Posts By Leah Bertagnolli

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The Westminster Kennel Club Announces New Director of Communications

Gail Miller Bisher, a long-time communications professional as well as dog show judge and exhibitor, has been named Director of Communications for The Westminster Kennel Club. She replaces David Frei, who has moved on to other opportunities but will be hosting his last telecast of the Dog Show in 2016 on CNBC (Monday,Feb. 15) and… read more

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The American Kennel Club Announces 2015 Breeder of the Year by Sport

New York, NY– The American Kennel Club (AKC®) wishes to acknowledge those individuals that have excelled at breeding dogs that have proven to be outstanding in AKC sports.  The commitment to preserve, protect and improve a breed represents the very essence of the AKC.  The AKC Breeder of the Year by Sport award is given… read more

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Introducing Best In Show Daily's New Digital Magazine

Welcome everyone to our inaugural edition of Best In Show Daily Magazine. For the last four years, Best In Show Daily has grown from a community in single digits to now the largest multi-channel, multimedia, online-only publication covering the world of purebred dogs with in-depth coverage of shows, performance events, health, politics, and essays from… read more

J.J. Fuds, Inc. Issues Recall of Pet Food Because of Possible Health Risk

Valparaiso, IN – J.J. Fuds in Valparaiso, IN is recalling a select lot and product of J.J. Fuds Chicken Tender Chunks Pet Food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune… read more

Dean Koontz's Ask Anna: Advice for the Furry & Forlorn – Book Review

Dean Koontz’s Ask Anna: Advice for the Furry & Forlorn Dean Kootnz’s delightful new dog advice book Ask Anna is a funny, lighthearted look at Anna and her Advice Column for dogs. Anna is the Dear Abby of Dogdom offering advice from “what makes dogs happy?” to “Oops I swallowed a button!” Anna’s answers are… read more

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Bella the Cancer Sniffing Dog is the Official Spokes-Dog for Early Breast Cancer Detection

Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) Bella’s keen sense of smell detected the breast cancer of her owner Susan Castriota. The story of a woman’s best friend has a powerful message for women about the importance of yearly mammograms. Susan Castriota, renowned children’s book author/illustrator of the series “Wilson’s Wondrous Tails,” is fortunate to have a dog with… read more

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Veterinarians Reach Across the Americas to Eliminate Human and Canine Deaths from Rabies

​(SCHAUMBURG, Illinois) September 26, 2014 – September 28 marks the 8th annual World Rabies Day, an international event created to help raise rabies awareness and save lives. While only one to two people die annually from rabies in the United States, the disease kills more than 55,000 people worldwide and creates fear-based slaughter of dogs… read more

Stopping To Smell the Roses

For Everyone Thats Been Delayed or Stranded On Their Travels This Story is Encouragement to Enjoy Where You Are. Not sure how many of you seem to have Tunnel vision when you head out to a dog show… Probably most of you! I know for the last almost 30 years we’ve packed our bags,car and… read more

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The Millennial Generation of Handlers – Adam Bernardin

Meet Third Generation dog show person and professional Handler Adam Bernardin. A very accomplished handler at the age of 30, Adam is part of the next generation of professionals that’s setting the bar for achievement. He won the sporting group at the 2012 Westminster Kennel Club with the beautiful Irish Setter “Emily” GCH Shadagee Caught… read more

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My Favorite Things: Throw the Damn Ball

Well-known beagle breeder Leah Bertagnolli is always on the look-out for off-kilter books on dogs to share with friends & family. Recently published Throw The Damn Ball hits the mark perfectly with its zany poetry written by dogs for their humans. With the holidays here, she thought this might be of interest for dog lovers… read more