Animal Antics

Fun animal events for the whole family


9-28 March

Auckland Zoo Late Night


Auckland Zoo

Open lates are back for 2019 and we couldn’t be more excited. With the beautiful summer nights it is the perfect gathering with workmates, friends and dates. Visit for more information. Last admissions 7pm. Infants under-3 years old are free. Pets are not allowed in the zoo.


9-10 March

The Kumeu Show 2019


The Kumeu Showgrounds

The Kumeu Show is back with your favourite farm animals, cattle, horses, sheep, alpacas, goats and pigs, to excite the whole family. Chelsea Marriner, the dog trainer from New Zealand’s Got Talent, will be also be there with her dog training tips! Visit for more information. No dogs other than competition or dogs allowed by legislation are permitted on the Kumeu A & H Society Grounds.


10 March

Big Doggy Day Out

Heron Park

Join the Out and About team for a fun filled day for you and your four-legged friend. A great way to get out with your pooch and to meet new people! Meet up in the of leash area of Heron Park and also follow the signs on the day. Parking can be found on Cadman Ave, Greenlane. Visit for more information.


16 March

VetCare’s Dog & Grog


Pocket Bar & Kitchen

Fancy a drink with your best friend? Well now you can!  Enjoy a pint with your canine at Pocket Bar & Kitchen. Dog & Grog is all about bringing the dog community together, no matter what shape or size!  VetCare staff will also be there to help you out with any pet related questions, giving out loads of delicious treats and spot prizes. Visit for more information.


23 March

Dog Day Afternoon

Silo Park

Dog Day Afternoon is back for 2019. Canine lovers from far and wide are invited to come celebrate the paw-some day that is dedicated to our furry friends. Bring your tail-wagging pup along for a day filled with fun events that are suited for all dogs! You don’t need to own a furball to come along and make new friends. Visit for more information. All Silo Park activities are dependent on good weather, so check the website or Facebook page for any updates.


 28 -29 Sept

Auckland Pet & Animal Expo


ASB Showgrounds 

Possibly the happiest show of all to attend. There is plenty to keep even the fussiest pet lover satisfied. Hundreds of the latest pet products and services will be displayed to help owners give their pets the best kind of care available. For more information please visit Please do not bring your own pets!