2018 Special Attractions
Gail Mirabella and The Dynamo 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 her talented dogs have appeared on Late Night with David letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Good Morning America, The Today Show and many other national and regional television shows. 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!
Parade of Breeds –
calling all purebred breed dogs! Participate with your dog in the Parade of Breeds to be held on Saturday January 27 in the Dog Arena. Open to dogs 6 months of age and up.There is no fee to enter but everyone must pay the admission fee to the show. Pets must be healthy, free from parasites and have all necessary shots.
You can print the form to participate under Waivers/Forms on this site or email us at Karen@familypetshows.com and we will email or fax you the forms.
Kan Do K9’s Sport Association– will be doing obedience, agility and rally demonstrations in the ring.
DOGLOVERSDAYS LURE COURSE
Your dog will have a blast running the lure course. Your family dog can let loose and be a star as they have fun running the agility lure course. A fee will be charged.
Rainforest Reptiles Shows
Rainforest Reptile Shows- A multifaceted interactive educational program founded by Curator Michael Ralbovsky and Director Joaney Gallagher who are not only committed to each other but their love for all animals. Since 1993 they and their team have been educating about the natural world to improve the quality of our lives, teaching respect and educating all ages of the importance of not only the rainforests and its animals… but, all habitats!
The Rainforest Team herpetologists will be performing throughout the day and Michael will be joined by Fred our STAR American alligator during their presentation. You have probably seen Fred with some of his friends…Jeff Corwin, Conan and many others. Become a FAN!
As with all our presentations there are opportunities for volunteers help us out and to get up close and personal during and after our presentations!
Enjoy our professional Team while they thrill all ages and share their excitement FOR THE NATURAL WORLD!!!!!
The International Cat Association Cat Show
Hosted by the Tabby Tales Cat Club. A TICA sanctioned cat show will be held at the Lehigh Valley Pet Expo. See the usual and not so usual breeds of cats competing for the blue ribbon! Parade of Breeds held Saturday at 1PM and 4PM and Sunday at 12 PM and 2 PM.
CAT SHOW SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ONLY
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!
Step into the magical work of butterflies. Learn about their life cycle, see them flutter around you and have a go at feeding them. All part of the live Butterfly Experience. Partnering with the US Wildlife on conservation of butterflies informational materials will be provided. There is a nominal fee of $2 Adult and $1 child to enter the Butterfly Garden which includes about 200 live butterflies, painted ladies and monarchs that families can feed.
Presented by Alikatt’s Bunnies
Rabbit Hopping? Yep, think steeple chase for your bunny. Allikatt’s Bunnies will present rabbit hopping demonstrations at the show all weekend. Come see a side to rabbits that few think possible.
There are classes offered Saturday and Sunday mornings at 10 a.m. There will be practice time available throughout the day. Rabbits learn quickest by watching experienced rabbits. Join us for this unique opportunity. You won’t regret it.
If your rabbit is already trained, register for course practice time.
Pre-registration for the classes preferred. Bring your rabbit in a closed bottom leak-proof carrier, no straw or hay please. Approved H-style harnesses required (available at show). Handler must wear sneakers to use the course. To compete in the competition, your rabbit must be able to jump at least 6-10” Easy Class; 10-14” Intermediate Class. Check us out on www.rabbithopping.com. If there are not enough competitors, we will select members of the audience to compete.
For questions or to pre-register, email us at email@example.com. Please put in the subject line “Greater Philadelphia Pet Expo Registration” Include your name, age (adult/child), rabbit name, age, breed, skill level.
Guinea Pig Agility
Guinea pig agility? Come check out our agility course for guinea pigs. We will have the course available to try out. Come see Super Agent Acadia as she learns the course. Bring your piggie!
Animals will be given a brief health check before entering the course.
Illusion Ranch Alpacas
The softest, cutest, most cuddly critter that you will ever meet. You can see colorful, gentle alpacas at the Illusion Ranch Alpaca 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.