Annual Exhibition of Georgian and Caucasian Shepherd "Tarti 2012" has been held thirteen times in Tbilisi, Georgia past Saturday. The exhibition was organized by The Kennel Federation of Georgia (The Fédération Cynologique de Géorgie (FCG)) and the Caucasian Shepherd Dog Club "Bombora". There were 115 registered participants this year as usual for this event. Much attention of guests and spectators who came to the exhibition, was brought to a breed "Georgia Mountain Dog".
It is remarkable that the judges at the show were presented by Russian and Georgian flags. The competition was judged by the Georgia Kennel Federation President Gia Giorgadze and International Judge Vasili Markov who arrived from Russia Vasili Markov is the well known expert and also the owner of the kennel "Aleksandrova Sloboda" in Russia. Vasili Markov is engaged in breeding of Caucasian and Central Asian Shepherd Dogs for 20 years and his kennel for more than 60 dogs. He came to Georgia for the second time and said that in recent years quality of Caucasian shepherds in Georgia which is the birthplace of this breed has improved considerably.
Exhibitions winners and owners of the best dogs were awarded with dozens of valuable prizes - DVD-players, large screen LCD TVs, as well as a 15-pound bags of food for large dogs produced by Royal Canin. Special prizes - Golden Cups were dedicated to the winners of the exhibition who won the first place in each of the exhibition category.
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