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Dog competition kicks off in Thailand

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 - 00:56

Thailand's annual International Dog Show opens, attracting breeds from all over the world. Sasha Salama reports.

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Pretty pooches from around the world strutted their stuff and posed for the cameras at the International Dog Show in Bangkok. One poodle was especially glitzy, dressed as a fairy princess from Thailand. After the fashion show, the more serious canine competition kicked off. Siberian huskies were feeling the heat. A four-year old husky, named Seeker, snatched the prize for 'Best of Breed'. (SOUNDBITE) (English) DOG HANDLER, TIM TERELLA, SAYING: "You want them to move very light on their feet because they're an athletic dog. The judge looks at the coat, they want a nice, correct coat that has a hard guard coat that protects their bodies from the Arctic weather which is where they are from." On the last day of the dog show, prizes are given for 'Best Behaved' and 'Most Well-Trained' dog. It's never too early to start primping.

Dog competition kicks off in Thailand

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 - 00:56

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