Happening Saturday May 13 and Sunday May 14 at the NRG Center, the 7th annual Houston Pet Expo brings plenty of entertainment and activities as well as tons of exhibitors, prizes giveaways and more. Here are five reasons why you should consider attending this year.

1. Pets Are Welcome

Well-behaved, non-aggressive pets are welcome to the expo. During the event pet owners can stop by one of the free nail trimming stations or take advantage of the discounted vaccinations, heartworm and flea preventatives and microchipping. As a note, all pets must be up to date on their vaccinations must be up to date.

2. Entertainment

The two-day event will have no shortage of family-friendly entertainment. Does your pet have a skill or talent? Enter him or her in the pet talent contest. There will also be a pet costume contest, lure chasing and a pet and owner game of musical chairs. Get in on the action and remember to have fun.

3. There’s Opportunity to Learn

If you’ve been thinking about volunteering and making a difference in your community and in the lives of the animals here, you can learn how to get involved at the expo. Throughout the day there will be a number of resources to take home and plenty of people with real experience to talk to about volunteerism and making a difference in animals lives.

4. Shop

There will be a number of vendors in attendance at the Houston Pet Expo. Here you can shop the latest and greatest in pet products, from food and treats to pet care or pet accessories.

5. Adoptions

Maybe you don’t have a pet, but want to know more about pet ownership. This event isn’t just for pet owners. Here, those who are thinking about adding a pet to their family will have the chance to chat with vets, other pet owners and vendors about the challenges and responsibilities that come along with pet ownership. There will also be an opportunity to adopt a pet at the expo, as dozens of regional rescue groups will be in attendance. At MCLife, we welcome pets of all sizes and breeds that’s thanks to our We Love Pets Policy. So, if you do choose to bring home a pet, you can rest-assured that they will be happily welcomed.

7th Annual Houston Pet Expo
When: Saturday, May 13 from 10am-5pm, Sunday, May 14 from 11am-4pm
Where: One NRG Park
Admission: Free
Parking: $12


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