VISITORS to this year’s popular LovePets Show will come face to face with 55 species of animals – including meerkats, skunks, and a real life dragon.
Barn owls, snakes and reptiles, plus rabbits, chinchillas and racoons, are among the animal stars waiting to welcome people to this year’s great-value family day out.
LovePets takes place on October 29 and 30 and brings everything fur and feather related together under one roof, with animal displays, interactive talks from pets experts, plus the chance to pick up goodies from top pet stores and suppliers.
TV vet Marc Abraham will host the action-packed LovePets Show, giving live talks with the opportunity for visitors to ask about pet problems.
Marc said: “This year’s LovePets Show promises to be a wonderful event for anyone with an interest in animals. There will be plenty to see, stroke and discover from the world of pets, as well as great tips on responsible pet ownership, plus innovative toys and inspiring pet care products available from the multitude of exhibition stands.”
Celebrity dog trainer Karen Wild will be providing masterclasses and this year’s Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist Pippa Langhorne will be singing in harmony with her dog Buddy.
The Main Arena packs in a fun-filled programme of family entertainment, including ferret racing and dog agility, while the Presentation Area offers insights into the world of pets – and features a must-see slot on curing our animal phobias.
Children are encouraged to meet all sorts of animals at the LovePets Petting Zoo, including a family of racoons, while more adventurous youngsters can take a closer look at scorpions, snakes and spiders.
LovePets is sponsored by Mars Petcare, Zoflora, Welcome Cottages, Your Dog, and Your Cat Magazine and takes place at the indoor EXEC at the East of England Showground, Peterborough.
While visitors won’t be allowed to bring their own pets into the venue, there will be plenty of animals inside to make a fuss of. Parking for the pet exhibition is free.
Tickets pre-booked now at www.lovepets.me.uk offer a substantial saving, with online family tickets (two adults and three children) £12. Nominated animal welfare charities will receive 10 per cent of ticket sales.