Maintaining the integrity of a breed registry is the responsibility of those who are committed to the preservation and promotion of that breed. When Norwich Terriers with questionable pedigrees began turning up, the reaction from the AKC and devotees of the breed was mixed. Senior Editor Christi McDonald reports today on fancier Dana Esquibel’s plea for support to help protect the purity of the Norwich Terrier registry.
Social media Maven Pilar Kuhn recently spent a week working away from home at a large IT event. Although duties required her to travel without her dogs, she managed to stay connected to the dog world through stories told by friends and colleagues about their own pampered pooches. Today’s Down and Back demonstrates that wherever dog people gather, the conversation is predictably gratifying.
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The Loss of Integrity of the Norwich Terrier Registry – Cairn Terriers Registered as Norwich Terriers
By Best In Show Daily
Members of the Norwich Terrier Club of America have for a number of years been working to monitor dogs that are registered with AKC as Norwich – and Norwich puppies being sold on the Internet – because in the past they have found dogs registered as Norwich Terriers that they believe are Cairn Terriers or mixed breeds. more
Working Away From Home
By Pilar Kuhn
Recently I had the privilege to work Cisco’s largest event of the year – Cisco Live! – in San Diego.
The premier education and training event for IT professionals was close enough to home, yet far enough away that I had to spend a little more than a week at a swanky hotel.
I just love walking into a huge room with a king size bed, excess pillows and a bathroom that makes me pull out my HGTV brain to analyze the tile work and the glass-enclosed shower with rainmaker showerhead. more