Chicagoland Family Pet Expo draws animal lovers to Arlington Park

 
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Updated 3/15/2019 6:16 PM
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  • Sam Doro of Arlington Heights, with granddaughters Gemma Graziano, 4, center, and sister Celeste, of Mount Prospect, get a close-up look at umbrella cockatoos at the Chicagoland Family Pet Expo at Arlington Park in Arlington Heights.

      Sam Doro of Arlington Heights, with granddaughters Gemma Graziano, 4, center, and sister Celeste, of Mount Prospect, get a close-up look at umbrella cockatoos at the Chicagoland Family Pet Expo at Arlington Park in Arlington Heights. Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

  • Rebecca Tulloch of Bartlett greets Bubba, a Juliana pig, with Jeff Lorenz of Swift Nature Camp in Wisconsin at the Chicagoland Family Pet Expo at Arlington Park in Arlington Heights.

      Rebecca Tulloch of Bartlett greets Bubba, a Juliana pig, with Jeff Lorenz of Swift Nature Camp in Wisconsin at the Chicagoland Family Pet Expo at Arlington Park in Arlington Heights. Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

  • Lorrie Rockey, left, with Illinois Saint Bernard Rescue, shows Meleah Oliver, 3, of Addison, Walter, a 14-month-old Saint Bernard at Chicagoland Family Pet Expo at Arlington Park in Arlington Heights on Friday.

      Lorrie Rockey, left, with Illinois Saint Bernard Rescue, shows Meleah Oliver, 3, of Addison, Walter, a 14-month-old Saint Bernard at Chicagoland Family Pet Expo at Arlington Park in Arlington Heights on Friday. Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

  • Matthew Gittleson, 11, and his sister Malerie, 13, check out snakes at the Chicagoland Family Pet Expo at Arlington Park in Arlington Heights on Friday. The family makes the trip from DeKalb every year to see the pet show.

      Matthew Gittleson, 11, and his sister Malerie, 13, check out snakes at the Chicagoland Family Pet Expo at Arlington Park in Arlington Heights on Friday. The family makes the trip from DeKalb every year to see the pet show. Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

  • Cheryl Cmiel holds Boston terrier Santino, 13, as he moves in to kiss Vicky Price, owner of Cooper's Way Gourmet Jerky Treats, at the Chicagoland Family Pet Expo at Arlington Park in Arlington Heights on Friday.

      Cheryl Cmiel holds Boston terrier Santino, 13, as he moves in to kiss Vicky Price, owner of Cooper's Way Gourmet Jerky Treats, at the Chicagoland Family Pet Expo at Arlington Park in Arlington Heights on Friday. Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

  • Fred and Gemma are Galgo dogs, rescued from Spain, with Love, Hope, Believe Galgo Adoption, and part of the Chicagoland Family Pet Expo at Arlington Park in Arlington Heights on Friday.

      Fred and Gemma are Galgo dogs, rescued from Spain, with Love, Hope, Believe Galgo Adoption, and part of the Chicagoland Family Pet Expo at Arlington Park in Arlington Heights on Friday. Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

From pups to pigs, the critters at the Chicagoland Family Pet Expo in Arlington Heights are greeting visitors all weekend long.

The expo runs through Sunday at Arlington Park and features vendors selling everything from treats to pet-themed artwork. Also included are demonstrations, entertainment, rescue organizations and more.

There are plenty of animals on hand, including dogs, birds and snakes.

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