Tag Archives: Canadian Pet Expo

Get Out with the Dog: K9 Sport Sack, The Canadian Pet Expo & Problem Solving Success

Necessity is the mother of innovation … or something like that. In other words, so many entrepreneurial endeavours are born out of a need to solve a personal problem.

And K9 Sport Sack – the backpack for your dog – is no exception.

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Travel Toronto, ON: Spring 2017 Canadian Pet Expo. It’s on!

Some people are heading to church next Easter weekend. Others will be glad Friday is a holiday. I’m thrilled the Spring Canadian Pet Expo is back at the International Centre, near the Toronto airport in Ontario, Canada. The 2017 event promises to be the biggest yet with more than 300 vendors (really, the focus of […]

#1 Canadian Pet Industry Trend for 2016?

Pet expos are exciting! Expos, festivals, events… whatever you want to call them, they are the ComiCon for companion animal enthusiasts – minus the costumes (unfortunately). Easter weekend, thousands of dog, cat, rodent, bird, reptile and fish fans crowded into the International Centre near the Toronto airport in Mississauga, Ontario to get up close and […]

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4 Cheeky Lessons Learned at the Canadian Pet Expo in Mississauga, Ontario

The dog-friendly Canadian Pet Expo and 2015 Reptile Breeders Expo (International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario) might consider renaming its fall expo – or at least flipping it. Arguably, it was less about furry pets and more about reptiles. The same company runs a spring version (see previous post), and the September 19-20, 2015 attempt was remarkably […]

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Toronto: How to Survive the Annual Canadian Pet Expo

Reptiles must be the new rabbits this Easter. An unprecedented number of vendors, mostly snake breeders, were at the  Canadian Pet Expo this holiday weekend (April 3-5) at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. Visitors could take home almost any variety of baby snakes for $75 and up. Fortunately, a reptile rescue organizations was nearby reminding […]