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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

Wagging tails and smiling faces at the dog show

4-H Dog show kicks off Big Horn County Fair in Basin


July 29, 2017

Tracie Mitchell

Intermediate showmanship first-place winner Melissa Bullinger watches as judge Michelle Newberry inspects her dog during the Big Horn County Fair 4-H dog show at the Big horn County Fairgrounds in Basin Friday morning.

BASIN – The Big Horn County Fair started off with barks, tail wagging, smiling faces and pointers from the judges during the 4-H dog show Friday morning in Basin.

During the showmanship portion of the dog show, judge Michelle Newberry took the time to address concerns and give pointers to the participating 4-H members on the proper way to show their dogs, to the point of borrowing junior competitor, Lilly Madder's dog Paco, to demonstrate the proper way to gait a dog around the ring. She explained that the dog and handler should not run but trot, the dog should always be between the perso...

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