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Come and join us at the National Show Centre on November 2nd & 3rd!, A true pet lover’s paradise dedicated to promoting responsible pet ownership. Ireland’s Family Pet Expo now in it’s 12th year and under new ownership is proud to deliver a first class, consumer pet show with lots of stands selling products & services, dog breed village, dog demonstrations, entertainment and much more. There is something for everyone: cats, dogs, small animals, birds, reptiles, fish, exotics & even pygmy goats!

OUR MISSION IS TO PROMOTE RESPONSIBLE PET OWNERSHIP

At Ireland’s Family Pet Expo we emphasize the importance of responsible pet ownership of a wide variety of pets, teach the principles of proper pet selection and training, offer a vast array of fine pet products, promote pet adoptions, and help people to better understand and appreciate all the wonderful ways in which pets make our lives better.

Ireland’s Family Pet Expo is a fantastic day out for you and your family with hours of fun suitable for all ages.


Opening hours

  • 1100 - 1800
  • 1100 - 1800

Prices

Day Tickets
Adult Child (4-15 years) Senior/Student Family (2 adults + 2 children)
€10.00 €5.00 €8.00 €25.00
FREE Car Parking is available in the grounds.
Tickets are available online or at the door!

You may bring your dog - however we do have some basic rules

Schedule

Saturday (Main Area)
Rally O demonstrations hosted by the IKC 11am to 12.30pm
  • Dog Obedience with Jill the Dog Lady 12pm to 1pm
  • RSVP Ireland’s Next Top Madra Final 1pm to 2pm
  • Breed Parade 2pm to 2.30pm
  • Fun Dog Show, hosted by Dogs In Distress 2.30 to 5pm
Sunday (Main Area)
  • Rally O demonstrations hosted by the IKC 11am to 12.30pm
  • Dog Obedience with Jill the Dog Lady 12pm to 1pm
  • Pet Expo's Perfect Pooch Awards 2019 Final 1pm to 2pm
  • Breed Parade 2pm to 2.30pm
  • Fun Dog Show, hosted by Dogs In Distress 2.30 to 5pm
Birds Of Prey Arena
Birds of Prey Demonstration from 11am to 6pm Saturday & Sunday
Friendly Budgies Glass Room
Friendly Budgies, come interact with trained budgies in our specially designed glass budgie room!
The Jungle Bus Arena
The Jungle Bus, hosting reptile demonstrations from 11am to 6pm Saturday & Sunday
The Donkey Corner
Meet & greet the donkey's from the Donkey Sanctuary, 11am to 6pm Saturday & Sunday
Paw Patrol Arena
Meet & Greet with Paw Patrol for that perfect selphie! 11am to 6pm Saturday & Sunday
Outdoor Arena's
Meet all the large farm animals with lots to do for the little ones including Animal Go Karts, Pony Rides, Bull Rodeo & Tumble n Fun Playpen. 11am to 5pm Saturday & Sunday.

We are currently working hard on the schedule for Pet Expo to make it even better and more exciting. This year the show is all indoor. Be sure to check back often for updates as plans and news breaks and check out our Facebook page for daily updates and fabulous competitions.


Main Features

Jungle Bus
The Jungle Bus brings the zoo to you, with a huge variety of exotic animals the Pet Expo is the perfect place to get up close and personal with some wild encounters!
The Jungle Bus is hosting reptile demonstrations from 11am to 6pm Saturday & Sunday

Fun Dog Show
Be sure to join Dogs in Distress at Pet Expo where they will be hosting the annual dog show on both 2nd & 3rd November
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Freindly Budgies
At Pet Expo we have built a glass room where people can enter and allow the budgies to land on you arms. people can interact with the budgies and listen to them talk, yes talk, These budgies have learned how to speak the English language!

Eagles Flying
Eagles Flying from Ballymote, Co. Sligo is Ireland's largest Bird of Prey Centre.
This year 'Alaska' the Bald headed eagle will be joined in our new larger 'World of Birds' by a Steppe Eagle from the Russian grasslands and an Eagle Owl.
Check out the Exhibitor list to see who will be there this year!