Villeneuve-sur-Lot. National dog show returns to bastide on Sunday

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The Lot-et-Garonne Canine Association (ACT 47) is holding its national dog show in Villeneuve-sur-Lot this Sunday, May 29, at the exhibition center on rue de Fumel.

After a two-year hiatus due to health conditions, volunteers from the Lot-et-Garonne Association of Pet Dogs will be mobilized to organize this national exhibition and will do their best to contribute, as at a demonstration of familiarity, quality.

The primary mission of ACT 47, a decentralized body of the Central Mastiff Association (SCC) is the promotion and development of purebred dogs, it is the only organization subordinate to the Department of Agriculture, to be authorized. dog breed management. In Villeneuve-sur-Lot, 10 officially invited groups of cynophilia: shepherd dogs, guard dogs, hunting dogs, hunting dogs, Nordic dogs, hunting dogs, pointers, hunting dogs and game handlers, dogs companion and greyhound.

The Hound will be the focus of attention at the bastide because although all breeds will be judged, the organizers have succeeded in obtaining a very large number of “special breeds” for title approval and ranking. different grades, very popular with owners. Related: Saint-Hubert Dog, Bleus de Gascogne, Gascons, Ariégeois, English Settler, Gordons Settler, Irish Settler, Pointer, German Pointer, French Pointer, Bourbonnais Pointer, Saint-Germain Pointer, Saint- Usuge Spaniels and 9 breeds united in the French spaniel club.

20 judges from all over France will be present to evaluate the topics presented in relation to the morphological standards of each breed. After allocating enough worthy qualifiers, they will have the difficult task of sorting out the best subjects.

Two rings of honor

“Our current goal of 1,000 dogs remains relevant, and the grandeur of the exhibition center and the constant cooperation of the municipality of Villeneuve-sur-Lot allow us to be optimistic. reasonable,” said one organizer. One of the special features of the Villeneuvoise exhibition (only two in France works this way) lies in the organization of two rounds of honors: one at 11:30 am and the other at 4 pm. This allows visitors to attend two shows that bring together the best audiences. These two standout events, which take place indoors, are among the most popular. If this organization required a lot of flexibility and involvement from all parties involved, it was selected for three editions by the ACT 47 committee and greatly appreciated by the public. In the honor ring, there will also be a contest “Young Presenter” and many activities.

Vigilance regarding “animal welfare” will be disseminated throughout the day with the formation of a mobile team entirely dedicated to this purpose.

There will be no selling of puppies because one of the principles of ACT47 is to promote contact and exchange between the breeder and potential buyer and not to make the acquisition of the “coup” too easy in the face. a puppy but often too difficult to assume. afterward. “Each breed has its own unique characteristics, it seems fundamental to us that the acquisition of a new member of the family is done in the best condition and after full information by the owners. related breed enthusiasts” endorses a member of ‘ACT 47. Permanent dog show, free entertainment for children, catering and refreshments, which will be on display on Sunday at the Villeneuve exhibition center. Please note that a confirmation session for all varieties will take place tomorrow, Saturday May 28.

Admission 5 euros, free until 12 years old. For further information contact: 06 84 50 97 11 or 06 76 42 57 97 and on the website

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