In his Monday Morning Mop-Up, Dog Show Poop’s Blogger-in-Chief Billy Wheeler reports on this weekend’s all-breed events, from New York’s Finger Lakes district and Virginia’s Hunt Country to the fertile farms of central Florida and the sun-sweetened fields of Northern California. The battle for Top Dog remains a closely watched race across the country, and Billy has the latest news on each of the exciting contenders.
Senior Editor Christi McDonald takes a look at the Group and Best in Show winners from this weekend’s Rockford-Freeport Kennel Club shows. Many of the winning dogs’ pedigrees contain the names of their breeds’ most influential sires and dams, including a few with international records. Read about their wins, and meet the little owner-handled dog that made a big impression on the judges in Illinois.
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Monday Morning Mop Up
By Billy Wheeler
Our Monday Morning Mop Up begins in Monroe MI where the country’s Number One Dog All Breeds extended his lead by posting BACK2BACK BIS. The German Wirehaired Pointer, GCH CH Mt View’s Ripsnorter Silver Charm, split his week between Romulus NY and Monroe MI, finishing up yesterday with a big rosette at the Monroe Kennel Club show. more
Fancy That: Chihuahua Wins Back-to-Back BIS in Illinois
By Christi McDonald
At two shows hosted by the Rockford-Freeport Kennel Club in Freeport, Ill., on September 29 and 30, 2012, judges Murrel Purkhiser and Richard Miller awarded back-to-back Best in Shows to Smooth Coat Chihuahua GCh. Stonehill Great Escape, owner-handled by Gina Schag. Billy Wheeler reported last weekend that ‘Stevie’ had won his first BIS in Chattanooga, and now he’s added two more! Richard Miller comes from Chihuahuas, a breed he’s had since 1957. more