Doberman Conformation at South Florida Fairgrounds

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Small rig
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On the move
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Pretty Dobes all in a row

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