the most beautiful purebred dogs compete in the Dordogne

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

2,000 animals meet over the weekend. Some participate in competitions to be distinguished. 27 judges will examine them according to their race, their age, their sex or the titles already obtained.

Here are some specimens of dogs that you can see this weekend:

Paupiette, mastiff of Bordeaux, three years old.
Paupiette, mastiff of Bordeaux, three years old. “It’s a champion seed” according to its master. Contrary to their appearance, they are “very calm and clumsy dogs”, he says. © Radio France
Charlotte Jousserand
Sukie, 8 month old Spitz is entering his second competition.  She has already won an award for best pupil in her category.
Sukie, 8 month old Spitz is entering his second competition. She has already won an award for best pupil in her category. © Radio France
Charlotte Jousserand
Moontaz is a Canaan dog, it is a very rare breed of dog.  There are about 200 individuals in France.
Moontaz is a Canaan dog, it is a very rare breed of dog. There are about 200 individuals in France. © Radio France
Charlotte Jousserand
Raymond, an 18-month-old English bulldog, arrived from Toulouse to take part in the competition.
Raymond, an 18-month-old English bulldog, arrived from Toulouse to take part in the competition. © Radio France
Charlotte Jousserand
The Basenjji is an African dog, it has the particularity of not barking.
The Basenjji is an African dog, it has the particularity of not barking. © Radio France
Charlotte Jousserand
Jefferson from Maison de Goué has just won two prizes in the Bernese Mountain Dog open class category.
Jefferson from Maison de Goué has just won two prizes in the Bernese Mountain Dog open class category. © Radio France
Charlotte Jousserand
The Bichon Frizes from the Domaine des Pins d'Aurécanie kennel
The Bichon Frizes from the Domaine des Pins d’Aurécanie kennel © Radio France
Charlotte Jousserand
Sacha is a borzoi, a Russian greyhound
Sacha is a borzoi, a Russian greyhound © Radio France
Charlotte Jousserand

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