North East Pet Expo

The Inaugural North East Pet Expo, the first of its kind, was held on Saturday,at the Thainstone Centre, Inverurie.
A sell-out event, this was a fun filled day for all the family, catering for all pets from cats to critters and horses to hamsters.
Event sponsor, Ardene House Vet Practice, were on hand to answer questions and talk about their new Pet Health Club.
The Royal Northern Countryside Initiative also attended with their Country Classroom on Wheels with pigs and chickens on board, to offer advice and teach children and adults how to care for our animals.
Ticket holders were offered a wide variety of pet related stalls to browse and chat with experts for advice.
The showcase arena hosted The Critter Keeper, bringing with him lizards, snakes and a giant frog.
There were agility dog displays by Devana Dogs and a wonderful display with tricks to Michael Jackson’s Thriller by Annalouise and Aske for visitors to watch and enjoy.
The crowd were also entertained by a dog fashion show with the latest dog trends from Country Ways, Bramble and Friends, Elliott’s Triangles and K9 Clean Coats
Alongside the ring events there was also face painting, a raffle and a tombola, and the proceeds of which will be donated to two local charities, Until Every Dog Has A Home and Royal Northern Countryside Initiative.
The next event is already being planned with the date to be confirmed, bringing more wonderful new stalls and events to the arena.