2012 Great Iowa Pet Expo Dates
Saturday, October 19, 2013
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday, October 20, 2013
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
4-H Building, Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines (map)
Enter at Gate 9
Children (6 – 12): $3
Children (5 and under): Free
The Great Iowa Pet Expo Offers:
• Great Iowa Weiner Run - Dachshund races on Sunday, bring your dog out on Saturday to practice from Noon - 2 p.m.
• Sparkle Abby, the Des Moines-based authors who penned the pet mysteries "Desperate Housedogs", "Get Fluffy" and soon to be released "Kitty Kitty Bang Bang".
• Mutts At The Movies - On Saturday night at 7 p.m. the doors will reopen so you and your dog can walk the red carpet to our first movie fundraiser for Iowa Voters for Companion Animals.
• Freestyle Performance Team - All the action is set to music while these dogs and handlers rock on! *
• NEW $100 Grand Prize for both the Ultimate Stay and Leave It Contests!
• Earth Dog Demos - see how Dachshunds and Terriers compete underground with a see-through tunnel that shows all the action!
• North River Alpacas - learn more about these graceful creatures. Alpacas are pets too!
• Training demonstrations, Ask The Trainer & Obedience Tips
• Incredible pet-related door prizes from our exhibitors given
away every 30 minutes!
• Canine Good Citizen award practice and testing. Your
dog could graduate!
• Iowa’s largest adoption event with 20 rescue groups on site
• Neuter-a-Tom offers on site neuter, microchip, vaccinations
and Revolution treatment for only $20, reservation required,
same day drop off and pick up.
• Microchip Clinic each day
• Over 100 booths
• Latest and greatest pet products and services