Get ready for another fun family event uniting pet owners and animal lovers. The Super Pet Expo will take place February 8-10, 2013 at the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center in Edison.
The event is billed as the premiere shopping extravaganza and animal entertainment destination. The show organizers also promise to deliver plenty of educational opportunities during the three-day event.
“We are very excited about our 2013 event,” said Eric Udler, president, Super Pet Expo. “Since our launch in 2001, we continue to provide a fun, exciting, educational and entertaining atmosphere where families and their pets are welcome.”
“Featured this year will be more than 150 pet-related vendors offering everything from clothes and jewelry to pet supplies and furniture,” continued Udler. “Many shelter and rescue groups will also participate.”
Event highlights will include:
Echo the Singing and Talking Bird: Accompanied by owner Sarah Hoeft, see Echo talk, sing, laugh, cry, party and even speak Spanish. Echo is a 15 year old effervescent double yellow headed Amazon parrot.
Dock Diving: Fueled by EVO: Witness world class Frisbee dogs soar through the air into a 30,000 gallon swimming pool and zip through agility courses.
Rescue Ink: Rescue Ink is widely known as a group of tattooed, motorcycle-riding tough guys who have joined together to fight animal cruelty, educate abusers and help resolve situations other rescue groups cannot or will not handle themselves.
Rizzo’s Reptile Discovery: Dominic Rizzo is committed to the protection and welfare of all animals. You will get up close to snakes, turtles, alligators and more.
Extreme Reptiles Exhibit: This is a one-of-a-kind venomous snake exhibit. Animals include cobras, giant pythons, boa constrictors, anacondas, vipers and more (additional fee)
Puppy Playground: Spanning nearly 5,000 square feet, you’ll have a chance to socialize your dog during the event.
Low-Cost Micro-chipping and Vaccinations: The New Jersey SPCA is offering low cost micro-chipping for $25 on Saturday, February 9 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Vaccinations are available for $10.
Wolf Visions: Vinneo Reo will dispel the myths and legends of the misunderstood wolf and discuss the wolf’s vital role in keeping a balanced ecosystem.
Pony Rides by Marshal Steve: Children can ride ponies on an old fashioned pony wheel. (Additional fee)
Pet Pictures with Black Lab Studio: Ari and Bob promise to create captivating memories of your pet and family. (Additional fee)
Show hours are 4-9:00 p.m. on Friday; 10 a.m.–7 p.m. on Saturday; and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday.
Admission is $13 for adults, $8 for children ages four to 12, and free for children three and under. Buy your ticket online here today. Leashed pets are welcome, but retractable leashes not permitted.
The New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center is located at 97 Sunfield Avenue, Edison, NJ 08837 Telephone: 732-417-1414
Visit the Super Pet Expo website for details on how to participate in their No Fuss Fundraiser Community Partnership and information regarding their other events.
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