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Before showtime at Saturday's annual All Breed Dog Show at the Kern County Fairgrounds, Samantha Wurzbacher puts the final touches on Memphis, an Australian Shepherd.

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While being groomed for Saturday's annual Back to Back All Breed Dog Show at the fairgrounds put on by the Kern County Kennel Club, this silhouetted standard poodle gives out a big yawn before competing.

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Dog groomer Samantha Wurzbacher with Dexter, a Briard, during the 2104 the Kern County Kennel Club’s Back to Back All Breed Dog Shows, Obedience and Rally Trials. Organizers are expecting nearly 1,000 dogs for the 2015 show at the fairgrounds this weekend.

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Dog groomer Samantha Wurzbacher dries Dexter, an 8-month-old Briard, after a bath during the annual Back to Back All Breed Dog Show put on by the Kern County Kennel Club at the Kern County Fairgrounds. The dog is owned by Deborah Congdon from Los Angeles County and she said Dexter has won five out of six shows so far.

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During Saturday's annual Back to Back All Breed Dog Show put on by the Kern County Kennel Club, competitors use the Kern County Fairgrounds area to warm up before showtime.

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The annual dog show at the Kern County Fairgrounds brought many different breeds for Saturday's competition in Bakersfield.

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Dog owner Moira Cornell of Simi Valley, left, works with her Mastif, "Isa," on Saturday during a trial at the Kern County Fairgrounds during the annual Kern County Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show.

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Isa and owner Moira Cornell get in a good workout during competition in the 2014 Kern County Kennel Club’s Back to Back All Breed Dog Shows, Obedience and Rally Trials.

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Dog owners come to the Kern County Fairgrounds Saturday for the annual all breed dog show put on by the Kern County Kennel Club.

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Longtime competitor from Bakersfield Buel Boaz wears a dog tie clasp during Saturday's competition with his dog Lizzie, a bloodhound.

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Buel Boaz of Bakersfield and his bloodhound, "Lizzie" get ready for showtime at the Kern County Fairgrounds during Saturday's annual all breed dog show.

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Randy Greenlee, of Stockton, brought "Morgan," aka, M and M's Price of Freedom, to Saturday's dog show to compete in the annual event. Morgan the bloodhound is wearing a snoot to keep his ears clean before competition. A half hour later Greenlee said Morgan won best of breed in the competition.

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It wasn't fries or onion rings for this show dog at the 2014 Kern County Kennel Club’s Back to Back All Breed Dog Shows, Obedience and Rally Trials.

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Judge Sharon Krogh knows the ins and outs of dog show competition as was evident during this judging segment of Saturday's annual all breed dog show put on by the Kern County Kennel Club at the Kern County Fairgrounds.

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The competition is always tough during the annual dog show at the Kern County Fairgrounds. The annual event put on by the Kern County Kennel Club brings in more than 800 dogs competing in different categories and breeds.

It's a dog's world this weekend at the Kern County Fairgrounds. Well, a dog's world and a place for the people who love them.

Hundreds of dogs are participating in the Kern County Kennel Club Back to Back All Breed Dog Shows, Obedience and Rally Trials.

The event runs until 5 p.m. Saturday, and continues from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at 1142 S. P St.

Californian photographer Casey Christie shares these images from Saturday's fun.