Patna, Jan 28 : About 175 canines of 25 breeds have participated in a dog show in Patna.
The visitors curiously enjoyed rare varieties of dogs that included Pug and Dalmatian.
Dogs were evaluated on a variety of scales and skills, including a walk down the ramp.
The event was organised by the Canine Club of Bihar with an aim to create awareness about dogs.
"The main objective is to develop dogs of good breeds. The performance of the dogs of good breeds in the show will definitely create awareness among people about the dogs," said Ajit Kumar, organiser of the show.
The show attracted participants from across the state.
"The show will encourage people to train their dogs. The pet owners will be more loving and caring towards their canines," said Tuhin Bharadwaj, owner of a German shepherd.
Patna is among few cities where dog shows are held annually.