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Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture

Cal Poly Pomona Pet Expo & Spa Returns

Published Date: Apr 18, 2017 1:56:10 PM

Pumba the Pig at the 2016 Pet Expo

The Department of Animal & Veterinary Sciences will celebrate National Pet Week by holding a pet expo and pet spa day/vaccine clinic.

The second PolyPetExpo will be held Tuesday, May 9, on the Quad. The expo will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and include police dog demonstrations, agriculture sniffer dog demonstrations, various pet-related booths and Pumba the Pig.

The department is also holding an Instagram contest for the best event or pet photo. The hashtag is #polypetexpo17, with the winning photographer receiving $25 in Bronco Bucks.

On Saturday, May 13, AVS will hold its second annual Pet Spa Day and low-cost vaccine clinic.

Faculty, staff, and students can bring their dogs and cats for vaccinations and free toenail trims and anal gland expressions. Dogs and cats must be on a leash or in a carrier and are only allowed on campus for the event. Vaccinations are $10 per shot (DHPP, bordatella, and rabies vaccines are available for dogs; FVCRP and rabies for cats).

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Building 67. Space is limited to the first 200 pets. One ticket is required for each pet; RSVP at

For more information on these events, contact Assistant Professor Joanne Sohn at