A total of 126 canines of various breeds were present at the dog show organised by the Kennel Club and Kodagu district Veterinary Association, at the dog show held at Government Higher Primary School grounds near Gonikoppal on Sunday.
The show was held in memory of Dr. Kullachanda P Dechamma. Some of the breeds that participated in the show are Siberian Husky, Beagle, Miniature Pinscher, Pomeranian, Labrador Retriever, Golden Retriever, German Shepherd, Rottweiler, Doberman, Dachshund, Boxer, Dalmatian, Lhasa Apso, Great Dane, Pug, St. Bernard, Cocker Spaniel Irish Setter, Bull Terrier, Basset Hound and others.
Speaking on the occasion, Deputy Commissioner Anurag Tewari said that the relationship between human beings and dogs date back to time immemorial. The dog show provided a platform to exhibit different breed of dogs. The district administration will support all those people friendly programmes by the department of Animal Husbandry, he added. The rottweiler called Benny owned by Ichettira Nanaiah won the best dog on display trophy.
Coffee grower Kuppanda Ashok Appanna, Kennel Club President Dr. V A Subramani, Department of Animal Husbandry Deputy Director Dr C Nagaraj and others were present.
Courtesy: CoffeeLand News