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Abu Dhabi Pet Festival 2019

15 March 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm in Abu Dhabi
Pet Festival 2019

Pre Register HERE for Free Fast-Track Entry!

An annual must- attend community event that presents an entertaining and educational day for the people and pets of Abu Dhabi. Guests are invited to bring their pets and friends to enjoy a day of shows, activities, shopping, food and more!

This event is designed to raise awareness about animal welfare and pet services within the UAE, including pet health, training, nutrition and fashion. Shows including the the Dog Agility Competition, Cat Beauty Contest and the yearly favourite Police K-9 Unit Demonstration entertain spectators, while hands- on activities such as educational farms, animal welfare programs and Veterinary specialists educate guests on the importance of pet care and the resources available in the UAE.

Kids can keep busy in designated play zones and learn about animals, while families can dine at one of many food and beverage stalls. With expected attendance of over 5000 guests and an increased number of exhibitors, this event provides network opportunities with key influencers in the pet and fashion industries, while providing the public with an unforgettable day of fun and learning.


Requirements for Bringing Your Pet

A valid pet passport must be presented in order for any pet to enter the venue – whether competition or just visiting. The pet passport must show as current all vaccinations required under UAE law and the pet must be in reasonably good health. Any Pets not meeting these criteria will be refused entry to the event even if they are pre-registered online.

Dogs should be on short leash as no extendable leashes are permitted. Dog owners are responsible for their dogs and must always have them on leash.

The Dogs entering the venue will be assessed at the entrance for their aggressiveness and colour coated ribbons will be tied around their necks accordingly . People should be aware of this and interact with other dogs accordingly.

Only dog breeds and animals permitted under UAE Animal Welfare Laws will be admitted into the festival. For a complete list click here. Owners are responsible for ensuring their pets are among the permitted, before arriving to the festival.


For Competing Pets

Owners need to obtain the rules and regulations of the Show Competitions and Competing Categories from the official show website: http://www.petfestival.ae/

Every cat or dog competing needs to be registered at the venue, from 3-4 pm and have paid the according competition fees.





  • du Forum

    Yas Leisure Drive, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates

    +971 (0)2 509 8143
  • du Arena

    Yas Leisure Drive, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates

    +971 (0)2 509 8143