Starting On Nov. 30, Riyadh Season Invites Furry Friends To Saudi’s First-Ever Global Pet Show

Saudi Arabia's Riyadh Season Unleashes the Inaugural 'Global Dog Festival'.

by Deeplata Garde
Starting On Nov. 30, Riyadh Season Invites Furry Friends To Saudi’s First-Ever Global Pet Show

Saudi Arabia, a nation steeped in rich culture and tradition, is not only known for its historical significance but also for its dynamic and diverse events. This showcases its modern and progressive spirit. At the forefront of these festivities is Riyadh Season, an annual extravaganza that brings together entertainment, cultural enrichment, and leisure activities for residents and visitors alike. Anticipation is high for Riyadh Season 2023, poised to be the grandest edition yet. Also, it is expected to have over 10 zones, 300 events, and 1000 activities catering to a myriad of interests and preferences. But what’s even more exciting is the Global Dog Festival organised by Riyadh Season. It’s going to be Saudi Arabia’s first ever global pet show!

A Pioneering Canine Extravaganza: The Global Dog Festival

In a remarkable move, Riyadh Season 2023 is set to host the groundbreaking Global Dog FestivalWhat makes it even more special is that it will be marking Saudi Arabia’s inaugural international dog competition. Spanning from November 30 to December 1 2023, this canine celebration will unfold in Boulevard Hall. Featuring a stellar lineup of over 250+ dogs across different breeds, sizes, and hues, the festival promises an array of captivating competitions, shows, and engaging activities for dog enthusiasts and families alike.

Dazzling Competitions All Set To Attract Pet Parents

The Global Dog Festival is designed to spotlight the beauty, intelligence, and skills of our four-legged companions, highlighting the extraordinary bond between dogs and their owners. The festival’s main competitions include:

Saluki Race: A thrilling race assessing the speed and endurance of the Saluki. It’s a breed famous for its grace and agility, tracing its origins to the Arabian Peninsula.
IGP (Internationale Gebrauchshunde Prüfungen): A rigorous sport evaluating the tracking, obedience, and protection skills of dogs, gauging their aptitude for working roles.
A dynamic sport testing the agility, coordination, and teamwork of dogs and handlers as they navigate through a series of obstacles, including tunnels, jumps, and ramps.

Dog Show: An elegant showcase where dogs are judged based on their appearance, temperament, and adherence to breed standards.
Additionally, a beauty contest will grace the festival, with dogs evaluated on grooming, accessories, and overall presentation. Overall, winners in each competition and category will receive the honour by the means of trophies, medals, certificates, and enticing prizes from the festival’s sponsors and partners.

A Celebration of Canine Diversity and Welfare

The Global Dog Festival transcends the realm of competition, transforming into a celebration of the diversity and unity.  It serves as a crucial platform for raising awareness and educating the public about the significance of dog welfare. Come and learn about pet-care as well as adoption. The festival actively supports and collaborates with local and international organizations and initiatives dedicated to championing animal rights and protection.

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An International Attraction With A Progressive Touch

The Global Dog Festival will soon captivate and delight dog lovers and enthusiasts globally. It’s all set to offer a unique window into the modern and progressive facets of Saudi Arabia. Beyond its canine focus, the festival embodies Saudi culture’s hospitality and generosity. A must-attend event for those who cherish dogs! Riyadh Season 2023’s Global Dog Festival promises a memorable and enjoyable experience.

Where: Boulevard Hall, Riyadh
When: Nov 30th 3pm to 11pm & Dec 1 2023, 1pm to 11pm
Entry Fees: SAR75 onwards

Cover Image Courtesy: Canva Stock Images

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