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French Toast, a Yorkshire Terrier-Pomeranian mix, was on

French Toast, a Yorkshire Terrier-Pomeranian mix, was on display at the Long Island Pet Expo. The rescue puppy is up for adoption at Little Shelter in Huntington. (March 6, 2011) Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Hundreds of animal lovers attended the 2011 Long Island Pet Expo at Suffolk County Community College's Brentwood campus.

Sheri Akers, of Brentwood, watches her son, Joshua,
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Sheri Akers, of Brentwood, watches her son, Joshua, on a pony ride at the Long Island Pet Expo. (March 6, 2011)

Attendees enjoy pony rides at the Long Island
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Attendees enjoy pony rides at the Long Island Pet Expo. (March 6, 2011)

Mikayla Lettich, 8, of Port Jefferson, plays with
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Mikayla Lettich, 8, of Port Jefferson, plays with a puppy up for adoption at the Long Island Pet Expo. (March 6, 2011)

The Long Island Pet Expo featured live animals
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

The Long Island Pet Expo featured live animals as well as vendors selling items for pets and pet owners. (March 6, 2011)

Vasanth Adur, left, holds his daughter, Aryana, as
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Vasanth Adur, left, holds his daughter, Aryana, as she takes a pony ride at the Long Island Pet Expo. (March 6, 2011)

Lorraine DeAngelis of East Rockaway prepares her cat,
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Lorraine DeAngelis of East Rockaway prepares her cat, Kitty Gaga, to be judged in the cat show at the Long Island Pet Expo. (March 6, 2011)

An employee at Rainforest Reptiles Shows introduces the
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

An employee at Rainforest Reptiles Shows introduces the crowd to a snapping turtle at the Long Island Pet Expo. (March 6, 2011)

French Toast, a Yorkshire Terrier-Pomeranian mix, was on
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

French Toast, a Yorkshire Terrier-Pomeranian mix, was on display at the Long Island Pet Expo. The rescue puppy is up for adoption at Little Shelter in Huntington. (March 6, 2011)

Rainforest Reptiles Shows brought a rare, albino alligator
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Rainforest Reptiles Shows brought a rare, albino alligator to the Long Island Pet Expo. (March 6, 2011)

Alyssa Demino of West Babylon tries to get
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Alyssa Demino of West Babylon tries to get the attention of an albino alligator at the Long Island Pet Expo. (March 6, 2011)

The Gabon Viper, a venemous snake from Africa,
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

The Gabon Viper, a venemous snake from Africa, was kept behind glass at the Rainforest Reptiles Shows booth at the Long Island Pet Expo. (March 6, 2011)

Hampsters huddle together at the Green Meadows Farm
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Hampsters huddle together at the Green Meadows Farm petting zoo at the Long Island Pet Expo. (March 6, 2011)

The Green Meadows Farm, based in Floral Park,
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

The Green Meadows Farm, based in Floral Park, brought hissing cockroaches to the Long Island Pet Expo, among other animals. (March 6, 2011)

Leanna Young, 2, of Shirley, prepares to feed
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Leanna Young, 2, of Shirley, prepares to feed a chicken at the Green Meadows Farm petting zoo at the Long Island Pet Expo. (March 6, 2011)

A hampster was brought to the Long Island
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

A hampster was brought to the Long Island Pet Expo by the Green Meadows Farm. (March 6, 2011)

A pair of goats was eager to be
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

A pair of goats was eager to be fed at the Long Island Pet Expo. (March 6, 2011)

Toothpaste, an African tortoise, was one of the
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Toothpaste, an African tortoise, was one of the featured animals in the Green Meadows Farm petting zoo at the Long Island Pet Expo. (March 6, 2011)

Rabbits huddle together in the Green Meadows Farm
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Rabbits huddle together in the Green Meadows Farm petting zoo at the Long Island Pet Expo. (March 6, 2011)

Haley Shon, 12, of Port Jefferson, pets a
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Haley Shon, 12, of Port Jefferson, pets a tortoise at the Green Meadows Farm petting zoo at the Long Island Pet Expo. (March 6, 2011)

A toad from Green Meadows Farm, a Floral-Park
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

A toad from Green Meadows Farm, a Floral-Park based petting zoo and animal education program, sits in a petting zoo cage at the Long Island Pet Expo. (March 6, 2011)

An iguana from Green Meadows Farm, a Floral-Park
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

An iguana from Green Meadows Farm, a Floral-Park based petting zoo and animal education program, sits in a petting zoo cage at the Long Island Pet Expo. (March 6, 2011)

Henry and Eddie, two dancing Golden Retrievers, rest
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Henry and Eddie, two dancing Golden Retrievers, rest before their show at the Long Island Pet Expo. (March 6, 2011)

Alpacas from Illusion Ranch graze at the Long
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Alpacas from Illusion Ranch graze at the Long Island Pet Expo. (March 6, 2011)

Sean Cairns, 2, of Holbrook, pets an alpaca
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Sean Cairns, 2, of Holbrook, pets an alpaca from Illusion Ranch at the Long Island Pet Expo. (March 6, 2011)

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