the most beautiful purebred dogs compete in the Dordogne

Who will be the most beautiful dog in the show? This Saturday 11 and this Sunday, June 12, the Plaine de Lamoura in Boulazac in the Dordogne becomes a great podium to parade in the open air the most beautiful purebred dogs: bichon frisé, barzoï, but also dogue de Bordeaux …. More 170 dog breeds are presented for the 106th International Dog Show organized by the association canine de la Dordogne.

2,000 animals are reunited during the weekend. Some contest participants to be distinguished. 27 judges will examine them depending on their race, age, gender or titles already obtained.

Here are some dog specimens you can see this weekend:

Paupiette, dogue de Bordeaux, three years. “It’s a champion seed” according to his master. Contrary to their appearance, they are “very calm and very lazy dogs,” he says © Radio France
Charlotte Jousserand
Sukie, 8-month-old Spitz, is in her second contest.  She has already won the best pupil award in this category.
Sukie, 8-month-old Spitz, is in her second contest. She has already won the best pupil award in this category. © Radio France
Charlotte Jousserand
Moontaz is a Canaanite dog, a very rare breed of dog.  There are about 200 people in France.
Moontaz is a Canaanite dog, a very rare breed of dog. There are about 200 people in France. © Radio France
Charlotte Jousserand
Raymond, an 18-month-old English bulldog, has arrived from Toulouse to take part in the competition.
Raymond, an 18-month-old English bulldog, has arrived from Toulouse to take part in the competition. © Radio France
Charlotte Jousserand
The Basenjji is an African dog, it has the peculiarity of not barking.
The Basenjji is an African dog, it has the peculiarity of not barking. © Radio France
Charlotte Jousserand
Jefferson of the Goué House has just won two awards in the open class male Bernese Bovine class.
Jefferson of the Goué House has just won two awards in the open class male Bernese Bovine class. © Radio France
Charlotte Jousserand
The Curled Bichons from the Domaine des pins d'Aurécanie farm
The Curled Bichons from the Domaine des pins d’Aurécanie farm © Radio France
Charlotte Jousserand
Sacha is a barzoi, a Russian greyhound
Sacha is a barzoi, a Russian greyhound © Radio France
Charlotte Jousserand

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