Paw Prints In The Sand Brings Dogs To Fairgrounds

Shih Tzus Pickles, Junior and Pippa rest after being judged.

The Boca Raton Dog Club and Jupiter-Tequesta Dog Club hosted “Paw Prints in the Sand,” a four-day cluster of all-breed AKC-sanctioned dog shows from Thursday, July 11 through Sunday, July 14 at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center. Judging of puppies, veterans, juniors and national owner-handled competitors added to the fun, while vendors sold a wide array of dog-related items and services. The Boca Raton Dog Club show on Thursday featured 857 dogs in 137 different breeds or varieties, while the Jupiter-Tequesta Dog Club show on Saturday featured 1,068 dogs in 144 different breeds or varieties. Each day was a separate show with a best-in-show winner.