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Bulgarian Shepherd Dog of PM Borisov Declared World Champion

Society | October 27, 2012, Saturday // 19:51| Views: 2177 | Comments: 0
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Bulgaria: Bulgarian Shepherd Dog of PM Borisov Declared World Champion 4-year-old Lazar, the dog of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, was declared world champion at an international competition in Plovdiv. Photo by International Fair Plovdiv

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's dog, Lazar, became world champion in the Bulgarian Shepherd Dog breed.

Borisov's dog won the title at the finals of the World Cup Dog Show which takes place in Bulgaria for the first time, according to the press office of the Plovdiv International Fair, which hosts the event.

4-year-old Lazar has already won international competitions in Spain, Moldova, Ukraine, Belarus, and Latvia.

"He reached the finals with a score of over 30 points and he was one of the strongest contenders for the world title," the statement of the Plovdiv International Fair says.

A total of 220 elite dogs from 11 countries are taking part in the competition at the Plovdiv International Fair which has been selected to host the prestigious race for five years.

The event is organized by the Allianz Canine Worldwide and the Bulgarian Republican Federation of Cynology on October 27 – 28, 2012.

The jury includes judges from Belgium, Bulgaria, Spain, Latvia, and Russia.

"On the first day, the world champions in 20 breeds were announced," said Avram Petkov, Chair of the Bulgarian Republican Federation of Cynology.

"There are many breeds of dogs, including Great Dane, Pomeranian, Moscow Watchdog, Pug, German Shepherd, Labrador, Chinese Crested Dog, Bulgarian Shepherd Dog, Bulgarian Coarse-Haired Hound, Bulgarian Ludogorian Hound, Stafford," Petkov explained.

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