World Of Pets Expo
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14th Annual Show 
Maryland State Fairgrounds 
Timonium, MD 
January 23 - 25, 2015 

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Schedule of Events - 2014

 

  This information is from our 2014 show. 

Please check back later this year for 2015 updates  Thank You.

  Friday, January 24                                                                

Main Arena                     

2:30 Opening Ceremonies

3:00 DockDogs ® Big Air #1 *
5:00 DockDogs ® Big Air #2 *
6:00 DockDogs ® Big Air #3 *

North Hall  Stage & Clinician Demo Arena
4:00 Classic K9 Variety Show - See an amazing display of canine competitions including Toy Retrieval Races, Frisbee Tricks, World Record K9 High Jumping and other canine antics.  
5:00 CHESARDA - Live Search & Rescue Demo
6:00

Free parrot training demo with Birdwhisperer - Jesse James - Watch Jesse transform difficult parrots using his TLC methods. See info on his workshop here

7:00 Classic K9 Variety Show - See an amazing display of canine competitions including Toy Retrieval Races, Frisbee Tricks, World Record K9 High Jumping and other canine antics.  
  Saturday, January 25
Main Arena                   
10:30 Opening Ceremonies
11:00 DockDogs ® Big Air #4 *
12:00 Johnny Peers Muttville Comix
1:00  DockDogs ® Big Air #5 *
3:00 Johnny Peers Muttville Comix
4:00 DockDogs ® Speed Retrieval *
5:00 Johnny Peers Muttville Comix
6:00 DockDogs ®  Extreme Vertical *

 

Maryland Pet Gazette Seminar Hall & Animal Odyssey Theatre   

 11:00

Rehabilitating Reactive Rex - Tecla Walton, CPDT-KA - This seminar will utilize picture, video and live demonstration to provide participants with a multifaceted approach to solving dog-dog reactivity problems. Proper and improper socialization, understanding the differences, and leash reactivity.

 12:00

Emergency! - Dr Christina Chambreau - Diarrhea, vomiting, bee stings, restlessness, bloat, cuts, strains and more can be treated by you at home, or helped on the way to the veterinary clinic. Walk away with techniques to use immediately.

 1:00 

Animal Odyssey - Ray Owen:  A tuneful animal kingdom adventure teeming with sea creatures, tree beasts, farm animals and frolicking fauna. Come journey through a land of rousing songs, down a river of rollicking stories, through a rolling valley of wide-eyed surprises, to a sea of kids comedy.

2:00

Animals “KNEAD” massage too! - Inez Donmoyer, CEMT, CCMT, CSAMT, RMT - Do you “knead” animals?? I know I do! Come learn a few ways in which you can help massage your pet! You will be given instruction on how to massage your own animal/s, including contraindications, when and when NOT to massage, an overview of body parts, and those which tend to “knead” it most.

3:00 MD Feline Society - The 5 Minute Cat Clinic – A great series of short informative demos including how to clip a cat's nails, groom a cat (longhaired and shorthaired), get a cat into a carrier, give a pill, liquid medication, insulin, or subcutaneous fluids and more.
4:00 Advocating for a Fair Dog Bite Law in Maryland - Tami Santelli, Humane Society & Hillary Strilko, B-More Dog - Find out how you can play a critical role in advocating for a dog bite law based on behavior rather than breed, which will be more fair for both dog owners and victims of dog bites.
5:00 Who Chooses Whom? - Terri Diener, Petspeak - Do we pick our pets or do they pick us? Share your thoughts and feelings in this interactive hour as Terri offers our companions' insights and wisdom on this important aspect of our relationship with our pets.
North Hall  Stage & Clinician Demo Arena
10:45 Classic K9 Variety Show - See an amazing display of canine competitions including Toy Retrieval Races, Frisbee Tricks, World Record K9 High Jumping and other canine antics.  

11:30 

Free parrot training demo with Birdwhisperer - Jesse James - Watch Jesse transform difficult parrots using his TLC methods. See info on his workshop here

12:00

Think you have what it takes to be 100.7 The Bay’s 'top dog' in town? Compete in the Pet & Owner Talent & Beauty Contest. Open to pets of all kinds!
                                                         
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2:00

Classic K9 Variety Show - See an amazing display of canine competitions including Toy Retrieval Races, Frisbee Tricks, World Record K9 High Jumping and other canine antics.  

3:00

Sport Dog! From Agility to Schutzhund - Tecla Walton, CPDT-KA & Pack to Basics Certified - The Many Benefits of Dog Sport Training: Understanding the relevance and positive impact of sport training; debunking widespread myths

4:00 Canine Fitness with Angie Jones - Understanding canine fitness and how to establish a fitness plan for your dog. Learn practical exercises that can be implemented to keep your dog active on bad weather days. 
5:00 Classic K9 Variety Show - See an amazing display of canine competitions including Toy Retrieval Races, Frisbee Tricks, World Record K9 High Jumping and other canine antics.  
 6:00 Animal Odyssey Music Show with Ray Owen Featuring a Chicken Karaoke contest for kids. Fun for all ages.
Workshops - Saturday - (pre registration required)   See descriptions    
10:00 A Practical, Planned and Varied Approach to Canine Fitness - with Angie Jones, 10 to 11:30
11:00 Canine Good Citizen Test - with Joy Freedman
3:00 Parrot Behavior Workshop - with Jesse James, 3 - 6 pm

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  Sunday, January 26
Main Arena                     
10:30 Opening Ceremonies
11:00 DockDogs ® Big Air #6 *
12:00

Johnny Peers Muttville Comix

1:00 DockDogs ® Big Air #7 *
3:00 Johnny Peers Muttville Comix
4:00 - til DockDogs ® Big Air Finals *

 

Maryland Pet Gazette Seminar Hall & Animal Odyssey Theatre   

11:00

Canine First Aid Basics and Preparedness  - Joy Freedman, 4 Paws Pet Services  - An overview of basic Canine First Aid and CPR. What to keep in your Canine first aid kit, CPR demo.

12:00

Holistic Approaches to Training and Behavior Problems - Dr Christina Chambreau - Why does my dog bark so much? How can I train my cat so I can groom her? When aggression started after vaccinating, can I get my sweet dog back? Resolve many behavior problems yourself using alternative techniques.

1:00

Animal Odyssey - Ray Owen:  A tuneful animal kingdom adventure teeming with sea creatures, tree beasts, farm animals and frolicking fauna. Come journey through a land of rousing songs, down a river of rollicking stories, through a rolling valley of wide-eyed surprises, to a sea of kids comedy.

2:00 Ask The Groomer - Joanne Kline, Ann Moore Schultz, Ann’s JES Grooming - Why won’t my pet let me do it?  Learn how to help your pet live longer with proper grooming, brushing teeth, cleaning ears and cutting nails.  LIVE Demo and Q&A.
3:00 Animals as Mirrors and Soul Mates - Terri Diener, Petspeak - What do they show us about ourselves?  How do they reflect our stress and what we can do about it.
4:00

MD Feline Society - The 5 Minute Cat Clinic – A great series of short informative demos including how to clip a cat's nails, groom a cat (longhaired and shorthaired), get a cat into a carrier, give a pill, liquid medication, insulin, or subcutaneous fluids and more.

  

North Hall Clinician Demo Arena   
11:00

Classic K9 Variety Show - See an amazing display of canine competitions including Toy Retrieval Races, Frisbee Tricks, World Record K9 High Jumping and other canine antics.  

12:00

Free parrot training demo with Birdwhisperer - Jesse James - Watch Jesse transform difficult parrots using his TLC methods. See info on his workshop here

1:00 K9 Koncepts Dog Training - Obedience, Protection and Handicap Assistance
2:00 Classic K9 Variety Show - See an amazing display of canine competitions including Toy Retrieval Races, Frisbee Tricks, World Record K9 High Jumping and other canine antics.  
3:00 Parade of Breeds - get your application here:  email
4:00 CHESARDA - Live Search & Rescue Demo
5:00 Classic K9 Variety Show - See an amazing display of canine competitions including Toy Retrieval Races, Frisbee Tricks, World Record K9 High Jumping and other canine antics.  
     

Workshops - Sunday - (pre registration required)     See descriptions 

 

12:30

Bringing Home Baby to Fido / Preventing Dog Bites to Children - Deb Winkler, 12:30 - 2:30 pm

3:00 Parrot Behavior Workshop - with Jesse James, 3 - 6 pm
   

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* Big Air - The Long Jump for Dogs and the most popular of the three disciplines. The dog has up to 40’ of dock to build up speed and jump as far as they can. Distance is measured where the tail meets the body.

Extreme Vertical
- The High Jump for Dogs. The dog is allowed 20’ of the dock to run and jump for the bumper, which is hung 8’ away from the dock at a height starting at 5’. 

Speed Retrieve
- The Sprint for Dogs. They run 20’ down the dock, jump big, and swim as fast as they can to grab the duck while being timed.

**Schedule subject to change.

Watch as incredible dogs compete through a two part contest starting in Timonium MD January 24 - 26 and ending in Hampton VA February 15 & 16. There will be individual winners and one club will take home the trophy. Dogs will compete in Big Air, Extreme Vertical, Speed Retrieve and Iron Dog. 

  SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS
 

Pupcake Wars! 

Pup Cake & Cup Cake bake-off to benefit rescues and shelters as part of the World of Pets Expo. Participating cupcake bakers will each create 100 cupcakes inspired by their pets. You won't believe what happens when they are presented with some mystery ingredients! 

Sign up to compete or be a taster! Or just come watch the fun! Register to be a Pup/Cup Taster and judge the Peoples Choice category. 

For full details email: info@worldofpets.org call 800-882-9894 or see the Event Flyer on our Facebook page. 

100% of all contest fees go to our rescue and shelter fund!

World of Cats - Saturday & Sunday

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Breeds on Display  

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ACFA Cat Show - Lots of fun and great prizes too!
    Presented by the Hidden Paw Cat Club
Click Here for entry form. There are still some cages available, so enter today!

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Adoptable Cats on Display all three days
   

World of Reptiles - Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Interactive Educational Displays & Expert Advisors from:  

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Wild World of Animals and the NEW Rainforest Experience  

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Extreme Reptiles - See exotic snakes from all over the world!      $1.00 Entry fee    
 
  
World of Birds - Friday, Saturday & Sunday 

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Rare Species on Display

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Education - Q&A and Care Sheets from the knowledgeable members of:  

     Baltimore Bird Fanciers   

 
     
American Gerbil Society - Gerbil Show - Saturday -  more info here

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Competition on Saturday

 Flooring provided by:

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Education on Friday and Saturday


Check with our sponsor for special pricing on agility flooring tiles used at the show

Guinea Pig-a-Thon - Sunday - get more info

   

AKC Dog Agility Trial – South Hall   

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2 Rings of Excitement All Weekend!

 

Canine Good Citizen Test - Saturday

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Sign up in our workshop area or observe for free  

Petting Zoo - included with your admission  

Mining Company - additional fee applies
   
 

Many Thanks to: