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Pet fair comes to Redmond Senior Center May 15

The City of Redmond will host a pet fair, "Whiskers, Wings & Wagging Tails," from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 15 at the Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. NE.

This event will be fun for all ages with stories and crafts for children as well as animals ready for adoption, a doggy fashion show and dog demonstrations including agility, canine freestyle and flyball races.

The King County Library System and the Delta Society will host the kids’ corner while outside, Bellevue author Wendy Wahman will participate in a story walk featuring her book, “Don’t Lick the Dog.”

The Seattle Humane Society, King County Animal Control and Care and other local animal welfare organizations will bring a variety of animals for adoption.

“Pets have become an important part of the family over the last decade,” stated Teri Burke, program coordinator at the City of Redmond. “This fair is designed to help all those interested in animals learn the best ways to look after and love their pet.”

The event will also include information and advice for the animal owner, prospective animal owner or those who just love pets. Local trainers, boarding facilities representatives and veterinarians will be available. Redmond’s newest pet store, Pet Pros will be on site with giveaways.

Well-mannered, house-trained pets on a six-foot or shorter leash are welcome.

For more information, contact the Redmond Senior Center at (425) 556-2314 or tburke@redmond.gov.

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