'Petopolis' this weekend at Duke Energy Center

Every member of the family will be able to enjoy a two-day pet extravaganza at the Duke Energy Convention Center.

The Petopolis Pet Show is scheduled for May 11-12 and will feature attractions, exhibitors and retailers with products and services from local, regional and national pet-related businesses.

Attendees will experience the popular dock diving attraction, Paint by the Glass sessions, stage performances, demonstrations, pet adoption, retail outlets, an interactive kids area, artists gallery, a pet 101 area, a pet fashion show produced by CincyChic.com,  special Mother's Day promotions, seminars on imperative topics and more.

The name for the show, Petopolis, was named for the city of pets. The show's overall look will consist of areas that mirror that of an actual city. Show hours are Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 12, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00p .m. Tickets are available online atwww.PetopolisCincinnati.com, or at local Petco stores.

Adults are $10, children ages 6-14 are $6 and children under 6 are admitted for free. Military are free with valid ID and pet tickets are $2 with proceeds benefiting the SPCA.

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