Saturday, August 23, 2008

Ekka's Dog Competition 2008

Ekka's Dog Competition: Alaskan Malamute

There was this dog competition going on when we were in Brisbane for Queensland’s biggest and best loved annual family event - the Ekka Exhibition. Seriously, I know nothing about dogs but I really have made my best effort to identify these dogs from small breeds to giant breeds. So please, please forgive me if any of the information is incorrect.

Ekka's Dog Competition: Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan Malamute.

Ekka's Dog Competition: Poodle (Toy)

Poodles are renowned for their intelligence with friendly dispositions and make excellent guard dogs. There are three varieties of Poodles, Standard Poodle (the largest), Miniature Poodle (medium-sized), and Toy Poodle (the smallest).

Ekka's Dog Competition: Poodle (Toy)

A handsome Toy Poodle with Elvis' legendary quiff and sideburns.

Ekka's Dog Competition: Lhasa Apso

Lhasa Apso are an all weather strong breed and they're highly intelligent.

Ekka's Dog Competition: Lhasa Apso

They do look messy when their hair is untied.

Ekka's Dog Competition: Boston Terrier

Boston Terriers are lively, highly intelligent little characters, noted for their loving, affectionate personality. Aww, I'd love to have one as a pet.

Ekka's Dog Competition: Schipperke

The Schipperke is also known as the “Belgian Barge Dog”, “Little Captain” and “Little Black Devil”.

Ekka's Dog Competition: Basset Hound (Hush Puppy)

Basset Hound always seen on Hush Puppies Shoes ads.

Ekka's Dog Competition: Dalmatian

Black spotted dalmatian.

Ekka's Dog Competition: Dalmatian

Brown spotted dalmatian.

Ekka's Dog Competition: Poodle (Standard)

Standard Poodle is the oldest variety and was used as a water retriever.

Ekka's Dog Competition: Borzoi

Borzoi (Russian Wolfhound) are surprisingly small eaters for their size and only eat about the same amount of food as a medium-sized dog.

Ekka's Dog Competition: Bernese Mountain Dog

Bernese Mountain Dog is a multi-purpose farm dog capable of draught work as well as being a kind and devoted family dog.

Ekka's Dog Competition: Bernese Mountain Dog

Ekka's Dog Competition

Saint Bernard will instinctively watch over the family and belongings, barking at strangers and demanding introduction before allowing that person to enter the home.

Ekka's Dog Competition

Ekka's Dog Competition: Mastiff

Mastiff is a giant breed of dog which is listed in the Guinness World Records as the heaviest dog in the world. That's impressive...


  1. Nice pictures. Any pics on Retrievers? My favourite.

  2. dog is cute.. but difficult 2 jaga..

  3. spymama wants one can or not?

  4. Beautiful DOGS!!!

  5. Pete:
    Thanks, Pete! I don't remember taking any Retriever's photos, sorry...

    Yep, dogs do require a lot of care, love and a lot of money!

    Haha, they're not mine...
    Yeah, every single one of them is beautiful!

  6. Great pictures. That St. Bernard actually looks like a New Foundland to me, but oh well. Hope you had fun!

  7. Anonymous:
    Thanks, I just noticed it now since you've mentioned it =)


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