Meet and greet areas are situated all around the show. Make sure you plan your day so you don't miss any of them!                   indoor  outdoor

Dog Breed Village

A chance to meet over 35 different breeds under one roof.  Friendly wagging tails will be waiting to greet you along with the friendly associations and breed societies who  represent them. Staff are on hand to answer any questions relating to the breed as as well as point you in the right direction should you be interested in obtaining such breed.

Location: The Kennels

See the breeds here

Cat Breed Village

A chance to meet over 20 different breeds under one roof.  Beautiful show quality cats will be waiting to greet you along with the friendly breeders who  represent them. Staff are on hand to answer any questions relating to the breed as as well as point you in the right direction should you be interested in obtaining such breed.

Location: The Cattery

See the breeds here

Parrots

Problem Parrots will be at the show with their flock of feathered friends.

Meet and Great over 10 different parrots, including African Greys, Cockatoos, Electus parrots, Macaws and more.

Location: The Aviary

Stand: Ba

Day old chicks and hatching eggs!

Fluffy old chicks will at the show for you to meet and greet, this feature is particularly popular with the younger visitors.

Not only this there will be real life chicks hatching out of of their shells for the very first time throughout the weekend - will you get to witness the magic? 

Location: The Aviary

Stand: Bbb

Hamsters

The National Hamster Council are on hand to educate you about the species of hamsters most commonly kept as pets, you will be able to meet Syrians, Russians, Chinese and Roborovski’s Hamsters.

A must for young visitors!

Location: The Hutch and Run

Stand: Se

Chinchillas and Other Furries

Dudley Zoo have brought along some of their small and furry residents for you to meet and greet, there will be Chinchillas, Giant Rabbit, Guinea Pigs and Ferrets.

Animal interaction throughout the day

Location: The Hutch and Run

Stand: Sg

Lizards, Snakes and Spiders

For the cold blooded enthusiasts, head over to The Vivarium for a closer look at Snakes, Lizards and Spiders.

This is the stand not to miss!

Location: The Vivarium

Stand: Ra

Giant African Land Snails, Frogs and Hissing Cockroaches.

Head over to The Vivarium for a closer look at Frogs, Giant African Land Snails, Stick Insects and even Hissing Cockroaches.

Fancy holding a Giant African Land Snail? This is the stand not to miss!

Location: The Vivarium

Stand: Ra

hen rehomingHens

Hen rehoming, Fresh Start of Hens rescue thousands of battery hens every year from, slaughter.

If you would like to offer some hens a great home, they will be at the show with some companions at foot for you to meet.

Location: The Aviary

Stand: Bba

Tortoises

Meet Mediterranean Tortoises, learn how to create an ideal set up, with plants and hiding places. The BCG will be able to provide you with lots of great advice and handy tips if keeping a tortoise as a pet is something you are considering.

Location: The Vivarium

Stand: R12

pet rabbitRabbits

The British Rabbit Council will be joining us with some of their gorgeous bunnies to give a advice and tips on how you can make sure your rabbits live a happy and healthy life.

A must for rabbit owners!

Location: The Hutch and Run

Stand: Sd

Guinea Pigs

The National Cavy Club will be joining us with a fantastic mix of guinea pigs, both long and short hair to give advice and tips on how you can make sure your guinea pigs live a happy and healthy life as well as highlight the importance of nutrition. 

A must for guinea pigs owners!

Location: The Hutch and Run

Stand: Sc

fancy ratsRats and Handling

Rattie Angels are here to answer any questions you may have about rats and there will be handling sessions taking place through out the day.

A Pet Show favourite!

Location: The Hutch and Run

Stand: Sf

African Pouched Rats

The NPRS are here to raise awareness of Pouched Rats answer any questions you may have. They will be bringing along some of their companions for you to meet, which will give you a chance to discover, just how delightful these little creatures are. 

Also joining the team is the APOPO who will be raising awareness about the incredible work they do in Africa.  

A stand not to miss, make sure you stop for a visit!

Location: The Hutch and Run

Stand: Sb

birds of preyBirds of Prey

See these fascinating birds in between displays times outside next to the main arenas. Birds you will see include: Golden Eagle, Bald Eagle, Barn Owl, Eagle Owl, Harris Hawk and Griffon Vulture.

See them up close!

Location: Next to Main Arena

Stand: Outside

Shetland Ponies!

For our young equine enthusiasts, Claylands Shetlands will be on hand to meet you with with their wonderful Shetland Ponies.

Location: Animal Discovery

Stand: Ag

Alpacas

A popular feature at the event, meet the friendly Alpacas, learn more about these wonderful animals and if you have been considering taking on an Alpaca,there are experts on hand to provide you with all the information you will need. 

Location: Animal Discovery

Stand: A4

Donkeys

A popular feature at the event, meet the friendly Donkeys, brought to you by Island Farm Donkeys, a registered charity that cares for abused and ill-treated donkeys and other animals. 

Location: Animal Discovery

Stand: A2

Jelly Fish

Discover a new type of pet that has taken the UK by storm - pet Jellyfish, including the Australian Spotted Jellyfish, Atlantic Sea Nettle Jellies and Blue Blubber Jellies.

Location: Aquarium

Stand: F6

Shopping for Pets

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