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The Top Dog Film Festival is returning to Auckland in 2019 and for this special session you CAN BRING your dog. After a sell-out first year, the Top Dog Film Festival is returning to New Zealand on Sat 14 September 10am at The Academy in Lorne Street.

Celebrate the canine connection through this carefully curated collection of heartwarming stories about dogs and their people at this SPECIAL DOGGIE SESSION - yes, that means you CAN bring your dog!
Tickets available:
1-On my human's lap: just buy yourself a general admission and bring your lap sized best friend
2-Me&MyDog - special price for you and your pooch to each get your own seat
3-Front Row with my human: for the larger dog (limited availability)

PLEASE NOTE: Your dog(s) must be well socialised, able to handle a busy indoor event AND be on their lead at all times. Plus due to our furry friends noses - no outside food at the event please. Please make sure your pooch has a toilet break before the screening. All usual cinema etiquette is requested.

About the Films:
Meet dogs from all walks from the surfing dog of Huntington Beach, the bus riding pooch of Seattle, the husky dogs of Alaska to local working dogs and their hero, the pull on your heartstring is guaranteed to be strong. Experience heartfelt stories of people who dedicate their lives to improving the outcomes for man’s best friend and take a look at the lighter side of the pet-owner relationship.

The 2019 Top Dog Film Festival presents a 2 hour cinematic celebration honouring the bond between dogs and their people. Filled will delightfully doggy moments of joy and celebration of our beloved canine companions.

This carefully curated program of short canine-themed films is comprised of the most inspirational, heart-warming and entertaining stories about dogs and their human companions, from independent films makers around the globe.

Get your tickets before they all sell out – you’d be barking mad to miss it.

Adults: $26.30 (inc all fees)
Child: $16.30 (inc all fees)
Me&My Dog: $46 (two seats)


$2 per hour to a max of $12 on weekends and a $12 flat rate for weekday evenings at The Civic car park. Find out more

Last updated: 18 July 2019