It’s a ‘boarder collie! Skateboarding DOGS show off their skills at competition in


It’s a ‘boarder collie! Skateboarding DOGS show off their skills at competition in Thailand

  • Dogs competed on skateboards at Pet Expo Thailand in Bangkok yesterday
  • Lizards wearing rucksacks and headsets were also paraded around the event 

For most people, seeing a dog gracefully riding around on a skateboard would be a rare sight.

But for those attending the four-day dog skateboarding competition in Thailand‘s capital Bangkok, watching dogs show their skills off in a makeshift skate park simply becomes the norm.

In fact, it looks even less bizarre when they are joined by lizards being paraded around wearing headsets and rucksacks, squirrels in dresses and dogs in pushchairs.

Hilarious photos captured some of the best shots of dogs flying over ramps on skateboards at this year’s Pet Expo Thailand competition yesterday.

Dogs competing at the event, which was held at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre in Bangkok, were judged on form and agility and separated into novice and experienced categories. 

Taking first place in the novice category was Mui while Suradej was crowned champion of the experienced category.

Hunter's owner releases him down a ramp on a skateboard during Thailand's Pet Expo competition

Hunter’s owner releases him down a ramp on a skateboard during Thailand’s Pet Expo competition

Steady on! Townie, the third place winner, looks to regain control on the skateboard during Sunday's competition

Steady on! Townie, the third place winner, looks to regain control on the skateboard during Sunday’s competition

A furry dog cannons down a ramp at some speed with the Pet Expo Thailand podium in the background

A furry dog cannons down a ramp at some speed with the Pet Expo Thailand podium in the background

The crowd in the background are captivated as another owner releases his dog onto a skateboard

The crowd in the background are captivated as another owner releases his dog onto a skateboard

Gracious: Townie puts the brakes on after going down one of the ramps at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre

Gracious: Townie puts the brakes on after going down one of the ramps at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre

Dogs are joined by exotic creatures including this lizard who is wearing clothes, a headset and a rucksack

Dogs are joined by exotic creatures including this lizard who is wearing clothes, a headset and a rucksack

Meanwhile, a prairie dog, belonging to the squirrel family, wears a dress while the competition goes on

Meanwhile, a prairie dog, belonging to the squirrel family, wears a dress while the competition goes on 

Dogs being paraded around the event in a pushchair wear sunglasses and get cooled down by a fan behind them

Dogs being paraded around the event in a pushchair wear sunglasses and get cooled down by a fan behind them

Townie stares down the camera lens after securing third place in the skateboarding competition

Townie stares down the camera lens after securing third place in the skateboarding competition

Townie receives a hug from its owner after putting on an impressive display at the Thailand competition

Townie receives a hug from its owner after putting on an impressive display at the Thailand competition

A corgi wows the crowd as it makes its way down the ramp riding a skateboard yesterday afternoon

A corgi wows the crowd as it makes its way down the ramp riding a skateboard yesterday afternoon

Tung, with his tongue sticking out, begins his descent of the ramp while riding a skateboard

Tung, with his tongue sticking out, begins his descent of the ramp while riding a skateboard

Hungry! Tung gets distracted and attempts to bite his skateboard during the competition

Hungry! Tung gets distracted and attempts to bite his skateboard during the competition

Cool, calm, collected: John, who came second in the event, looks composed as he makes his way down the ramp

Cool, calm, collected: John, who came second in the event, looks composed as he makes his way down the ramp

Owners celebrate getting their dogs on the podium at the Sirikit National Convention Centre

Owners celebrate getting their dogs on the podium at the Sirikit National Convention Centre

A German shepherd attempts to participate in a skateboarding competition during Pet Expo Thailand

A German shepherd attempts to participate in a skateboarding competition during Pet Expo Thailand

Winner! Suradej beats all his opponents and is crowned as champion of Pet Expo Thailand 2023

Winner! Suradej beats all his opponents and is crowned as champion of Pet Expo Thailand 2023

The winners of the experienced level at the dog skateboarding competition - which Suradej triumphed in

The winners of the experienced level at the dog skateboarding competition – which Suradej triumphed in

Stylish: A dog wearing sunglasses is paraded around the event in a pushchair yesterday

Stylish: A dog wearing sunglasses is paraded around the event in a pushchair yesterday



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