As a dog owner, you want to be equipped with the skills to handle medical emergencies that arise. Whether your dog becomes ill, injured, or needs help in a disaster, this course will teach you how to respond. In this two-hour interactive course, you will learn emergency care, how to stock a first aid kit, perform CPR, respond to breathing and heart emergencies (including choking), and disaster procedures, with some of these exercises being demonstrated on a live dog. This unique course is customized for dog owners. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a frameable certificate stating that you are certified in dog First Aid & CPR. This course will be on Saturday from 11:00am – 1:30pm in Seminar Room B. Tickets are $49 and you can purchase them HERE. No dogs permitted in this seminar.
Presented by MD Xcaliber Weight Pullers
Weight pulling is a fun dog sport to watch and to cheer on! This sport is 100% safe and is a great outlet for high energy and/or dogs with behavioral issues. Weight pulling gives dogs a great way to release that energy. Attendees and dogs will have the chance to try pulling and learn the great benefits of weight pull! ANY size and ANY breed CAN do this!
MD XCaliber Weight Pullers is a club for the competitive sport of weight pulling. They train the dogs to become athletes in an alternative sport, originally designed for those dogs who love to exercise and show off their strength. Yes, the dogs love pulling!
Stop at our Bark Easy for a drink for you.. and your four-legged best friend! Yes, that’s right, your buddy can have a doggy beer, too. Tito’s will have fun dog-themed drinks for adults 21 and older and Beer Paws will have 100% dog-safe beer for your pooch. So, take a quick break from all of the dog fun to rest your feet for a bit and have a drink!
Watch these high-flying dogs catch some disc in the Main Arena! You will be awed by the dog and handler moves and momentum they have and how well they stay in sync with one another. The Martial Arfs well be demoing disc but also working with attendees on how they can get their dogs into disc too!
You can let your dog have a blast running a lure course! Your family dog can let loose and be a star as they have fun running agility and speed tracks and much more! (www.dogloversdayslurecourse.com)
Have you ever met a 13-year-old boy and a three-legged pitbull who are champions in weight pull? Well you can at World Dog Expo! Watch Brom, the amazing three-legged dog and his 13-year-old handler, Conor! They have a heartfelt story and you can see the love the two of these have for each other just by watching them bond through weight pull.
Are you looking to add to add a four-legged friend your family? Make sure you come to the demo stage for Adoptable Dogs on Display! Throughout the weekend, there will be scheduled times that rescues will bring up some of their adoptable dogs and talk about why they are a great companion. Even if you’re not looking to adopt, maybe one of these cute fellas will change your mind!
Meet a couple of the biggest superstars in the canine showbiz world. You will recognize Felix from his hit Disney Chanel show K.9. Undercover. Beasley is a spokes dog for Chewy.com and has acted in their commercials. They will be there all weekend long showing off their skills and tricks.
Have you ever wondered how to get your dog on the big screen? Well wonder no more! Bone-A-Fied Talent Group will answer all your questions. Come watch the team from BFF Pet Services put on a mock tv scene in the Main Arena. Also, they will be holding seminars throughout the weekend on how to get YOUR dog into showbiz.
Does your dog have talent? Bring your pup to World Dog Expo and show off their talent to Pawsitively Famous Pet Talent Search. Dawn Wolfe will be scouting for new dogs with talent and tricks to add to her group to use for advertising, television shows, movies, and more! Don’t miss your dog’s big opportunity!
Don’t forget to stop at the Opawz sponsored booth to get your four-legged best friend a little pizazz! They will be doing doggy safe tattoos and gems the entire weekend long. Add a little bit of color and sparkle to your pooch!
At our event we have over 100 booths selling all kinds of dog products and services! Throughout the entire weekend, you can learn about new products and services from companies who love dogs just as much as you do. Buy your pup some yummy treats, fun toys and more!