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Orange County — By Abbie Mood on April 14, 2010 at 9:12 pm
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Orange County Pet Expo this Weekend

The Orange County Pet Expo, also known as America’s Family Pet Expo, will be taking over the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa this weekend!   Touted as the largest pet and pet product expo in the world, this is the event in Orange County for pet and animal lovers!

Not just about dogs and cats, the Orange County pet expo will also feature birds, fish, llamas, pot-bellied pigs, reptiles, miniature horses, and more.  Sponsored by the American Pet Society, the scheduled events are fun for the whole family, and usually include stage shows, police dog demonstrations, and agility competitions.

One of the biggest events at the expo is the Parade of Dog Breeds, which features more than 100 breeds and gives you the opportunity to learn more about the characteristics that make them all so different.

The expo will include a variety of pet products, animals experts answering questions, petting areas for children, educational programs, and animal adoptions.  Exhibitors include manufacturers, retailers, groomers, veterinarians, humane rescue organizations, humane societies, breeders, and more!

The 2010 Orange County Pet Expo is going to be at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa (88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa), this weekend - Friday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, April 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

General admission is $12 for adults, $10 for Seniors 60+, $6 for children ages 6-12, and free for children under 6.  General parking is $5, while preferred parking is $8.

Tickets can be purchased at Ticketmaster.

Photo Credit: zenobia_joy on Flickr

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