A First Meeting and a Lasting Legacy
Senior Editor Christi McDonald reports on the recently formed Canine Alliance’s first meeting with the Kennel Club in Great Britain. Best In Show Daily readers will learn the major points discussed following the disqualification from Group competition of several “high-profile” Best of Breed winners at this year’s Crufts. With the health and longevity of pedigree dogs a common responsibility, the issue of “fair and equitable” veterinary examinations at select UK shows remains a concern.
In today’s Down and Back, Social Media Maven Pilar Kuhn talks about the lasting legacy of a dearly departed friend. Although a first dog can never truly be replaced, the idea of creating its clone can be tempting. Find out how our blogger feels about the idea of living with the same dog over and over again, especially when there are so many dogs waiting to be loved.
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Canine Alliance Holds First Meeting with Kennel Club
By Christi McDonald
On the afternoon of March 28, 2012, three members of the recently formed Canine Alliance met with two representatives of the Kennel Club in Great Britain to air their grievances regarding the breeds that were disqualified from Group competition at Crufts this year. Canine Alliance Secretary Robert Harlow, along with Michael Gadsby and Lisa Croft-Elliott, met with KC Secretary Caroline Kisko and Executive of Canine Activities Kathryn Symns at the KC offices in Clarges Street, London. more
If you’ve ever owned a dog – and I’m betting you own at least one, if not more – you’ve had to face the inevitable loss of your best friend. No, I’m not talking about the back gate being left open and posting flyers all over the neighborhood. I’m talking about their final departure and crossing over the Rainbow Bridge.
Losing my first Bouvier was very difficult for me. I loved Emilie so much that thinking about her still brings tears to my eyes from time to time. more