ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A dog show this weekend in central Louisiana is showcasing more than 4,500 dogs representing 180 breeds.
The Town Talk (http://townta.lk/1dY9qFu) reports that the fourth-annual Mardi Gras Cluster Dog Show in Alexandria began Thursday and runs through Sunday. It draws participants from around the country.
The show is co-sponsored by the Alexandria Kennel Club and the Baton Rouge Kennel Club at the downtown Alexandria Riverfront Center.
The public can attend free of charge.
Information from: Alexandria Daily Town Talk, http://www.thetowntalk.com