Chou Chou met with her handler, and his son who assists, at Cal Expo, to prepare for her shows tomorrow and Sunday.
Dog shows are very chaotic: show rings, vendors all over the place, grooming stations, crates, dogs walking and barking, and lots of people. This was a very good experience in socialization for Chou; she was taking the crowds and other dogs in stride.
Crowds gathered around us as we walked around. People had never seen a dog like this and they asked a lot of questions about her. Many of them -- children and adults -- asked to pet her, and they took a lot of photos of her. She was very well-behaved ... just like a show dog.
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