Owerri city witnessed an exceptional dog walk this year(2018).
There was massive support, from neighboring States like; Rivers state and Abia state.- both state and breed clubs from these region were in attendance.
Presidents from these region were in attendance. They include:
-Mr. Chukwuemeka Okorie(GSDFN, Abia StateState)
-Constance Aleru(KCR, Rivers State)
– President, Aba dog breeders associationassociation(ADBA)
All were present to give their support to the Owerri Canine Club (OCC).
The event was scheduled for 7/8:00am but due to unforeseen circumstances, it began few minutes past 9:00am.
The start-up venue/muster point for the event was at: Concord boulevard, while end point was at: Freedom square.-There event participants(humans and dogs) rested and enjoyed the show.
The attendance for this years dog-walk had about 70 people in attendance.- making it the biggest/highest participated walk in Imo-state, so far.,- although, the organizers are saying that next year will be far better than this year’s event.- well, let’s wait and see.
After the walk of about 1hour+, participants converged at the Freedom square to withness the show(remember, the event was a combination of a dog walk and a dog show combined).
At freedom square, professional dog breeders,veterinary surgeons, dog food representatives took turns in lecturing the participants.