By THE NATION
The event, which will take up more than 10,000 square metres of exhibition space, will be held at Hall 5-6, IMPACT Muang Thong Thani during July 4-7, from 10am to 8pm.
Over 200 local and international exhibitors will be showcasing the latest dog care products and services and offering discounted items to over 200,000 visitors. The event will also feature an array of dog contests and activities for dog lovers.
Tiraya Thongkerd, senior project manager, IMPACT Exhibition Management Co Ltd, said that the SmartHeart show is a collaboration between IMPACT Exhibition Management Co Ltd, the Kennel Association of Thailand (KATH), and the Thai Pet Product Industries Association (TPIA).
Now in its 18th year, the show is still proving to be Thailand's most anticipated event for dog lovers and the largest of its kind in Asean. It is also considered the largest dog care market in Thailand.
Highlighted activities include the FCI Thailand International Dog Show, in which over 5,000 dogs of all breeds from all over the world compete for the trophy of honour, decided by a professional judges panel and based on internationally agreed judging criteria.
There will also be a Pitbull Weight Pulling Championship, a dog grooming competition featuring the country's top professionals, a dog bed and wheelchair workshop, a pottery workshop by Ban Din Yen, Lollipop Cake Catering: DIY dog cake decoration, DIY dog accessories and a wide array of fun-filled activities.