EDISON, N.J. (January 13, 2014) – Super Pet Expo, sponsored by Innova pet food, will again unite pet owners and animal lovers at the premiere shopping extravaganza and animal entertainment destination. From February 7 through February 9, pet owners and pet lovers will be able to shop for their four-legged friends in Edison, NJ at the New Jersey Convention Center. No other event in the New York Metro area delivers more animal education and entertainment under one roof. The fun-filled family event will feature more than 150 pet-related vendors along with some highly unique entertainment and educational activities, including the following:
Dock Diving: Fueled by EVO: Witness four-legged performers soar through the air into a 30,000 gallon swimming pool. These world class Frisbee dogs fly through the air after discs, and zip through agility courses. Their athletic abilities are truly electrifying. www.themarvelousmutts.com
Jorge Bendersky – Celebrity Dog Groomer: Jorge Bendersky has styled the pups of Manhattan’s elite, served as a judge on TLC’s Extreme Poodles and shared his expertise with millions of viewers on Animal Planet’s Dogs 101. Now Jorge graces the stage to share tips and tricks for keeping your dog looking their best. He will also preview his distinctive glitter tattoos, pawticure techniques and his new book DIY Dog Grooming. www.planetjorge.com
Pet Fashion Show and Competition Sponsored by TPPC.tv: Pets from featured rescues will showcase the style of four-legged fashionistas up for adoption. Pets will strut their stuff in designer products available for purchase at the show. This leads up to the Competitive Couture Competition. Pets owners are welcome to enter and judges will grade participants on pet/owner outfit coordination, team interaction and the Glam Factor. www.tppc.tv
Jesse the Jack Russell Terrier, World’s Smartest Dog: Jesse the Jack’s may look familiar since one of his many videos has over 15 million views on You Tube (http://youtu.be/P9Fyey4D5hg). Jesse and his human partner Jesse have appeared on Good Morning America, Rachel Ray, David Letterman, America’s Got Talent, Animal Planet, ABC News and numerous other shows. www.justjessethejack.com
Exotic Bird Show: The New Jersey Bird Man along with his awesome McCaws – Molly, Polly and Dolly – have appeared on Animal Planet, Discovery Channel and numerous local television stations showing off their amazing abilities. These birds don’t just fly, they ride bikes, roller skate, play basketball and will have you mesmerized.
Dawn Wolfe – Animal Talent Agent: Does your pet have amazing star quality? Do you think they could make it in HOWLywood? Animal trainer and talent agent Dawn Wolfe will share insider tips and tricks for turning your adorable, furry family member into the next big thing. www.pawsitivelyfamousanimalactors.com
Rizzo’s Reptile Discovery: Dominic Rizzo is committed to the protection and welfare of animals. Pet lovers will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with snakes, turtles, alligators and ore, while also learning valuable lessons about the environmental importance of these fascinating creatures. www.rizzoswildlife.com
Extreme Reptiles Exhibit: You can experience the wonder and excitement of this one-of-a-kind venomous snake exhibit. Animals include cobras, giant pythons, boa constrictors, anacondas, vipers and more. Gain new respect for these wonderful animals and become inspired to take action for the preservation of these animals and their habitats. www.extremereptilesexhibit.com (additional fee)
Puppy Playground: The World’s Largest Indoor Puppy Playground spanning nearly 5,000 square feet guarantees to be a fun and educational environment for your dog. There is no better way to socialize man’s best friend. www.puppyplayground.com
Low-Cost Micro-chipping and Vaccinations: Many pet guardians turn to microchip technology to help their pets return home if they are ever lost and their collars come off. The New Jersey SPCA is offering low cost micro-chipping for $25 on Saturday, February 7 from 11 AM to 5 PM at the show. Vaccinations are available for $10. www.njspca.org
Wolf Visions: Vinneo Reo will dispel the myths and legends of the “Big Bad Wolf” and discuss the wolf’s vital role in keeping a balanced ecosystem. Get up close and personal with these wonderful animals. www.wolfvisions.org
Show hours are 4:00 to 9:00 PM on Friday; 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Saturday; and 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Sunday. Admission is $13 for adults, $8 for children ages four to 12, and FREE for kids three and under. Buy tickets online at www.superpetexpo.com and avoid long lines. Leashed pets are welcome. Retractable leashes not allowed.
About Super Pet Expo
Super Pet Expo is the largest gathering of pet owners in the country. No other consumer pet events attract so many affluent pet owners eager to shop for all type of cool pet products not traditionally found in pet stores. The show promotes responsible pet ownership and helps draw attention to abandoned pets available for adoption. In addition, an educational and inspiring experience with various pets and wildlife is presented through exceptional exhibits. Each show features 150+ vendors of unique pet products and services. Tens of thousands of pet owners attend each show many with their leashed pets with them. Learn more at www.SuperPetExpo.com. Facebook: www.facebook.com/superpetexpo. Twitter: @superpetexpo.
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