Activity Area , Bonifacio High Street, Taguig City – Philippines
poster of the event
Pet City in cooperation with Bonifacio Global City , Taguig City government , Department of Environment and Natural Resources ( DENR), Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources ( BFAR), CARA Welfare , People for the Ethical Treatment of Animal ( PETA ), Hikari, Air Mac, AZOO, Mr. Aqua, OTTO, GEX, UP, Marfield , PrettyMan among others. The opening ceremony started at around past 1:00pm but the exposition area was opened to the public at around past 11:00am .
PET CITY EXPOSITION
The site is easily accessible via a short walk from Market !Market ! , 1 jeepney ride from McKinley road or Bonifacio Global City bus .
L-R Mr. Eric Tiu , Mr. Joselito Campos , Mr. Tom Barr and Dr. Boniface Lan led the ribbon cutting ceremony
Pet City is considered as one of the major suppliers of pet supplies , aquarium filters and set-ups in Metro Manila. The exposition will last until May 4, 2014 , The event is OPEN to the public and free public lecture will be held on May 2, 3 and 4, 2014 .
L-R Mr. Eric Tiu, Mr. Joselito Campos , Dr. Boniface Lan, Mr. Hansel Sy and Ms. Kristy Huang
There will be scheduled talk about aquarium set-ups, guppy talk, hamster talk . Since the seats are limited , pre-registration is a MUST to attend the lectures.
Guppy Club of the Philippines
Bonifacio High-street exposition area was divided into several sections, lecture area -covered area, small mammals, pet bird section, betta exhibition and competition, planted aquarium exhibition and display .
Mr. Joselito ” Butch ” Campos enjoying the company of the Mollucan cookatoo
Mr. Joselito ” Butch ” Campos is an avid lover of plants and animals. He is one of the special guests of honor during the opening day.
Mollucan cookatoo is also called Salmon-crested Cockatoo from Indonesia
planted tank with nipa hut ( bahay kuo inspired accessories) and a carabao to complete a Philippine rural scene. There are 21 planted tanks on display and entered into a competition .
visitors at the exposition
There were hundreds of local as well as foreigners who went to the opening . Some even brought their immediate family and friends.
Koinoburi add color to the hot summer day
Koinoburi meaning “carp streamer” in Japanese, are carp -shaped wind socks traditionally flown in Japan to celebrate Tango no Sekku.
Asian Betta Alliance exhibition and competition
There were about 1,000 betta fishes ( Siamese Fighting Fish ) entered by the club members for the competition.
fancy chicken breeds on display
Peta Philippines gave away interesting stickers , leaftlets , flyers and a petition form for the eventual release of ” Mali ” an Asian elephant being held captive in Manila zoo for more than 35 years.
Compassion And Responsibility for Animals ( CARA )booth
L-R Mr. Earl Andrew A. Aguirre, Ms. Pamela Luber, Ms. Alcea Aira De Jesus and Ms. Laura Legaspi
The show will run until May 4, 2014 , Don’t forget to bring the entire family, friends to the show!!!!! IT IS FREE with no entrance fees
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