An All Breed Dog Show was organised at the College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara on February 11. The show was organized in the College Play Ground on the side lights of the North-East Agri-Fair, 2012 hosted by the Assam Agricultural University. The show was inaugurated by Major General G.S. Chima , GOC, 51 sub-area, Narangi as the Chief Guest. Dr. K. M. Bujarbaruah, Vice Chancellor of Assam Agricultural University also graced the function. Subrata Hazarika, Honorary Secretary of the Guwahati Kennel Club attended the function as the Guest of Honour. The dignitaries highlighted the importance of the dogs in the human society and congratulated the organizers for holding the show. Altogether, 84 numbers of dogs of various breeds participated in the competition. A Golden Retreiver dog named “Leonardo” belonging to Sanchayata Pradhan of Rajgarh, Guwahati was adjudged as the Best In Show. As many as 61 prizes were won by the participating dogs.
Highly trained dogs of various security forces namely National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) located at Patgaon, Sashatra Seema Bal (SSB) and Railway Police Force (RPF) enthralled the large gathering with various kinds of skills. They have demonstrated basic obedience, and lots of advanced skill in the detection of explosives and burglars etc.