Activity Location 
10.00am – 10.30am Pet Competition and Judging

• Fashions on the field (Best Dressed)
• Waggiest tail
• Biggest smile
• Quickest sit

Visit the stage 10 minutes prior to enter

Main stage
10.45am – 11.00am Currumbin Wildlife Mini Monsters Show Main stage
11.30am – 12.00pm Q&A Session with Dr Kyra Main Stage
12.00pm – 12.30pm Be Pet Smart Show with Gee Cee & Cee Cee Main stage
12.30pm – 1.00pm Pet Competition and Judging
• Best trick
• Pet and owner look-a-like
• Most impressive hair-do
• Most unusual petVisit the stage 10 minutes prior to enter
Main stage
1.15pm – 1.45pm Currumbin Wildlife Mini Monsters Show Main stage
9.00am – 10.45am Love at First Bite Registrations The Docks
10.00am – 1.00pm Lola’s Kissing Booth  The Docks
9.00am – 2.00pm Village train rides with your pooch Various
9.00am – 2.00pm King Kong Jumping Castle Village Green
9.00am – 2.00pm Free mini health checks by Wet Noses Village Green
9.00am – 2.00pm Off Leash Play Area Village Green
9.00am – 2.00pm Pet photo booth The Docks
11.00am – 11.30am Love at First Bite Wedding Ceremony The Docks

Exhibitor Directory

Display Name Contact Number Website Product/Service 
AAA Pet Resort 07 5525 2098 or 0417 544 985 Pet Resorts
Action Studio Photography 0435 851 104 Photography
Animal Bowen Therapy 0448 015 381 Animal Therapy Services
Animal Emergency Services 07 3841 1920 After hours emergency and critical vets
Animal Management 07 5581 7631 Animal Management Education
Barkley and Pips 0404 512 119  Pet Accessories
Bonnie & Baxter 0406 498 609 Pet accessories
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary 07 5534 0896 Animal Education
Elite Macrame 0419 144 165 Camphor Laurel Dogs and Cats Dinner Stands
Fairy Tail Pet Styling 0481 102 527 Pet Grooming
Friends of the Hound 0438 748 844 Greyhound Adoption
Gold Coast Pet Resorts 0433 284 941  Pet Boarding, Doggy Day Care
Headz Up Pet Water Collars 0416 673 592 Pet Water Collars
Hope Island Vet 5530 1105 or 0418 709 614 Veterinary Surgery
Jojo & Lola’s Jerky Chompers 0405 740 957 Homemade dog and cat treats as well as Lola’s kissing both
L’Barkery 0418 298 242 Pet Food & Treats
Meow Mates 0422 183 603 Premium Cat Products
Must Love Collars 0468 348 228 Bow Ties and Pet Products
Pawfect Pals 0488 125 936 Leads, Collars and matching friendship bracelets for owners.
Performance Pet Foods 0466 538 695 Pet Food
Portrait House 07 5520 3028 or 0433 241 187 Family Animal Lifestyle Photography
Rhodesian Ridgeback Club of Qld Rescue 0413 380 644 or 0418 984 605  Promotion of our breed and rescue/rehoming schedule
Story Book Farm Sacred Animal Garden 0487 896 217 Animal Care
The Golden Bone Bakery 0450 756 712 Healthy Dog and Cat treats (Vet approved)
Touch of Pawfection 0413 414 649 Pet Grooming Service
Wat Dogs Want 413437900 Dog Jewellery, Costume Jewellery, Accessories, Pet Prams and Carriers
Wet Noses Mobile Vet 0412 100 550 Mobile Vet
Vetlicious 0432 436 669 Pet Food

Be Pet Smart with Gee Cee & Cee Cee Show

Animal Management mascots Gee Cee & Cee Cee’s interactive show combines dance and song to promote responsible pet ownership and pat and play safety messages.

Married At First Bite

We’re celebrating PUPPY LOVE!

AJ, Bridge & Spida will be live from Paws and Pizzazz at Sanctuary Cove with the aim to throw the biggest dog wedding the Coast has seen. Everyone is welcome to come to the free event plus you’ll score a gorgeous doggy wedding photo to remember forever.

Learn More

Exhibitor Registration

To become an exhibitor or to learn more, download the Paws & Pizzazz Registration Kit.



  • Pets to be kept on a short leash at all times unless in the designated off-leash play area located near the Village Green
  • Pick up your poop! Please bring your own waste bags and dispose of dog droppings in the bins
  • Prevent your dog chasing or being aggressive towards people or other animals
  • Please be mindful of other visitors and their pets
  • Pets are not allowed inside retail outlets or restaurants unless otherwise specified
  • You are liable if your pet attacks or injures someone. Please maintain control of your animal at all times