A dog swims during a pet dog swimming contest at the Taoyuan Pet Center on July 31, 2005 in Chengdu of Sichuan Province, southwest China. Over 30 dogs have attended the match. According to state media, with the country's pet population growing fast, analysts predict that the market potential for the “pet economy” in China could reach a minimum of RMB 15 billion (about USD 1.85 billion). (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)

23 Apr 2011 08:40:00