Pittsburgh PET EXPO 2024

08novAll Day10Pittsburgh PET EXPO 2024The Largest Pet Expo in the U.S.!(All Day)(GMT-05:00) David L. Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15222This event ends in..

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Friday: November 8, 5pm – 9pm, Saturday: November 9, 9:30am – 7:00pm, Sunday: November 10, 10:00am – 5:00pm

  • The Pittsburgh Pet Expo 2024, set to take place from November 8th to 10th at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, is gearing up to be an extraordinary event for pet lovers and their furry, feathered, or scaly friends. This annual extravaganza promises a weekend filled with fun, education, and unique experiences for both pets and their owners. With activities scheduled from 5 pm to 9 pm on Friday, 10 am to 7 pm on Saturday, and 10 am to 5 pm on Sunday, attendees can look forward to a diverse lineup of events that cater to all interests and ages.

    Highlights of the Pittsburgh Pet Expo 2024

    1. Pet Costume Contest: One of the most anticipated events, the Pet Costume Contest, invites pets of all sizes and species to showcase their most creative outfits. With Val Porter of 102.5 DVE serving as the emcee, this competition is not just about dressing up but celebrating the joy pets bring into our lives. Prizes await the most impressively dressed pets, making it a must-see spectacle.

    2. Pittsburgh Racing Turtles: Experience the thrill of racing with a twist at the Turtle Track. Sponsored by Dollar Bank, this event features the Pittsburgh Racing Turtles in action. Attendees can pick their favorite turtles and watch as they compete in shell-to-shell races throughout the day. It’s a unique and entertaining experience that adds a slow-paced yet exciting element to the expo.

    3. Pork Chop Revue: Prepare for laughter and awe with the Pork Chop Revue, a barnyard-themed show starring performing pigs and hogs. These talented animals will perform stunts and antics that promise to delight audiences of all ages. Oink the Singing Pig is a highlight, offering memorable moments for everyone.

    4. Carnegie Museum Live Animal Encounter: The Carnegie Museum of Natural History brings its Mini Museum tent to the expo, featuring live animal encounters and educational opportunities. Visitors can explore genuine and replica fossils, interact with animal ambassadors, and learn from human educators about the natural world.

    5. High Performance Canines: Witness the agility and skill of High Performance Canines in a show that combines speed, freestyling frisbee dogs, and daredevil stunts. Special guest performer Sara Carson, along with her Super Collies, will dazzle the audience with their incredible talents.

    6. Heart & Soul Parrot Rescue: Bird lovers will have the chance to learn about parrot care and conservation through engaging presentations by Heart & Soul Parrot Rescue. Discover the beauty and complexity of these birds and the special attention they require in captivity.

    7. Shelters & Rescues: Those looking to expand their family can connect with local shelters and breed rescue groups. A wide range of pets, from playful kittens to mature canines, will be available for adoption, offering the perfect opportunity to find a new furry friend.

    8. Santa Paws Photos: Capture the holiday spirit early with Santa Paws Photos. Pets can pose with Santa, creating lasting memories and adorable photos that celebrate the festive season.

    9. Luring 101: Dogs with a natural chasing instinct will love participating in lure coursing. This event takes advantage of dogs’ natural abilities, providing them with exercise and fun as they chase a moving target.

    10. Rabbit Hopping: Adventure Bunny and friends will demonstrate rabbit hopping, showcasing the agility and charm of these small animals. Attendees can learn about rabbit care and even participate in seminars.

    11. Dock Diving & Agility Courses: For dogs that love water or agility challenges, the Dock Diving Pool and Zoom Room Agility Area offer the perfect outlet. These activities allow dogs to demonstrate their skills, whether it’s making a splash or navigating obstacles.

    12. Educational Opportunities: The expo isn’t just about fun and games; it also serves as an educational platform. From learning about life-changing service dogs for veterans to understanding the importance of vaccines and microchipping, there’s plenty of valuable information for pet owners.

    13. Vendors: A wide array of vendors will be present, offering everything from pet supplies and food to unique accessories. It’s the perfect place to find new products for your pet or discover services that can enhance their well-being.

    The Pittsburgh Pet Expo 2024 promises to be an unforgettable event for pet lovers and their companions. With a mix of entertainment, education, and adoption opportunities, it’s an ideal venue for celebrating the bond between pets and humans. Whether you’re a seasoned pet owner or considering adding a new member to your family, the expo offers something for everyone. Don’t miss out on this pawsome event!


November 8, 2024 – November 10, 2024 (All Day)(GMT-04:00)


David L. Lawrence Convention Center

1000 Fort Duquesne Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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1000 Fort Duquesne Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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