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Today is the Southern CA Area Pet Expo #amazingpetexpo

Rachel Phelps
Written by Rachel Phelps

Today is the day! Southern California Pet Expo will be at the Long Beach Arena from 10 am to 6 pm.

Celebrity Spotting

Fans of Fidos will rally around reality personality Shorty Rossi and his barking buddy Hercules as they continue their crusade to end BSL. The star of the Animal Planet series Pit Boss will take the stage to promote a positive image of Pit Bulls, sign autographs and pose for pictures with people with a passion for Pitties in support of his charities.

Other Activities

  • Dogs will show off their dexterity during an agility demonstration, with one lucky attendee and their tail-wagging chum chosen from the audience to try out the course. A Q&A session follows the demonstration.
  • Fashion forward Fidos can don disguises for a chance to win the Pet Costume Contest.
  • Spots can show off their skills in the Animals Got Talent! competition.
  • Discounted vaccinations and microchipping.
  • Free nail trims.
  • Prize giveaways for both people and pets.
  • Exhibitor booths brimming with pet products and offering information about pet-related services.
  • A happening with heart, potential pet parents can find a furry friend during the Banfield Pet Hospital-sponsored Mega-Adoption Event, which will feature more than 300 adorable adoptables from area rescues groups.

…and much more!

Admission: Free

When: February 2, 2013 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where: Long Beach Arena at 300 East Ocean Boulevard in Long Beach, California

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Comment below if you will be attending or if you did go tell us about it!

About the author

Rachel Phelps

Rachel Phelps

Rachel Phelps, “America’s Pet Parent,” is an award-winning writer, photographer, and certified dog trainer. She keeps busy managing the career of her Internet celebrity dog Preston from Preston Speaks. Her three Westies — who think they are mini-humans — and three cats rule the house. To learn more about Rachel go to: Rachel Phelps Website

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