Jamshedpur, Dec 18: The Jamshedpur Kennel Club, affiliated to the Kennel Club of India, is hosting the 65th, 66th & 67th Championship Dog Show from 21st to 23rd December, 2018 at the Hockey Ground at JRD Tata Sports Complex.
This comprises of pointed and non pointed shows along with the Obedience Show. This is the only registered Club under Jharkhand-Bihar combine. The show, which is into its fourth decade now is organized to increase awareness about Man’s Best Friend, its care and a general awareness about the various breeds.
This year the All Breed National Pointed & Non Pointed show will be inaugurated on 22nd Dec at 8.00 am by T.V.Narendran, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Steel Ltd. The All Breeds show would be conducted on the 22nd & 23rd December from 8.00am. The final day prize distribution would be on 23rd December.
The Obedience Show due to a last min Technical issue will now be held on the 21st Of Dec’18 starting 8.30 am to 6.00 pm with the Prize Distribution at 6.30 pm. Tata Steel and Tata Motors Kennel’s would be the strong contenders for coveted prizes and would be participating along with a few others, said A.M. Misra, President, Jamshedpur Kennel Club and Chairman of Tata Sponge Ltd.
Addressing a press meet at JRD Tata Sports Complex on Tuesday, Mishra informed, the Jamshedpur Kennel Club organizes this show with an aim to generate interest amongst citizen’s in keeping Pet’s, to bring about awareness about breeds & their care, organize weekly and daily clinics for their treatment at the Kennel Club.
Ruchi Narendran, Show Secretary, said, more than 250 entries under various categories have been received. This year as per the new KCI format, there would be 10 groups competing in 3 rings, namely the 65th, 66th & 67th rings for Best in Class, Best of Breed, Reserve Best of Breed, Best Puppy etc.
“The main attractions for this year’s show would be the Japanese Breed-Akita, Afghan Hound, Siberian Husky, Fox Terrier (Wire), Chihuahua (long and short coat), American Cokker Spaniel, Whippet apart from the normal popular breeds like Pugs, Poms, Spitz, German Shephard ( Alsatian & Melanoise), Labrador, Golden Retriever, Daschund,English & Bull Mastiff, Great Dane, Doberman, Boxer, Beagle etc’. The Leading Dog in the Country, an Afghan Hound from Bangalore of Nagraj Shetty, as well as top winning Dogs -two Doberman’s from Bangalore and Delhi and a Husky from Delhi would be participating. A Golden Retriever from Kolkata, which this year remains unbeaten at all shows would also be participating”, added Ruchi.
The Judges for this year’s Championship alongwith the supporting officials would be: J Rangarajan for Obedience show. Michael Papadatos (Greece), Torchai Chantrakum (Thailand), Jira Sattapunkeeree (Thailand ) and Woong Jong Lee (Korea) will judge all breed show.
Ring Stewards for Obedience show will be M R Manjunath from Bangalore. For All breed show Sudeshna Pan Bhonjo, Kolkata, Sudeshna Mitra Woodhatch, Kolkata, Debangana Dey, Kolkata, Titir Bannerjee, Kolkata and Sudipta Sankar Bhaduri, Kolkata.
Biswanath Roy, Hony. Secretary, Jamshedpur Kennel Club, said, “The Championship Dog Show is held each year thanks to the generous Donations received from Corporate Houses especially Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Tata Sponge, TCIL, Tata Pigments , Other Private Organizations and Pet Lover’s . This show is now an important part of the Jamshedpur Carnival and is open to all. Earnest request is made to visiting citizens to donate generously at Pet’s Piggy Bank being kept at the show venue.
The Organizing Committee comprises of JKC President-A.M.Misra, Show Secretary-Ruchi Narendran, Jt Show Secretary- Srimanti Sen, JKC Show Vice President – Tarun Daga , JKC Hony. Secretary – Biswanath Roy, JKC Jt. Secretary- R.K.Sinha, JKC Asst Secretary- Sudipto Sarkar and JKC cum KCI Executive Member- Palash Ghosh.