Dog lovers will enjoy a treat at the zoo this Saturday when the San Diego Zoo and Botanical Garden brings their beloved companions to San Diego for the second annual International Pet Expo, opening Friday.
The exhibit is designed to highlight the animals’ unique personalities and offers an array of activities for pet owners to enjoy.
It will be held at the San Francisco Zoo from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Saturday at 6 p, at the Botanical Gardens, beginning at 9 a.s.
Toys and games are also available for purchase for pet lovers to enjoy, including “Paws and Paws,” a petting zoo for dogs and cats that will run from 10 to 12 a.d. at the Zoo, and “Pets for Life,” an interactive petting show with puppets that will begin at 6:30 p.s., and ends at 11 p.t. in the gardens.
Pets can also enjoy a pet-friendly ride on a “pet-friendly train” at the National Zoo or visit the Pet Expo in the Botanic Garden, which runs from 10:30 a.i.m.-5 p.p.m.; and in the San Fernando Valley, from 10 p.a.m-7 p.i., and will include a pet petting area, a pet walk, and a pet show.
The zoo will also be offering a “Bath and Pets” day on Saturday from 9 a .m.-1 p.n. that features a pet play area, pet grooming, pet food and other pet supplies, and pet friendly food and beverages.
The San Diego Convention Center, home to the annual International Cat Show, will be open from 9:30-11 a.p., with a wide variety of exhibitors including San Diego State University, PetSmart, and Petsmart, and is open to the public.
Pet Expo is open from 10-11:30 at the Convention Center.
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