MULTAN: Two Labrador, Duke (Male) and Dream Girl (Female) was declared as the best dogs in the Multan’s first ‘Dog Awareness Show’.
Five judges declared Duke, best male dog owned by Arsalan Mazhar of Multan.
As many as 40 dog breeds featured in Multan’s first dog awareness show held on Sunday.
Dream Girl, also a Labrador, was declared was the best puppy and the best female dog.
Her owner, Maheen Omar, said that she had not expected Dream Girl to be so popular.
Pointers, German shepherds, pugs, poodles, bull terriers, bulldogs and cocker spaniels were also spotted at the event.
The show was organized by HRS Kennels volunteer club headed by Usman Khakwani. Nearly 150 people participated in the event.
Talking to media persons Khakwani said dogs were assessed on health, body statistics and beauty. He said 66 competitions were held.
“We want to encourage people to become more involved with their pets,” he said. “We also want to encourage a positive attitude to animals through such events.”
“It is common to see people treating animals with cruelty,” she said. “Such shows are a chance for dog lovers to get together and share their experiences.”
Some dog owners were of the view that people were afraid of dogs because of age-old perceptions.
District bar president Sher Zaman Qureshi distributed trophies and shields among winners.
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