The Great Lakes Pet Expo is a unique charitable event that raises money for companion animals all over Wisconsin.

Sorry, personal pets will not be allowed in the building

Over 12,000 pet lovers joined in 2016 and because of the great response we are expanding! The 2017 GLPE will boast an additional 30,000 square feet and an extended the show time – 9AM to 6PM and offering advance tickets sales! To honor our die hard shoppers, we are adding a VIP Shopping Hour (9AM to 10AM, 2000 tickets available) prior to general admission. More details to come in the months ahead. The expo is produced by the Alliance of Wisconsin Animal Rehoming Efforts, a non-profit consortium of rescues and shelters working together to save lives. The expo production team is a group of dedicated volunteers who spend countless hours planning and executing a show we’re proud to call our very own. As we celebrate our thirteenth year of production, we thank everyone who has attended the show in support of our cause. It is the animals who bring us together and you who make the show possible.

Here is a short video showing some of the highlights from the Great Lakes Pet Expo in Milwaukee over the last few years.

Take a peek to get a preview of some of the amazing guests, performers, and vendors who will be at this years exhibition!

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Join the cast and crew of the 2017 Great Lakes Pet Expo in Milwaukee at the Wisconsin Exposition Center at State Fair Park as we celebrate our 13th year of helping animals in Wisconsin. This event is the only charitable event in Wisconsin of this magnitude. All proceeds from ticket sales are returned to our community to help animals in shelters and rescues.

More than 12,000 pet lovers enjoyed the show in 2016.

Join us on February 4, 2017 for the best expo yet!

Meeting a Boston Terrier

The Largest Non-Profit Pet Expo In Wisconsin

The Great Lakes Pet Expo is different from most other shows of this magnitude because it is produced by a non-profit organization. It is a benefit for the animals of Wisconsin. All of the proceeds from this event are given back to the animals of Wisconsin by way of the non profit organizations (rescues and humane societies) who care for them. The money is raised through ticket sales and all dollars raised stay in Wisconsin. The expo production team is a group of dedicated volunteers who spend countless hours planning and executing a show we’re proud to call our very own. We thank everyone who has attended the show in support of our cause. It is the animals who bring us together and you, the consumer, who make the show possible.

Enjoy the Show!