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

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World of Pets Expo
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Schedule of Events - 2015

  Friday, January 23                                                                

Main Arena                     

2:30 National Anthem / Big Air *

5:00 Johnny Peers Muttville Comix
6:00  Big Air *

 

North Hall  Stage & Tecla’s K-9 Academy Demo Arena

4:00 Learn the Training Basics: Sit, Stay, Come & Breaking Bad Habits - Chelsea Whitaker:  Learn basic commands and how to break bad habits like pulling on the leash during walks and jumping on guests.   
5:00

FREE Parrot Training Demo with Birdwhisperer - Jesse James:  Watch Jesse transform difficult parrots using his TLC methods. See info on his workshop here

6:00

Tecla's K9 Academy presents Your Dog's Nose Knows! - Watch some talented dogs demonstrate how well they use their noses. Learn about nosework and scent detection and even get to try it with your dog!

  Saturday, January 24
Main Arena                   
10:30 National Anthem / Big Air *
11:00

Johnny Peers Muttville Comix

11:45 Big Air
2:00 Johnny Peers Muttville Comix
2:45 Big Air
5:00 Johnny Peers Muttville Comix
5:45 DockDogs ®  Extreme Vertical *

 

Maryland Pet Gazette Seminar Hall & Animal Odyssey Theatre   

 11:00

Beginning the Journey - Bill Campbell, K9 Koncepts: Solving behavior and training issues and building an inter species relationship with your dog.             

 12:00 Oh My Aching Back: How Chiropractic Care Can Keep Your Pet in Top Form - Judy Morgan, DVM: Most owners are not aware that pets can benefit from chiropractic care. Learn what to look for to know if your pet may have spinal pain or arthritis, exercises you can do at home to benefit your pet's spinal function, and how chiropractic treatments can help. Great for agility and show dogs, but every household pet can benefit from this therapy.        
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 From Passion to Business - Bruce Attridge, Executive Vice President of FureverBookkeeping:  Want to Turn Your Passion for Your Love of Animals into a Prosperous Business? Learn What ‘It’ Takes to Start!
3:00 Food is the Foundation of Life: Understanding Pet Food - Judy Morgan, DVM: Learn what the ingredients listed on the pet food really contain and how to choose the best food for your pet. Learn the pros and cons of different food formulations, including dry, canned, raw, and home cooked. Learn simple recipes you can use at home.
4:00 Hospice Care for Your Pet - Terri Diener, Petspeak:  Exploring the option of hospice care; what does hospice for animals entail, strategies for doing it, getting your vet's and other professionals cooperation and connecting with your pet to see what their wishes are.
5:00 Puppy Workshop - Tonya Wilhelm: Teaching new puppy parents how to start off right with proper games, socialization, potty training, chew training & what to expect during their journey. 

 

North Hall  Stage & Tecla’s K-9 Academy Demo Arena

11:00 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 pet' in town? Compete in the Pet & Owner Talent & Beauty Contest. Open to pets of all kinds!                                                                    Get more details here !

2:00 Tecla's K9 Academy presents Sport Dog! Demo - Watch some thrilling competitive performances from some incredible canines. Learn about various sport activities and how they can benefit your dog!
3:00 Presentation by Wild World of Animals 
4:00 Treating Separation Anxiety - Tonya Wilhelm: This specialized demo will cover a variety of tools on how to safely leave a dog while introducing a behavior modification program. We will discuss a long term treatment plan, pheromones & other protocols to assist in separation anxiety.
5:00 Bouncing Bunnies! - Carroll County 4H Rabbit & Cavy Club:  Learn about the fun you can have by putting your rabbit’s natural ability of hopping into something enjoyable: the sport of Rabbit Hopping! Rabbit Hopping is modeled after horse show jumping , only on a much smaller scale to suit rabbits. 
Workshops - Saturday - (pre registration required)   See descriptions    
11:00 I'm A Partner, Not A Pet - with Terri Diener, 11 am to 1 pm      
12:00 Canine Good Citizen Test - with Joy Freedman, 12 to 3 pm
1:00 Build Your Pets Health and Save Money, Too - with Dr. Christina Chambreau, 1 to 3 pm
3:00 Parrot Behavior Workshop - with Jesse James, 3 - 6 pm

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  Sunday, January 25
Main Arena                     
10:30 National Anthem / Big Air *
12:00 Johnny Peers Muttville Comix
12:45

DockDogs ® Speed Retrieval *

3:00 Johnny Peers Muttville Comix
3:45 DockDogs ® Big Air Finals *

 

Maryland Pet Gazette Seminar Hall & Animal Odyssey Theatre   

11:00

Tecla Walton presents - Rehabilitating Reactive Rex: Gain an understanding of role that proper socialization can play in helping to rehabilitate reactivity. Learn about the leading causes of leash reactivity in dogs and how to successfully transform your Reactive Rex into a Relaxed Rex. This seminar will provide video examples as well as live demonstration of a socialization session.              

12:00

Cats Are Not Small Dogs: Feeding Cats Appropriately - Judy Morgan, DVM: – Cats are carnivores and need to eat like carnivores. Current diets being fed to cats are the cause of obesity, diabetes, arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease. Learn what your cat should eat for a long life.

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 Are Your Pets Behavior Problems Health Related? - Dr Christina Chambreau: Healthy dogs and cats are easier to train and smarter, too - holistic help for any behavior problems.
3:00 It Only Hurts When I Move: Treatment Options for Arthritis - Judy Morgan, DVM: Different therapies for arthritis may include medication, physical therapy, supplements and food. Learn how to minimize harmful medications.
4:00 Animal Welfare - Chuck Eicholz, Misfits Animal Sanctuary:  A historical view as well as current issues in animal welfare, how it all started where it started to change, current issues as well as what you can do to help.

 

North Hall  Stage & Tecla’s K-9 Academy Demo Arena

11:00

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

K9 Koncepts Dog Training - Obedience, Protection and Handicap Assistance

1:00 Parade of Breeds - One for Pure Bred dogs, one for Mixed Breeds.  Bring a brief, 2 sentence description of your breed or something unique about your dog.  Include the dogs name, age & sex.  
Sign up here:
  dpeacock680@yahoo.com  
3:00 Tecla's K9 Academy presents Sport Dog! Demo - Watch some thrilling competitive performances from some incredible canines. Learn about various sport activities and how they can benefit your dog!
4:00 Presentation by Wild World of Animals 
     

Workshops - Sunday - (pre registration required)     See descriptions 

12:00

Canine Good Citizen Test - with Joy Freedman, 12 to 3 pm            

12:00 Pet CPR & First Aid - with Dori Mayer & Merrill Crist-Warchal, 12 to 5 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.

  SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS
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 & Sunday

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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: