Pet Fed, the biggest pet festival in India, is held annually at New Delhi with an aim to make the bond between the owner and their pets stronger and give pet lovers who don't have pets at home a chance to be among thousands of dogs.
In Picture: A pet owner holds her dog while talking to visitors during the 'Pet Fed', India's biggest pet festival, in New Delhi on December 16, 2018.
The first edition of Pet Fed in Delhi was organised on November 1, 2014 at Dilli Haat INA. It was as a full day festival for pets and pet lovers.
In Picture: Pet owners play with their dogs in a playground installation during the 'Pet Fed', India's biggest pet festival, in New Delhi.
The carnival for pets lasted for a day which consisted of several games, interactive sessions, workshops by dog trainers, and fashion show. More than 5,000 people attended. The first Pet Fed was hosted as a non-ticketed event and was open for all.
In Picture: A pet play in is pictured during the 'Pet Fed', a pet festival, in New Delhi.
The fest saw more than 100 stalls of pet care brands like Royal Canin, Drools, Choostix, Dogspot.in, and PetSetGo. All these stalls showcased their products and services, and several NGOs working for animal welfare.
In picture: A pet wearing sunglasses is pictured during the 'Pet Fed'.
Pet Fed festival had a dedicated off-leash zone for pets, along with free health check-ups, dog grooming, and fashion show.
In Picture: Pet owners walk with their dogs during the carnival.
Pet Fed festival is organised in Mumbai, New Delhi, Banglore and Kolkata every year. It is generally a non-ticketed event.
In Picture: A pet owner holds her dogs during the fest in Delhi.
The first edition of Pet Fed, which was held in Delhi, was graced the Union Cabinet Minister for Women and Child Development and avid animal rights activist, Maneka Gandhi.
In picture: Pet owners interact with their dogs while holding them during the fest.
The fifth edition of Pet Fed was graced by Bollywood actor Dino Morea. The event was organised on the occasion of 47th Vijay Diwas, which commemorates India's military victory over Pakistan in 1971, during the war for the independence of Bangladesh from Pakistan.
In Picture: A pet owner pushes a stroller carrying dogs during the 'Pet Fed'.
The event took place at Delhi's NSIC Grounds from December 14-15. The event held adoption camps, fashion shows, temptation alleys and more such dog-friendly events. Certainly, the event holds the golden phrase -"Dog: Man's best friend" true even today!
In Picture: Pet owners play with their dog during the 'Pet Fed'
The Pet Fed organisers are strictly against breeding of pets and encourage all pet lovers to only adopt and not shop.
In picture: Pet owners walk with their dogs during the 'Pet Fed'.
India's Biggest Pet Festival that commenced for two-days showcased activities like adoption camps, fashion and security dog shows. Several pet owners came to the 5th edition of the festival where they celebrated their relationship with their furry friends. We have pictures.
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