Angel Pets Expo

Angel Pets Vendor Expo

 Open to the Public!

June 8th, 2019,  10-6pm

Downtown Asheville, NC

People from all over the region will be attending to see

40+Vendors related to supportive pet care products and services, nutritional pet supplements, canine rehab specialists, pet trainers, senior pet needs, end-of-life care, caregiver support, artists, memorabilia, pet supplies, artists, veterinarians, healers, acupuncturists, animal chiropractors, pet photographers, energy healers, Pet CBD oil, animal communicators and more!

All things Pet Related!

Come meet River – FullMoon Farm’s Amabassdog – wolfdog

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Full Vendor List 2019

Short list

Bright Star Studio – Art, Spirit, Jewelry, Pet Memorials
4PawsFarwell – Mobile Vet Hospice & Palliative Care
Petgazette – Asheville – GOLD SPONSOR
Animal Hospital of North Asheville – GOLD SPONSOR – Patty Summers – Animal Communication
A Catnap Away – Cat B&B
Anna Leckie – Artist
Asheville Animal Acupuncture – Dr. Beth Hampton Jones
Barking Mountain Groomer
Caren Harris Pet Photography
Carolina Memorial Sanctuary
Copper Witch Design – Pet Jewelry
Dawn’s Light House – Healing touch, Animal Communication
Day By Day Pet – Caregiver Support
Earthwinds Animal Chiropractic
FourSeasons – Pet Loss support
Happy with Cappy – Pet Sitting
Kindred Soul Vet – Mobile Vet – Chinese medicine – Pet loving Realtor Maria Cavallo
Mindful Mutts – Canine Behavior Counselor & Trainer
Muffin’s Halo -Vest for Blind Dogs
My Hemp Worx – (pet CBD oil)
Natural Awakenings – Upstate SC
Natural Awakenings Southeast NC – Charlotte
Pumpkin Dog – T-shirts, mugs, handbags, etc.
Reiki for Today – Animal Reiki
Sally Said So – Canine Training
Three Dog Bakery – Specialty dog treats
TransAmerica – financial planning
Trupanion – Pet Insurance
Waghab – Canine Rehabilitation
Wendall Brown – Nevetica Shop
Yipps and Wiggles – Pet Care Sitting
Luckydog – Dog trainer
Rose Proud – Animal Communicator
Forever Dream Senior Dog Sanctuary – non profit – Meet an Ambassador Wolfdog!
Phoenix – Parrot welfare – nonprofit
Full Noon Farm – Wolfdog Sanctuary – nonprofit
Info Table – GoodRX, Appalachian Wildlife Rehab, Paws for Passengers AVL, Teddy&Friends Rescue, Two Hearts Pet Loss Center

Tickets ($5) can be purchased at the door or in advanced at


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Vendor Descriptions

Bright Star Studio – A Place of Art and Spirit

Pet Honoring Memorial Service BEST

Pet Memorial gifts and items

Bright star pet memorbilia Jewelry FINAL
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Pet Gazette AshevilleGold Sponsorpetgazette-logo_tagline1

Pet Gazette is a community resource for all things pet in Western North Carolina. Fun to read: Local experts share their knowledge about how to care for pets of all types from dogs to cats, horses to ferrets, birds to fish, even chickens. Pet Gazette is a community resource for all things pet in Western North Carolina. 12,000 bi-monthly copies go fast where pet lovers gather: Western North Carolina pet businesses, Ingles, coffee shops, hotels, pet events, newspaper boxes in public places, etc.


Animal Hospital of North Asheville

Gold Sponsor

Angel Pets Expo ahna logoAnimal Hospital of North Asheville is a full-service veterinary practice serving the dogs and cats of Asheville, NC, as well as Weaverville, Hendersonville, Black Mountain, and all of Western North Carolina since 1977.

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Using state-of-the-art diagnostics, we provide your pet with the highest quality affordable care while always using love and compassion to guide us.

Animal Hospital of North Asheville is a full-service veterinary practice serving the dogs and cats of Asheville, NC, as well as Weaverville, Hendersonville, Black Mountain, and all of Western North Carolina since 1977. Using state-of-the-art diagnostics, we provide your pet with the highest quality affordable care while always using love and compassion to guide us. We emphasize wellness care, such as annual comprehensive physical exams, along with medical and emergency care. We excel at diagnostics with eight experienced and Fear Free certified veterinarians. Our hospital provides surgical services including laparoscopic and orthopedic capabilities. We have a veterinarian devoted entirely to dentistry which enables AHNA to perform root canals, advanced oral surgery, and orthodontics. We offer 24-hour nursing care for our hospitalized patients (Monday through Saturday) and we are well equipped with the latest in equipment and technology including the ability to perform chemotherapy, ultrasounds, cardiac workups, endoscopy, and laser therapy.mission_page

We are committed to the Fear Free Veterinary Initiative which elevates the standards of providing low stress and species-specific enrichment at the veterinary visit by incorporating fear free protocols.  Our goal is to provide your pet with gentle, loving, stress-free care.

1 Beaverdam Road, Asheville, NC 28804



4 Paws Farewell

Bronze Sponsor

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Making the decision about when to say goodbye can be the hardest decision you ever have to make during your life-long relationship with your beloved companion.
4 Paws Farewell was established to help pet owners navigate the difficult process of end-of-life decision making and care. We offer quality of life consultations, veterinary hospice and palliative care services, and home euthanasia. We are committed to providing our pet companions with the very best care and comfort during their final days.
We provide services to Asheville, NC and surrounding areas within forty five minutes of downtown Asheville. (Buncombe, Henderson, Haywood, Mitchell, Rutherford, and Yancey Counties)

HOURS: Mon – Fri 8am-6pm, Sat + Sun 8am-5pm

(828) 707-4231


WagHab – Canine Rehabilitation

Featured Vendor Presenter

Megan Day founded WagHab in 2011 after completing the certification program in canine rehabilitation at University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Megan performs comprehensive evaluations and treatments geared toward your pet’s specific injury, surgery recovery, or for general strengthening and conditioning.  They are provided on an individual basis.

WagHab offers a full complement or canine rehabilitation services,



Comprehensive Evaluations; Hydrotherapy – Underwater Treadmill;  Laser Therapy; Therapeutic Ultrasound and Electrical Stimulation; Skilled Manual Therapy, Including Joint and Spine Mobilizations And Massage;  Individualized Therapeutic Exercise Prescriptions; Brace and Cart/Wheelchair Fitting and Ordering; Wellness and Weight Loss Program



PSAnimal – Patty Summers 

Featured Vendor Presenter

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Author of Talking With the Animals, Patty Summers, is an internationally known animal communicator and currently provides communication workshops as well as consultations for animals and their human companions to resolve conflicts or to aid in communication.

Communicating with Animals helps you develop your animal communication skills with your animal friends through this verbally – guided exercise. (CD)



Reawakening to Animal Communication leads you through the basic steps of animal communication, provides a guided meditation and enlightening discussion focusing on how to talk ‘with’ the animals, rather than talking ‘to’ them. (DVD or VHS)

Talking With The Animals is an endearing book which tells stories of Patty’s experiences with various animals. The short stories are endearing and have life lessons and provide valuable insight into animal communication. (Book)

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Windsongs of the Soul Animal Flags at “LifeWithDog”Windsongs

Pet Memorial Flags – Beautiful handmade flags to honor your animal and the love between you that never dies. The flags hold special spiritual symbols with the main flag, personalized with your beloved animal’s name, birth date and passing, being flanked by a paw and feather charm and the back of this flag offering a pocket for ashes, fur or some other special symbol.


Sally Said So – Dog Training


Now covering Asheville, Greensboro, and The Triangle to the Crystal Coast. 

We are THE home of commitment-based dog training covering from The Crystal Coast to the Asheville mountains and St. Augustine. At Sally Said So we focus on more than your typical obedience, group classes and simple commands. Our professional dog trainers teach lifestyle training programs that are designed around your life, activity level and schedule. Our clients say that Sally Said So is the Best Dog Training in Raleigh because of the program’s attention to detail and personal touch.

Our dog training services include:


Sally Said So is PROUDLY Direct Veterinarian Referred

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Dr. Beth Jones – Asheville Animal Acupuncture 

Featured Vendor Presenter


Our clinic’s goal is to help companion animals find pain relief through acupuncture, sometimes in combination with western pain relief when appropriate. We hope to achieve the best and safest pain relief combinations possible. Dr. Beth believes a truly holistic approach to health care is best. We treat only one pet at a time, and we allow enough time to understand the patient and his needs.

Our clinic’s special interests are chronic pain such as arthritis, hip dysplasia, spondylosis, and back pain. We can also help with post-surgical pain and recovery. We have many patients who have intervertebral disk disease, and we help them avoid surgery or recover more quickly after surgery.


21 Battery Park Suite 103
Asheville, NC 28801   ~ 828-450-0851


The Copper Witch

Copper Witch Designs™ specializes in creating hand made, one-of-a-kind copper jewelry pieces.Copper Witch paw print

Custom Pet Portraits in Copper, Hand Crafted from Your Pet’s Photo

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Custom Pet Portraits in Copper of your favorite pet. I handcraft each of these portraits from a photo of your pet, provided by you. Each portrait is hand cut and then sculpted in copper to create a 3 dimensional relief sculpture of your pet.  See full description on website.

Personalized Pet Memorial for Multiple Pets, Choice of Charms and Sentiment


My personalized memorials are a perfect way to honor and remember your beloved pet. Having had many animal companions over the course of my life, and having been involved in animal welfare issues for more than 3 decades, I know that dealing with the loss of a pets is extremely difficult.



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Earthwinds Animal Chiropractic

Animal Chiropractic identifies specific areas in the spine where there is a lack of motion and helps restore lost motion in that area along with reducing pain and boosting performance. Earthwinds Animal Chiropractic provides mobile animal chiropractic in the comfort of your own home. Provides individualized and gentle chiropractic care for your pet. Your pet will receive an exam to test reflexes and nerve function, followed by a hands on spinal exam and an adjustment. I work on animals of all size from hamsters to horses. Any and all animals can benefit from chiropractic care. Earthwinds chiro dog

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Serving Waynesville NC & Surrounding WNC
Call or Text 254.319.0174

Pet-loving, Highly Skilled Chiropractor


Natural Awakenings Upstate SC


Each month Natural Awakenings magazines across the country take a practical look at the latest natural approaches to nutrition, fitness, creative expression, personal growth and sustainable living. We interview national experts we think you’d like to meet. We offer inspiring how-to articles. Each month brings fresh perspective around a timely theme sure to pique your interest.
At the front of each community issue, we present global news and views as a complement to news and events of local interest. We highlight healing arts practitioners in the local area. And we connect you with a wealth of national and local resources mapping out alternate routes to a healthier, happier, longer life. A life that feels good all the way around.
“We love to spread light,” Bruckman smiles. “We rejoice that our readers take responsibility for their own health and well-being. Our magazines speak to them. And the authentic beauty of their lives lets us know how we’re doing. This give and take of collaboration sweetens and enlivens the journey for everyone.”
Awakening one community at a time…naturally.


Day by Day Caregiver Support


Featured Vendor Presenter

We offer a range of pet caregiver services you may need as you cope with the loss of a beloved pet or while caring for an aging or sick pet. Day by Day Pet Caregiver Support was created to honor our own beloved pets who change our lives every day by opening our hearts and making us more compassionate people. Monthly support circles. Licensed professional counseling. Dedicated telephone hotline. Online support group. Pet Loss and Grief Workshops. 24/7 HOTLINE. Memorializing Your Pet.

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All Natural and Organic
Our CBD products are made with organic hemp grown in Kentucky and are 100% free of any synthetic or artificial ingredients. We have 80% purity levels whereas our competitors have 15-40%. Everything is tested in an FDA approved facility & our products contain less than 0.3% THC.
100% Safe and Effective
We always get asked about safety and effectiveness. Our products are 100% safe and effective to use. We are trusted by top doctors and health professionals worldwide. Our products have been made using the purest, and most potent ingredients backed by clinical data and stability testing.


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View latest Issue

Each month Natural Awakenings magazines across the country take a practical look at the latest natural approaches to nutrition, fitness, creative expression, personal growth and sustainable living. We interview national experts we think you’d like to meet. We offer inspiring how-to articles. Each month brings fresh perspective around a timely theme sure to pique your interest.Angel Pets NA Charlotte Cover

At the front of each community issue, we present global news and views as a complement to news and events of local interest. We highlight local businesses and practitioners. And we connect you with a wealth of national and local resources mapping out alternate routes to a healthier, happier, longer life. A life that feels good all the way around.


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Featured Vendor Presenter

“Four Seasons hosts a monthly ‘Pet Loss Grief Support Group’ in Asheville and invite you to join us if you are living with the loss of a loved pet.”

Four Seasons Compassion For Life Monthly Pet Loss Grief Support Group

Losing a pet friend and companion can be heartbreaking. Whether it is a sudden or planned goodbye, it is an emotional time.  We understand the strength and specialness of the animal-human bond. On the first Tuesday of each month, Four Seasons Compassion for Life will be hosting a Pet Loss Grief Support Group from 5:30-6:30 pm. The monthly meeting will be held at a new location: 373 Biltmore Ave, near Mission Hospital. This group is for anyone who is grieving the loss of an animal companion and needs further support. This is a free monthly meeting. Everyone welcome but out of respect to other participants, please leave pets at home.

Next Meetings:

  • Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
  • Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
  • Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

As the region’s largest independent non-profit provider of end of life care, Four Seasons FourSeasons Angel Petsprovides the highest quality of care to patients and families. Founded in 1979, Four Seasons, a nationally respected, award-winning Palliative and Hospice Care non-profit organization, remains deeply committed to serving the community through fulfilling its mission of “Co-Creating the Care Experience.” To date, Four Seasons has served more than 10,000 patients in Western North Carolina.

Facilitated by grief counselors, participative support groups offer a confidential and comfortable environment in which participants may share their grief experiences with others.

To speak to someone right away, please call
Local: 828-692-6178
Toll Free: 866-466-9734


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Healing Touch for Animals 

Dawn light house htThe goal of every Healing Touch for Animals (HTA) session is to restore balance in the animal’s biomagnetic energy field, which in turn restores physical, mental, emotional, and energetic health.   Some of the benefits of HTA include: reducing stress and anxiety, supporting animals through injuries, illnesses, trauma, and abuse, building a solid support system for cancer patients, and offering physical, emotional, and spiritual support for animals and their caregivers during the end of life processes.  HTA can be used on all species: small and large animals, birds, aquatics and exotics.
I’ve had clients request my support during at-home euthanasia as well as those performed in the veterinarian’s office.. HTA provides a loving, gentle protocol that benefits both the animal and their caregivers.   Being asked to share in an animal’s end of life process remains the greatest honor I can imagine.  I am deeply grateful whenever I can be of service during this sensitive time.

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Animal Communication

When an animal is in declining health, it ‘s so hard to make decisions when we don’t know what they want or need.    We struggle with guilt and fear when faced with the possibility of having to euthanize them, but it doesn’t have to be that way.  It can be comforting to know what your friend’s wishes are, how they feel, and what they need    People most often ask an animal who’s already crossed the Rainbow Bridge, “Did I do the right thing?” , “Did I let you go too soon?” or “Did I wait too long?”  .  An animal communicator can help you understand what your friend needs you to know as you navigate the journeys of declining health, old age, and the dying process together by connecting with them telepathically and sharing their thoughts and feelings with you.


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Pumpkin Dog celebrates the special bond between people and their pups. Our products remind us that life is better with dogs, and offer playful ways to show others what an awesome, dog-filled life looks like.

While dogs are our jam, we love the kitties too and carry a selection of feline-friend favorites as well.  Pumpkin Dog is a Dog is Good authorized retailer.

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View latest Issue

Each month Natural Awakenings magazines across the country take a practical look at the latest natural approaches to nutrition, fitness, creative expression, personal growth and sustainable living. We interview national experts we think you’d like to meet. We offer inspiring how-to articles. Each month brings fresh perspective around a timely theme sure to pique your interest.

At the front of each community issue, we present global news and views as a complement to news and events of local interest. We highlight local businesses and practitioners. And we connect you with a wealth of national and local resources mapping out alternate routes to a healthier, happier, longer life. A life that feels good all the way around.


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Reiki is a powerful tool to use with animals. Many pets are open and curious about Reiki and if they allow the energy to flow through them, it helps them to relax. In cases where animals are injured or physically suffering from illness, Reiki can help promote internal healing. And just as Reiki soothes the mind, body and spirit of humans, the energy helps animals the same way. In fact, animals often take in the amount of energy they need more quickly than humans do.cat2

Canine chakrasReiki Masters have volunteered at animal shelters, hospitals and have even sent Reiki remotely to animals in need.feline chakras

Animals also have a system of chakras. They also may have blockages in their bodies or energy fields that Reiki works to open up and release.

Marshall Reiki catI’m thrilled to be offering Reiki healing services in Asheville, NC and surrounding areas. These are my credentials:

  • Reiki Master with additional certification in Animal Reiki, credentialed by the International Association of Reiki Practioners (
  • Integrative Wellness associate coach of IWCA (
  • Ordained Minister in the state of North Carolina  (Universal Life Church)

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Barking Mountain Pet Styles

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Featured Vendor Presenter

 Luxury House Call Dog Grooming. Where your pet’s comfort is our priority!


Is your schedule too hectic to coordinate dropping off and picking up your pup?  Professional house call grooming, by Barking Mountain Pet Styles award winning Pet Stylist Rachel Mongno, might be the solution you and your pet are looking for!Customized house call grooming brings the grooming salon to you; discerning pet parents all over Asheville are discovering the difference Barking Mountain Pet Styles can make for their pet.

Barking Mountain Pet Styles provides house call grooming services to Asheville’s most pampered pups and discerning pet owners.  We bring the grooming salon to you, setting up in your home to provide a professional, quality grooming experience for your pet without the hassle and stress of coordinating travel, pick-ups, and drop-offs.  We take pride in our selection of all-natural products, and our foremost concern is always your pet’s comfort.  We are fully insured and Pet CPR/First Aid certified through PetTech.
Owned and operated by an award winning groomer with years of experience grooming Asheville’s pets, you can be sure that Barking Mountain Pet Styles is a great choice for your furry family member!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


Trupanion is dedicated to providing you with the best pet medical insurance plan possible to help easily and safely protect your pets. This is our promise to you.

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• We will provide one simple plan that covers injuries, illnesses, diagnostic testing, surgeries, medications, and lab work. Your plan will be easy for both you and your veterinarian to use.
• We will offer customizable deductibles so you can afford to insure your pet, no matter your budget.
• We will reimburse 90% of covered costs with no hidden fees, no “reasonable costs,” and no payout limits.
• We will strive to pay your veterinarian directly when possible, and we will do everything in our power to pay your claim in a timely fashion.
• We are pet lovers too, and we want to be the best we can be. Let use know what you think! We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Kindred Soul VetKindredSoulsVetLogo

Dr Sowers is a mobile veterinarian specializing exclusively in traditional Chinese Medicine which includes acupuncture, Chinese herbal therapy, Tui-na (medical massage) & food therapy for all species.  She is a doTERRA essential oils advocate & uses essential oils in her patients whenever possible.  She takes an integrative approach to veterinary medicine, working with your primary care veterinarian to provide the most complete care for your pet.

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Carolina Memorial Sanctuary & Green Cemetery

Carolina Memorial Sanctuary is a conservation and green cemetery that provides a peaceful and contemplative environment in which to lay loved ones to rest. The Sanctuary is available for the natural burial of humans, our pet companions, or cremated remains at a cost of one-half to one-third of contemporary burials.

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Three Dog Bakery – AshevilleAngel PEts THree Dog bakery logo

21 Battery Park, Suite 103
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 252-1818

Angel Pets Expo Three Dog Bakery

Three Dog Bakery is the world’s first full-functioning bakery for dogs! We use ONLY 100% human quality ingredients to create the best fresh baked, all natural and Angel Pets Expo Three Dog Bakery samples“pawsitively” yummy treats and food.

At Three Dog Bakery Asheville, our mission is simple: to fresh-bake the world’s best dog biscuits and food, giving dog owners everywhere a healthy, all-natural bone-ified treat to give to their favorite four-legged friends. We add NO salt, sugar, chemicals, artificial preservatives or animal fat to any of our products. We also carry the world’s most delicious pre-packaged treats, and other goodies! Three Dog Bakery Asheville also carries a wide variety of leashes, beds, bowls, treat jars, toys and dog related gift items. Kitty lovers will want to visit our “Pity the Poor Kitty” section.Angel Pets Expo 3 dog bakery pci

Mission: To fresh-bake the world’s best dog biscuits and give dog lovers everywhere a
healthy, all-natural, bone-ified treat to give their favorite four legged friends.

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Nevetica Shop Petz

Welcome to NéVetica™

NéVetica’s purpose was derived from a lack of knowledge and quality pet products available in the marketplace today. After identifying these gaps, we were motivated to build a bridge between the pet parents, the products and information. Our goal is to provide everything a pet parent would ever want or need for their pet through the use of technology, education and various innovative products. Ultimately, NéVetica was birthed out of the need for more nutritional options that may offer our pets a chance at a potentially healthier lifestyle.

NeveticaWith our concept and free pet assessment, we are accomplishing something that has never been done in the pet industry – the use of a simple, personalized pet assessment on our revolutionary app to systematically recommend a suggested regimen of products and services designed to assist your pet in having a potentially healthier lifestyle. Become a better and more informed pet parent with our NéVeticatm product lines and services.

In addition, with our state of the art NéVeticatm app and online website, NéVeticatm is the ultimate portal for innovative pet products, convenient pet services, and high quality pet education resources. Simply put, NéVeticatm is the top of the line, one stop shop for all your pet’s needs.


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I am an Artist in Athens, Georgia. I have been lucky enough to find a way to be of service through my art. I do freelance art for others. Anna Leckie art 2
This allows me to create incredibly meaningful gifts for their loved ones: something to commemorate an anniversary, birthday, marriage, or the passing of a loved one. It allows me to honor their pets, a prized memory in their lives, or create something for a marriage proposal, a prop for a theatrical performance, even drum head for a band. Please contact me if you would like to book a work of art with me or if you have any other questions about my art. My art book: Irony of the Unfortunates, is for sale on for purchase.

Anna Leckie BookA collection of thoughts, images, and the comings and goings of living documented by a young artist living in Athens, Georgia. Anna Leckie shares her personal journals and the story of the world she lives in as she show cases personal artwork and photography. This book is intended to be a personal glimpse inside of human life. The content is meant to reflect a different way of communicating the act of living itself.


Forever Dream Senior Dog Sanctuary

Forever Dream Senior Dog Sanctuary (& some cats) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-FDSDS Angel Petsprofit organization

We are a sanctuary and forever home for special needs senior dogs. While providing a lifetime home for senior dogs, we strive to raise awareness of the joys and challenges of living and caring for aging dogs. While never forgetting where these dogs have come from, we want to emphasize the positive aspects of their life in retirement.


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Best Senior dog sanctuaryWe cannot do our mission of hope without you! Forever Dream Senior Dog Sanctuary is completely funded by donations, grants, and fundraisers.



Lucky Dog Training Asheville

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Lucky Dog Training Asheville offers private sessions, group sessions and board & train programs to meet all your training needs. Our training philosophy is The Dog’s Perspective, which is based on how dogs think. All training techniques are dog-friendly, human-friendly, humane and dogmane. Our trainers are well-educated, experienced and compassionate individuals who love working with dogs and teaching ways for you to have the Best Dog Ever and the Dog of Your Dreams!

Dog companions should be sources of joy, not stress! Why else have a dog? We are dedicated to enriching relationships between humans and their dog companions. Our different programs are tailored to meet your dog’s needs, your personal lifestyle and budget.Asheville-Dog-Trainer-Angel Pets Expo

Lucky Dogs are well-mannered members of a family and community. Our training methods are fast and effective! Just read our testimonials. We have turned problem dogs into poster pups of good behavior. If this sounds like something for you and your dog, we can help you achieve your training goals.  Our training programs enrich the lives of dogs and their human companions, making everyone Lucky Dogs. Contact us today!

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Phone: (828) 423-9635


Rose Proud – Animal CommunicatorRose Proud

Communication with your animal when they are ill or towards the end of their life, can help with the difficult and often agonizing decisions that may need to be made. It can bring peace and comfort to both you and your animal friend. Animals are often very clear about what their wishes and needs are. They can let you know if certain treatments or medications seem to be helping and how they feel about their condition. They can let you know what you may do to help and support them.
Animals are also very open when they are ready to make their transition. My experience has been that animals don’t perceive death the way that we do and they have taught me so much about love, letting go and acceptance. Supporting your beloved animals at their time of transition can be a very loving and beautiful experience.
Communication with an animal in spirit has brought many of my clients peace and helped them through their grieving process.  Connecting with their beloved pet lessens the heartache and helps to remind them of the joy they shared and the love that will always be there.

Offering in person mini-sessions (15 min) for $20 during the Angle Pets Vendor Expo

Contact or email Rose to pre-schedule a 15 minute consult day of expo. Sign up sheet will also be available day of Angel Pets Expo. 828.388.7366

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Boxer Butts and Other Mutts!


Yips and Wiggles Pet Care

Highly Experienced Pet-Sitter and Dog Walker!  All species and special needs pets are accepted!

I’ve been working in the pet care industry for over 10 years now and I’ve worked with yippsandwigglesjust about any and all species of animals. I’m experienced in taking care of dogs, cats, rabbits, reptiles, horses, goats and other livestock. I’ve also worked in wildlife rehabilitation and in the animal medical field.
I’m a kind, friendly, dependable and compassionate individual and I pride myself on my work ethic and dedication to providing quality services at a fair price. When you choose me for your pet care needs, rest assured I will spoil them as if they were my own. I look forward to meeting you and your pets and I’d be honored to be chosen as your dog walker and pet-sitter!   -Camille Surrett
Owner and Pet Care Specialist of Yips and Wiggles Pet Care

Purrfect Pet Portraits!

I offer pet portraits in addition with my pet sitting and dog walking services! Pet photography and portraiture services are now available starting at $100* for a one-to two hour shoot and 10 of your pet or pets best shots! *All sizes of prints available, price varies. Customized gift items also available (calendars, mugs, canvas prints, blankets, etc.)*


Happy with Cappy Pet Sitting

Cappy Tosetti offers loving, high quality pet sitting in the Asheville area.

  • Bed & Breakfast for dogs at Cappy’s house!Angel Pets Expo Cappy Tossetti
  • Traditional pet sitting at your home!
  • Pet visits at hotel and inns in Asheville!

Happy with Cappy Pet Sitting provides traditional pet care at your home—fun-filled visits to feed everyone, clean litter boxes, give medications, walk and play.  I also pick up the mail and water plants.  It’s a pleasure caring for any pet:  dogs, cats, parrots and other birds, chickens, rabbits, goats, snakes and even an occasional pig. Throughout the years, I have worked for veterinarians and have taught pet first aid and CPR for The American Red Cross.

A special delight is caring for visiting dogs at my house near downtown Asheville, where I live with three sweet elderly rescue dogs, Penny, Maggie, and Annie.  Better than a boarding kennel, it’s a comfortable place to relax, stretch out on the couch, romp about the fenced backyard, and enjoy lots of love and attention.  Only one or two doggie clients at a time, so every guest gets oodles of attention and feels at home in a happy and safe environment.Happy with Cappy 11

Complimentary ‘meet & greet’ provided for every client’s home to meet the family, take notes on each pet in learning about their daily care and routine.  It’s an honor having many loyal clients who continue to call and refer others to stay at “Camp Cappy.” Glowing references available!Happy with Cappy 1


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Phoenix Landing

Phoenix Landing is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the welfare of parrots. Angel Pets Expo Phoenix Landing copy

Our objectives are to:
* Provide educational activities
* Facilitate adoption for parrots, from parakeets to macaws, because most birds need a succession of good homes
* Help veterinary students interested in avian medicine
* Sponsor research and conservation for wild parrots
* Advocate standards of care for birds​
* Build and maintain a sustainable organization
* Ensure that adopted Phoenix Landing birds are physically and legally protected

Please consider donating, volunteering or fostering! Lots of great classes and fun events listed on the website.

African Grey Reusable Shopping  BagAfrican Grey Reusable Shopping Bag for sale on website $15


Mindful Mutz – Canine Behavior Counselor and Trainer Pets Expo MindfulMutz

Asheville Mindful Mutz Training & Behavior Consulting serves as one of the premier, veterinarian referred resource’s in our community and  includes services ranging from puppy programs to Behavior Consultations for complex behavior, anxiety and aggression issues, as well as training packages & daily enrichment sessions for dogs of all shapes & sizes! Call us today for a better understanding of your dog tomorrow!

Behavior Consults

Better understand your dog as an individual but also as a species (“The Dog”) how your relationship & daily interaction with him may be effecting his behavior, as well as factors such as breed tendencies, environmental components, diet (yes diet can effect behavior!), your dogs ability to deal with stress & regulate his emotional response, plus other important factors that can be easily overlooked, yet play a vital role in the experience your dog may be having.

  • Anxiety Issues-Anxiety, Fearfulness or Extreme Sensitivity
  • Aggression-Directed Toward People, Other Dogs or Pets Inside or Outside of the Home
  • Leash Reactivity-Lunging, Pulling, Uncontrollable Behavior While On Leash
  • Multi-Dog Household Compatibility Problems
  • Handling Problems or Sensitivities -Discomfort being touched or handled in certain areas, often experienced while at the Veterinarian or Groomer
  • Harmonious Balance – Finding a Harmonious Balance with Dogs & Children
  • Quality of Life -Overall Quality of Life Issues

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We offer a variety of unique, comprehensive training programs as well as convenient one-time, single appointments to fit your needs.

Heather Polechio, CPDT-KA, CTC, FPPE, Licensed Educator

Nationally Certificated Professional Dog Training & Behavior Counseling


Fullmoon Farm Wolfdog Sanctuary

Full Moon Farm is an organization dedicated to the well being of the wolfdog (wolf Laura+and+winterhybrid). Situated on 17 beautiful mountain acres in Black Mountain, NC, we operate as a federally recognized 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization for abused and refused wolfdogs who find themselves in need of love, shelter, and care through no fault of their own.

Full Moon Farm provides a safe haven for animals that cannot be placed into homes for the rest of their lives.  Our rescued wolfdogs come from animal control agencies, closed breeding situations and occasionally, an owner in crisis.  We evaluate each animal upon intake and work with them at their level of comfort.


Some animals are “hands off” and we respect their choice, as well as that of the animals that crave human interaction.  Our goal is to enrich the lives of the residents, allowing them to reach their highest potential.  Your support by donation or sponsorship makes our task possible.

Though they may be abused or neglected, homeless because of death or divorce, they are all God’s Creatures and worthy of a lifetime of respect. We are here to serve them.

finn25252Band25252BfredFull Moon Farm helps wolfdogs in three ways:

Rescue – This involves evaluating wolfdogs and transporting them here or to other sanctuaries or shelters, as well as networking with other wolfdog rescue organizations to help with adoptions.

Education – Full Moon Farm does many educational outreaches, both formal (such as scheduled visits to schools and businesses, booths at festivals) and informal (such as being able to educate workers while at a shelter evaluating a wolfdog). Even walking our dogs in the local Christmas Parade is educational, as it shows people that these animals are not the monsters of myth and fable. Also, wolfdogs are not hybrids, nor are they half wolf, half dog!

Sanctuary – Giving “refused and abused” wolfdogs a safe, healthy and loving environment in which to live out their lives takes most of our resources.


INFO Tables for the following groups will be at the Angel Pets Expo


GoodRX – cards available

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(Yes, it works on Pet meds, too!)

  • Use this card for discounts of up to 80% on most prescription drugs at over 70,000 U.S. pharmacies*.
  • Get discounts for every member of your family, including pets!
  • No expiration. No fees or obligations. No credit card required


Appalachian Wildlife Rescue (info table)

awrlogo-mr-whiteout_5Appalachian Wildlife Refuge is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that coordinates the needs of wildlife rehabilitation in Western North Carolina providing care for injured and orphaned wildlife, support for the ​wildlife rehabilitation network and conservation education to the community.

Rescue, Rehab, Release, Relate.
the Website has educational information on what to do if wild animal is found Bird, Mammal, Reptile flowcharts!
Determine if the animal truly needs human intervention or if its wild mother has it tucked away for safekeeping while she is out foraging.

orphangroundhogYour support saves wild lives! 

The number of injured and orphaned wildlife is increasing significantly every year. The Appalachian Wild Urgent Care facility provides emergency care to save wild animals. ​Please help by spreading the word & donate today!

Appalachian Wild is in URGENT need of food and supplies.

Please check out their wish list at

Thank you!


Paws for Passengers


Paws for Passengers

Paws for Passengers is a special program in which therapy pets and their handlers interact with passengers and visitors at the airport.  These special volunteers – many with four legs, wagging tails and lots of affection to share – are trained companions who like visiting with people of all ages.  Therapy pets can help create a welcoming and calming environment, and we hope passengers and visitors enjoy interacting with these special members of our Guest Services team!


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Select featured vendor presentations throughout the day!


Angel Pets Featured Vendor Presenations 2019

Expo Vendor Speaker Presentations Descriptions

Admission only $5

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Full Vendor List

Sample of Vendors:

Bright Star Studio – Specializing in Angel Pet Pendants, Art and Energy work.


Pet Gazette Asheville – media sponsorpetgazette-logo_tagline1



4 Paws Farewell

Mobile Pet Hospice, Palliative Care & Home Euthanasiaimprinted-forever-1



Windsongs of the Soul Animal Flags at “LifeWithDog”Windsongs

Beautiful handmade flags to honor your animal and the love between you that never dies. The flags hold special spiritual symbols with the main flag, personalized with your beloved animal’s name, birth date and passing, being flanked by a paw and feather charm and the back of this flag offering a pocket for ashes, fur or some other special symbol.



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Bright Star Contact info


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