We are passionate about creating fun and informative events for pets and their owners and Animates stores actively support local community events for dogs, cats, guinea pigs, rabbits, fish, birds and reptiles, such as Pet Fun Days, VIP nights, Nutritional Advisors and more.

Be sure to check back regularly to see what exciting events are happening near you!


Animates Local

Sunday 11th March, 11am - 3pm

Animates Porirua Guinea Pig Gala
This weekend Animates Porirua are holding a Guinea Pig Gala. Bring your family, friends and guinea pig down for a day full of fun and entertainment. You will also get to meet and great with the local Mana Cavy Club and increase your knowledge on guinea pigs.

Animates Nationwide

Pet First Aid Courses

23 Module Course - $179.00

PET First Aid & Training are proud to offer the only New Zealand written PET First Aid course through Animates stores nationwide. There are 23 modules in the course covering:

  • Poisoning
  • CPR
  • Rescue Breathing
  • Choking
  • Broken Bones
  • and more!

The course costs $179 with a discount available to students and gold card holders. Find out more at their website or contact 0508 PET FIRST; email