The Monroeville Convention Center will be transformed into a pet lover’s paradise on Saturday and Sunday, October 11 and 12, 2014 with the debut of The first Annual Pittsburgh Family Pet Show! Fur will literally be flying with acts like the disc devil dogs and the splash and team of K9’s take the floor, or air if you will!
The Pittsburgh Family Pet Show is designed to educate and entertain the public about the wonderful world of pets! Featuring pet vendors, educational and entertaining performances, special attractions, hands-on-petting zoo, pet adoptions, and shopping for pet lovers and their pets and much more.
During 2-day event pet owners can bring their well-behaved leashed dogs to the show and strut their stuff with their purebred dog in the Parade of Breeds. Dog owners can also even participate in the Pet Costume Contest with their pooches! Attendees looking to adopt a new furry family member can visit the Adoption Area with area rescue groups on hand with adoptable pets at the show. Show highlights are:
• The Wild World of Animals – ever see a warthog, leopard cub, monkey or African crested porcupine in person? Perfect for any age the WWA will have all kinds of exotic animals to ‘edu-tain’ and wow the crowd! <Local to the Pittsburgh area!
• Parrot Shows with John Lege – ‘That Guy with the Birds’ – his family friendly interactive Parrot program will ruffle feathers and delight bird aficionados. Bird lovers can even flock to have their picture take with John’s birds throughout the weekend. <Local to the Pittsburgh area!
• The Jersey Disc Devils Dog Show – Fur flying fun of world class Frisbee dogs will be perform and attendees can watch Frisbee and agility at its best and meet the K9 stars after the shows!
• Splash ‘n Dash K9 Sports – flyball is one of the most incredible dog team sports – the blur of excitement these dogs have will make the crowd go nuts! See them in the dog ring – also demoing agility.
• The Alpaca’s of Illusion Ranch – the softest, cutest, most cuddly critters guests will get to pet and learn about these lovely creatures.
• Mr. Bill’s Petting Zoo – Llamas, pigmy goats, baby ducks, donkeys, turkeys, chickens and more! Included in the price of admission – perfect opportunity for kids to pet the zoo!
A perfect opportunity for film and video coverage of exotic pets and outrageously entertaining pets!
“We are excited to bring the family and pet friendly Pittsburgh Family Pet Show to the area! We highly endorse responsible pet ownership, have many edu-tainment animal attractions, acts and exotic animals to see – it is perfect show for pet lovers at any age,” said show organizer Karen Garetano of Family Pet Shows.
Dennis and Karen Garetano, the show organizers also allow animal rescue groups that are official non-for-profit organizations to have a free space at the event – offering the public information, education on responsible pet ownership and even have adoptable pets on site.
The Pittsburgh Family Pet Show will be held on Saturday, October 11, from 10 am to 7 pm and on Sunday, October 12, from 10 am to 5pm. Admission is $10.00 adult and $5 children ages 6 – 12 and 5 and under are admitted Free. You can go to the website at www.FamilyPetShows.com for discount coupons or to purchase discount tickets online.
For additional information, vendor space or how to become a sponsor, call us at (631) 423-0620 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website at www.FamilyPetShows.com.