Win four family ticket sets to the World of Cats and Dogs, 14-16 July

Do you have a special pet or more in your life? I grew up with cats and now I have had dogs. (Just one dog now. A fat dog. Coff dog that eats Nicky’s leftovers). Whether you’re a cat or a dog person you can celebrate both at the World of Cats and Dogs, 14-16 July. SA Mom blogs is giving away four family sets of tickets, valued at R 400 per set.

WODAC PET EXPO is Africa’s most established, successful and largest Pet Expo involving manufacturers, distributors, retailers, wholesalers, government bodies, clubs, breeders and associations from all over South Africa and overseas.

More than 20,000 people visit the show each year.

WODAC features include:

  • 2 indoor entertainment arenas
  • Pet Health and Wellness Workshop Area
  • Demonstration Areas
  • Hall of Dogs
  • Hall of Cats
  • Hall of Snakes & Reptiles
  • Spectacular Koi fish outdoor pavilion
  • Stables and equine attractions
  • Animal welfare and rescue organisations
  • Main Exhibition Hall featuring all things pet related from food, nutrition and healthcare solutions to accessories, toys, treats and grooming products


  • WODAC’s 2017 event highlights are:

FRIDAY 14 July

Main Arena

10h00 WODAC Dog Jumping

11h00 Magic of Horses Parade 

11h30 Weaving Poles & Tunnelling

12h00 Flyball

13h15 SUPREME PET FOOD Carting Display

14h00 REGAL PET HEALTH Agility – Contact Large

           REGAL PET HEALTH Agility – Small/Medium

           REGAL Pet Hero Parade 

15h30 Magic of Horses Parade

16h00 Canine Survivor – Round 1

16h30 Grand Masters (Veteran) Dog Finals

16h45 Ronnie Magic & The Wag Team

Arena 2

10h00 THE CITIZEN Canine Good Citizen Bronze

11h15 Ronnie Magic & The Wag Team

12h00 Dancing with Dogs International Competition

14h00 Grand Masters – Veteran dogs (Final Main Arena at 16h30)

14h30 Dog Dancing Demonstration

14h45 Silver Lead Open Challenge

16h00 Dog Dancing Demonstration

16h15 KUSA Breed Parade

16h30 THE CITIZEN Canine Good Citizen Bronze




09h00 Flyball event

09h30 Canine Survivor – Round 2

10h00 WODAC Dog Jumping – Knock-out Pairs

11h15 SUPREME PET FOOD Dog Carting Display

11h45 Breeders Challenge

12h30 Magic of Horses Parade

13h00 BETH BABBIN’S Dogs of the World Parade 

14h00 Magic of Horses Breed Parade

14h30 WODAC/REGAL PET HEALTH Indoor Agility Grand Prix

15h30 60-Weaving Pole Challenge

16h00 SA Dog Dancing Championships

17h00 WODAC DOG OLYMPIC GAMES – Large & Small/Medium Dogs


09h00 PRO-PET Youngstars Breed Event – Puppies & Juniors  & Final on the Sunday

11h30 WODAC Pet Fashion Show

12h00 Tunnelling

12h30 KC Dog School Junior Handlers Mini Agility and Clicker Tricks Display Team

13h00  Child & Junior Show Dog Handlers Competition Round 1

13h45 KUSA Show Dog of the Year Presentation

14h00 ANIMALTALK Top 32 SA Bred Dogs

16h00 Beth’s Puppy Training Demo

16h30 THE CITIZEN Canine Good Citizen Silver


SUNDAY 16 July

Main Arena

09h00 REGAL PET HEALTH Agility – Contact

10h30 Mixfm Celebrity Welfare Dog Jumping

11h00 Flyball event

11h30 Child & Junior Show Dog Handlers Competition Round 2 / Final

11h50 Magic of Horses Parade

12h15 ANIMALTALK Top 32 SA Bred Dog Final

13h15 SUPREME PET FOOD Dog Carting Display

13h45 Canine Survivor Final

14h00 Magic of Horses Parade

14h30 Dancing with Dogs by the 2016 SA Champion

 Followed by the DOG SHOW FINALS – “PRO-PET Youngstars” (Best Puppy, Best Junior & Overall Best Youngstar), “Silver Lead” Open Challenge and the SUPREME “Golden Collar” Challenge of the Champions

15h30 WODAC National Cat Show Finals

16h00 60-Weaving Pole Challenge

16h30 Dog Jumping – Speed


Arena 2

09h00 SUPREME PET FOOD “Golden Collar” Challenge of the Champions

11h15 Canine Survivor – Round 3

12h00 KC Dog School Junior Handlers Mini Agility and Clicker Tricks Display Team

12h30 THE CITIZEN Canine Good Citizen – Gold

13h30 RONNIE MAGIC and The Wag team

14h15 Tunnelling – Fun event for dogs

15h30 Dancing with Dogs International


Please note that the programme is subject to change.

WODAC Pet expo, promoting responsible pet ownership, will be staged from 14 – 16 July at the Gallagher Convention Centre. Featuring champion animals, scores of demonstrations and a huge range of pet products, WODAC is South Africa’s largest pet expo, traditionally attracting around 20,000 visitors each year. See the full event programme here. For more information, email or call   031-7654286

Entrance Fees: Tickets cost R 100 per adult on the weekend of 15-16 July. The pensioner and student rate is R 80. Children under 12 pay R 50, and children under the age of two enter at no charge.

On Friday 14 July, adults, pensioners and students pay R 75, and children under the age of 12 enter at no charge.

Regrettably you cannot bring your own pets along!

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To enter, comment below on why you’d like to go.



  1. This competition will run for a week. The winner will be announced on the Facebook page, and emailed. 
  2. This competition is open to SA residents only who would be able to attend the show in Johannesburg. 
  3. The prize is not transferable.
  4. If you have won on SA Mom Blogs in the past 3 months you will not be eligible to win this competition.