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2023
SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS

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The Dynamo Disc Dogs

Gail Mirabella and The Dynamo Dogs perform all over the country with their
entertaining dog variety act. The Dynamo Dogs are veteran performing dogs and
they demonstrate everything from trick dog show routines to Frisbee® dog
acrobatics. Gail and The Dynamo Dogs were a featured dog act for the Greatest Show
on Earth,  Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey Circus 2006-2010. Through a unique
combination of Gail’s circus and competitive disc dog experience she has built a
truly one-of-a-kind canine variety show featuring her outstanding Dynamo Dogs!

 

AKC Canine Good Citizen Testing

AKC Canine Good Citizen testing will be offered at the Pet Expo on Saturday, March 9 at 4:00 PM and Sunday March 10 at 1:15 PM All breeds and mixed breeds are welcome. Basic manners and obedience skills will be tested on dogs who are friendly and not aggressive.   Dogs must be clean and in good health and at least 6 months of age.  Owners will be asked to sign a form attesting to “responsible dog ownership.” Please bring small brush to be used on your dog during the testing.  If your dog passes, you will be given a form to mail to the AKC who will then send you a beautiful gold-sealed Certificate which you may want to frame Registration will be at the show at the Information Booth.  Cost for testing will be $10 per dog. Or $5 for AKC Trick Dog

Luring 101

Capture the Flag for Dogs

 

Luring 101 is for dogs – big and small, tall and short – who love to chase.  They take center stage in an enclosed 2,500 square foot lure course set-up to give pets a high-speed run that will thrill both pets and and pet loving guardians.  Additional fee applies.

​SIMON SEZ COMPETITION


Does your dog know some basic obedience, how about some tricks and is well mannered
around other leashed dogs?
Sign them up for the "Simon Sez Sit" competition!
Prizes will be award to the top 3 place We will take up to 12 entries for the event. Please
sign up at the Dog Demonstration Ring. 
-Dogs must be at least 1yr old Owners/handlers must be at least 12 yrs old. --Only one
owner allowed to work dog in arena 
-No aggressive dogs and all dogs must be on leash (no longer than 6’)

Saturday 1PM Sunday 2:45 PM

 

Neverland K9 Dog Training Demonstration


Let us teach you how Timing, motivation, and consultancy are the 3 keys to dog training. We will show you how they are applied during training to make you and your dog a team. Training is a team activity that needs to have willing participants that know the rules of the game. We will then show how the relationship can be continued into activity with a nose work demonstration. 

​The International Cat Association Cat Show

Hosted by the Central Jersey Cat Fanciers. A TICA sanctioned cat show will be held at the Greater Philadelphia Pet Expo. See the usual and not so usual breeds of cats competing for the blue ribbon!

Rabbit Hopping

Join Adventure Bunny and Friends showing off their agility skills and rabbit hopping
skills. They clear jumps similar to a horse show jumping. Fun for everyone including our
bunnies! Classes will be offered Sat and Sun 10am-12noon pre-registration required at
www.rabbithopping.com
Please keep dogs away from the demonstration our bunnies don’t know your pups
mean no harm to them. Between shows we will have a guinea pig agility course open to
the public for a nominal fee

 

Rainforest Reptile Shows

We’re back!! Once again Rainforest Reptile Shows will be visiting The Family Pet Expo. Co- founders Michael Ralbovsky and Joaney Gallagher along with their staff will be bringing along some wonderfully fascinating animals. All of the animals appearing are obtained through confiscations from Fish and Wildlife, law enforcement and some are just unwanted pets… They are receiving a second lease on life at our 501 c 3 animal sanctuary RRS Oasis. We will provide presentations daily and you may even have an opportunity to take photo. The staff is glad to answer all your animal questions with over 100years of combined experience! Which came first?? The alligator or the egg?  This unique program brings you from the alligator through their life stages all the way to FRED! If haven’t meet Fred here is your chance. If you have check out his friends and hear their stories. This is a fun and educational presentation for all ages about this often misunderstood reptile.


Piggyvilla


PiggyVilla – The mission of the Tri-County Pot-Bellied Pig Club is to protect, promote, and educate pet pig owners and the public about pot-bellied pigs. Come visit our fun and unique PiggyVilla exhibit. With demonstrations throughout the day, learn all you can about pot-belly pigs, see them perform tricks that you can teach your pet pig and if you don’t own one yet, this educational exhibit will help you determine if a pet pig will make a great addition to your family!
 

Gus the Brahman

Meet Brahman Steer Gus and Hollywood and have your photo taken with them for a small fee.

 

Beyond Imagination Alpaca Ranch


The softest, cutest, most cuddly critter that you will ever meet. You can see colorful, gentle alpacas at the area where you can meet them up close an personal, and have the opportunity to feel what’s been called the “softest fiber” in the world-baby alpaca fleece! There will be an educational display where you can learn about these beautiful animals.

Barnes Yard Petting Zoo and Pony Rides

 

The kids will have a great time seeing the animals in the petting zoo and going on the pony rides! There is an additional fee.

Fletcher the highland cow

Come get your $5 selfies with the cutest cow there is!! 

We will also have some fun highland cow merchandise to purchase as well as some giveaways!!!

Parties by Parrots

Parties by Parrots is an oasis of love and affection.. come on by for a once in a lifetime experience of smiles and laughter with the world's  Friendliest parrots .

 

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