Orange County Pet Expo 2009

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Did you visit the Orange County Pet Expo 2008?  If not, then you must go see the 2009 OC Pet Expo.  If you were there last year then you already know how much fun this event can be for animal lovers and I expect to see you there.

For those of you who have never been to the Orange County Pet Expo here’s a little bit of what you can expect:

Orange County Pet Expo 2009

Stetson and I were there last year (Stetson can’t attend this year because he’s no longer a Guide Dog Puppy In Training) and some of our favorite events were:Orange County Pet Expo

  • Splash Dogs
  • Parade of Dog Breeds – almost every dog breed you could think of was represented at the Pet Expo
  • Alpacas, Pigs, Lizards, Snakes, Cats, Birds, and many other animals were all in attendance.
  • Land dog sledding.
  • Police Dog Demonstrations
  • Of course Guide Dogs of America were there, we also saw Canine Companions for Independence, and Guide Dogs of the Desert at the Pet Expo
  • Petting Zoo’s
  • Pet Products
  • And of course all of the great rescues at the adoption tents.

Here are the details about the event:

EVENT: Orange County Pet Expo
WHEN: April 17-19 2009
HOURS: Friday, 10AM – 6PM; Saturday, 10AM – 7PM; Sunday, 10AM – 6PM
WHERE: OC Fair and Event Center
88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Show Prices:
General Admission – $12.00
Seniors 60 & over – $10.00
Children 6-12 – $6.00
5 yrs and Under – FREE

PET PRODUCT SHOPPING MART
THOUSANDS OF ITEMS FROM MAJOR MANUFACTURERS AND RETAILERS
ON SALE AT SPECIAL SHOW PRICES

Toys and Games
Bedding/Housing/
Playpens Clothing and
Jewelry
Gourmet Pet Foods
Ponds and Aquariums
Exercise Equipment
Pet Safety Products
Gift Items
Educational Books
Training Equipment
Travel Products
Leashes/Collars
Learning Devices
Accessories
Health & Nutrition
Products

ENTERTAINMENT

IAMS SUPERDOGS
Hollywood Cats, presented by Critters of the
Cinema
Splash Dogs
Pet Adoption Fair
Dog Fancy Parade of Adoptable Darlings
Free Flight Bird Show
Adoption Dog Grooming/Bathing Demonstrations
Creepy Crawly Critter Show
Kids’ Aquarium Contest
Police Dog Demonstrations
Parade of Dog Breeds
Bird, Fish, and Reptile Displays
Small/Large Animal Displays/Demonstrations
Breeders, Trainers and Hobbyists
Animal Experts
Exotic Animal Display
Petting Zoo and Pony Rides
Face Painting

I’ll most likely bring Derby to the OC Pet Expo this year.  So, if you’re interested in adopting a new pet or just a pet lover in general I highly recommend you come out to this years Orange County Pet Expo.

If you already know that you’re going to go to the OC Pet Expo then visit the official site for $2 off your admission at http://www.petexpooc.com.

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5 Comments

  1. We love the Pet Expo Orange County too. We’re going to try and take off work early on Friday and head over to the Pet Expo.

    I’ve gone the last few years and the Pet Expo is one of the main reasons why I got involved in both puppy raising guide dogs and fostering for animal rescues.

  2. I love the pet expo!!!!!!!!!!
    it is so much fun!! It’s great for the kids and the adults.!!
    My kids love the splash dogs and the petting zoo.
    Pretty Awsome!

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