INDI Dogathon sees participation of over 100 dogs
Marcom Wand, in association with AWE Enterprises, organised the INDI Dogathon - Assam Edition 2018 on February 18, Sunday. The event took place at the playground of College of Veterinary Science, Guwahati from 9 AM to 5 PM.
The Dogathon saw participation of more than 100 dogs belonging to various different breeds. Along with dogs from across Guwahati, many dogs also came from other parts of the state like Nagaon, Kokrajhar and Tezpur. While a lot of local breeds were present at the venue, some very rare ones also graced the occasion. Among the breeds present were German Shepherd, Lhasa Apso, Labrador, Bulldog, Pug, Pit Bull, Chow Chow, Dalmatian, Siberian Husky, Chihuahua, St Bernard, Shih Tzu and Pomeranian, to name a few.
The competition was judged by renowned actress Barsha Rani Bishaya and Dr Pradyut Kumar Sharma, General Secretary of SAPA and owner of Pet & Vet. Among the esteemed guests was Dr Sangeeta Goswami of People For Animals (PFA). More than 300 dog lovers attended the event.
Speaking to G Plus, Rajdeep Deka, director of Marcom Wand said, "The Dogathon received an overwhelming response from all present at the venue. Not only did it see participation from local breeds, but also rare breeds and hybrids. We hope to organise the event in Guwahati every year."
The judges too expressed appreciation and satisfaction about the initiative.
Various competitive and non-competitive events were held at the event including musical chairs, agility race, dog fashion show and dress your pooch.