Are you planning to attend an outdoor art event in Orange County, California? If so, you may be wondering if you can bring your pet along. The answer is yes, you can bring your pet to the America's Family Pet Expo at the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa. This three-day event is packed with vendors, animal demonstrations, contests, pet rescue groups and more. The Splash Dogs competition is one of the highlights of the Pet Expo.
Here, owners and their canine companions take an impressive dive into a pool. Paul Holden and his dog Sequoia were practicing before the competition kicked off on Friday. The water recovery competition is open to all dogs and will continue until Sunday. Sarah Cross and her dog Cricket showed off their skills to recover water at the Splash Dog competition on Friday.
Michele Kiernan tried to lure her dog Crystal to jump into the pool, but Crystal decided to jump over her instead. Christiana MacKnight from Sunland Wildlife on Wheels was also at the event with a group of exotic animals. She held a gentle sloth who was looking for a snack with eucalyptus leaves. Princess hid behind her sweater while sitting at the SOAR Animal Rescue booth at the America's Family Pet Expo. Felix the dog and Sebastian the cat even took a horseback ride during the Gregory Popovich Comedy Pet Theater. Cash sat quietly at the SOAR Animal Rescue booth while a goat sought some attention from Christiana MacKnight of Sunland.
A kangaroo licked its fingers in a booth as people stopped to watch the America's Family Pet Expo at the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa. Kiosks were packed with pet supplies and offers, such as leashes, training tools, cleaning supplies, comfy beds, and more. The event also featured artists such as Splash Dogs, horse performances, police dog demonstrations, painted rodeo ponies, and comedic dog performances. The OC Fair & Event Center has officially passed into the hands of dogs - and cats and birds and some goats too! The annual America's Family Pet Expo will be on the fairgrounds through Sunday with every imaginable pet product on display and for sale. The audience at the Laguna Beach Art Festival venue was delighted with the tableaux vivants (living images). These incredibly faithful recreations of classic and contemporary works of art featured real people posing to look exactly like their counterparts in the original pieces. Sarah Jones from JustFoodForDogs's Orange County pantry area said her company has been participating in the Pet Expo for seven years. Orange County is a declared anti-rabies area (OCCO 4-1-61 quarantine) and some wild animals test positive for the rabies virus every year. Located midway between Los Angeles and San Diego, Laguna Beach is perfectly situated on the stunning coastline of Southern California.
The OC Fair & Event Center will host the return from April 26 to 28 of the annual America's Family Pet Expo. Shana Martin, founder and cat director of Club Cat in Irvine, will participate in the Pet Expo for the first time this year. Making Orange County a safe, healthy and satisfying place to live, work and play, today and for generations to come, by providing outstanding and cost-effective regional public services. Another nearby attraction is the Orange County Fairgrounds which hosts several events throughout the year. FestivalNexus is an online hub that connects festival fans, event organizers, promoters, vendors and artists from anywhere in the world. Licensing cats in Orange County is strictly voluntary although cats lost without identification or license plates are rarely attached to their owners. Your dog must be on a leash no more than six (six feet) long and be under the care of a competent adult. The Arts Festival is the oldest outdoor fine art exhibition in California featuring works by 140 award-winning Orange County artists.