The first annual San Diego Pet Expo is coming to Del Mar! The free event is for animals lovers and their pets from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 1 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Activities include over 150 exhibits, prize giveaways for animals and their two legged companions, dozens of rescue groups, live entertainment, demonstrations, discounted vaccinations, low-cost micro chipping and more.
Celebrity guest, Shorty Rossi of “Pit Boss” on Animal Planet will make a special appearance with his popular canine sidekick, Hercules. Shorty will hit the stage and discuss his passion for rescuing pit bulls. Don’t forget your camera! Shorty will be available for autographs and pictures.
If you’re looking to add a pet to your family, a mega adoption area will feature hundreds of adoptable pets. Dozens of rescue groups will be available to answer questions and help you find the best fit for your family.
Competitions will be held all day and your pet can be part of the fun! Register your animal for a costume contest, talent contest or pet/owner musical chairs. Winners will receive awesome prizes from exhibitors. Try something new with your pet and test their physical skills at the agility course sponsored by Zoom Room.
Bringing your pet? Pets are welcome to attend the event, as long as they’re on a fixed lead and have proof of age-appropriate rabies vaccines. If your pet is not up-to-date, don’t worry! There will be discounted vaccinations, low-cost micro chipping and free nail trims. Please visit The San Diego Pet Expo’s website for helpful tips if you plan on bringing your pet.
The San Diego Pet Expo is presented by Amazing Expos which currently produces more than 40 pet expos around the county. This is the first time Amazing Expo will host an event in San Diego.
La Jolla Blue Book is a proud media sponsor of the event! Come say hi and swing by booth #106. Enter to win grooming services by Awesome Doggies valued at $100. We will also have other cool prizes and treats for you and your four-legged friend.
For more information, visit petexposandiego.com or facebook.com/petexposandiego. Hope to see you and your pet friends on Saturday, March 1st!