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Vancouver Island Pet Expo today

Two-day event takes over Pearkes Recreation Centre today and tomorrow

Are you a cat person or a dog person?

If you’re unsure, the answer may be waiting for you at the Victoria Pet Expo this weekend at Pearkes Recreation Centre!

It’s the ultimate pet weekend with food, treats, tricks, training and presentations for you and your four-legged, furry friend. The annual expo is the only show of its kind on Vancouver Island and designed to educate and entertain the public.

There will be dozens of booths full of pet products, service providers, entertainers, trusted pet experts, and clubs and organizations that cater to pets — plus lots of giveaways and great discounts on pet products and services!

Don’t miss the famous Dachshund Dash, with wiener dog races happening each day at 2 p.m. Watch the speed and gracefulness of the big air wave — the world’s premier canine aquatics competition, the extreme vertical jumps or the quick changes of direction during avid agility. There is also a speed retrieve competition and multiple speakers providing expert advice on getting fit with your

Doors open April 14 from 10-5 p.m., and April 15 from 10-4 p.m.

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