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Scott Smiths All Animal Expo | Come for the animals, stay for the comradery!

A note from Scott Smith

Hello, I'm Scott Smith. Let me start off with a few things about myself. I've been a bodyguard, played semi-pro football, and yes even a pro wrestler. The two questions I get most are... How tall are you? and... How much do you weigh?. I'm seven feet tall and I weigh about 400 pounds. I have had animals in my life as long as I can remember. At 10, I had a collection of toads and salamanders in the window wells of our house. Now that I'm much older, I have had some very cool exotic animals. I have had ring tailed lemurs, lesser bush babies, prairie dogs and my favorite right now are my skunks.

So why is this Scott Smith's All Animal Expo? Well, Lee Watson and I were talking about his show, The Watsons Reptile Swap. He was trying to find a new location to have his show because he had just sold his property. I found a place at the DuPage County Fairgrounds and Lee took me in as his partner. Together we turned it into the Scott Smith's all animal Expo.

They say if you like your job you never have to work a day in your life. I absolutely love what I do with the show. To me it's about educating people. I love the look on a child's face when they find the animal that is meant for them. Please feel free to ask me any question you would like…Even how tall I am!

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Discovery Channel Venom Hunters

Brian Barczyk at the Expo this Sunday 7/16!

Last minute road trip to the All Animal Expo for Brian Barczyk?!? OK, sure why not? Brian Barczyk of Discovery Channel’s Venom Hunters and his weekly web show SnakeBytesTV will be visiting us this Sunday 7/16!  Come on out and you just might get a chance to snag a pic or talk with Bryan while […] Read More

CSSC Serama Competition

Table Top and Pet Chicken Show July 1st, 2017

The Chicago Spirit Serama Club is holding a table top competition at our show on Saturday, July 1st, with ribbons and trophies for all the winners.  Everyone with a chicken (of any type) is welcome to enter the Pet Chicken and Dressed UpChicken Contests, which are always a ton of fun.  Click on the links […] Read More

Kangaroos return to Scott Smiths All Animal Expo

Kangaroos Return to the All Animal Expo Sunday June 18th!

Didn’t get a chance to take a picture with the kangaroo’s last time?  Heard about the kangaroo’s after the fact and wished you would have come?  Sunday June 18th is your chance to come see and hold a baby Kangaroo!  Check out our pictures page to see some visitors with the awesome marsupials!  Scott Smith’s […] Read More

Important 2/4/17 Show Information Re: Live & Frozen Rats

Because a few cases of the Seoul virus (a hantavirus) were traced back to a couple of ratteries in Illinois, the DuPage County Health Department has banned us from offering rats–live or frozen–at our expo on Saturday, February 4th only . We are the ONLY ones affected by this ban. Pet shops are still allowed […] Read More

CSSC Serama Competition

Table Top and Pet Chicken Show July 17th, 2016

The Chicago Spirit Serama Club is holding a table top competition at our show on Sunday, July 17, with ribbons and trophies for all the winners.  Everyone with a chicken (of any type) is welcome to enter the Pet Chicken and Dressed UpChicken Contests, which are always a ton of fun.  Click on the links […] Read More