NIPPO Regionals: Aomori
  • AjaxAjax
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    Finally got around to posting the pictures from the Aomori Regionals. I took Ajax with me to get some exposure to other intact dogs. I was thinking of showing him in the puppy class at first, but I hadn't finished the paper work and he developed a bunch of scattered bald spots and a case of Balanoposthitis right before the show. As expected the show was mostly shibas, but there was a fair number of shikas. I was surprised to see that Ajax looked as big as if not largest dog there, even though he wasn't even 7 months at the time. The officials were really nice and even measured him at the end of the show when I mentioned that I was worried that he might be oversize. They said he was fine and He wicketed out to exactly 52cm behind the withers.

    There were a few Kishu, Shikoku, and Kai, but no Hokkaido or Akita. Here's the ring.
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    A Kishu
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    This Kai had a really nice temperament. Unfortunately, I think he got disqualified for being under the NIPPO size. There was also a really stunning aka-tora, but he was very reactive and there was no way to take a picture of him.
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    Male Shikoku
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    Female 8 Month-old Shikoku, She was all legs.
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    Male Shikoku, not competing, his color reminded me of Ahi.
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    Finally the puppies!
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    Post edited by Ajax at 2016-11-20 09:59:54
  • Hokkaido, Kai and Akita have their own registries outside of NIPPO, so I am surprised you even saw Kai there!

    What a great time it must have been to be there- nice photos! :)