|Frequently Asked Questions|
The pet show is an annual full-day family oriented event. It usually takes place at the beginning of the year. In 2013, it will take place on February 8th. The event starts in the morning, and the last show of the day starts at 5PM. You can subscribe to our newsletter to be updated about the latest developments. Please also join our Facebook page
For any queries regarding information concerning your pets, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to assist you. Alternatively you can contact K9 friends or Sharjah Cat & Dog Shelter who may be able to provide you with professional advice . You will also find a wealth of information in our Pet Directory.
Please refer to our pet registration page for all the relevant information regarding registrations. If you still cannot find the information you are looking for, email us at email@example.com with 'Pet Registration' written in the subject line and we will be happy to assist you. Please note that online registrations are no longer accepted, so make sure to register your dog on the morning of the event, when you arrive at the venue.
5.) What is the minimum age limit for pets to participate in competitions?
The minimum allowed age for any pet to enter the showground and/or participate in the competition is 6 months. Pets under the age of 6 months will not be permitted to enter the showground. Please ensure your pet is vaccinated and bring the vaccination card along with you. This rule applies so as to protect young pets as they are more prone to infections and upsets.
6.) Can I volunteer at the event?
We will not be accepting volunteer applications for the 2013 PEDIGREE® & WHISKAS® Dubai Pet Show. Thank you for showing interest and volunteering at the past shows.
7.) I would like to post pictures and videos from the event on the website. How can I do that?
If you have captured photos and videos which you would like to share with us, please follow the link http://migration.dubaipetshow.com/index.php/photoandvideo.html and follow the instructions how to upload your images and videos.
8.) Who will be competition judges?
9.) I would like to showcase my product at the next event Craft Fair. How can I do that?
10.) I would like to adopt a dog/cat? Who can I speak to regarding adoption?
If you are looking to give a new home to one of our abandoned canine or feline friends, you cancontact K9 Friends in Dubai which is a dog rescue organization, orSharjah Cat and Dog rescue Centre. Both organizations care for an overwhelming number or stray or injured animals and are always looking to find new loving homes for them.
11.) Is the schedule only for Dog Competitions and not Cat Competitions?
Yes, the schedule is only available for Dogs Competitions
12.) Am I allowed to bring my dog even if I do not enter him/her into any competitions?
Yes, You are most welcome to bring your dog . The event is at a new amazing playground which your dog is going to love –the vast, lush, grassy pitch of THE SEVENS, Dubai's premium sports venue. Please make sure to read Rules and Regulations before proceeding.
13.) Am I allowed to bring my cat?
No, Cats are not allowed at the event.
14.) Is there an entrance fee to the event?
Yes, the entrance fee is AED 10 for adults 18 years and above and the proceeds go to charity.
15.) How do I pay?
Tickets can be purchased from the ticket desk at the entrance
16.) How much is the registration fee for classes?
30 AED, all proceeds goes to K9 Friends
17.) Can I bring my dog even if he/she is not competing in any of the classes?
Yes, you can bring your dog even if it is not competing. However, please read theRules and Regulations as compliance is mandatory.
18.) I don't have any animals, can I come as a spectator?
Yes of course you can.
19.) Can I bring cats/ferrets/guinea pigs/brids/rabbits and other pets?
No, for health and safety reasons visitors are only permitted to bring dogs to the event.
20.) Are there any activities for cats?
Yes, we have a WHISKAS Cat Tent where cats are showcased and experts deliver talk on responsible pet care. Visitors are not allowed to bring cats to the event
21.) How can I participate in the Craft Village and sell my handicrafts?
Contact Saskia on +971 55 9020454 to book a table. Please note no commercially registered companies can participate in the Craft Village
22.) Are animals for sale at the event?
No, pet charities have dogs for re-homing and many pet stores participate in the event but no animals can be bought on the day
23.) Can I register my dog online for competitions?
No, online registration is not available for competitions. Please proceed to the on-site registration desk at the event.
24.) What are the class categories?
These are listed on the Pet Registration page http://migration.dubaipetshow.com/index.php/pet_registration.html In addition when you arrive at the show to register and pay for your dog to compete in the class you will need to go to the registration area where they will be able to answer any additional questions and ensure you are participating in the correct class
25.) I want to bring my dog to the show. Are there any rules I should observe?