Thank You

We would like to thank the visitors, vendors, rescues and sponsors of the
2015 Northern Indiana Pet Expo for making it a great event! With your help
over 125 pets found their forever homes. We look forward to seeing everyone
next year!

Discover Northern Indiana Pet Expo!

Bringing pet lovers in our community a marketplace of pet and pet lover delights in addition to informational demonstrations and entertainment.

View the 2014 Pet Expo video.

Featured the following:

• Attend one of our free education sessions throughout both days!

• Learn why your dog behaves that way!

• Talk to groomers, vets, and pet lovers!

• Pick up treats for your furry friends.

• Take your dog through the dog park with fun and challenging obstacles!

• $15 microchipping for your cat or dog! (while supplies last)

• Watch performances during both days by national act, K-9 Crew!

• Pony rides, balloon animals & more for the kids!

• Pet blessing on Sunday afternoon!

• Adopt a new friend!

• Lots of free stuff for your pet!

• Much more in the planning stage!


Daily Admission

• Adults: $5.00
• Seniors (60+) & Children (6 to 12): $3.00
• Children (5 & under): Free
• Healthy & Altered Dogs & Cats: $1.00


Education Sessions & Entertainment

  Saturday, April 18, 2015  
11:30 am Spotting & Reporting Animal Cruelty Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control
12 noon Trick Dog Show The K-9 Crew
12:45 pm Making Vet Visits less Stressful Colleen Quinn, DVM of C.C. Veterinary Hospital
1:30 pm Trick Dog Show The K-9 Crew
2:15 pm East Meets West: Integrating Alternative Medicine Into Your Pets Health Care Dr. Stephanie Coates of Premier Veterinary Services
3:00 pm Trick Dog Show The K-9 Crew


  Sunday, April 19, 2015  
11:30 am 6 Common Emergencies When Out With Your Dog Lara Latshaw of Gordon's Grooming
12 noon Trick Dog Show The K-9 Crew
12:45 pm Myofascial Release Therapy Jessica Heath of Motion For Life Integrated Animal Services
1:30 pm Trick Dog Show The K-9 Crew
2:00 pm Pet Blessing Father Gaughan of Most Precious Blood Church
2:15 pm Spotting & Reporting Animal Cruelty Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control
3:00 pm Trick Dog Show The K-9 Crew



Kid's Activity Zone

Kids any age can visit the activity zone. Ride rescued horses with a small donation to Shadarobah Horse Rescue. Adopt your favorite balloon animal. Play on the hey bales.

Leashed Pets Welcome!

Healthy spayed or neutered dogs and cats over the age of one with a signed General Release Agreement form and contained on a non-retractable leash or carrier will be admitted. This form will also be available at the Information table at the expo. Please read the release for details. Sorry, no other family pets will be allowed inside the expo.

Want to help
homeless animals?




Bringing a pet with you to the Expo? Make sure your pet is "Pet Approved".
Pet Approved dogs or cats must meet the following requirements:

• Be a healthy dog or cat
• On a non-retractable leash or in a carrier
• Over the age of one
• Spayed or neutered
• Current on vaccinations
Signed release form


• Thousands of people attended and hundreds of family pets

• Attendance was up 43% from previous year

• Thousands of dollars in advertising ran on television, radio, print and on-line to promote the event

• Over 100 booths of pet-related products and/or services

• Lots of freebies given away

• News stations provided media coverage during the event and was shown on the late and next day news

• The largest pet adoption event of Northern Indiana

• Future dates: April 16 & 17, 2016 • April 22 & 23, 2017

• Limited sponsorship opportunities are available. Download our Sponsor pdf file.


Thanks to a wide support of our community for contributions to our Pet Expo.

Petco Foundation
Pawsitively Paradise Pet Resort
Hoosier Lottery
ª Bob Rohrman Subaru of Fort Wayne
• Elanco Animal Health
Kaleidoscope Floors

InKind Sponsors:
ABC 21 Alive
NBC 33
K105 FM
J & K Communications, Inc.
Paint The Town Graphics
Pooprints NE Indiana, LLC