Places called Villeneuve-sur-Lot in the United States. The national dog show returns to the bastide on Sunday

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The Territorial Canine Association of Lot-et-Garonne (ACT 47) is organizing their national dog show in Villeneuve-sur-Lot this Sunday, May 29, at the exhibition center on the route de Fumel.

After two years of disruption due to health conditions, volunteers of the Association canine territorial de Lot-et-Garonne will be mobilized for the organization of this national exhibition and will make every effort to offer, as usual. demonstration, of quality.

The main mission of ACT 47, a decentralized body of the Central Canine Society (SCC) is the promotion and development of purebred dogs, it is the only organization that relies on the Ministry of Agriculture, which is authorized to manage in canine breeds. . In Villeneuve-sur-Lot, 10 official cynophilia groups were invited: sheepdogs, guard dogs, terriers, dachshunds, Nordic dogs, hounds, pointers, retrievers and game handlers, companion dogs and greyhounds.

Hunting dogs will be put in the spotlight on the bastide because even if all breeds are judged, the organizers manage to get a very large number of “special breeds” counting for the different breeds. approval of titles and ratings, which are very popular with owners. . Concerned: Dogs of Saint-Hubert, Bleus de Gascogne, Gascons, Ariégeois, English Setters, Gordons Setters, Irish Setters, Pointers, German Pointers, French Pointers, Bourbonnais Pointers, Saint-Germain Pointers, Saint-Usuge Spaniels and 9 breeds united within the French spaniel club.

Twenty judges from all over France will attend to review the topics presented in relation to the morphological standards of each breed. After the allocation of the appropriate qualifier, they have the difficult task of classifying the best subjects.

Two rings of honor

“Our goal of 1,000 dogs that is still relevant and the beautiful location of the exhibition center as well as the unwavering cooperation of the municipality of Villeneuve-sur-Lot allow us to have reasonable optimism” as an organizer . One of the specifics of the Villeneuvoise exhibition (only two in France operate this way) is in the organization of two rings of honor: one at 11:30 am and the other at 4 pm. This is to allow visitors to attend two performances that combine the most important topics. These two highlights, which take place indoors, are one of the most popular events. If this organization needed a lot of speed and involvement of all the actors, it was selected by the ACT 47 committee for three editions and publicly thanked it. In the ring of honor will also be organized a competition of “young presenters” and several animations.

Vigilance related to “animal welfare” is present all throughout the day with the constitution of a mobile team entirely dedicated to this cause.

No puppies for sale because one of the principles of ACT47 is to promote contact, exchange between breeders and potential buyers and not guarantee to get the “coup de coeur” easy up front. of a puppy but always hard to imagine. after. “Every breed has its specificities, it seems fundamental for us that the acquisition of a new family member is done in the best of conditions and after full information by the enthusiasts. on a different note ”supports a member of‘ ACT 47. Permanent dog shows, free children’s entertainment, catering and refreshments, the show will be on display on Sunday at the Villeneuve exhibition center. Please note that a confirmation session for all races will take place tomorrow, Saturday, May 28th.

Entrance 5 euros, free for up to 12 years. For any information: 06 84 50 97 11 or 06 76 42 57 97 and on the website

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