14th Annual Connecticut Pet Show at Connecticut Expo Center

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Sponsored by PETCO, the PETCO Foundation and Purina Friskies, this popular family event pet show includes the AKC / Rare Dog Show, TICA International Cat Show, Command Dogs' police/protection dog demos, Bwana Jim's Reptile Show, equine stars Cupid and Arrow and much more.

with Osborne/Jenks Productions, Inc. with ShowEvent.Com, is pleased to announce the 14th Annual Connecticut Pet Show at the Connecticut Expo Center in Hartford, Conn., this Oct. 29-30, 2005.

Sponsored by PETCO, the PETCO Foundation and Purina Friskies, this popular family event pet show includes the AKC / Rare Dog Show, TICA International Cat Show, Command Dogs' police/protection dog demos, Bwana Jim's Reptile Show, equine stars Cupid and Arrow and much more. Hundreds of exhibitors are expected to offer exciting animal entertainment and information plus pet products and services.

Bring a can/bag of pet food and get $1 off your adult admission. All proceeds go to the Helping Paws Shelter for distribution to CT shelters and rescue projects. This offer is not valid with any other coupon or offer.

The Connecticut Pet Show features The AKC Parade of Purebred Dogs; The International Cat Association Cat Show, with over 100 breeds of exotic and domestic purebred cats; The Rare and Ancient Dog Breed Show, featuring extremely rare breeds in a live dog show competition; police and protection dog demos; Bwana Jim's Reptile Show; equine stars Cupid and Arrow; Animals Everywhere; Talons! A Bird-of-Prey Experience, and more.

Don't miss the Friskies For More Experience, where cat lovers can learn how to give their feline friends more out of life through easy-yet-innovative home improvements. Visit the Friskies For More House, a unique space showcasing how to create an ideal habitat for cats in a typical family room environment, featuring walkways, cubbyholes, sisal climbing walls and fun feeding stations. Plus, the famous Friskies Cat Team shows off its paw-inspiring talents in an entertaining stage show, featuring cats performing remarkable feats such as shooting basketball hoops, exercising on a non-motorized treadmill and running an obstacle course.

The show will also feature radio personality Laurie Fass, host of Pet Talk. Guests of the show can get answers to their pet questions, right from the expert.

Numerous local and national rescue leagues, breed clubs and shelters will be on hand with information on dogs and cats available for adoption. Well-trained and socialized pets are invited to attend.

The 14th Annual Connecticut Pet Show is produced by Osborne/Jenks Productions, Inc. and runs Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 29-30, 2005. Show hours are Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are available at the door. Bring one or more non-perishable dog/cat food items and get $1 off an adult admission price. All proceeds go to Helping Paws Animal Shelter for distribution to area shelters and rescue operations. Visit http://www.ShowEvent.Com for more details, floor plans, show lists and the latest info on show events, entertainment and guest celebrities.

About ShowEvent.Com:

With almost a decade of industry experience, ShowEvent.Com provides vendors with premium trade show exposure that delivers the target market right to their booth.

Osborne/Jenks Productions, Inc. has more than 26 years experience with exhibitions and trade shows and currently produces 20 shows a year in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, and New York.

Upcoming Pet Shows:

  • Pennsylvania Pet Feature Area, Nov. 12-13, 2005, Pennsylvania Expo Center, Allentown, PA
  • Rhode Island Pet Show, TICA Cat Show & Rare Dog Show, March 11-12, 2005, Connecticut Expo Center, Hartford, CT

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