Dog owner and 'best friends' unleash global winning ways
Series of accolades at renowned dog shows has gained them a reputation
Published on Jun 23, 2014 6:16 AM
You may not have heard of Mr Chua Ming Kok, but the Singaporean gets cheers usually reserved for rock stars whenever he performs in stadiums abroad.
The cheers are in fact not only for him, but for his "best friends" too. The 40-year-old childcare and tuition centre operator competes along with his pet dogs in canine shows around the world. These events pit canines against one another to compare their beauty, agility and obedience.
He and his charges have gained quite a reputation for themselves.
In 2011, Mark, one of his papillons - toy spaniels whose hair around the ears resembles a butterfly - won Best of Breed at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. It beat nearly 150 other papillons from the United States.
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