Take a convention center, add some animals and a load of people and what do you get? A great day at the Minnesota Pet Expo! Though dogs are the main feature there was something for everyone–furry, feathered or even scaly! There were an assortment of products to buy as well from pet urns, collars and cleaning supplies to gourmet treats! The rescue organizations had wonderful examples of their breeds you could say hello to while gathering information on how you could help or learn more about the breed. One group even had a kissing booth to raise funds for their dogs… who could pass by a cute lil face without paying a dollar for a kiss?? Of course there is also a therapy group booth, with a charming face representing them… CHOPPER! If he’s selling, I’m buying!! Dogs aren’t your thing? You could visit the reptiles and see, or pet, an assortment of local and exotic snakes and lizards. Or watch a demonstration by the rollerskating Cockatoo that can also shoot hoops with his pal the Macaw! When you are done with that take a walk over to the cats and see who won the blue ribbon! In between booths you could take a minute to watch the Dock Dogs take a jump! They are all so athletic and just love the water! They had experienced jumpers down to the newbies making their debut. All were fun to watch with their excitement and tails a waggin’! So you missed it this year but there is always next year! Search and see if your state has an expo! Its worth checking out and there is so much to see! Of course seeing Mr. Chopper might be worth the trip to MN next year! Heehee!!
Story submitted by The Wisconsin Mutts.