We love our fur babies just as much as we love our real babies. Bring them all to the Super Pet Expo, where your kids and leashed pets are more than welcome to wander around the New Jersey Convention and Expo Center during a full weekend of fun!
New this year is Dexter the Dog, a seven-year-old Brittany spaniel from Ouray, Colorado, who taught himself to walk on his hind feet after losing a leg and weakening another in an accident when he was a puppy. He’s a social media star who has inspired many to overcome disabilities.
If laughter is the name of the game, Must Love Dogs and Comedy’s co-founders Jolie Dudley and Nicholas Polanco put on show that raises funds for animal rescue and wellness organizations while providing a platform for underrepresented performers.
Don’t miss the Celebrity Catwalk, where pooches strut their stuff dressed in fashions by top designers – there will be weekend attire and wedding dresses!
You’ll probably recognize celebrity dogs from national commercials and feature films, including members of champion stunt dog trainer Chrissy Joy’s Bone-A-Fied Talent Group. They’ll show off their Frisbee skills and tricks and demonstrate a toss-and-fetch event—part gymnastics and part Ultimate Frisbee for dogs.
Dachshund Races, aka Wiener Dog Races, will include a chance for corgis and mixed breed dogs to win prizes. Watch their tiny paws pitter patter across the field!
If you have a pet with a unique talent – anything from dogs and ferrets to rats and birds – meet Hollywood’s trainer of pet stars, Pawsitively FAMOUS Animal Talent Agency & Podcast’s Dawn Wolfe – for tips and an audition!
Visit Repticon and learn how to best care for your reptilian animal friends.
As you walk around, stop by the 100 exhibitors addressing pet adoption, pet care and health, grooming, food and daycare, creative pet gifts, treats, fashion, grooming accessories and toys.
The Super Pet Expo will be held Jan. 6 from 3 – 8 pm, Jan. 7 from 10 am – 7pm, and Jan 9 from 10 am – 5 pm at the New Jersey Convention Center, 97 Sunfield Ave. One-day tickets are $15 for adults or $10 for kids ages 4-11. A weekend pass is $20 for adults or $12 for kids 4-11. Kids 3 and under are free; one per adult. Some events require additional fees. Leashed pets are welcomed and are admitted at no charge (no retractable leashes).