Pet show brings animal lovers together

Only 25 dogs, 20 cats, a horse, a rabbit and a hen show up

APP January 28, 2018

PESHAWAR: A pet show at historic Edwardes College on Saturday provided opportunity to animal lovers to display their lovely pets and receive applause over the passion of keeping different breeds at homes.

This was the first time Edwardes College held such an activity with the objective of bringing pet animals and lovers together and for encouraging the youth to involve in healthy activities.

Around 25 dog lovers, 20 cat lovers, one rabbit lover, horse lover and a hen lover brought their animal in the show.

The animal lovers brought different breeds of dogs including German shepherd, pit bull, bullterrier, bully-bultair, Labrador and shih tzu.

"The show was not restricted only to students of Edwardes College, but provided equal opportunity to outsiders to participate and display their passion of pet keeping," observed Edwardes College Principal Professor Nayyar Firdous.

Edwardes College is not only an educational institution, but it also cares for promotion and preservation of culture of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, he said.

He said pet keeping is a centuries old pursuit in the region which got modernized with the import of exotic species.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 28th, 2018. 


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