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America’s Family Pet Expo Celebrates Record Breaking Attendance
Thousands of Pet Lovers Made the America’s Family Pet Expo their weekend destination as the 27th Annual Expo was held at the OC Fair & Event Center
ORANGE COUNTY, CA – (April 28, 2016) Official attendance numbers have been reported and show organizers enthusiastically report that more than 47,000 guests visited the America’s Family Pet Expo (AFPE), held April 22-24, 2016 at the OC Fair & Event Center, showing a 4% increase from 2015. In addition, nearly 600 dogs, cats – and even a few rabbits - were adopted into “forever homes” from AFPE’s Southern California animal rescue partner organizations. Additionally, approximately 130 of those adoptable animals received complimentary grooming from California groomers who volunteer their time.
“Every year, our goal is to offer new and exciting features to the show, while keeping in line with our mission of promoting responsible pet care,” says Doug Poindexter, President of the World Pet Association, producers of the America’s Family Pet Expo. “We want every year to be a unique interactive and educational experience for our guests.”
More than 475 exhibitors at the Expo showcased the latest in pet products and pet trends, from mid-century Modern cat furniture, architecturally-inspired custom dog houses, must-have accessories such as a jeweled dog collars, colorful cat bow-ties to pet outfits perfect for any occasion, the Pet Expo defined itself as a one-stop destination for consumers to purchase specialty items for their pet.
Georgygirl Boutique met many wonderful new customers and some cool new stores to work with and looks forward to seeing all of you next year in April.
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