NW Pet & Companion Fair

Yesterday I took a quick jaunt down to Portland to visit the NW Pet & Companion Fair in Portland, Oregon. The fair was a 2-day event featuring pet products and services plus a plethora of adoptable pets. As is usually the case, dogs were well represented at the fair, as well as the most common pet to be brought along by attendees (although I did see a duck in a baby bjorn!).

Greeting me right at the main entrance were pens of adoptable puppies! Puppies!

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You had me at "puppies!!!"

The puppy area was hosted by The Hannah Pet Society, which has an innovative business model for helping pet owners take care of all the expenses of a new pet. One of the employees said to me “you look like you’d like to hold a puppy.” Umm, yep. They had me pegged. And I proceeded to hold the cutest little dachshund mix girl for about 5 minutes, smelling the puppy scent and having a happy. Seriously, therapy via puppies should be a thing.

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Sweet little doxie mix girl.

Walking around the rest of the Expo Center made for a fun afternoon. Below are a few choice images of herding dog demos, a dog grooming demo (that dog was so patient!), and a boxer who was infatuated with a prize wheel.

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