- Making a ‘Pit’ stop in Pittsburgh, Animal Planet star Shorty Rossi (and his canine companion, Hercules!) will welcome attendees to the expo, pose for pictures with Pit Boss fans, and take the stage to talk about his passion for rescuing Rovers who are dogged by prejudice.
- Doggedly devoted to the welfare of our tail-wagging chums for the past two decades, celebrity dog trainer Harrison Forbes will host a pet Q&A session.
- Sing for your Spot’s supper during the Dog Karaoke competition, with the winner receiving a year’s supply of Natural Balance Dog Food.
- The talented tail-waggers from Splash N’ Dash K9 Sports will show off their doggie dexterity in an agility demonstration, to be followed by a Q&A session and the chance to try out the course.
- Canines will show their composure during an obedience demonstration from Keystone Canine Training Club.
- Watch athletically-included canines in demonstrations of Flyball and Rally-O.
- Cheer for the heroic canines who will give a presentation of their work as therapy dogs.
- Find out how to save Spot in a CPR and First Aid demonstration.
- Spots with skills can step on stage for a chance to be dubbed the top dog in the Animals Got Talent! competition.
- Pet parents can help their four-pawed pal into doggie duds for the Pet Costume Contest.
- Pups will pucker up as they try for the title of America’s Smoochiest Pooch.
- Learn how to calm your canines during Eileen Proctor’s tutorial on overcoming separation anxiety.
- Relive childhood days with Rover during a dog-friendly rendition of musical chairs.
- Discounted vaccinations, microchipping and heartworm and flea preventatives.
- Free nail trims for Fidos.
- A kids craft area.
A happening with heart, the expo is also a mega-adoption event featuring adorable adoptables from the following rescue organizations:
A Darrah Bull Bully Rescue
American Lhasa Apso Club
Animal Rescue League Shelter and Wildlife Center
Beaver County Humane Society
Butler County Humane Society
Going Home Greyhounds
GPA/Three Rivers Greyhounds, Inc.
Greater Pittsburgh Poodle Club
Guardian Angels Pug Rescue
Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary
Midwest Beagle Rescue, Education and Welfare
New Lease on Life
PEAC- Parrot Education and Adoption Thea’s Promise Pitbull Rescue
…and much more!
When: June 29, 2013 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: The Monroeville Convention Center at 209 Mall Boulevard in Monroeville, Pennsylvania
For more information:
- visit www.steelcitypetexpo.com
Photo courtesy Amazing Pet Expo