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Lehigh Pet Expo Returns With New Animal Attractions

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(PRESS RELEASE) Allentown, PA – The Lehigh Valley Pet Expo returns on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, January 27 – 29 2017 at the Agri-Plex at Allentown Fairgrounds. Friday night is ‘Family Night’ and kids 12 and under are admitted for free. The show continues Saturday, January 28 from 10am – 7pm and Sunday, January 29, from 10am to 5pm. 

Family Pet Shows are designed to educate and entertain the public about the  world of pets. Featuring many pet vendors, educational and  performances, special attractions, hands-on-petting zoo, pet adoptions, and  shopping for pet lovers and their pets.

The Lehigh Valley Pet Expo is expected to draw thousands of attendees over the 3-day event and pet owners can even bring their well-behaved leashed pets to the expo.  Over 100 vendors and many area rescue groups with adoptable pets will be on hand.  Some of this year’s highlights are:

  • Gail Mirabella and The Dynamo Dogs Variety Act! You can teach your old do new tricks – these veteran-performing dogs will knock the spectators socks off with their Trick Dog Show Routine, Frisbee Dog Acrobatics and dynamite performances! Gail and her canine friends will wow the crowd as they do all over the country.  Gail recently performed at the National Dog Show and also the Westminster Kennel Club dog show in 2016! 

  • Rabbit Hopping and NEW at this Year’s Show Guinea Pig Agility!  Rabbit Hopping, it’s not the bunny hop you’re thinking of – but talented rabbits who love to jump!Guinea Pit Agility? Move over border collies there’s a new agility in town! Allikatt’s Bunnies will present an agility demo of rabbits hopping and guinea pig agility all weekend – and there is even a seminar so you can learn how to get involved in this sport with your own hare.

  • Kan Do K9’s Sport Association – featured in the ring on Saturday and Sunday spectators will watch dogs fly through the agility course and learn about Rally.

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  • Rainforest Reptile Show – an exciting, fascinating adventure through the rare and endangered reptile world! Many exotic reptiles will be slithering around at the show.

  • New! Bird Mania – if you are a feathered friend enthusiast, you want to be sure to see the bird mania attraction at the show!

  • TICA Championship Cat Show – for cat lovers who have never been to a cat show, this is a purrific way to see all different breeds of cats up close!

  • Dancing with your Dog – On Sunday see dogs dance to a choreographed routine with their trainer Kan Do K9’s – watch out DTWS!  

In addition, attendees will enjoy a petting zoo, pony rides, learn about and meet Alpacas and other unusual and exotic animals. 

A perfect opportunity for film and video coverage of exotic pets and outrageously entertaining pets!

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“We always highly endorse responsible pet ownership at our family and pet friendly pet expos are very happy to back in Lehigh Valley in January,” said show organizer Karen Garetano of Family Pet Shows who hosts the annual Lehigh Valley Pet Expo.  “And we have added new attractions and acts to the show so attendees can expect to see many fun and entertaining animals, pet vendors, rescue groups and attractions!”

Attendees are allowed to bring their well-behaved pets to the expo. For a list of regulations and restrictions, check  www.familypetshows.com.  Participate with your purebred dog in the event’s Parade of Breeds taking place at the expo on Saturday, January 28 check out the website for information. 

Admission to the Lehigh Valley Pet Expo is $10.00 for adults and $5 for children (ages 12 and under), 3 and under are admitted free. You can go to the website at www.familypetshows.com for to purchase tickets online. Check the event’s Facebook page for promotional codes for the online tickets. Parking is free.  

For additional information or vendor space call (631) 423-0620 or email the show organizers at dennis@familypetshows.com or visit www.familypetshows.com.

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