#AmazingPetExpo, Austin, TX, August 1 – 2, 2015

The sound of cheerful barks will be music to the ears of dog devotees in The Live Music Capital of the World as animal lovers gather on August 1st and 2nd for a free, Fido-friendly celebration of the joy that all of our friends with fur, feathers and fins bring to our lives.

DogTipper will have a booth at the Austin Pet Expo! Be sure to stop by and say hi (and see many of our PawZaar items, as well!) We’ll also have special goodie bags with great offers and samples from our sponsors!


  • Fans of Rovers and reality TV can meet Animal Planet personality Shorty Rossi of Pit Boss fame and hear the advocate for Pit Bulls speaks about helping dogs who so often find themselves unjustly hounded by people’s misconceptions.
  • Cheer for our buddies who bark as they show off their special skills in the Pet Talent Contest.
  • Visit the Mars Wisdom Panel booth and purchase a discounted Wisdom Panel DNA kit — and have your dog’s cheek swabbed to learn his breed ancestry!
  • Applaud the attire of the dogs in disguises who will try to win prizes during the Pet Costume Contest.
  • Go walkies down Memory Lane with your canine companion as you play a dog-themed edition of a classic game form childhood, Musical Chairs.
  • A happening with a lot of heart, the expo is also a mega-adoption event with potential pet parents getting the chance to meet adorable adoptables from such area rescue groups as 1Rez Q Pets, A Pet’s Wish Rescue, Austin Animal Center, Austin Greyhound Adoption, Austin Siamese Rescue, Ay Chihuahua Rescue, Central Texas Dachshund Rescue, Central Texas Rat Rescue, Central Texas SPCA, Diamond Dachshund Rescue, Don’t Bully Me! Rescue, Dori’s Darlings Cat Rescue, French Bulldog Rescue Network (FBRN), Georgetown Animal Shelter, Humane Society of the New Braunfels Area, Izabella’s Canine Rescue, Paws Humane Society, Paws Shelter of Central Texas, Short Mugs Rescue Squad, Stray Acres Sanctuary and Animal Rescue, Texas Sweeties Dog Rescue, Thundering Paws Animal Sanctuary, Wharton County Stray Pet Outreach Team (S.P.O.T.) and Wimberley Adoption Group and Rescue.
  • Plus prize giveaways, exhibitor booths, discounted vaccinations, microchipping and heartworm and flea preventatives, and much more!

Admission: Free

When: August 1 – 2, 2015 (from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Sunday)

Where: Palmer Events Center at 900 Barton Springs Road in Austin, Texas

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Photo Credit: Amazing Pet Expos

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About Grace Sydney

Grace Sydney is the Assistant Editor of DogTipper.com and CatTipper.com, covering celebrity-related rescue news. She operates the @HollywoodDogs Twitter account sharing information on celebrity fundraising for rescues and shelters.