Doberman Conformation at South Florida Fairgrounds

Ring Ready

The Palm Beach Dog was my second excursion into the dao of Doberman conformation. I ‘made it through without fainting. That was a plus.

I attended the Sunday event of the Jupiter-Tequesta Dog Club.

I love being among all these exceptional animals and their dedicated owners, handlers, and breeders.

It was efficiently run, and everyone was friendly. The exposition hall was air-conditioned. Ringside chairs were provided.

Nice Stack

Everything moved so fast. If I could change one thing, it would be for winner to be announced in some way. Ribbons were distributed; handlers and animals left the ring, and the next group was on a whiz.


So many elegant well-trained dogs and bitches stacking, moving, and collecting their prizes.


I’m not sure how much I learned, but it was interesting and fun.


Outside, big rigs costing $100K and up demonstrate that there is some big money involved.

Big Rigs

But there were small rigs, too, of people who do it for love of the breed. And some stay at motels.

I found it challenging to catch the fast movement in photos. I’m a lame lensmaster at best.

Small rig
On the move
Pretty Dobes all in a row

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