ANI-MALL PET EXPO & MEGA ADOPTION EVENT – Saturday, April 25 @ State Fairgrounds Expo Building from 10a-2p.
Shop a variety of vendors, Get advice from local vets, Demonstrations, Pet activities, Kids zone with carnival games, Pet Adoptions, And much more!
Admission is a suggested donation of $3.00 with a portion of the proceeds benefiting local animal shelters.
Scheduled of demonstrations:
10:30 – Whispers of Love (essential oils for people and their pets)
11:00 – The Dog Training Center
11:30 – Sangamon County Search & Rescue
12:00 – Red Cross – First Aid and Safety Demo
12:30 – Dog Class Professional Dog Training
1:00 – The Dog Training Center
Pet Blessings at the Saint Joseph Anglican Church booth at 11:00, 12:00 and 1:00
Petting Zoo provided by: Eagle Eye Alpaca and Llama Haven
— For those bringing their dog, please read this SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT K-9 FLU —
The Illinois Department of Agriculture has advised there has been an unusual strain of canine flu in the Chicago area. The current flu vaccine may not be as effective for this strain. There have been no REPORTED cases of this strain of influenza in Central Illinois, but the following precautions are being advised for the safety of your pet and the other dogs attending:
- No dog is allowed to come into physical contact with another dog.
- Please use hand sanitizer before and after coming in contact with another dog
- Any dog with signs of respiratory illness or distress will not be permitted entry to the expo
If you have any questions about canine influenza and how it could affect your pet, please contact your pet’s veterinarian.
Key Facts about Canine Influenza (Dog Flu): http://www.cdc.gov/flu/canine/
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