2019 Special Attractions

2019 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!

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Parade of Breeds –

calling all purebred breed dogs! Participate with your dog in the Parade of Breeds to be held on Saturday January 26 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.



AKC Canine Good Citizen Testing

AKC Canine Good Citizen testing will be offered at the Pet Expo  on Saturday, Jan. 26th from 1PM to 4PM and on Sunday, Jan. 27th from 1PM to 2:30PM.  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.



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.






Neverland K9 Institute

Miranda Genetti of Neverland K9 Institute will be doing a demonstration on her training methods and showing what an owner can expect after 2 weeks of training and what they can do with more advanced training.  Also educating the audience with any questions that may have on their own dogs.

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 through out the day.

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 Black-Eyed Susan 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 Sunday at 12 PM.




Illusion Ranch Alpacas

Alpaca Area-The softest, cutest, most cuddly critter that you will ever meet. You can see colorful, gentle alpacas, babies, yearlings and adults at the Illusion Ranch Alpaca Arena where they will stage fun, informative and “hands-on” performances throughout the weekend. You’ll see these beautiful animals in action as they perform unique behaviors and have the opportunity to feel what’s been called the “softest fiber” in the world – baby alpaca fleece!
Illusion Ranch



Rabbit Hopping

Presented by Alikatt’s Bunnies

Rabbit Hopping?  Yep, think agility for your bunny.  Allikatt’s Bunnies will present an agility demonstration of rabbit hopping at the show all weekend.
After watching the fun-filled demonstration, there will be a seminar so you can learn how you can get involved in this sport




Bird Mania

BIRD MANIA has been serving bird hobbyists and enthusiasts in the Lehigh Valley Pennsylvania and the surrounding counties of Northwest New Jersey with the expertise that is second to none for more than 20 years.  At Bird Mania they are pet owners and pet lovers too.  They will have a number of birds at their booth and will be happy to talk to you about them and answer your questions.

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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!