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Zoo Expo 2013 to present all kinds of furry animals

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUThroughout November 9-10 Kipsala International exhibition centre will be holding the international Zoo Expo 2013. One section of the exhibition centre will feature dogs and all kinds of related products and services. The other section will house cats, ferrets, rabbits, birds, a variety of decorative rodents and other animals.

Visitors will be offered a range of different exciting events: dog shows, demonstrations of border guard K-9 units, puppy shows and other fun activities.

More than 3,000 dogs will be present at Kipsala during the exhibition. Bohemian Shepherd, Canary hound and Irish Red and White Setter will be shows for the first time in Latvia. According to organisers, there will be more than 70 species of dogs present.

“This year’s dog show is completely different from those of previous years, because the title of Baltic winner is offered only once in three years. Similar to athletes who want to win medals, dogs and their owners come here in hopes of winning titles. It is no surprise that the number of participants has exceeded all records of the past 17 years,” – says President of Latvijas Kinologiska Federacija Vija Klučniece.

Visitors will be able to follow different dog shows and receive consultations from dog breeders and experts. Zoo Expo 2013 will represent 30 different cynology clubs of Latvia. It is prohibited to sell dogs during the exhibition. Nevertheless, specialists will be present to offer their advice for residents in choosing pets.

The international cat show will feature 28 different species from Latvia and other countries.

Organisers have planned a special competition event for cats this year. Cats from Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Belarus and Poland will participate. Munchkins (cats characterized by very short legs) will be presented in Latvia for the first time. The international exhibition will conclude with “Best in Show” contest.

There will also be a special international Teeth’n’Tails 2013 ferret show, organized by Seskumīlis club. Saturday’s show will feature ferrets of traditional colours. That of Sunday will show ferrets of exotic colours. The show will feature 140 ferrets from different countries.

Children of Mazpulcēnu-Trušmīļu school will present their “treasures” – 50 different kinds of rabbits. Rabbits brought from different corners of the world and bearing different traits will compete for the “Rabbit of the Year 2013” title.

Animal feed manufacturers, veterinarians, animal toy producers and different traders will be offering their goods and services throughout Zoo Expo 2013.

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