Love pets? Then you’ll love this show all about animals

Visitors to this year’s popular LovePets Show will come face to face with 55 species of animals – including meerkats, skunks, and a real life dragon.

Barn owls, snakes and reptiles, plus cuddly rabbits, chinchillas and racoons, are also among the animal stars.

LovePets takes place on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th October and brings everything fur and feather related together under one roof, with animal displays, interactive talks from pets experts, plus the chance to pick up goodies from top pet stores and suppliers from across the UK.

TV vet Marc Abraham will host the action-packed LovePets Show, giving live talks.

Celebrity dog trainer Karen Wild will be providing masterclasses, and this year’s Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist Pippa Langhorne will be singing in harmony with her dog Buddy.

The Main Arena packs in a programme of family entertainment, including ferret racing and dog agility, while the Presentation Area offers insights into the world of pets – and features a must-see slot on curing our animal phobias.

Children are encouraged to meet all sorts of animals at the LovePets Petting Zoo.

LovePets is sponsored by Mars Petcare, Zoflora, Welcome Cottages, Your Dog, and Your Cat Magazine and takes place at the indoor EXEC venue at the East of England Showground, Peterborough.

l Tickets pre-booked at offer a saving, with online family tickets (two adults and three children) just £12.

Nominated animal welfare charities will receive 10 per cent of ticket sales.