Exhibitions, Features and Booths

Designer Doghouse Competition & Showcase

Who can build a better doghouse? Our entrants can. Auction proceeds benefit Houston’s Citizens for Animal Protection.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Continuous

Thursday, July 21 through Sunday, July 24, 2016
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Continuous
Between Halls A and B

 

Dr. Mari Jon Filla Student Art Exhibit

Kids in grades K through 12 express on canvas their unconditional love for the family pet in this always surprising competition among Houston area schools.

Click here for a list of top award winners by name and school.

Click here to see the artwork of the winners. From this link, you can download and make photo prints of your favorites.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Thursday, July 21 through Sunday, July 24, 2016
Continuous until 4 p.m. on Sunday
Hall C

 

Meet the Breeds

Meet the Breeds is a valuable resource to a potential pet owner who is searching for the right kind of dog for his particular lifestyle. Experts present scores of breeds from the common to the exotic.

Held in the MTB Ring between Halls B and C. Click here for the current Meet the Breeds list. 

Friday, July 22, 2016
12 p.m. to 4 p.m., Continuous

Saturday and Sunday, July 23 and 24, 2016
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Continuous

 

McScotty Market (Vendor Booths)

Here hundreds of vendors from around the country sell everything a dog can eat, wear or lie down in. Most major canine welfare organizations are on hand as well to explain their important services and educate the public about responsible dog ownership. Click here for a list and map of vendors. 

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Continuous

Free Parking and General Admission.  Perfect time to shop the McScotty Market!

Thursday, July 21 through Sunday, July 24, 2016
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Continuous
Between Halls B and C

 

Crating and Grooming

Here you can watch championship show dogs being prepared for the ring and chat with their owners and handlers.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Continuous

Thursday, July 21 through Sunday, July 24, 2016
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Continuous
Hall E

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