Animal House... Er, Convention

Whether you love your pet, are looking for a pet to love, or are bored with your pet and would like to be entertained by more interesting animals, a trip over to the Happy Paws Pet Expo at the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds (4271 Davie Road, Davie) ought to get your tail wagging. There, just about every aspect of the pet experience is covered, and you are almost guaranteed to leave the event a more informed and equipped caregiver. And your pooch will probably wind up with a new treat or two.

On the educational side of things, there will be experts in attendance sharing their knowledge on topics such as pet health, rescue, and adoption. For the shoppers, there will be national and local vendors aplenty. And rounding out the event with tons of fun will be a superstar performance of pets dazzling the crowd with their respective shticks, which just might leave your little critter feeling inadequate. If that happens, take her on the doggy thrill ride! Or if your doggy has something to show off, there will be plenty of spotlight to go around. The event starts at 10 a.m., and tickets cost $6 to $10. Call 561-300-3878, or visit
Sun., Nov. 13, 10 a.m., 2011

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