Pet Events in February in the USA

January 10, 2014
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The shortest month of year is going to be one of the most pet friendly ones ever! There are so many cool events for you and your pets to head to and meet others who love their pets just like you do. It might be cold outside, but that shouldn’t keep you from having fun. From dog shows, to adoption events, to fundraisers, February is going to be a busy!

Check out the events listed and if you’re not near any of these, check with your local humane society and newspaper for local pet events.

With so many pet events across the country, this list can’t be quite comprehensive – at least not without your help. Is your pet event, or one in your area, missing from our list? Please help us update this list to keep it current by leaving the information in a comment below!

Pet Events in the USA – February 2014

Lehigh Valley Pet Expo

When: February 1-2, 2014
Where: Lehigh Fairgrounds 17th and Liberty St Lehigh Pa
Admission: varies adults $12 and children $5
More information: Pet Expo
Hotels near Pa

Fun for the whole family is on the docket at the Lehigh Valley Pet Expo. The Pet Expo is designed to educate, entertain, and amaze guests. There will be demonstrations, chances to meet some awesome dogs, and animals available for adoption. Vendors will be on hand selling the latest and greatest products too. Your pet is welcome to come as long as they are on a leash, well-behaved, and up to date on vaccines.

Pet First Aid Certification Course

When: February 2, 2014
Where: Pawsway Toronto 245 Queens Quay West Harbourfront Centre Toronto, On
Admission: Registration varies check website
More information: Pet First Aid Registration Page

This is a veterinarian approved certification course that will teach you preventative care, what to do to avoid injuries, and how to recognize injuries. You will learn the techniques of properly holding and restraining a pet, how to bandage an injury, and other medical techniques that will give you the tools to know what to do in an emergency. This course is geared for pet professionals and registration open now.

14th Annual Super Pet Expo

When: February 7-9, 2014
Where: NJ Convention And Expo Center 97 Sunfield Ave Edison, Nj
Admission: varies from day pass to weekend pass
More information: Super Pet Expo
Hotels near Nj

Going to be in NJ? Then stop at the Super Pet Expo where there will be fun, plenty of pets to meet, demonstrations, and vendors. Spend the day or weekend meeting other pet lovers and maybe go home with a new family member from one of the many rescue groups that will be there. Your pet is welcome to come as long as he’s leashed and ok with groups of people and other animals. This is going to be big so don’t miss it!

Posh Pooch 2014

When: February 15, 2014 10am to 4pm
Where: 700 Front St Celebration, Fl
Admission: Free
More information: Celebration Fl’s website
Hotels near Fl

A great line up vendors, demonstrations, good food, and performances for the whole family to enjoy is on the list for this great event. Bring your pup and get ready to spend the day laughing, smiling, and possibly going home with a new family member from one of the many adoption booths that will be there.


When: February 16, 2014 2pm to 5pm
Where: 1605 NW Maynard Rd Cary, Nc
Admission: $5
More information: Puppalooza website
Hotels near Nc

Come and play at Puppalooza! Participate in the competitions and you and your pup may go home with a medal. Go visit the vendor booths and if your dog need a microchip or new toys, you can get them here. Does your dog have the best singing voice? Maybe she’s the best catcher ever! Whatever her talent is you can show it off and maybe go home with a doggie bag of prizes.

PetSmart Weiner Dog Derby

When: February 23, 2014 starts at 10am
Where: Banfield Stadium 8th and Lafayette St. Louis, Mo
Admission: $10 to participate and free to watch
More information: Mardi Gras Website
Hotels near Mo

If your little dachshund is a champion, then bring her down and enter her into the race! This is the 18th Annual Weiner Dog Derby sponsored by PetSmart. There will be bleachers for watchers to sit and cheer on their favorite little dog. The registration begins at 10am and races will go throughout the morning and afternoon until all the heats are done.

PAWS Chicago’s Eighth Annual Animal Magnetism

When: February 28, 2014 7pm to 11pm
Where: Galleria Marchetti 825 Erie St Chicago, Il
Admission: $125 Advanced ticket check website for prices
More information: Animal Magnetism Website
Hotels near Il

PAWS Chicago is hosting a very posh and formal event for pet lovers. It’s an evening of cocktails, dinner, and dancing with proceeds going to help homeless pets. Participate in the silent auctions, enter the raffles, and don’t forget to get your dog spiffed up for the event with his best bow tie and top hat.

Images from Pet Smart


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