SEARCH

Cities » Bengaluru

Updated: November 17, 2013 00:01 IST

Enthusiasm galore at dog show

Staff Reporter
Comment   ·   print   ·   T  T  
A best friend: One of the participants at the 26th and 27th All-Breed Championship Dog Shows in Bangalore on Saturday. Photo: K. Murali Kumar
A best friend: One of the participants at the 26th and 27th All-Breed Championship Dog Shows in Bangalore on Saturday. Photo: K. Murali Kumar

Cloudy weather and a touch of rain failed to dampen spirits as enthusiastic canines and their owners congregated at the lush Jayamahal Palace lawns for the start of 26th and 27th All-Breed Championship Dog Shows organised by the Bangalore Canine Club on Saturday.

More than 400 dogs of a variety of breeds including golden retrievers, Labradors, pugs, Siberian huskies and German shepherds are participating in the two-day event.

Club representative Suresh P.A. said: “There are about 450 dogs and 47 groups for which competition will be held. The dogs will be judged for their breed standards.”

There was a proper standard for every breed, he said, adding that German shepherds were used for “herding” while Labradors and golden retrievers are meant for “hunting”. The winners will be declared on Sunday at the end of the event, which is being judged by a panel of international judges. Dog owners, too, appeared excited while participating in the show. “I hope my dog will get a good grade from the judges as I have been preparing him for this event for past few months,” said Dev, owner of a Siberian husky.

More In: Bengaluru
This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

Bangalore Connect Newsfeed

Karnataka

Mangaluru


O
P
E
N

close

Recent Article in Bengaluru

Rs. 11 lakh stolen from vehicle parked outside ATM kiosk

The daring robbery took place on the busy K.H. Road »