Animal lovers of all kinds need to head over to the 19th Super Pet Expo, the largest pet shopping extravaganza on the east coast, February 8-10, 2019 at the New Jersey Convention Center in Edison.
Pet owners and future pet owners can enjoy the expertise of over 200 exhibitors addressing topics like pet adoption, pet care and health, grooming, food and daycare! Plus, there will be an array of pet gifts, treats, fashion, toys and grooming accessories for sale.
The 19th Super Pet Expo is Coming to New Jersey 2/8-10!
Some new additions to this year’s show are:
- The Marvelous Mutts features top canine athletes, all adopted from shelters and rescues. They snatch Frisbees mid-air, race through obstacle courses and perform tricks and stunts.
- National Stunt Dog champion Good Beasley and his trainer Chrissy Joy conduct Trick Workshops to teach dogs fabulous feats February 9 and 10. Visitors are encouraged to bring their dogs.
- Chrissy and Good Beasley will also host a Pet Talent Show Competition Sunday, February 10, 1:00 pm.
- Rabbit Jumping demonstrations, similar to horse show jumping, take place throughout the weekend.
- Educational Panels and Talks with lively Q&A on topics from best diet and health care to rescue take place all weekend.
- Macaw parrots Molly, Polly and Dolly strut their stuff for New Jersey Bird Man Bill Middleton performing an Exotic Bird Show in which they ride bikes, roller-skate, play basketball and more. They have also appeared on Animal Planet and Discovery Channel.
They join returning favorites like:
- Repticon–bigger and better than before, a virtual show within the show–will feature reptiles such as snakes and lizards from Africa, Australia and the Americas as well as reptile supplies, themed products and expert advice on reptile care.
- Rizzo’s Reptile Discovery will show visitors the magic and excitement of reptiles.
- Luring 101 is for dogs big and small, tall and short, that love to chase. They take center stage in an enclosed 1,500 square-foot luring course set up to give a pet a high-speed run that will thrill both dogs and audience. (Additional fee.)
- The Best Dressed Pet Competition gives visitors a chance to outfit their pet in sassy, cute or crazy costumes, Saturday February 9, 1:00 pm.
- Doxy devotees can meet, pet and take selfies with Instagram favorites Winston and Maya on Saturday, February 9, 3:00 pm.
Cat lovers will enjoy:
- The Cat Fanciers’ Association [CFA] will demonstrate cat agility and illustrate how trainable cats can be to inspire human cat owners to put their pets through hoops and hurdles at home.
- The Garden State Cat Club of New Jersey is sponsoring a Pet Me Cat Area.
What you need to know about the 2019 Super Pet Expo:
Website: Visit https://www.superpetexpo.com/
Where: New Jersey Convention Center, 97 Sunfield Avenue, Edison, NJ 08837
Hours: Friday Feb. 8, 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Saturday Feb. 9, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 10, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tickets: One Day Adult (12+) $13.00. One Day Child (4-11) $8.00. Weekend Pass (Adult) $20.00. Weekend Pass (Child) $10.00. Kids 3 & Under Free (one per adult). Some events require additional fees. Pets welcome; leashed pets admitted free. [No retractable leashes].