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Super Pet Expo Feb. 7-9 at expo center in Edison

SCOTT FRIEDMAN
Paul Lowenstein, of Washington Township, is led by his mastiff family, (L-R) mom "Emmy", dad "Nate", and son "Tank" at the Super Pet Expo in Edison on Feb. 7.

The 20th annual Super Pet Expo will be held from Feb. 7-9 at the New Jersey Convention and Expo Center, 97 Sunfield Ave., Edison.

There will be 200 exhibitors addressing pet adoption, pet care and health, grooming, food and daycare. An array of pet gifts, treats, fashion, grooming accessories and toys will be for sale.

Freestyle disc-catching exhibitions by the Mid Atlantic Disc Dog Club include Treibball, reminiscent of soccer, for dogs who enjoy chasing, playing games, herding or problem-solving; and the Bone-A-Fied Talent Group, who will demonstrate the preliminary steps involving targets and pushing a ball with precision.

The Mister Crabs Show includes hands-on educational demonstrations of how to build a “crabitat” and the care and conservation of hermit crabs.

Repticon is a showcase of hundreds of reptiles and amphibians from around the world.

Luring 101 is for dogs who love to chase. They take center stage in an enclosed 250-foot luring course set up to give pets a high-speed run. Additional fee.

The Cat Fanciers’ Association will demonstrate cat agility.

The Garden State Cat Club of New Jersey will sponsor a Pet Me Cat Area.

Rizzo’s Reptile Discovery will show visitors the magic of reptiles.

Macaw parrots Molly, Polly and Dolly will strut their stuff for New Jersey Bird Man Bill Middleton, performing an exotic bird show in which they ride bikes, roller skate, play basketball and more.

Show hours are 3-8 p.m. on Feb. 7, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Feb. 8 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 9.

One-day adult tickets are $13 for adults or $8 for children 4-11. Weekend passes are $20 for adults or $10 for children. Children 3 and younger are free, one per adult. Some events require additional fees.

Leashed pets admitted free. No retractable leashes allowed.

For more information, visit www.superpetexpo.com

 

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