July 8, 2012 Subscribe

An Interview with David Alexander, plus the Buzz about Dalmatians

Breeder-judge David Alexander tells Social Media Maven Pilar Kuhn that he was introduced to the Bull Terrier while house sitting for a friend in Toronto. For 30 years, he and his wife, Carolyn, have enjoyed sharing their lives with the breed long admired for its personality, strength and character. Listen in as David invites students of the breed to attend the “Silverwood Weekend,” the Bull Terrier Club of America event that is perhaps the most prestigious match show in the dog world.

The Dalmatian has exclusive bragging rights to the title Carriage Dog. The distinctively spotted breed has been associated with stables and stagecoaches for centuries, and still enjoys horsing around today. Although its exact origins remain a mystery, the future looks bright for this clever and companionable canine horse-whisperer.

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Dan Sayers
Editor in Chief


Australian Shepherd Missing in Southwestern Pennsylvania

By Best In Show Daily

A six-year old Australian Shepherd that escaped from his Irwin, Penna. backyard remains missing today after three days on his own.

Quince, a tri-colored male that escaped from his backyard on July 4, 2012, has been spotted on three separate occasions since his disappearance late Wednesday night. more


Breeder Buzzwords – The Dalmatian

By Dan Sayers

As one of the world’s most recognizable dog breeds, the Dalmatian wears its breed-defining characteristic with a freckled frenzy.

This active and energetic breed remains little changed since its image first appeared on the walls of Egyptian tombs. For centuries, artists in Europe, Asia and Northern Africa have immortalized spotted dogs similar in appearance to today’s breed. An early Renaissance fresco in a Florentine chapel bears witness to the Dalmatian’s antiquity. more

Listen to Our David Alexander Interview
By Pilar Kuhn

Learn about the “big” issue breed expert David Alexander has with Bull Terriers today. Click to listen to the breeder-judge weigh in on a heavy subject. play




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