JHARSUGUDA: It was a dog’s day in the Industrial town on Sunday evening as around 90 dogs of as many as 11 different breeds wagged their tails in the dog show which was organized third year by Jharsuguda Dogs Club.
Several participants reached from nearby places like Bhubaneswar, Sambalpur, Sundergarh, Bargarh, Jharsuguda Kolabira and Brajrajnagar along with their dogs. The event was packed with audience, especially youngsters, who came to see this show, held at a Ground near to St. Mary’s Convent Primary School, Cox Colony and Jharsuguda.
Prizes were given to top three dogs of all varieties, including German shepherd, Rot Weller, Doberman, Great Dane, Pug, Saint Bernard, Doberman, Great Den, English Mastiff, Bull Mastiff, Pitbull, Labrador, and Dalmatian.
A Great Den owned by one Vishal Gupta of Sambalpur was the champion of show in Best in Show Competitions,
1st – Great Den – SBP – Owner – Vishal Gupta
2nd – Doberman – SBP- Owner – Pradeep Bhoi
3rd – Doberman – SBP – Owner – Sarjit Singh
4th – Labrador – SBP – Owner – Dilip Mohanty
5th – Golden Retriever – SBP – Owner – Saurav Ghosh & Handler Pratyush Debta
6th – Shih tzu – JSG – Owner – Amit Yadav
7th – Pug – SBP – Owner – Dilip Mohanty
8th – Golden Retriver – SBP – Owner – Sarjit Singh
“We have organized this event to create awareness among the Dog lovers with a message that Dogs are very loyal friend of human beings and we should also take care of them.” said Amit Yadav, President Jharsuguda Dog’s Club.
Subhasish Haldar who had come from Kolkata to judge the dogs was very pleased by the hospitality by the Organiser and had urged to come again to judge at Jharsuguda if he was called again.
Jharsuguda Smt. Pradipta Sahu, Jharsuguda Block Chairman was the chief guest of the function along with other dignitaries and the members present were Swapan Das, Anindya Dutta, Anik Dutta , Ritesh Soni , Snehasish Ganguly , Pramod Patra,