than 140 Podengos in the Specialty Club's Show 2004, at Caldas da Rainha
dogs and 29 national and international exhibitors attended the 15th Portuguese
Podengo Club's Specialty Show that took place in May 29, 2004, in Caldas
da Rainha, Portugal. The number of dogs present broke another record.
organization was under the responsibility of the Portuguese Podengo Club
with the sponsor of the Caldas da Rainha City Council and Purina- Pro Plan.
Matti Tuominen (FI), João Vieira Lisboa (PT), Manuel Loureiro Borges
(PT) and Carla Molinari (PT) were the judges. From among the breed best
dogs presented, a small Podengo wire-haired female: "Maria Papoila" (in
the photo) was chosen for Best in Show.
annual assembly of breeders and other Podengo lovers, allowed one more
day of friendship between all participants and visitors, demonstrating
the breeders vitality in the preservation of this rare breed.
Caldas da Rainha show centre was an excellent choice for the event. The
CPP which to tanks to all those that make it possible.
the show took place the traditional lunch. In the afternoon it was the
subscribtion to the "Lisbon Protocol", that intend to gather all Portuguese
Podengo clubs/organizations around the world. The subscribers present at
the show were the Portuguese Podengo Club of Great Britain. This document
has for an objective to gather all organization with common goals, to share
technical support and organize international events.
where also present Podengo lovers from USA, Great Britain, Sweden, Holland,
Germany and Dinmark.
Portuguese Podengo Club also recognized the work and affection developed
on behalf of the breed by the Portuguese Podengo Club of Great Britain
and the Portuguese Podengo Club of America, attributing an honorary title,
in the name of itís presidents, for the contribute to defend and promote
the Portuguese Podengo.
Sunday 30, the PPC organized a Portuguese Podengo functional demonstration
at the Club training field in Sobral de Monte Agraço, near Lisbon.
This event was designed for foreign visitors from several countries to
be able to witness a hunt. For most it was the first opportunity to observe
the Podengo in his hunt function.
BIS and BOB
PP Small Wire "MARIA PAPOILA"
from Antonieta Rodriguess
RBIS and BOB
PP Médium Wire "ZERO
DE VEIROS" (M)
from Henrique Tavares Passadinhas
PP Small Smooth "AZEVIA"
from Francisco Desidério
PP Medium Smooth "BELO" (M)
from Paulo Ferreira
PP Big Wire "LOURO
DO VALE DO POÇO" (M)
from Maria Cavaleri Martinho
PP Big Smooth "FALCÃO
DA ESTRELINHA" (M)
from João Leite Perry
PP Big Wire "JOCKER
DO CAMPO DO BOLÃO" (M)
from Ricardo Oliveira &
PP Small Wire "PLUSHCOURT
ESTREMOZ " (F) - photo - and "PLUSHCOURT ESTORIL" (M) from Betty
PP Medium Smooth: "VALE
DE LINHOS KENNEL" from Ismael Pereira
PP Medium Wire "FAREONE
from Kloosterman & Nyhamp
Vasse - Holand
PP Medium Smooth "CIRIO
DA TALA" (M)
from Ismael Pereira
PP Small Wire "FAISCA DA
LAPA DO LOBO" (F) from Miguel José Rebelo
PP Medium Wire "ESBELTA
DE VEIROS" (F)
and "ZERO DE VEIROS"
(M) from Henrique Tavares Passadinhas
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