ACTION ALERT: Washoe County, NV and Mississippi. Plus, the Reptile Super Show is here again!
Reptile Super Show Pomona
 
It's here again and it's even bigger! The top names in the reptile world will be there and the show draws an international crowd. Come see what all the fuss is about. Thank you to Ramy and the Super Show crew for your continued USARK and herp community support.

The show is over 100,000 sq. ft. of everything herp! It's a fun and educational environment that promotes conservation through education and captive breeding. So much to see and so much to learn about!

The USARK benefit auction is Saturday night at 6:30 in the Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center. Just stop by the USARK booth for details. Stick around after the show and support USARK as we work to protect your freedom to have reptiles and amphibians as pets. The auction is FREE to attend and everyone is welcome. We'll have a preview of donations at our booth.

There will be live and silent auctions, and we'll wrap it up quickly so everyone can enjoy some reptile mingling. We appreciate everyone who donates and attends as USARK would not be possible without these auctions and our supporters. Get more show details at www.reptilesupershow.com/los-angeles.

January 7-8
Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 11am-5pm
Pomona Fairplex/Los Angeles County Fairgrounds
1101 W. McKinley Ave.
Pomona, Ca, 91768
 
ACTION ALERT: Washoe County, NV
UPDATE: First reading postponed and deadline TBA (likely in 3-4 weeks)

Chapter 55 of the Washoe County Code regarding animals will be revised, and has been in the works for over two years. We know animal rights groups and extremists are pushing for bans and overregulation. These animal rights groups are hoping to use Washoe County as a stepping stone for their upcoming state bill.

Please support responsible animal owners and contact officials now! All information and more details are included at the below link.

CLICK HERE for full ACTION ALERT: www.usark.org/2016-blog/action-alert-washoe-county-nv

ACTION ALERT: Mississippi HB1
 
Mississippi House Bill 1 (HB1) is a re-introduction of last year's HB23. HB1 seeks to add “all poisonous or venomous species” of snakes to the state list of “inherently dangerous wild animals.” This would ban the importation, sale, and possession of these species.

Find A Vet

 

Need a good herp veterinarian? The Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV) can help. ARAV provides a free Find-A-Vet service at http://arav.site-ym.com/search/custom.asp?id=3661.

 

Donate to the USARK Legal Defense Fund
 

Information for making donations online and via check/money order can be found at www.usark.org/reptile-defense-fund-2/. You can make one-time, weekly, monthly or annual donations. You can also include a message that will be posted on the Legal Defense Fund Donor Wall at www.usark.org/usark-announcement/reptile-defense-donor-wall/ for all to see. You can even choose to make your donation or donation amount anonymous. Thanks for your support as we battle FWS to restore the freedoms of the Reptile Nation.
 
Reptile Events
 
Reptile Super Show: January 7-8 in Pomona, CA. Show details at www.reptilesupershow.com.

Georgia Reptile Experience: Event details at www.gareptilesociety.org/experience and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gareptileexperience .

Tri-State Reptile Expo: Amarillo, TX. Show details at www.tristatereptileexpo.com.

Long Island Reptile Expo: Brentwood, NY. Show details at www.reptileexpo.com/lifirst.htm.

Tracy Reptile Expo: Tracy, CA. Show details at www.facebook.com/TRACY-Reptile-EXPO-440367659415673.
 
National Reptile Breeders' Expo: Daytona, FL. Details at www.reptilebreedersexpo.com.

Western Maryland Reptile Show: Frederick, MD. Show details at www.mdreptilefarm.com/western-maryland-reptile-show/.

H.E.R.P.S. - Houston Exotic Reptile and Pet Show: New Orleans, LA. Show details at www.herpshow.net and www.facebook.com/HERPShow.

American Reef and Reptile Expos: Show details at www.facebook.com/americanreefreptileexpo.

Cold Blooded Expo: Overland Park, KS. Show details at www.coldbloodedexpos.com/kc-reptile-show/.

Lone Star Reptile Expo: Arlington, TX. Show details at www.lonestarreptileexpos.com/home.html and www.facebook.com/LSRExpos.

All Ohio Reptile Show: Hilliard, OH. More details at www.allohioreptileshows.webs.com.

Kentucky Reptile Expo: More details at www.kentuckyreptileexpo.com.

All Cleveland Reptile Show: Brook Park, OH. Details at www.facebook.com/pages/Cleveland-Reptile-Show/238480829509251.

Indiana Reptile Breeders' Expo: Clarksville, IN. More details at www.facebook.com/IRBExpo.

Snake Days: Sanderson, TX. Details at www.snakedays.com.

Croc Fest Crocodile Conservation Fundraiser: Event details at www.facebook.com/SaveTheCrocodiles.

Cin City Reptile Show: Fairfield, OH. More details at www.cincityreptileshow.com.

Cold Blooded Expo: Broken Arrow, OK. Show details at www.coldbloodedexpos.com/ok-reptile-expo/.

New England Reptile Expo: Manchester, NH. Show details at www.reptileexpo.com/nefirst.htm.

Midwest Reptile Show: Indianapolis, IN. Show details at www.midwestreptile.com/index.php.

New York Metro Reptile Show: White Plains, NY. Show details at www.reptileexpo.com/nyfirst.htm.

Repticon: Show details at www.repticon.com.

Las Vegas Reptile Expo: Las Vegas, NV. Show details at www.getreptiles.com and www.facebook.com/events/591811610945614/.

Portland Metro Reptile Expo: Portland, OR. Show details at www.nwreptileexpos.com/portland-metro-reptile-expo.

Phoenix Reptile Expo: in Mesa, AZ. Show details at www.phxreptileexpo.com and www.facebook.com/PhoenixReptileExpo.

Turtle and Tortoise Preservation Group (TTPG) Conference: in Mesa, AZ. More details at 
www.ttpg.org/conference2015.html.

Armadillo Reptile Expo: Austin, TX. Show details at www.armadilloreptileexpos.com/austin-reptile-show.html.
 
SEWERFest Reptile Show:  Sturtevant, WI. Show details at www.sewerfest.com.

Pacific Northwest Reptile and Exotic Animal Show: in Hillsboro, OR. Details at www.pacnwrs.com and www.facebook.com/Pacific-Northwest-Reptile-and-Exotic-Animal-Show-533662919993443.

Chicago Herp Society ReptileFest: in Chicago, IL. The Nation's largest educational reptile and amphibian show! Details at www.chicagoherp.wix.com/reptilefest.

Lone Star Rattlesnake Days: in Austin Texas. Event details at www.lonestarrattlesnakedays.org.

Reptile Breeders Show: in Lodi, CA. Show details at www.thereptilebreedersshow.com.

Big Sky Reptile Expos:
Show details at
www.facebook.com/bigskyreptileexpos.

International Herpetological Symposium: Show details at www.internationalherpetologicalsymposium.com.

Konza Reptile Expo: Manhattan, KS. Show details at www.konzaexpo.com.

CrocFest Canada: 
Toronto. Details at
www.crocfest.ca.

Buffalo Niagara Reptile Expo:
 Amherst, NY. Show details at
www.buffaloreptileexpo.com.
 
NARBC Arlington: in Arlington, TX. Show details at www.narbc.com.

Sacramento Reptile Show: in Sacramento, CA. Show details at www.sacreptileshow.com.

Nebraska Reptile Breeders' Expo: in Omaha, NE. Show details at www.facebook.com/Nebraska-Reptile-Breeders-Expo-201168596616327.

NARBC Tinley Park: Show details at www.narbc.com.

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