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Pet Events Newsletter for September 28 - October 5, 2016
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This week's Pet Events Newsletter is brought to you by
Family Pet Shows!

New Jersey Family Pet Show coming up:
November 5 & 6, 2016
Saturday, 10am - 7pm
 Sunday 10am - 5pm

The Garden State Expo Center
50 Atrium Drive
Somerset, New Jersey 08873

Check out our website for more details about this show and get your tickets online:
Don't miss our upcoming shows in your area:
Greater Philadelphia Pet Show - January 13-15, 2017 - Oaks, Pennsylvania
Lehigh Valley Pet Expo - January 27 - 29, 2017 - Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
Long Island Pet Expo - March 10 - 12, 2017 - Brentwood, New York
For more information or to become a vendor call (631) 423-0620 or click here.

Thanks to Family Pet Shows for making this newsletter possible!

 Thinking about going to BarkWorld this October in Atlanta?   

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Visit the BarkWorld website to see the incredible speaker line up and details of the conference.


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5th Annual
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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

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December 15, 2016!

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Pet, Pet Related & Nature Events For Long Island, NYC, NJ, PA & CT & now Nationwide! 
Parrot Expo
Saturday, October 1, 2016 
9am - 5pm 
Freeport Recreation Center
130 E. Merrick Road
Freeport, NY

World renowned avian behavior consultant, Lara Joseph will give TWO presentations, "Understanding behavior" and 'The Power of Enrichment in Every Day Behavior"! FlockCall founder, Kathy LaFollett's workshop, "Sincere Expectations that Yield Sincere Behaviors" is sure to be enlightening, and the first 50 attendees seated will receive a complimentary copy of FlockCall. Avian veterinarian, Laurie Hess will instruct on how to prepare your bird for a visit to the vet during her Mini-Series presentation. She will also be on hand at her 'Meet the Vet' table, vendors, parrots of a kinds and much more! FREE Parking, Handicapped accessible, ATM & Snack Bar on Site! More info & updates: or call 631-957-1100.  Admission is: Adults: $8.00;
Senior (60+) $3.00;Under 12: $2.00 and Under 2: FREE. Please leave your own birds/pets at home - there will be plenty to see there!

Strut Your Mutt NYC Hosted by Best Friends Animal Society
Saturday, October 1, 2016 
9am - 1pm 
Hudson River Park's Pier 26
New York City, NY

Get excited New York City, because Strut Your Mutt is no ordinary dog walking event. This fundraising festival includes interactive games and activities for you, your dog and your whole family! Register today and break those sneakers in for a day of lifesaving milestones.  Many vendors, animal rescue groups, fun for kids and much more at this event! For more info, to register click here.

Doggie in Disguise Scavenger Hunt
October 1, 2016 
11:00 am to 1:00 pm 
Borough Hall
125 New Street
New Hope, PA 18938

Join us with your favorite four-legged friend for our 3rd Annual Doggie in Disguise Scavenger Hunt. Start Halloween off early by disguising your dog in a costume for a fun and interactive scavenger hunt! Owners and dogs are encouraged to dress in costume for this family and pet friendly event. Bring your walking shoes, and your favorite pooper scooper, the scavenger hunt will drive each participant into specific onsite locations throughout quaint New Hope, allowing you to walk your dog and have quality time, while figuring out clues to collect dog treats and toys for your sidekick.  For more info call 412-841-2433 or email  The cost is $35.00 preorder $5 each additional dog.

Harvest, Hops & Hounds
Saturday, October 1, 2016 
4pm - 8pm 
Living with Dogs Training Complex
8022 Soquel Drive
Aptos Village, CA 95003

Harvest Hops & Hounds-is a cooperative effort raising funds for Santa Cruz Animal Shelter. Delicious local farm to table meal & foot tapping music. 4-footed friends welcome. Purchase advanced tickets by clicking here. $75 per person. For more info call 888-682-6972, or email

Barkin' Brunch with LI-DOG at The Refuge
Sunday, October 2, 2016 
11am - 3pm
The Refuge
515 Broadhollow Rd.
Melville, NY 

Does Sunday brunch outside with your dog sound great? How about brunch with your pup on a patio with couches, tables with umbrellas, a big bar, and delicious waffles, French toast, mimosas and Bloody Mary's? If that sounds fun, join us for our first ever Barkin' Brunch with LI-DOG at The Refuge, right off Route 110 in Melville. Besides great food, there'll be raffles, drink specials, dog treats and more! Check out the menu and then join us for Sunday brunch with our dogs! For more information, go to the LI-DOG website. For more info call (631) 421-4080, email or click here.  

Doggie Days of Smithtown
Sunday, October 2, 2016
12pm - 4pm
Smithtown Historical Society
211 East Main Street
Smithtown, NY 11787

Dogs, bring your human friend to the grounds of the Smithtown Historical Society for a fundraiser. Join in games, lectures, grooming and more, and have an opportunity to walk the beautiful 20-acre campus right in the heart of Smithtown.
The cost to enter is $1 per paw. ($4)  For more info call (631) 265-6767, email or click here

American Pet Professionals  In-Person Seminar & Networking Event!
Thursday, October 20, 2016
6pm - 9pm
Holiday Express Inn East End
1707 Old Country Road
Riverhead, NY 11901

Join us at our next seminar-networking event: Using INSTAGRAM to Grow & Engage Your Audience! Learn to utilize & understand Instagram to bring new customers/adopters! Learn about Instagram Stories - When to Post - Who to Follow - How to get more EYES on your Instagram feed - Tips, Tricks and Secrets for amazing Instagram posts! In addition to learning about Instagram you will get to meet with other Pet Industry Experts, like-minded Pet Professionals to grow your pet pro community.  RSVP today for either event - we have room for up to 20 pet professionals at each event, dinner and refreshments will be served.  Perfect opportunity for you to learn kick off your week with inspiration & knowledge!   APP Members RSVP for $55.00 per person & NON-Members the cost is $70.00 per person.  To register as a NON-Member, click here.
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Adoption Corner!

Lacy is a sweet girl who was surrendered to Pets Alive recently due to a family illness. She is about 3 yrs old and does well with most other dogs and is very friendly. Lacy is a purebred Great Dane and would love a new forever home!

Pets Alive
363 Derby Road
Middletown, NY 10940
(845) 386-9738

Hi, my name is Tank. I'm looking for love and I'm the perfect catch! I'm handsome and handsome, I'm fun-loving and smart. I have the biggest heart ever! I'm a 3 year old blue nosed pitbull. I love girl dogs and all big and little kitties though. Won't you come visit me

Smithtown Animal Shelter
410 East Main St
(631) 360-7575

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