Pascall shows her winner Pooch which won the Open Class.
a gleaming coat, a back-and-white beagle owned by Don Gibbons walked
away as top dog in the sixth annual Hound Walk & All-Breed Dog
Show put on by the Nariva/Mayaro Hunters Association at the bpTT
Mayaro Resource Centre on September 20.
A crowd favourite, Gibbons beagle which answers to the name
of Frankie, won the nod of judge Tim Lumkin in the beagle category
and beat out three other breed winners for the coveted award of
Best Dog on Show.
Other winners were: Best Puppy Bolo, with handler Dhanraj
Ragbir; Best Fox HoundCaskareywith handler Garvin OConnon;
Best Mixed Breed Pappy, with handler Alvin Kallicharan. Avillon
Pascall won the special Open Class with her dog Pooch.
Hundreds turned out for the popular event which was officially opened
by MP for Mayaro, Winston Gypsy Peters, who appealed
to all dog lovers to care for their animals, as well as the environment.
We depend on these wonderful animals as much as they depend
on us, he added.
Former national cycling star Roger Gibbons was among scores of dog
owners who participated in the show which also featured several
booths selling a range of items and clothing for the hunting season.
Another feature was free check-ups done by veterinarian Ravi Ramcharitar.
Among the main sponsors were Barkin Dogs Ltd, Hill Science Diet