Minnesota Pet Expo, Minneapolis, MN, June 10 -11, 2017 #AmazingPetExpo

Considered among the most Fido-friendly cities in the United States, Minneapolis will welcome dog lovers and their barking buddies June 10th and 11th for a celebration of all our pals with paws, the fourth annual Minnesota Pet Expo.


  • Applaud the promenading pups participating in the Petfinder.com Adoptable Parade of Rescue Pets.
  • Does your pup play a toy piano like a budding Liberace? Can your canine companion coon a tune like a chart-topping singer? Let Spot’s special skill shine during the Pet Talent Contest.
  • Clap for the clever canines who will tackle teeters, work their way through weave poles and jump through tires during agility demonstrations.
  • Learn tips for stretching your pet budget, traveling with your tail-wagging chum, how to make your pet pics go viral and much more during a Q&A session with a panel of pet experts.
  • Dogs dressed to the K9s will strut in their ensembles during the Pet Costume Contest.
  • Take a trip down Memory Lane with your fur baby as you play a dog-centric edition of the classic childhood game musical chairs.
  • Potential pet parents can meet their new furry family member at the expo, which is also a mega-adoption event! The following rescue organizations are scheduled to attend:  Across America Boxer Rescue, Adopt A Husky, Inc., Crossroads Animal Shelter, Doberman Rescue Minnesota, Faerieland Rescue Inc.,  Feline Rescue, Inc., Great Plains Pointer Rescue, Luv Me Again Animal Rescue, Polk County Humane Society,  Red Lake Rosie’s Rescue, Reggie’s Friends, Rooterville, A Sanctuary and Ruff Start Rescue.
  • Plus prize giveaways, free nail trims. discounted vaccinations, microchipping and heartworm and flea preventatives, author book readings and signings, a look at the latest pet products, and much more!

Admission: Free

When: June 10 – 11, 2017 (from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Sunday)

Where: Minneapolis Convention Center at 1301 2nd Avenue South in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Photo Credit: Minnesota Pet Expo/ Facebook

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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.