The 15th annual Columbus Pet Expo will be held Friday through Sunday, March 27-29, at Veterans Memorial.

The 15th annual Columbus Pet Expo will be held Friday through Sunday, March 27-29, at Veterans Memorial.

Special events at the expo will include:

Joel Silverman, the 2008 Trainer of the Year and host of Animal Planet's "Good Dog U," will conduct fun-filled and informative dog training seminars.

Jerry Lee Parker, the "Common Sense Horse Trainer," will serve as host in the Equestrian area, where visitors will also find Hugs 2 Horses and Lost Acres Rescue and Rehab.

A competition featuring Buckeye Dock Dogs.

The Classic K-9 show in the main arena, a pet runway fashion show, and a dress-up-your-pet competition.

The Columbus Pet Expo supports more than 30 pet rescues and humane societies. Discount tickets to the expo are available at Kroger stores and Complete Petmart.