8 Fun Activities at the Pinoy Pets-Tival in Robinson’s Novaliches

Robinson’s –Novaliches in partnership with Happy Pets Club, Handyman, Pet One, University of the Philippines MMDA K-9 Rescue Unit, Quezon City Veterinary office, Bow Wow,Pedigree among others. The event was a half day of fun and thrill for pet owners in this side of Metro Manila.

registration area

8 Fun Activities at Pinoy Pets-Tival

Madhee a Shih Tzu -black liver.

JackRusselTerrier

Jack russel terrier

Siamese cat

8.) Pet Strolling –  Meeting fellow pet owners, having a chance to share stories and having new friends.

7.) Free sample of dog food – Pet One and Handyman staff gave away free dog food samples to those who pre-registered at the site.

6.) Photo Booth – A photo booth was installed near the entrance for pet owners and their pets to pose a photo or selfie during the event.

5.) Pet Buffet and Treats Corner– Several dog and cat food brands had participated at the buffet. An owner can come back to refill whenever their pet dog or cat is hungry.

4.) FREE Talk on Dog Obedience –  A short talk was given by the UP-MMDA K-9 Rescue Unit on basic handling of dogs and disaster preparedness among others.

3.) FREE Anti-Rabies Vaccinations- Puppies and kitten were given check ups, anti -rabies and consultation by the city veterinary office.

2.) Design Your Own Pet Bandana for the first 100 participants- A pre-registration was held at the trade hall shortly before 1:00 pm. One can design their own bandana for their beloved pet dogs and cats.

Mr. Jonald dela Cruz with his pet dog Madhee. The dog dress was designed by Ms. Jocelyn Dy.

Mamang Sorbetero with his pet black Pomeranian

1.) Pet Fashion Show– This is the highlight of the Pets-Tival were 45 participants together with their pets entered the fashion show. The theme is ” Filipino” and owners and their pets wore costumes or dress which are locally made.

Pinoy Pets-Tival

Pinoy Pets-Tival

Prizes includes gift packs from Pet One, Robinson’s –Novaliches gift certificates, Certificate to the winners and certificate of participation. The next big pet event will be held on October 6, 2019 which celebrates the “World Animal Day“.

Pet City Exposition 2014

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

guinea pig

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 booth

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

Website Links:

BFAR:http://www.bfar.da.gov.ph/

DENR:http://www.denr.gov.ph/

CARA: http://www.caraphil.org/

PETA: http://www.peta.org/

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/PetCityPhilippines

 

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