World’s Largest Pet and Pet Product Expo Makes Puyallup Debut for Three-Day Event

More Than 1,000 Animals, State Shows and Animal Entertainers Descend on Puyallup, Wash., for America's Inaugural Family Pet Expo

Online PR News – 20-March-2011 – – After 22 successful years in Southern, California, America’s Family Pet Expo will host its inaugural event at the Puyallup Fair & Events Center in Puyallup, Wash., on Friday 8th, Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th July 2011.

The expo provides a weekend of entertainment for Pierce county residents, with animal performances, stage shows, shopping and the chance to interact with nearly 100 breeds of dogs, cats, birds, fish, llamas, reptiles, pigs, rats, mice, rabbits and exotic animals. There is also the chance to get up close to some of the animals and hold, learn about and adopt them.

Attendees can browse the aisles of the Pet Product Shopping Mart, where thousands of pet products from major pet manufacturers and local retailers will be on sale at special show prices. Additionally, a key fixture at America’s Family Pet Expo is the Pet Adoption Fair, where local adoption agencies and rescue organizations will have hundreds of pets available for adoption. Whether you’re looking to learn about different dog breeds, adopt a furry friend, ride a pony or get up close and personal with exotic animals, America’s Family Pet Expo promises to be a weekend of educational fun for the entire family.

Scheduled attractions include:

~ The Aquatic Experience - New to the 2011 show is the Aquatic Experience, an innovative exhibit of 1,000-gallons filled with fish from different regions of the world. Dozens of freshwater fish, saltwater fish and live plants will be donated by Segrest Farms, the world’s largest wholesale, ornamental fish distributor.
~ JUMP! The Ultimate Dog Show – Watch in awe as dogs perform in an exciting, action-packed show featuring incredible stunts choreographed to upbeat music.
~ Police Dog Demonstrations – See a brave K9 in action! Come see, meet and experience the local heroes of the Police and Search and Rescue Teams.

America’s Family Pet Expo is presented by the World Pet Association (WPA), a 60-year-old nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting responsible pet care.

The Puyallup Fair & Events Center is located at 110 9th Avenue SW in Puyallup, Wash. Event hours are Fri. 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sat. 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Sun. 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

General admission is $12. Seniors 60 & over are $10. Children 6-12 are $6. Youth 5 years and under are free. Active Military with a valid ID get in free. General Admission tickets may be purchased at a $2 discount at For further information, please call (800) 999-7295.