You won’t want to miss the Bone-A-Fied Talent Group’s two performances in the Main Arena! You will be amazed as you watch famous pupstars, Beasley and Felix, perform jaw dropping acts! Fur N Flow is an underwater-themed LED light wonderment. Watch as talented dog trainers, Chrissy Joy and Christina McCauley, test their skills hooping with their trick dogs in an LED experience you won’t believe! Also, don’t miss their Making A DifFURence performance. Watch these talented pupstars unravel a story-like performance full of tricks, a little bit of humor and a whole lot of heart! Bone-A-Fied Talent Group is known for their fun and dynamic performances with a strong message sent home. Making A DifFURence focuses on not judging a book by its cover and helping others – all in one fur-tastic theatrical adventure!
Check out Heather and Jesse performing on our main arena! This incredible duo will amaze you with their inseparable bond and show you many tricks that they do together. You won’t want to miss this Canine Freestyle performance!
The AKC will have a mock salon on display that will demonstrate how a safe salon is run. They will also have professionals on hand to answer all questions about safety and what to look for in a dog groomer.
The American Kennel Club recognizes that grooming is important to the overall health, comfort and well-being of pets. They set the standard in groom safety to ensure these needs are met for all pets in the salon.
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.
Schutzhund is a dog sport that was developed in Germany to test breeds for the traits necessary for police-type work. Watch these hard-working dogs demo Schutzhund throughout the weekend. You’ll also have the chance to learn more about the sport and how to get into it!
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!
Sponsored by Puppy Playground
Take your dog to our Doggy Playground for some fun interactive playtime to make new dog friends! The Doggy Playground will be downstairs and will be divided into a big dog section and a small dog & puppy section. A professional trainer will be there to answer any training and dog socialization questions. Bring your new puppy to learn how to appropriately socialize them with other dogs!
Sponsored by Tito’s Vodka
Sponsored by Tito’s Vodka. Stop at our Bark Easy for a drink. Tito’s will have fun dog-themed drinks for adults 21 and older. 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 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.
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!
Tabitha is a five-year-old Doberman Pinscher and is a certified working bomb dog that works for a private security company at the JFK Airport. She is trained in handler protection, tracking and holds titles in conformation, obedience rally and IPO. Check out Tabitha and her handler, John, as they demo her amazing skills at World Dog Expo!
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 World Dog Expo, we will have great, and free, educational seminars! Seminars will feature education to benefit your relationship with your dog. Be sure to check out the schedule, as these seminars will be going on all weekend long!
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!
Bring your dog to Treat Street to taste test treats to see what your dog’s favorite is!
A fun way for your dog to show you its favorite toy! This room will be divided to allow your dog to individually to show you his favorite toy to buy him. This also provides a great photo opportunity!
Let your dog have fun by playing in a giant ball pit and chase bubbles from a machine!
Want to be more interactive with your dog? Don’t miss our Paws-On Workshops! We have a mix of different workshops you can join during the event where professionals will teach to do more with your dog.
This stage is sponsored by EnvyPet.
Come learn what canine freestyle is all about. Have fun with your dog and look good while doing it! Learn crowd pleasing tricks like back up, leg weaves, rebounds and more. Presenter Haeleigh Hyatt will demonstrate trick routines with her dogs and then guide you through step by step with your pup. All skill levels are welcome!
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to do novice tricks with your dog. This is great for people who want to teach their dogs some fun little tricks. BFF Pet Services will break the tricks down step by step so you can easily learn just how to do it!
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. They will be holding seminars throughout the weekend on how to get YOUR dog into showbiz.