Belgian Malinois turns star at dog show in Thrissur
Mannuthy: Dog show in Mannuthy veterinary college ground showcased various dog breeds by alluring the dog lovers. Belgian Malinois was in the spotlight at the dog show on Saturday.
It has a height of 26 inch and weights 30 kg. As being a fastest dog, Belgian Malinois is capable of reaching speeds of 45mph. The canine allured the audience with its performance at the dog show.
According to reports, US intelligence agency also use the dog for investigations. Being the fastest dog to follow criminals, it costs lakhs of rupees.
This dog breed became the most demanded after Conan, a Belgian Malinois, chased ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi for the US military.
People with dogs from various states and foreign countries are taking part in the two-day long dog show.
A total of 350 dogs which belong to 45 breeds are participating in the dog show. From the smallest dog breed, Chihuahua to the tallest dog Great Dane are among the star foreign dogs here. English Cocker Spanial are another foreign breed which allure dog lovers here.
Various competitions were held for dogs at the show. Jury members from foreign countries are evaluating the performance of the dogs.
Most of the dogs are taken to the event in air-conditioned vehicles.
The dog show will conclude on Sunday. The entry ticket to the show is priced at Rs 120.