Ever dreamed of singing Hark Bark The Herald Angels Sing with your best four-legged mate? Well now you bloody can because the RSPCA NSW are hosting a pup-friendly afternoon of carols and festivities in Parramatta on December 16.

It’s called Carols In The Bark and it’s happening from 3pm at The Bowling Green. I mean even if you don’t have a dawg it’d be so good to just go along and fawn over all the very good boys and girls, wouldn’t it.

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The first 200 poochies through the gate will score themselves a free bandana, there will be plenty of food/treat stalls, and a visit from a very special man in a red suit.

Most importantly, Carols In The Bark is the big drop-off point for the RSPCA’s annual toy drive; where people can donate any extra pet toys they’ve bought over the year or your pooch wants to give to a pup in need.

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All the toys will be given to animals that are spending the holiday season (and much of their lives) in animal shelters, and let’s be real – the RSPCA sure don’t want to be adding to those numbers after Xmas.

Carols In The Bark is entry by donation, so get there nice and early to grab yourself a primo spot for the event’s stage production.

They say never to work with animals, but if it’s all animals, what could possibly go wrong?

Image: Getty Images / Claudio Capucho