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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. We have had ring tailed lemurs, lesser bush babies, prairie dogs and my favorite right now are our 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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Wild Bill's Exotics at Scott Smith's All Animal Expo September 20th 2015

Wild Bills Exotics at the All Animal Expo 9/20/2015!

Wild Bills Exotics is coming back to Scott Smith’s All Animal Expo this Sunday 9/20!  Wild Bill will be bringing everything from a small roughneck monitor to a 7-foot sulfur monitor, a gila monster and a beaded lizard. Wild Bill’s Exotics are known for their dedication to educating the public by assisting zoos, schools, & natural […] Read More


Wild Bill’s Exotics at the All Animal Expo 8/16/2015!

Wild Bill’s Exotics is coming to Scott Smith’s All Animal Expo next Sunday 8/16!  They will be bringing with them a wide variety of hot snakes–cobras, pit vipers, rattlesnakes. They also have a lot of morphs as well. Wild Bill’s will be holding an educational discussion about their snakes at noon so make sure to come […] Read More


Welcome back to our dog friends!

Scott Smith’s All Animal Expo is glad to announce that we are able to have dogs again at our next show – Sunday June 21st, 2015! Feel free to once again bring your favorite pooch with you while you visit the animal expo.  It’s been a few shows since we have seen our 4 legged friends and […] Read More

Bubba the Alligator Scott Smiths All Animal Expo May 30th 2015

Bubba the Alligator at the All Animal Expo May 30th, 2015!

Bubba the alligator is a phenomenon! He is the one and only North American Alligator who takes commands from his trainer, Jim from Cold Blooded Creatures. Bubba came to Jim as a rescue from the Chicago area. Of all the animals he has ever trained, Bubba is his pride and joy. Jim’s experience and patience […] Read More

Kangaroos return to Scott Smiths All Animal Expo

Kangaroos Return to the All Animal Expo April 19th!

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?  This Sunday 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 All […] Read More