DORITA Booth and Jett (above) and Kerry Maguire with Griffin (left) are ready for the upcoming Conformation Dog Show at Gympie Showgrounds on February 28.
DORITA Booth and Jett (above) and Kerry Maguire with Griffin (left) are ready for the upcoming Conformation Dog Show at Gympie Showgrounds on February 28.

Dogs brush up before the parade

THEY’LL be snipped, clipped, shampooed, blow-dried and coiffed to within an inch of their lives.

All breeds of dogs great and small will go on parade at the Gympie and District Kennel Club Championship Conformation Show on Sunday, February 28, at the Gympie Showgrounds.

Club president Kerry Maguire said there would be around 567 entries.

“It’s the first show of 2010 and it’s a big one,” Kerry said.

And it’s the ideal place for canine lovers to view some beautiful dogs and gives families a chance to thoroughly check out what breed would be the best match for their lifestyle.

“People can come along and watch; bring a chair and enjoy the day,” Kerry said.

In any one group there could be at least seven different breeds and two of those groups have 100 dogs entered.

The show kicks off at 8.30am and will include a range of pet-related stalls. Catering will be by Picnicin.

Gympie Times


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