This Sunday, 9th November, Smithfield Square is going to be transformed into a pet paradise as the first ever Pets in the City gets underway.
This free, family-friendly event, which is brought to you by Dublin City Council and supported by the DSPCA and King of Paws, promises to be a great day out for animal lovers with a range of activities, stalls and entertainment taking place on the day.
There will be loads happening and pet lovers can expect a range of stalls offering great deals on all kinds of animal accessories, grooming products, toys and novelty items as well as the opportunity to avail of micro-chipping and pet health advice from the DSPCA.
There will also be a reptile corner, world of birds, aquariums and a small animal farm which will give visitors the opportunity to interact with and learn about all kinds of animals, not just our lovable cats and dogs.
If you are feeling competitive, you can always enter your dog into the DSPCA King of Paws’ Dog Show and Dog Agility Workshop – give them a chance to shine.
Speaking at the launch of Pets in the City, Dublin’s Lord Mayor Christy Burke said: “The people of Dublin are great animal lovers, but it can be difficult juggling city life with pet ownership. It’s great to have a family friendly pet event in the city. It will be a great way to source information on pet care and the programme will suit pet enthusiasts of all ages in a fun way”.
Alex Petrilli, Head Dog Trainer at the DSPCA said of the event: “We’re thrilled to be supporting Pets in the City, it promises to be a lively, interactive day out at Smithfield Square, right in the heart of Dublin. We always welcome the opportunity to help people take the very best care of their animals through micro chipping and advice”.
For more information, check out the Pets in the City Facebook page.