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Join us at Connect… Canada’s Pet Trade Expo. Celebrating and promoting the growth of the Canadian pet industry with manufacturers, specialty pets live, distributors and more. A business to business show like no other.

Coming May 22-23, 2025

Niagara Falls Convention Centre

Let's Connect.


As a Canadian hosted event, Connect Canada's Pet Trade Expo is proud to showcase the thriving pet industry in Canada, which is known for its love of animals and commitment to their welfare. Canada boasts a vibrant community of pet retailers, manufacturers, distributors, specialty pet breeders and service providers, all of whom contribute to the growth and innovation of the industry. Join us! Let's Connect!

Connect:

A B2B pet trade event celebrating the Canadian pet industry hosted and created with a team that is 100% built with individuals and vendors from the Canadian Pet Industry.

our 2025 Exhibitors

New U.S. border rules for dogs starting Aug. 1 have health minister concerned

New U.S. border rules for dogs starting Aug. 1 have health minister concerned

Health Minister Mark Holland says he has secured concessions to the new rules being imposed by the United States on dog owners bringing their pets across the border, but remains "concerned" about the ... ...more

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July 18, 20241 min read

Open Farm Earns B Corp Certification

Open Farm Earns B Corp Certification

Open Farm Earns B Corp Certification To become a B Corp, a company needs to score at least 80 points. Open Farm scored 102.8. Credit: Pets+ Magazine ...more

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July 15, 20241 min read

Weruva

Weruva

Webster, Rudi and Vanessa: The Three Cats Who Started It All. Today, I'm excited to share a special story with you—the beginning of Weruva. This story is filled with love, dedication, and a commitment... ...more

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July 08, 20247 min read

Connect Lounge

Attendees and Exhibitors alike enjoyed all the amenities of the Connect Lounge. A spacious seating area with beverages, charging stations and plenty of seating area for impromptu meetings.

Education Stage

Connect brought 2 days of educational talks to attendees. Visitors heard from Candace D'Agnolo, Pet Industry Network, Pet Retail Helper, Weruva, Instinct, eTail Pet POS and many more...

Fresh Food Showcase

A highlight of the show was Connect's Fresh Food Showcase featuring a variety of frozen and gently cooked products from many of the Connect Exhibitors. Thanks to Habco for the great looking freezer setup.

Connect Live

Wednesday night featured Connect Live at the Marriott Hotel with the E.Z. Street Band. The evening kicked off with $10,000 in cash giveaways to retailers and exhibitors...oh along with a poutine bar!!

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