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The Electric City has Gone to the Dogs

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The largest dog show in the state has made it's way back to the electric city. Great falls has gone to the dogs as the electric city kennel club host their annual dog show competition. This show draws some of the biggest competitors to the treasure state.

"This show is one of the shows that draws some of the top dogs in the country. and it's a great family sport, especially if you want the see some really good examples of the different breeds," says handler, Alvin Lee Jr.

For both humans and dogs the starts early and gets busier as the day moves on.

"It's 5 o'clock wake up all the dogs have to be exercised, they have to be groomed and then we have to be ready. And then we're having ring time where you'll have 2 breeds at once, so it can get a little hectic its kind of the way our day goes," explains Lee.

This dog show is in fact the largest one in the state of Montana.

"This is the only confirmation show of this size. Electric City Kennel Club is the oldest club in the state. Started in 1957, so been doing it for a long time," says Susan Ayres.

And all dogs and their owners want one thing to be crowned best in show.

"Everyday is a different show from start to finish. This morning with 629 dogs and this afternoon we are going to end up with one," Ayres.

And their is also another much smaller dog show scheduled for august of this year which will take place at the Expo Park.


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