Tuesday, February 16, 2010

A Two Years Old Earns Rs 60000 in One Night

Teen, a Newfoundland is earning Rs. 60,000 for a one-night stand. That's the amount Teen, who was exhibited at the Chandigarh Dog Show on Sunday, fetched for one mating session.

Newfoundland, a bearlike breed of working dog known for aiding fishermen and sailors by jumping overboard to rescue people and by barking to warn of reefs; strong swimmers, could retrieve people and boats in turbulent waters; also used to carry goods between ships; coat is water-repellent and very long, dense, and lush; color may be solid black, bronze, or come in patches of black and white (called Landseer); ears are long, broad, shaggy, and hang to below bottom jaw; tail is long and full and curves naturally at end; eyes are small, deep-set, and dark brown; adult stands 25-28 in. (64-71 cm) tall at shoulders and weighs 110-150 lbs (50-68 kg); also called Greater St. John’s Dog; its gentle nature is an important hallmark of the breed; ancestors were probably the Great Pyrenees brought to the coast of Newfoundland hundreds of years ago by Basque fishermen.
The breed has tremendous strength, sweet dispositions, and loyalty. Popular one is mostly black and weighs 70 kg to 120 kg and measured over 6 feet from nose to tail, also known as 'The Gentle Giant'.

Teen, and his female partner, Bebo, remained the centre of attraction of the show. The couple won the overall trophy.
Karnal-based pet lover and owner of the rare breed, Rakesh Verma, had brought the couple from UK. They won many dog shows across the country.

1 comment:

  1. He's a beautiful dog... and a very, very lucky one, getting paid that kind of money for doing what comes naturally!
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