Animal Lovers, The World of Dogs & Cats Pet Expo is Back!

Whether you’re a dog or cat lover, have a fondness for reptiles or love the company of a feathered friend, don’t miss the biggest pet exhibition South Africa has to offer! The World Of Dogs & Cats Pet Expo (WODAC) is back for their 2019 edition, offering everything you need to spoil and keep your animals happy and healthy.

What Is It?

It’s that time of the year again – the WODAC Pet Expo is returning to the Gallagher Convention Centre for its 24th year, offering a weekend that literally goes to the dogs and all the other furry, scaly and feathery critters in our lives. This is South Africa’s largest pet event, catering to all types of pet lovers, whether they own dogs, cats, horses, fish, snakes, lizards, hamsters – you name it! WODAC will delight, educate and show you just how much fun you can have with your favourite pets.

WODAC 2018

This exciting family event features three days of demonstrations, competitions, informative talks and charming shows. You can expect everything pet-related all under one roof, from champion show-dogs and cats to obedience and agility competitions, horse shows and exciting parades. You’ll also have the opportunity to speak to breeders about the best dog, cat and exotic pet breeds for your lifestyle and family and discover the latest pet treats and care products, while meeting some of SA’s champion pets.


Whether you’re already a responsible pet owner or planning to become one, you’ll also learn how to take care of your pets better with WODAC’s informative and interactive workshops. Unfortunately, no visitor pets are allowed.

Here’s what to expect this year:

  • Meet Kennel Union of South Africa registered breeders and clubs to find out what breeds of dogs and cats best suit you.
  • Discover amazing reptiles, insects, birds and fish.
  • Learn how to care for your dogs, cats and exotic pets, and meet leading animal behaviourists.
  • Get to the Hall of Cats to see the National Cat Show and meet the stars of the show.
  • Cheer on the contestants in dog handling and agility competitions.
  • Be amazed at dog shows, the largest cat show in the country, and horse parades.
  • See the world famous Lipizzaner horses in action.
  • Stock up on treats and care products for your pets.

WODAC 2018

When Is It?

Friday, 19 July 2019 – Sunday, 21 July 2019. Expo times are as follows:

  • Friday: 10:00 – 17:30
  • Saturday and Sunday: 09:00 – 17:30

Where Is It?

Gallagher Convention Centre, Gallagher Estate, 19 Richard Drive, Midrand, Johannesburg.


How Much Is It?

Tickets are available at Webtickets. Tickets cost:

  • Cost of tickets for Friday – Adults, Pensioners and Students: R100 per person | Children under 12: Free
  • Cost of tickets for Saturday and Sunday – Adults: R120 per person | Pensioners and Students: R100 per person | Children under 12: R60 per person | Children under 2: Free
  • Family Tickets – 2 Adults and 2 Children under 12: R300

WODAC 2017

For More Information

For more information about this event, visit their website at

Also, check them out on Facebook.

2019-07-19 00:00:00 2019-07-21 18:00:00 Africa/Johannesburg Animal Lovers, The World of Dogs & Cats Pet Expo is Back! Gallagher Convention Centre, 19 Richard Drive, Midrand, Johannesburg.

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