Andrex, a sniffer dog entered by SGA, was the only dog which was
eligible for the Obedience Class Test C in the Championship Dog
Show organised by the Ladies Kennel Association and held at the
East Africa Kennel Club Showground.
This year’s Show celebrated the 50th
anniversary of the Association and attracted an entry of 235
dogs. They were divided into five groups featuring 20 different
breeds which included Labrador, German Shepherd and Rottweiler.
This nine year old Labrador has twice
won the Test A and B of the Obedience Category to
qualify for Test C which is the highest recognised
Under the command of Johanna Mwaura
Njoroge of the SGA Dog Section, Andrex tackled all the
seven tests which included sitting for ten minutes
without the presence of his handler and scent
The SGA Dog Section provides trained
dog teams for searching people, vehicles and buildings
to safeguard business premises, festivals, or events.
SGA security dogs are trained in
article tracking, building searches, find and locate and
handler protection, providing an unbeatable security
combination with their handlers.
Johanna and his fellow handlers train
with their canine friends on a regular basis,
maintaining the highest standards of performance.
The Chief Judge was Mr. Zeferino Silva
from Portugal who is a founder member of the Portuguese
He has judged national and
international shows and breed specialist shows in many
countries in Europe, Thailand, USA, China and India.
The East Africa Kennel Club was
started in 1922 and stores pedigree information which
includes breeding and quality.
Often blood lines can be traced for at
least three generations. This includes the ancestors’
show, obedience, or field trial successes as well as