The PetConnections PETCON Pet & Equine Expos, are a new breed of pet exposition, encompassing the theme of Education and Community, in alignment with of our award-winning magazine, PetConnections.
Pittsburgh PETCON PET & EQUINE EXPO
Saturday-Sunday May 13-14th, 2017
Washington, PA - Washington County Fairgrounds & Expo Center
2151 North Main Street Washington, PA 15301
DONATING 10% OF ADMISSION & CONCESSION SALES TO PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS!
Kids 12 & Under, Military & Veterans FREE!
General Admission $10 - Seniors 65+ $8
*WELL-BEHAVED PETS WELCOME! All pets must be up to date on vaccines and on a leash or contained at all times. * NO SALES OF ANIMALS OF ANY KIND PERMITTED AT EVENT.
Official PETCON Show Program:
We offer a dynamic combination of educational seminars with pet experts at our Pet Symposium, along with exhibits offering the latest and greatest in pet, home and wellness products and services, along with featured entertainment and attractions, and also Gala to benefit community pet-related programs and local animal organizations. 100+ vendors exhibiting pet, home and equine products and services. Also, a Tack Swap & Artisan Craft Show!
Sponsored by our media partners:
PET EXPO Features:
-Pet and Home businesses will exhibit in our main indoor exhibit halls & outdoor along the grounds
-Local animal shelters and rescues will have adoptable pets onsite for our adoption event and presentations about their organizations
-LURING 101, Dog Agility, Basic Obedience demonstrations & more
-Pet Symposium sponsored by Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Centers. Companion animal, equine and Wellness for Guardian (pet owners) tracks, featuring our PetConnections magazine writers and experts speaking on pet veterinary health, wellness, holistic care, behavior & more, and people wellness, nutrition and holistic health care.
-HAAWC Gala Saturday night 8:30, appetizers, drinks, entertainment, raffle, silent auction & more. $25/ticket; Proceeds to participating orgs and HAAWC Vet Care Programs for Companion animals and Equines
-Featured entertainment - Music includes The Pittsburgh Belairs Motown band and MooseTracks band
-PETCON Pet Parade and Costume Contest - Pet Parade starts Sunday at 3pm, followed by costume contest!
PetCon Pet Parade & Costume Contest
Sunday, May14th 2pm
Registration opens at Sunday 1:30pm at the information booth (near Fair entrance).
Three top prizes!
$200 -Best Costume
$100 -Most Original Costume
$100 -Owner/Pet Look-a-Like
Pets/Owners will walk 10minute parade route through fair, ending back at front of stage for judging. Prizes awarded immediately after.
Winner photos published in May-June issue of PetConnections magazine!
-Extreme Reptiles Exhibit
-Fun for the kids with face painting, petting zoo, pony rides & more
Kids 12 & Under FREE!
EQUINE EXPO Features:
-Equine businesses exhibiting in our indoor exhibit halls and outside along the grounds
-Local equine rescue organizations exhibits and presentations about their organizations
-Equine Symposium with experts speaking on health, wellness, riding instruction, holistic care & modalities & more
- Community Tack Swap
-Equine training with Evon Montgomery of the Ohio Equine Affaire event and Scott Downs "Uphill Dressage" demos
-Sonador Equestrian Arts show, "The Red Scarf" with Dr. George & Amaeda Felder ; Riding to the music of Disney's "Beauty & the Beast" - Manon Farms Kids Riding Show
We are holding a Gala Saturday night 8:30 pm! There will be a silent auction, raffles and more to raise funds for local participation organizations.
Cost is only $10 regular admission for everything, (See Family and other discounts; HAAWC Gala separate $25) with free parking and easy access to the Washington Fairgrounds - see map below!!!
Kids 12 & Under FREE!
Sponsorship & Exhibiting Opportunity Inquiries please contact us:
Participating Vendors & Rescue Groups:
Pampered Paws Resort
Happy Tailz Spa
Pennsylvania Academy of Grooming
Pet Supplies Plus
Keystone Dog Training Club
David Elliot Cohen, New York Times bestselling author THE WRONG DOG
Extreme Reptiles Exhibit
VCA Animal Hospitals
Deluca's Canine Country Club
Mustard Seed Fudge Farm
Paws Here Awhile Pet Resort
Paula Shimko KPA-CTP Certified Dog Trainer
Nemacolin Pet Care Centers- Onsite Sponsor
Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home- Remembrance Sponsor
Keystone Basement Systems
Young Living by Crystal
Gutter Helmet by Harry Helmet
Fetch Your Dog a Bone
Renewal by Anderson
Animal Heling Now - Dr. Michael Savko
Costa Real Estate
West Shore Home
Back on Track, USA, Inc,.
Southern States Cooperative
Sunni Bell Stables
Sonador Equestrian Center
Dr. Jennifer Friend - Peak Performance Laser
Western PA Dressage Association
Tana's Tack & Fitting Totally Tack Obsessed
Do Terra - Tracey Eisenman
The Body Natural, LLC
Yvonne Herval Crafts
Shannon's Bling Barn
Breadspreads by Susan
Pottery & Woodwork - Kara
Dudes Dogs & Dames
Handmade Dog toys by Lori
Lady Bug Delightz
Shelter, Rescue & Animal Organizations
Human Animal Rescue (Animal Rescue League/Western PA Humane Society)
Washington Area Humane Society
Australian Shepherd Rescue
Humane PA PAC
Animal Care & Welfare
Hancock County Animal Shelter
4 Paws Elkhound rescue
Fix Ur Cat
Great Pyrenees Rescue
Washington County Animal Response Team
In Stride Therapeutic Riding
Horse & Soul Rescue & Therapeutic Riding
Second Chance Equine Association
Tri-State Pony Club
Nickers & Neighs
Arabian Rescue Mission
Save a Horse
PA Equine Rescue and Retirement Foundation
Flying Changes Equine Rescue
Coming September 8-10, 2017 at the Ohio Expo Center & Fairgrounds
Details to be announced soon!
Contact: 724-292-7387 firstname.lastname@example.org