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Weekend Events in Manila: Pet Express’ Dog and Cat Expo 2015

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Pet Express’ Dog and Cat Expo 2015

Pet lovers were united once again this year at the Pet Express Dog and Cat Expo. The event was held at the SMX Convention Centre in Pasay City on August 1 to 2, 2015. As expected, pet care brands and pet associations were gathered at this annual event, including the very popular Facebook page Cats of Manila.

Hall 4 of the SMX Convention Centre was immensely packed with participants with their pets. Seminars on pet care were also held. Personally, and I think everyone will agree, the main attraction of this event are the pets themselves! On the day I visited, dogs obviously outnumbered cats, but still they are both stars of the event of the weekend.

Curious
Curious


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We’ve captured some pictures of cute, adorable cats and dogs around the event hall. Most of them are resting after a day’s roaming. Some were posing gamely for photographs. And others were pretty much relaxed. All photos were taken by Ric Caliolio Jr.

Adorable Siberian Husky
Adorable Siberian Husky

Bored Siamese
Bored Siamese

Awww
Awww

Do not disturb
Do not disturb

Looking like a stuffed toy
Looking like a stuffed toy

Photo studio lang ang peg
Photo studio lang ang peg

Playful
Playful

Please take me home
Please take me home

Shy Milo sitting next to his human
Shy Milo sitting next to his human

Unimpressed and sleepy
Unimpressed and sleepy

Wide-eyed
Wide-eyed

Pet accessories and pet food were on sale at the event so guests who are in need of pet supplies won’t leave empty-handed. Participants include Purina, which brought a handful of cats with them for everyone to pet, Cat House Cat Cafe, which also brought cats for petting and gives cupcakes to fans, various independent sellers of pet carriers, pet strollers, and assorted pet care. Many pet associations catering to specific breeds were also present at the event, on hand with their members.

Cats For adoption
Cats For adoption

Another highlight from the event is that CARA (Compassion and Responsibility for Animals) Philippines put up a booth for animal lovers to go to pledge donations or to adopt animals under their care. Popular Facebook page Cats of Manila was also at the event, putting up three kittens for adoption. The kittens were sheltered by kind people immediately within the day!

Hi Stranger says this dog
Hi Stranger says this dog

Events like PetExpress Dog and Cat Expo 2015 are truly days for human-pet bonding, and for fun for the animal lovers and animal-loving families alike.

If you want to be updated on Pet Express’ upcoming pet events, please visit their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/PetExpressPH.

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