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Best Friends® Pet Expo 2019

Oct 19, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
The Green, Dover, DE
Event Summary

FREE Admission for attendees!

Join the Delaware State News for a day of fun for pet-owners and their families, two-legged and four-legged! Come out and meet local vendors, take your pet through the pet parade, enjoy some exciting demonstrations and learn tips and tricks for your best friend!

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Event Details

Mark your calendars for the Best Friends Pet Expo® on Saturday, October 19, 2019!

The Delaware State News is howling with excitement to announce the return of the Best Friends Pet Expo® for its 4th year on The Green in Historic Downtown Dover, Delaware.  A day of fun for pet-owners and their families, two-legged and four-legged! This rain or shine event is FREE Admission for attendees!

The day will start at 10 a.m. with shopping at the pet-related vendors.  Be sure to stop by the Delaware State News Information tent and register to win the door prizes that will be awarded throughout the day.

 

Special Thanks for our Event Sponsors:

 

 

Event vendors include:  2 KimsCBD * 92.9 TOM-FM * Bow Wow Petique Carole Kisner - Keller Williams Realty * Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce * Chick-fil-A North Dover * Delaware Animal Response  * Delaware State News * Duck Creek Animal Hospital * First State Animal Center & SPCA * Fur Baby Pet Resort * The Kritter Sitter * Lakeview Realty Inc. * Palpations *  Pet Valu Dover * Pinewood Kennels LLC * Renewal by Andersen * Scruffy to Fluffy Dog & Cat Grooming * SunraeFoundation.org * Yarn & Bone Pet Supply

 

We're excited to welcome back 92.9 TOM-FM for a live broadcast during the Pet Expo! Kathryn Alt will be joining us again with giveaways throughout the day for your four-legged friends and a pet selfie station with a selection of costumes to fit any pet's personality.

 

 

The First State Animal Center and SPCA will be onsite for the Expo with lots of pets to adopt.  Maybe you'll take home a new "Best Friend"?  Be sure to visit with them to find out about all the services they offer and why not make a donation, too?

 

 

 

The Kritter Sitter Pet Parade will step off at 10:30 a.m.  If your pet loves to dress up, bring them in costume.  The best ones will win prizes!  But all pets are welcome to participate whether they are in a costume or not.  Please register online in advance of the event here:

 

 Presentations throughout the day include the following:

11:00 a.m. - Implementing fresh food into your pet's diets by event sponsor Fur Baby Pet Resort.

12:00 p.m. - Live training demonstration featuring Gene Thornton and her award-winning Vizsla Dolly.

12:30 p.m. - Dog agility demonstration by Susan Schmidhauser with Pinewood Kennels LLC.

1:00 p.m. - Hempworx will present information on the benefits of CBD oil for your pets.

 



 

 

 

Chick-fil-A will be offering chicken sandwich meals for sale during the event, so you won't leave hungry!

 

 

And, watch for the Delaware State News mascot Newshound!  He will be running around The Green visiting with everyone, handing out treats and taking photos.  Maybe you and your pet will end up on his Facebook page!

 

Best Friends is a registered trademark of Best Friends Animal Society and is used with permission.

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Oct 19, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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