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Canines and felines – International Agricultural Show

Dogs and cats in the living room

By going to Pavilion 8, you will find many stalls for  the welfare of your animals  (food, accessories, information from the LOOF  ( organization of the breeding trophy and canine central society) and see  the fine flower of the Canine and feline breeding .

To  know all about the cats and the many races that exist , visit the professional breeders present on the space of the LOOF (Official Book of Feline Origins) which is the body approved by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry for the management of feline breeds and the issuance of genealogical documents (pedigrees) in France. Daily breeders and their cats come to meet the public to present the richness and diversity of feline breeds. An opportunity for everyone to choose the breed that suits him best.
Every day animations are organized on the canine ring and transmitted on giant screens to allow everyone to see the cats closely.
And for the first time, the LOOF

The selections take place on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th February and Wednesday 1st March. During these 3 days, 30 selected cats are presented to the public with the announcement of their prize list and the explanation of their impact on their race (name, race, sex, age, championship title, genetic test results, production).

The filmed judgments are broadcast on the big screen so that the public can attend. During this animation, the cats are compared one by one to the standard of their race. In the end, the 10 best of the 3 days will return on Saturday 4 March for the grand finale.

“Dogs & Cats” together, a first 

The Société Centrale Canine partners with the LOOF (manager of the genealogical books for Dog Breed Index and cats) and for the first time creates a “Dogs & Cats” pole in the Pavilion 8. Sports demonstrations animated by young students of professional agricultural colleges , Animations on the training of dogs of arrest with puppies Epagneuls Bretons of 5 months … and many other highlights to discover each day on this space very appreciated by the public.

Without forgetting, the highlight of the presence of the Société Centrale Canine on the Show, the General Agricultural Canine Competition.


As you walk through the pavilion, you can admire  the most beautiful dogs and cats of each breed  and get information from breeders. Feline breeders are present at the show, for example, you can find the most popular breeds such as Maine Coon, British Shorthair and Persian.

Of  canine demonstrations  will also be held on the presentation of track: police dogs, guide dogs, agility, herding dogs, … will make their show to  the delight of young and old …

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