Pets in the City – A Purrfect Day Out for the whole family

Free family event takes place in Smithfield Square on Sunday 14th May

Written by Conor McCreesh


The annual Pets in the City, brought to you by Dublin City Council and supported by the DSPCA, will take place on Sunday 14th May 2017 in Smithfield Square, Dublin 7 taking place from 11.30am to 4.30pm.

This free event promises to be a great day out for animal lovers living in the city with a wide range of activities, stalls and entertainment. The DSPCA King of Paws Training Team will host Dog Agility Workshops and Scruffs Dog Show, where members of the public are invited to enter their own four-legged friends.

Pet lovers can also expect a range of stalls offering great deals on all kinds of animal accessories, grooming products, toys and novelty items as well as the opportunity to avail of micro-chipping and pet health advice from the DSPCA. There will also be a reptile corner, an exotic animal area and an animal farm will give visitors the opportunity to interact with, and learn about, all kinds of animals.

Lord Mayor of Dublin Brendan Carr spoke at the launch and said, “Pets in the City is a great opportunity for families to bring their pets right into the heart of Dublin city, in Smithfield Square. There will be lots of different animals to discover on the day, as well as pet professionals on hand to teach you more about caring for your pet. ”

Brian Gillen, CEO of the DSPCA, said of the event, “We’re thrilled to be supporting Pets in the City again this year. It promises to be a fun and interactive day out suitable for the whole family. We always look forward to meeting pet owners and advising them on the very best care for their animals”.

Pets in the City is brought to you by Dublin City Council and is supported by the DSPCA and King of Paws.

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