NEXT SHOW

September 14-15, 2019

International Centre
Mississauga, 6900 Airport Road

GET DIRECTIONS

Doors are open from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am 5:00 pm

The Canadian Pet Expo and Canadian Reptile Breeders are all high energy, interactive, and are pet and family friendly events. Also included in the weekend events are the following: Life Size Dinosaur Display, Interactive Agility Pet Area, Guest Speakers, Workshops, TICA Cat Show, CPE Small Animal Village and the list keeps growing.

The Canadian Pet Expo will be presenting its responsible pet ownership message to all of the pet families and their pets through out the weekend. With our diversity in the vendors list and dedicated team of sponsors the Canadian Pet Expo will continue to share the message that every pet is a companion for life and to share each day with them as you would with every family member.

We look forward to sharing our pet families with yours at the Canadian Pet Expo!

– Grant and Yvonne Crossman and the CPE Team

NEXT SHOW

September 14-15, 2019

International Centre
Mississauga, 6900 Airport Road

GET DIRECTIONS

Doors are open from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am 5:00 pm

The Canadian Pet Expo and Canadian Reptile Breeders are all high energy, interactive, and are pet and family friendly events. Also included in the weekend events are the following: Life Size Dinosaur Display, Interactive Agility Pet Area, Guest Speakers, Workshops, TICA Cat Show, CPE Small Animal Village and the list keeps growing.

The Canadian Pet Expo will be presenting its responsible pet ownership message to all of the pet families and their pets through out the weekend. With our diversity in the vendors list and dedicated team of sponsors the Canadian Pet Expo will continue to share the message that every pet is a companion for life and to share each day with them as you would with every family member.

We look forward to sharing our pet families with yours at the Canadian Pet Expo!

– Grant and Yvonne Crossman and the CPE Team

HOSTED BY

KERI & BAIROS

We’re so excited to announce Keri and Bairos as our hosts for the 2019 CRBE!

Keri and Bairos have had a passion for animals since childhood and that passion has continued to grow throughout their lives. As a teen Keri’s first job was working at a local pet store where she fell in love with reptiles! Bairos was working at African Lion’s Safari where he found his love of working with many species of animals. Together, with their family of seven, they breed Ball Pythons and own many different reptiles and animals including parrots, cats, dogs and more! Now, with over 40 years of combined experience with animals, they love sharing their passion and knowledge through travelling, social media and at many local community events.

HOSTED BY

KERI & BAIROS

We’re so excited to announce Keri and Bairos as our hosts for the 2019 CRBE!

Keri and Bairos have had a passion for animals since childhood and that passion has continued to grow throughout their lives. As a teen Keri’s first job was working at a local pet store where she fell in love with reptiles! Bairos was working at African Lion’s Safari where he found his love of working with many species of animals. Together, with their family of seven, they breed Ball Pythons and own many different reptiles and animals including parrots, cats, dogs and more! Now, with over 40 years of combined experience with animals, they love sharing their passion and knowledge through travelling, social media and at many local community events.

GUEST APPEARANCE

DAV KAUFMAN

Rattle On Dav Kaufmans adventures, Minneapolis MN

Dav graces our Canadian soil at the CRBE. Davs passion to travel the world filiming unique, incredible and sometimes dangerous reptiles and amphibians creates many life moments he shares for all to learn from. Davs knowledge of herps and network of friends spans the world. Davs adventures spans the world be sure to drop by the CRBE Lounge Saturday and Sunday 1:15 PM to meet the reptile globe trotter himself.

GUEST APPEARANCE

BRIAN KUSKO

Triple B, California USA

Brian will be on hand to say hi to his Canadian followers in the CRBE Lounge Saturday and Sunday from 12:00-1:00 PM. Brian is one of the greatest reptile YouTuber out there posting videos of his travels bringing a positive message and energy around the globe. Brian’s family vision drives his ambition to promote the hobby to all age groups at every event he attends. At the same time Brians focus on breeding Ball Pythons has established his collection as of one of the best in the USA.

GUEST APPEARANCE

MICHAEL & ADELE PERRY

HissandHers Pythons, QC, Canada

Michael and Adele Perry are some of the true pioneers of the Canadian reptile world. This is one of the rare appearances they make to the CRBE. Mike and Adele have been working with reptiles for over 30 years. Producing some of the first captive bred tortoises in Canada, some of the first Ball python moprhs and now presenting a line of Boas that is going to set the world on fire! To see these and their adults it will turn the hobby upside down….We are excited to see Michael and Adele at the CRBE Lounge on Saturday and Sunday 11:00 AM to 11:45 PM presenting some of the adults of these gorgeous reptiles.

GUEST APPEARANCE

Shawn Heflick

Croc Manor, Florida

Shawn an avid supporter of the captive reptile hobby is spending the weekend with the CRBE hoping to see many of his students from the Canadian Croc University hosted by the CRBE. Shawn an explorer, adventurer, biologist and past co-host for Python Hunters he is now teaching in Florida while working with his beloved passion of Crocodilians at his Croc Manor. Shawn will be at the CRBE Lounge Saturday 3-4 and Sunday 2-3, be sure to say hi and talk some Crocs with Shawn.

GUEST APPEARANCE

Grant Ankenman

Ontario, Canada

Grant Ankenman a private hobbyist believing in the captive propagation of reptiles to ensure species survival is a regular face at the CRBE. Grants recent retirement from the Toronto Zoo after 30 years puts him in a position that he has coveted for years, the ability to work with the reptiles full time he has a passion for. Many of todays reptiles now being bred third, fourth generation were from Grants bloodlines. Some of the greatest Hogg Isle Boas ever produced in North America came from Grants collections. Grant will be dropping into the CRBE Lounge on Sunday from TBC.

GUEST APPEARANCE

Malcolm ‘Blue’ Enright

Ontario, Canada

Blue as we all know this Canadian reptile pioneer is one of the herp foundation builders not just in Canada but globally. Blue for many years owned and operated various reptile zoos across Canada, always believing that engagement was the first step in education Blue has introduced many families to the passion of herpetoculture. Many grew up visiting the Minolta Tower Reptile Display that Blue housed hundreds of reptiles that today are on CITES 1 or if even still existing in captivity. Blue holds many accolades in the world of reptiles including past president of the Ontario Herpetological Society that was well before the world of internet where herpers would meet and share their reptile stories, folklore and back then slide images. Be sure to come visit and share some of the true old stories from this herp legend Blue Enright who will be in the lounge Sunday from TBC.

GUEST APPEARANCE

Lounge Meet & Greet – Saturday & Sunday 2:30-3:30pm

Gavin Adkins

United Kingdom

Gavin Adkins (Balls2U) is a ball python keeper, breeder, and YouTuber. He began keeping reptiles at the age of 13 and entered the ball python world in 2003. He credits seeing a bumble bee in a book as blowing his mind and has been fascinated with these animals since. After seeking help from breeders around the world, Gavin received advice from only 2. Thus creating “Balls – 2 – U”.

Gavin will be at the CRBE lounge Saturday & Sunday 2:30-3:30pm

PREFERRED HOTEL

BEST WESTERN PREMIER
TORONTO AIRPORT

Canadian Pet Expo Rate: $109 / night Rate includes:

– Parking – 1 car per room – Ample onsite parking
– Pets Welcome
– Wireless high speed internet service
– 24/7 Airport shuttle service runs every 20 minutes
– The use of the Indoor Pool & The Fitness Center

To book a reservation by phone please call: 416-637-7000 and request group rate code: PETEXPO

PREFERRED HOTEL

BEST WESTERN PREMIER
TORONTO AIRPORT

Canadian Pet Expo Rate: $109 / night Rate includes:

– Parking – 1 car per room – Ample onsite parking
– Pets Welcome
– Wireless high speed internet service
– 24/7 Airport shuttle service runs every 20 minutes
– The use of the Indoor Pool & The Fitness Center

To book a reservation by phone please call: 416-637-7000 and request group rate code: PETEXPO

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: IT SAYS AN EVENT STARTS AT 8AM, BUT DOORS OPEN AT 10AM?

Yes! Some of the events like Canada’s Largest Cat Show and the CPE Classic require extra time for judging, that they need to get underway early. The events will be in full swing when we open our doors daily for the general pet public!

Q: WHAT ARE THE HOURS?

Saturday 10am till 6pm and Sunday from 10am till 5pm

Q: ARE TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE SHOW?

Yes, you can Purchase tickets at the show with Cash, Visa, Mastercard and Debit, however you can skip the big line up and get in faster by buying your tickets online as well take advantage of exclusive admission savings by purchasing online!

Q: ARE KIDS FREE?

Children under 5 are FREE!

Q: CAN I BRING MY PET?

YES! Pets are welcome! We are a show dedicated to the whole family! You can print out a waiver here or fill it out at the show

Q: WHERE CAN I GET A SCHEDULE AT THE SHOW?

Our CPE information desk will have programs, schedules and all the necesary items to enjoy the events and your time at the Canadian Pet Expo.

Q: ARE WHEELCHAIRS AVAILABLE?

We have a very limited number of wheelchairs, and they are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Q: HOW MUCH IS PARKING?

Like all the Canadian Pet Expo events, parking is FREE!

Q: WHERE IS THE SHOW?

The show is at the International Centre in Mississauga! 6900 Airport Road. Directions can be found here!

Q: CAN I PAY EXHIBITORS WITH A CREDIT CARD?

Most do take credit cards. We also have ATM machines on the floor for your convenience.

Q: WHEN DO THE MEET AND GREETS HAPPEN?

Each of the celebrity animals will be on hand throughout the weekend. Times vary due to their varied schedules. Find our full schedule here.

Q: WHERE ARE THERE PET REST STATIONS?

Pet rest stations are throughout all three halls. Look out for the Pet Rest Station signs.