Curly Tails and Pug Parade At the Reno Pet Show

March 25-27, 2011 at Reno Sparks Convention Center

Reno Off-Road Motorsports Expo ~ Reno Outdoor Sports & Recreation Expo ~ Spring Home & Garden Show ~ Reno Pet Show

RENO, NV    MARCH 23, 2011: The Reno Pet Show is this weekend at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Friday through Sunday, March 25-27, 2011. The Reno Pet Show is one of four big shows that also includes the Reno Outdoor Sports & Recreation Expo, the Spring Home & Garden Show and the Reno Off-Road Motorsports Expo.  $10 gets you in the door for all four shows.

Splash Dog teams will make waves with the fine art of dock jumping and dock diving throughout the show. Spash Dogs is a nationally recognized dog enthusiast company that organizes and promotes dock jumping events across the United States. Bring your dog to show its incredible water jumping skills!  Newcomer event rules are available at

The feature of the weekend will be the Pug Parade on Sunday, March 27th at 2 p.m.  Pug owners are encouraged to register early and enter their best friend online at There will be Awards in all classes including Cutest Pug, Most Voluptuous, Best Looking, Best Costume, Best Snort, Curliest Tail, Friskiest, Fastest, Happiest, Most Adorable, Most Laid Back, Most Loveable, Loudest Bark and Best Team consisting of 2 or more Pugs.

“The Reno Pet Show has everything you’ll need for taking care of your best friend,” said show producer Shirley Lockett, “plus, combining all four shows into one weekend gives show attendees more bang for their buck with the low price of only $10 per person”.

The four show event will also feature Ph.D. Antiques Appraiser and part comedian, Dr. Lori, who will give FREE appraisals at the Spring Home & Garden Show; attendees are invited to be a part of the show and bring their antique to Dr. Lori. Bass Tubs of Oklahoma will have their 40 foot mobile aquarium to give fishing demonstrations on bass fishing techniques and Tommi Ahvala, a 2-time World Trials Motorcycle Champion, will perform multiple times each day during the show.  Hear the velvety smooth voice of country singer Joseph Greco and his tribute to country legends, Marty Robbins and Jim Reeves; auditions in search of the next Johnny Cash Tribute Star will take place on stage with Joseph Greco everyday—register for an audition online at

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About Lockett Shows: Reno’s original show producers since 1967, Lockett Incorporated has produced successful convention center shows in Reno, Nevada for 44 years. Al and Shirley Lockett produce Reno’s original home shows—the Spring Home & Garden Show and the Fall Home & Lifestyle Show; the Reno Bridal Shows—Grand Bridal Showplace, Premier Bride Showcase, and Bridal & Beauty Expo; and more recently the Reno Off-Road Motorsports Expo and Reno Outdoor Sports & Recreation Expo.


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Please contact Lockett Shows at 775-849-8000 or email


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