The PETstock Assist Adoption Stage is a must-see attraction for guests who want to learn all about the important world of Cat Adoption. Leading authorities and organisations will provide informative insights into what their rescue group is about and the Cats that they have available for adoption. These interactive presentations are a great chance to learn and ask questions. Feline fanatics will rejoice as the Cat Lovers Show offers the easiest opportunity to learn and find your next purr-baby.
This year, the stage will be MC’d by popular TV host and passionate animal-welfare advocate, Lara Shannon.
About Lara Shannon: Lara has been a regular on Australian TV stations for the past two decades. She has worked across TV, radio and press as a presenter, producer and writer, as well as in public relations and marketing roles with a strong focus on conservation and animal welfare issues. Lara created and is the executive producer and co-host of Pooches at Play and is editor of PoochesatPlay.com. Early in her career, Lara’s guest appearances on Australian Children’s TV shows Cheez TV, Saturday Disney and Totally Wild helped teach many children about wildlife and the environment in a fun and engaging way; whilst her debut documentary, Ecochick Adventures: The Trans Borneo Challenge, aired nationally on Channel 9 in 2015 to raise awareness of the plight of the Orangutan. Lara has a been a media ambassador for organisations including the World Wide Fund for Nature, Planet Ark, Keep Australia Beautiful, The Orangutan Project, and is now the Ambassador for Second Chance Animal Rescue.