First German Shepherd Dog Walk- Organized by GSDFN, Abia State chapter

Abia state made history today, as they observed the first German Shepherd Dog Walk in Nigeria on the 27th October, 2018 the event was Organized by GSDFN Abia State Chapter.


The dog walk kicked off from Aba Main Park by 8:30am with lots of participants from Rivers state, Imo state and other neighbouring states. Also in attendance were representatives of their various kennel clubs in the country. They had two stop overs where dogs water and glucose- This was done, to revive them and supply them with strength. After a short walk the venue for the event(Tenant road Primary school) was reached around 10:00am.

Opening prayer was made by Okorie A. Chukwuemeka( the brain behind the event). After small relaxation/rest, photographs were taken with dogs and their owners. The members of GSDFN(German Shepherd Dog Federation of Nigeria), also took photographs. After which; Registration of Dogs followed.

After registration, it was time for one if the most vital part or segment of the event- Competition: this segment was divided into two parts namely:

a. Conformation 

b. Obedience 


Winners of the competition are listed below;


i. Conformation(jnr class) 

  • 1st: Kuti

ii.Conformation (Adolescent class) 

  • 1st: Pablo of Household 
  • 2nd: Shiba 

iii. Conformation(Adult class) 

  • 1st: Ethan of Household 
  • 2nd: Erator of Household 
  • 3rd: Bruno

iv. Obedience 

  • 1st: Mercy


Awards were given to winners of each categories of the competition.

Refreshment followed with lots of good music. The event came to an end as both participants and spectators gathered around to take photographs.



Below are photographs from the event…



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