Discover Northern Indiana Pet Expo!

Bringing pet lovers in our community a marketplace of pet and pet lover delights in addition to informational demonstrations and entertainment.

View the 2013 Pet Expo video.

• Enjoy performances by Tony Hoard and his K-9 Crew.. Three shows daily!

• Attend one of our free education sessions throughout both days!

• Learn why your dog behaves that way!

• Talk to groomers, vets, and pet lovers!

• Pick up treats for your furry friends.

• Take your dog through the dog park with fun and challenging obstacles!

• Come paint on our Expo mural!

• Get an expo souvenir picture of your pet!

• Get your face professionally painted by the Gypsy Face Painter!

• $10 microchipping for your cat or dog! (while supplies last)

• Pony rides, moon walk & more for the kids!

• Pet blessing on Sunday afternoon!

• Adopt a new friend!

• Lots of free stuff for your pet!


Daily Admission

• Adults: $5.00
• Seniors & Children (6 to 12): $3.00
• Children (5 & under): Free
• Healthy & Altered Dogs & Cats: $1.00


Watch performances during both days by Tony Hoard and his K-9 Crew Trick Dog Show. As seen on America's Got Talent, Good Morning America, and Animal Planet, this team of high-energy canines will perform extreme sports, stunts, and choreographed moves that will win the hearts of any age.


Kid's Activity Zone

Kids any age can visit the activity zone:
• Pony rides - small donation to Shadarobah Horse Rescue
• Moon walk - free for kids
• Face painting - small donation for homeless dogs & cats

Leashed Pets Welcome!

Healthy spayed or neutered dogs and cats over the age of one with a signed General Release Agreement form and contained on a non-retractable leash or carrier will be admitted. This form will also be available at the Information table at the expo. Please read the release for details. Sorry, no other family pets will be allowed inside the expo.


Schedule of Events

The following are all included free with your admission into the Northern Indiana Pet Expo. Most sessions are 30 minutes long and subject to change.

Saturday, May 3

11:30 am Benefits of Chiropractic & Holistic Care
  Dr. Stephanie Coates from Premier Veterinary Services
12 noon Trick Dog Show
  Tony Hoard and his K-9 Crew
12:45 pm Canine Impulse Control
  Leslie Buckmaster from GreenDog Goods
1:30 pm Trick Dog Show
  Tony Hoard and his K-9 Crew
2:15 pm Clicker Training: Better Learning, Better Relationships
  Sarah Story of Columbia City Veterinary Hospital
3:00 pm Trick Dog Show
  Tony Hoard and his K-9 Crew

Sunday, May 4

11:30 am Matching Pets with Vets
  Mike Rowland of Animal Training & Development Center
12 noon Trick Dog Show
  Tony Hoard and his K-9 Crew
12:45 pm K9 Search and Rescue
  Indiana Search & Response
1:30 pm Trick Dog Show
  Tony Hoard and his K-9 Crew
2:00 pm Pet Blessing
  Father Gaughan of Most Precious Blood Church
2:15 pm Dogs & Kids: Keeping everyone safe
  Colleen Quinn of Columbia City Veterinary Hospital
3:00 pm Trick Dog Show
  Tony Hoard and his K-9 Crew

Want to help
homeless animals?




Bringing a pet with you to the Expo? Make sure your pet is "Pet Approved".
Pet Approved dogs or cats must meet the following requirements:

• Be a healthy dog or cat
• On a non-retractable leash or in a carrier
• Over the age of one
• Spayed or neutered
• Current on vaccinations
Signed release form


• Thousands of people attended and hundreds of family pets

• Attendance was up 43% from previous year

• Thousands of dollars in advertising ran on television, radio, print and on-line to promote the event

• Over 100 booths of pet-related products and/or services

• Lots of freebies given away

• News stations provided media coverage during the event and was shown on the late and next day news

• The largest pet adoption event of Northern Indiana

• Future dates: April 18 & 19, 2015 • April 16 & 17, 2016 • April 22 & 23, 2017

• Limited sponsorship opportunities are available. Download our Sponsor pdf file.


Thanks to a wide support of our community for contributions to our Pet Expo.

Petco Foundation
Steel Dynamics
D.O. McComb & Sons Pet Service
Tower Bank
Angola Motorsport Speedway
• Stewart, Brimner, Peters & Company

InKind Sponsors:
ABC 21 Alive
NBC 33
K105 FM
• Fort Wayne Laundry
• Sean Quillen
J & K Communications, Inc.
Paint The Town Graphics
Shaffer Multimedia
Contract Interiors
Bob Mutton Party & Tent Rentals
Running Around Screen Printing