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Things to do with your pet in Melbourne


Bored of the same old routine and looking for something new to do with your pet?

Here are some suggestions that might help.

Cupcake Day

RSPCA is throwing a campaign across the nation to make a stand for animal welfare. You can share your baking skills with your pet and friends by hosting a Cupcake Day whilst raising money for a good cause. For more information on hosting, visit the website here. All funds accumulated will go into helping rescue, rehabilitate and re-home animals that come through RSPCA shelters.

This event is officially on Monday 21 August so set your calendar for then.

Pet cafes

The Dog Café in Boronia is one of Melbourne’s small handful of cafes that cater specifically to dogs. It has swimming pools, a sand pit, a movie room with bean bags and plenty of treats to go around, your lunch date will never be more exciting. Wait! There’s more! The Dog Café also plans and caters for your pet’s “barkday” or even wedding.

Visit their website for more information.

Pubs for Pooches

The Palace Hotel, South Melbourne is famous for its pub food, sports and Staffy: Billy the ‘Pub Dog’. Spend your Friday night with your best friend under their shady beer garden, sipping on a pint with a good view of the game.

Kent Street Bar and Cafe, Fitzroy is a cosy place for you and your pet to spend the night out. A local venue of choice for artists to exhibit their works as well as the host for regular film nights. If you and your best friend enjoy arts and film this is definitely a place you need to explore.

Wine night

Not in the mood for a night out? How about holding a wine night for your pet and friends? You can now get wine for cats and canines online; with names like Pinot Meow and CharDOGnay, how can you not resist the quirkiness?
Who said you have to go out to have a great night?

So spice up your regime with these handy suggestions!