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Whether you love beagles or border collies, dachshunds or dalmatians, everyone’s favourite pooches will be on display at the Royal Melbourne Show All Breeds Championship Show, as more than 3000 dogs compete over nine days.

The talented pups and dogs will be on show from Saturday 23 September – Sunday 1 October, with judges assessing them based on a number of attributes including conformation, appearance, obedience and agility. The coveted Best In Show will be presented on Saturday 30 September.

Watch as they parade, jump, run, walk and tackle obstacles across the different classes, with more than 200 different breeds of perfectly groomed and cleverly trained pooches on display.

When and where to find dogs

Saturday 23 September - Sunday 1 October
Royal Melbourne Show All Breeds Championship Show, ADVANCE® Dogs Pavilion

Saturday 30 September
All Breeds Day (Best In Show), ADVANCE® Dogs Pavilion

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Add to Planner Working Dogs Show

The Animal Farmyard

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11:00am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm & 5:30pm daily (approx. 20mins)

Come and see these intelligent, speedy working dogs in full action, rounding sheep into a pen just as they would on a working farm.

Add to Planner Australian Working Dogs Rescue - High Jump

Dog Precinct

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  • 1 Oct 4:30pm - 5:00pm
  • 2 Oct 11:30am - 12:00pm
  • 2 Oct 1:30pm - 2:00pm
  • 2 Oct 3:00pm - 3:30pm
  • 3 Oct 11:30am - 12:00pm
  • 3 Oct 1:30pm - 2:00pm
  • 3 Oct 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Watch as incredibly agile pup, Nimble, performs amazing feats in High Jump! Nimble has been seen on Sunrise and in movies but her favorite activities include hanging out with her family and working on the farm.
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ADVANCE® Dogs Pavilion

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  • 1 Oct 10:00am - 5:00pm

Ever wondered how these adorable dogs keep such beautiful coats? Elite dog groomers will compete in a range of classes to decide who will take the title of ultimate groomer. You might even pick up some tips on how to pamper your own pets!

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