2018 Special Attractions

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!

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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 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.



AKC Canine Good Citizen Testing

AKC Canine Good Citizen testing will be offered at the Pet Expo  on Saturday, Jan. 27th at 3:15  PM and  on Sunday, Jan. 13th AT 3PM  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.







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 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. Be come 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 Potomac Association of Cat Enthusiasts. 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.




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



Buddy’s Pet Resort

Buddy’s Pet Resort will have their Mobile Grooming Van at the show and will offer free nail clipping.

Be sure to stop by their booth with your pet!  Buddy’s Pet Resort offers pet care services including boarding, day boarding, in house grooming and mobile grooming and transport services to pick up and drop off your pets within a 60 mile radius of our facility in Birdsboro PA.  So be sure to stop by and speak to them at the show and plan your pets next vacation or groom with Buddy’s Pet Resort.




Off Leash K9 Training Demonstration

Off Leash K9 Training will present a basic obedience demonstration using the Off Leash Method of Training.

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!








Lehigh Valley Family Pet Show Contract & Speaker Information Sheet

Date: January 26 – 28, 2018

Speaking Presentation Topic: 

 The Holistic Pet: How to Unleash Your Pet’s Inner Healer to Help Address Everyday Common Issues Safely and Naturally presented by Sue Ann Seccia-Harnden and Virangini Cindy Rounsaville


Do you have a scaredy cat or terrified terrier that freaks out at thunderstorms, when it meets new people, or can’t travel well due to car sickness? Do you struggle with animals that are sometimes aggressive or bullying? Do you wish you knew how your pet felt about it’s new food or bringing a new animal into the family?

These are just some of the common issues that pet owners face everyday, and there are ways to address them through holistic approaches that work naturally and safely with your pet’s immune and other body systems, emotions, and energy field.  Come learn how two local practitioners are taking an integrative approach to supporting pet parents who want to treat their animals using holistic therapies. In this educational presentation, they will discuss case studies on working with cats, dogs, horses, and other companion animals, as well with wild animals using these approaches.

Presenters Biographies: 

Sue Ann Seccia-Harnden, certified Usui Reiki Master-Teacher, Energy Medicine Practitioner and Teacher, and Animal Communicator, is the owner of Fifth Dimension Healing Energy, LLC, based in Clinton, NJ. Sue Ann has helped dozens of people and wild and domestic animals gain balance, wellness, and peace of mind over the past 5 years in her practice. Her expertise in people and animal energy medicine techniques that safely and gently re-balance the body’s energy field, help clients achieve stress reduction, physical, mental, emotional healing, and enhance their wellness and vitality. Sue Ann’s mission is to help you and your pets to become the best version of yourself possible!

Fifth Dimension Healing Energy LLC, P.O. Box 5320, Clinton, NJ 08809

www.FifthDimensionHealingEnergy.net 908-730-0658

email: FifthDimensionHealingEnergy@gmail.com







Virangini Cindy Rounsaville, C.Hom, a Homeopathic Health Consultant and Educator, founder of North Eastern Health Institute, has been teaching and consulting in Homeopathy since 1983.  Her extensive knowledge and experience in Homeopathy has helped hundreds of families and their pets achieve better health and happier lives.  She serves her community through offering free Introduction to Homeopathy classes and donating her time and expertise using homeopathic remedies to assist animals at local wildlife refuge facilities. Offers self-help classes & online courses.

North Eastern Health Institute, 32 4th St. Frenchtown, NJ 08825


email: info@viranginicindy.com