The event which will be held on Saturday, January 11, at the sprawling Jayamahal Palace Hotel, will open its doors to the public at 9 amand promises an experience of a lifetime for many pet lovers until around 6 pm.
The show will feature a variety of events which are not only educational but also entertaining and informative. It is the first-ever show to bring all pets under one roof and is being hosted by the entertainment agency Blue & White in association with the Tiger Protection Society.
The show will have stalls featuring different breeds of dogs, cats, birds and aquarium fishes. Major attraction will be the birds which have been brought in from different parts of the world especially for the show and the general public will get a chance to interact with the friends of the feathery kind and get a chance to be photographed with the lovely birds perched on their hands.
Mr. Satya Narayan, Event Director of the Bangalore Pet Show says, “We have received tremendous response and almost all spaces are full. On display will be one of the finest-ever collection of exotic birds, courtesy Wet Pets. Ocean Beauty International have a strong presence with their aquarium while a variety of pigeons, hamsters and dogs from many top private breeders will add more excitement. Also on board are CUPA and PFA.” “Pet keeping is a very positive childhood activity and an indispensable part of growing up. To enable our children to successfully bond with nature and have a deep emotional connect with the natural world, we will share the joys of pet keeping at the Pet Show with our exotic pet birds, small pet animals and aquarium fishes”, says Abdul Wahab (Gulab), owner, Wet Pets.
The highlight of the event will be the stalls set up for Pet Advice with experts from the field interacting with the pet owners and general public about factors like hygiene, diet,
health, pet behavior and tendencies. An interactive quiz on animals is bound to keep the children busy vying for the goody bags as prizes.
And if you are lucky you could go home with a free holiday sponsored by Magic Holidays. Chances are that you may get carried away by those misty-eyed and endearing pets which will be up for adoption.
The event aims to fill the vacuum with an all-comprehensive platform for pets, which brings together professional as well as amateur pet lovers, breeders, pet industry players, pet experts, government bodies and the general public. Apart from getting to see the varied exotic pets the show would like to open gates to a range of new products which are introduced into the market making the experience ideal for pet lovers, according to the organizers.
For the hungry and ever-ready food aficionados of Bangalore, there awaits a huge spread of eateries which will cater to all tastes including food specially prepared for the pets by experts!
Mr. Satya Narayan concluded: “Apart from being one of the fastest growing cities, Bangalore, our Garden City, is equally known for the variety of events like Music, Cultural and focused shows, 'Santhes' round the year – reflecting the truly cosmopolitan composition of the city, not to forget Bangalore is also home to one of the largest number of pet lovers, be it at the professional level or on a more homely and amateur level. We also want the new generation of youngsters to evince keen interest in pets which are really stress-busters.”