"Hey boy, what do you wanna be when you grow up?!"
"...A police dog?"
"...a dog show contestant?"
Aside from the competitions, there's booths by over 150 pet supply vendors, a dog obstacle course, game shows, prizes, and of course, lots of pet people. Cats were a minority this year.
Most animals seemed about as happy as they could be, given the circumstances...
And yes, you can bring your pet.
The Shanghai Pet Expo runs through Sunday, March 20 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center. Admission is 50rmb.
All photos by Brandon McGhee