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2019 Model Dog Creative Competition

November 16 @ 8:30 AM - November 17 @ 3:30 PM

A$5 – A$20

2019 Perth Pet Expo Model Dog Grooming Competition

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Entries on Sale 8th September 9am!

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The Model Dog Competition will be displayed over both days.

Competitors must purchase your model dog from Sue Wright at leeandsue1@gmail.com  (opawz toy poodle)

You must take a before, during and after photo with the model dog as proof.

To assemble and prep the model dogs coat see this video

For some help and ideas please see Sue’s article from our newsletter

Model dogs must still be recognisable as a dog shape, or coming from a dog shapeYou may choose to turn it into any breed with dying the coat and trimming, or creatively turn it into something colourful to your own imagination.

You must complete your dog at home before the competition. You have 8.30-9am the Saturday 16th November to set up and add any finishing pieces to your dog.  Model dogs may be presented on a 50cm table cloth and any props must fit within this space with your business cards (optional).  All ornaments need to be attached securely for in case your dog is touched by the public (we will separate from the public where possible).

You must pick up your model dog on the completion of judging the 17th November (3.30pm). DGAWA are not held responsible for dogs not collected. 

  • Model dogs will be judged on: 
  • Originality and creativity of your design and theme. 
  • Quality of technique 
  • Sharpness and precision of clipper and scissoring finish.  
  • Blending of colours. 
  • Degree of difficulty of the trim, style and professionalism 
  • There will be a public choice prize and judges prize. 
  • This competition is all one class.


November 16 @ 8:30 AM
November 17 @ 3:30 PM
A$5 – A$20
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Claremont Showgrounds
Graylands Rd
Claremont, WA 6010 Australia


Dog Groomers Association of Western Australia Inc


19 available Model Dogs Member A$5.00 Model Dog Entry for DGAWA Members
19 available Model Dog A$20.00 Model Dog Entry for Non DGAWA Members