Where to Get Pet Santa Photos in Australia

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Santa Paws is coming to town and is here to take adorable photos with your pet. See where to get your 2022 pet Santa photos across Australia. 

Find out if your pet’s on the naughty or nice list by visiting Santa Claws! Your furry friend may be itching to tell Santa they want a lifetime supply of pats or catnip for Christmas. So, we’ve searched all across Australia to find where you can get your 2022 pet Santa photos! With many places requiring bookings, now’s the time to take your furbaby for an everlasting Christmas memory. 

Dog posing for their 2022 pet Santa photos


Pet Photos with Santa – North Rocks Shopping Centre 


North Rocks Shopping Centre is hosting pet Santa photos. The Santa set-up is located opposite TK Maxx. Make sure you book in advance to save your spot! 

Address: 328-336 N Rocks Rd, North Rocks NSW 2151

Dates: Tuesday 29th November- Saturday 17th December 2022

Price: From $24.95

Pet Santa Photo Experience – Stanhope Village Shopping Centre 


Head down to Stanhope Village Shopping Centre for a memorable photo of your pet with Santa paws. No walk-ins are accepted, so you must reserve your spot online. You can find ‘Santa’s Cottage’ located near Cotton on Kids. 

Address:  Stanhope Village Shopping Centre, 2 Sentry Dr, Stanhope Gardens NSW, 2768

Dates: Wed 30th November – Wednesday 14th December 2022 

Price: From $24.95 

Pet Photos with Santa Vineyard – World 4 Pets 


Santa Claus is taking over World 4 Pets! Receive your furbaby’s adorable photos on a USB for just $25. All proceeds from the photo shoot will go to a local rescue group to help vulnerable animals in need this Christmas. 

Limited spots are available, so get in quickly! 


1592 Windsor Rd, Vineyard NSW 2765 

2-3/30 Bells Line of Rd, North Richmond NSW 2754

Dates: Saturday 3rd December –  Saturday 10th December 2022 

Price: From $25 

Santa’s Stables Pet Photos – Penrith Homemaker Centre 


Dress your pet in an adorable Christmas costume and get their photo taken with Santa at Penrith Homemaker Centre. Take your dog through the side entrance, closest to Bunnings, to locate the Santa photo display. 

Address: Penrith Homemaker Centre, Wolseley St Jamisontown, NSW, 2749 

Date: Sunday 4th December – Sunday 11th December 2022 

Price: See website for details 

Cat wearing Santa hat for it's pet Santa photos

Claws and Paws Pet Photos – Pacific Square Maroubra


Kick off the festive season by bringing your dog to Pacific Square Maroubra for a picture with Santa. The Santa photos are open to any pet, including rabbits and cats! 

Address: Pacific Square Maroubra, 737 Anzac Parade, Maroubra NSW, 2035 

Date: Saturday 3rd December – Sunday 4th December 2022 

Price: Free 

Santa & Pet Photo Sessions – Grove Square The Hills


Update your 2022 Santa pet photos by getting a snap at Grove Square’s Santa display. Four-legged friends must arrive on-leash or in a carry-enclosure. You’ll need to wait outside the Puppy Parking Area until you are called in for your photo. 

Address: Grove Square The Hills, 375-383 Windsor Rd, Baulkham Hills NSW 

Date : Sunday 11 December & Sunday 18th December 2022 

Price: See website for details 

Santa Pet Family Photos – MarketPlace Leichardt


Capture a gorgeous family Christmas photo with your pet at MarketPlace Leichardt. Unfortunately, pet photography is limited to dogs and cats, so you’ll have to leave your rabbit at home. Book online to secure your spot! 

Address: MarketPlace Leichhardt 100/122-138 Flood St, Leichardt NSW 2040 

Date: Saturday 10th December 2022 

Price: See website for details 

Pound Paws Dog Day Christmas Edition – The Rocks


Celebrate the silly season and take your pet to Pound Paws Dog Day at The Rocks. You’ll get to spend a day overlooking views of the iconic Sydney Opera House. From Santa photo sessions to Christmas-themed pet market stalls and pet Christmas costume competitions – they have everything needed for a jolly good time. The best part? It’s free!

Address: The Rocks Dawes Point Park (corner of Lower Fort St and George St) 

Date: Saturday, 3rd December 2022 

Price: Free 

Santa Paws (Pet Photos with Santa) 


Santa Paws has flown in from the North Pole and landed in Marrickville shops! Treat your pet to an updated 2022 dog Santa photo and receive electronic photographs to share with your friends and family. All sales from the photos will go towards Project HoPE, a charity by Southern Cross Vets that provides medical assistance to homeless pets. 

Why not treat your little mate to a puppuccino afterwards at one of these dog-friendly cafes in Sydney

Address: Stockade Brewery, 25 Cadogan St, Marrickville NSW 

Date: Sun 11 Dec 2022 

Price: From $20 

Dog Santa photos


Paws on the Lawn 


There’s no better way to spread the howl-iday cheer than by attending Paws on the Lawn. This free event invites pups for a day of paw-some activities. Your dog can have its photo taken with Santa and relax afterwards with a paw-roni. There are also plenty of delicious snacks and cocktails available for humans. 

Address: 36 Greville St, Prahran VIC 3181

Date: Sun 4th December 

Price: Gold Coin Donation 

Pet Santa Photos – Pacific Werribee 


Santa is offering pats for all good dogs at Pacific Werribee. Pop down to the front of Kmart and let your pet strike a pose with one of the most talked about men in the North Pole! Secure your spot to you don’t miss out! 

Address: Pacific Werribee, Heaths Rd, Werribee VIC 3030 

Date: 12th November – 24th December 

Price: See website for details 

Pet Santa Photos  – Greensborough Plaza 


If you haven’t booked your 2022 pet Santa photos, don’t panic! Greensborough Plaza is accepting walk-ins. Availability is likely to be limited the week before Christmas, so it’s best to get in as early as possible. A maximum of three pets are available per photo. Dogs, cats, birds, guinea pigs and rabbits are welcome to join in on the fun. Head to Level 1, Entrance Car Park B and an Elf will tell you when Santa is ready to see you! 

Address: Greensborough Plaza, 25 Main St, Greensborough, VIC 3088 

Date: 19th November – 7th December 

Price: From $30 

Pet Santa Photos – Waverly Gardens Shopping Centre 


Calling all dogs, cats, birds, guinea pigs and rabbits – Santa awaits you at Waverly Gardens Shopping Centre! There’s a dedicated entry and exit point for pets at the Lower Big W Carpark Entrance. Tick this off the Christmas to-do list and secure your spot today! 

Address: Waverly Gardens Shopping Centre, 271 Police Rd, Mulgrave VIC 3170 

Date: 5th-17th December 

Price: From $30 

Dog wearing reindeer ears for their 2022 pet Santa photos

Pet Santa Photos –  Chirnside Park Shopping Centre 


Are endless cuddles and a lifetime supply of treats on your pet’s Christmas wishlist? Have them tell Santa their wishes at Chirnside Park Shopping Centre Pet Santa Display.  Bookings are a must! 

Address: 239 Maroondah Hwy, Chirnside Park, VIC 3116 

Date: 28th November – 14th December 

Price: From $24.95 

Santa Photos with Pets & Kids – Prahran Market 


On Saturday, 17th December, pets can score a photo with Santa for just a gold coin donation at Prahran Market. Santa will be in Market Square near the Christmas tree from 12 midday to 2:00 pm. All funds will be donated to the Uniting Prahran charity.

Make the most of a fun day out and take your dog on a nightcap to a dog-friendly pub in Melbourne. 

Address: Prahran Market, Market Square 163 Commerical Rd, South Yarra VIC 31411 

Date: Saturday 17th December, 2022 

Price: Gold Coin Donation

cat posing for their pet Santa photos


Pet Santa Photos – Indooroopilly Shopping Centre 

Book your annual family pet photos at Santa at Indooroopilly Shopping Centre. Avoid the puppy dog eyes of disappointment by securing your spot online. 

Address: Indooroopilly Shopping Centre, 322 Moggill Rd, Indooroopilly QLD 

Date: Tuesday 22nd November – Wednesday 14th December 

Price: See website for details 

Christmas Grinch Pet & Family Photos 

Hot of the press! The Grinch has made it’s way from Whooville and is inviting four-legged friends for a Grinch-themed Christmas photo! Secure your spot for just $17. 

Date: Saturday 3rd December, Saturday 10th December, Sunday 11th December and Saturday 17th December

Address: 355 Samsonvale Road #21 Warner, QLD 4500

Price: See website for details 

Santa Pet Photos 2022 – Mount Gravatt 

Grab a paw-fessional Christmas photo of your family and pet at Mount Gravatt. There are four packages for you to choose from, ranging from $30 to $65! 

Date: 17th November – 12th December 

Address: Pet City, 224 Wishart Road, Wishart

Price: From $30 

Sunnybank Hills Shoppingtown Pet Santa Photos 2022 

Make Sunnybank Hills Shoppingtown Centre the destination for your 2022 pet Santa photos! The Santa Set is located on Level 4, outside Kmart. You can expect reindeer, large presents, mistletoe and lots of Christmas trees. 

Date: Sunday 4th December – Sunday 18th December 2022

Address: Sunnybank Hills Shoppingtown, Corner of Calam, 661 Compton Rd, Sunnybank Hills QLD

Price: From $17 

Pet Santa Photos – Strathpine Centre 2022 

Dogs, cats, birds, guinea pigs and rabbits are welcome to have their photo taken with Santa at Strathpine Centre. Secure your booking by purchasing a minimum of a ‘Starter Photo Pack for $30’. You’ll need to wait for your session at the Priceline entrance. 

Reward your dog for it’s good behaviour by visiting a dog-friendly beach in Brisbane after your photoshoot! 

Date: Tuesday 29th November – Wednesday 14th December 2022 

Address: Strathpine Centre, 295 Gympie Rd, Strathpine QLD 4500

Price: From $30 

Dogs getting an updated 2022 pet Santa photo


Santa Paws Pet Photography 


For one day only, Santa Claus will be visiting Pan Pacific Perth! Four-legged friends that visit the dog Santa photos will receive a special pet treat alongside their Christmas photo! Two pets are allowed per photo. The Santa photos will be held in the grass area outside the Lobby Cafe at Pan Pacific Perth. 

Date: Saturday, 3rd December 2022 

Address: Pan Pacific Perth, 207 Adelaide Terrace, Perth, WA 6000

Price: $30


Pet Santa Photos 2022 – Colonnades Shopping Centre 


Bark! The Herald Angels sing! Secure your dog Santa photos at Colonnades Shopping Centre. The photography sessions are nearly sold out, so get in quick! 

Make sure your dog’s tummy is satisfied by treating them to a doggy treat at one of these pet-friendly cafes in Adelaide before your photo session. 

Date: Sunday 11th, Monday 12th & Sunday 18th December 2022 

Address: Colonnades Shopping Centre, Beach Rd, Noarlunga Centre SA 5168

Price: See website for details 

Elizabeth City Centre Pet Santa Photos 


Bring your dog, cat, rabbit or guinea pig to Elizabeth City Centre. This is guaranteed to be a pup-ular experience, so make sure you book online before heading off! 

Date: Monday 12th December – Wednesday 14th December 2022 

Address: Elizabeth City Centre, 50 Elizabeth Way, Elizabeth South Australia 5112 

Price: See website for details 


Pet Santa Photos 2022 


Don’t fur-get to get an adorable picture of your pet with Santa this year! Daydream Photography is offering a 20-minute interactive photo session with Santa. All images from the shoot will be loaded on a USB. Online bookings are required. 

Date: Monday 28th November – Tuesday 13th December 2022 

Address: Daydream Photography, 1/153 Gilbert St, Latrobe Tasmania 7307

Price: See website for details 

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