About: Christi McDonald
Christi McDonald is a second-generation dog person, raised with a kennel full of Cairn Terriers. After more than a decade as a professional handler’s apprentice and handling professionally on her own, primarily Poodles and Cairns, she landed a fortuitous position in advertising sales with the monthly all-breed magazine ShowSight. This led to an 11-year run at Dogs in Review, where she wore several hats, including advertising sales rep, ad sales manager and, finally, editor for five years. Christi is proud to be part of the editorial team for the cutting-edge Best In Show Daily. She lives in Apex, N.C., with two homebred black Toy Poodles, the last of her Foxfire line, and a Norwich Terrier.
Recent Posts by Christi McDonald
On this Veterans Day, it’s fitting that we remember those who have served to defend and protect our country, both human and canine. More than 2,000 military working dogs are currently deployed around the world, working for the United States Department of Defense as sentries, scouts and explosives detectors to help safeguard American military bases Continue Reading
Written on November 10, 2013 at 8:42 AM
Categories: Right Now!
Tags: Best in Show Daily, BISD, Christi McDonald, Department of Defense, Dogs for Defense, Henry Stoecker, Len Brumby, Mrs. Milton Erlanger, Professional Handlers Association, Soldier Dogs: The Untold Story of America’s Canine Heroes, the American Kennel Club, U.S. military
On September 5, 2012, the Federal Register confirmed that the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) would amend its regulations regarding funding for service dogs for veteran military personnel. The new rule, which went into effect October 5, eliminated funding to provide service dogs for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. The Continue Reading
Written on November 10, 2013 at 7:08 AM
Categories: Right Now!
Tags: Aden Johnson, Best in Show Daily, BISD, Christi McDonald, Koa, Lindsey Stanek, Paws and Stripes, Sarge, Staff Sergeant Jim Stanek, Veterans Day
One of my favorite things about being involved with dogs is whelping and raising puppies. There’s nothing like holding those wriggling babies in your hands for the first time, hearing their first little cries, seeing those beloved dams nurturing their own, then watching them grow and develop over the following few months. I’ve found over Continue Reading
Professional handler Angela Lloyd is a second-generation dog show person who, at a fairly young age, has had great success so far in the sport. She handled the 2011 Westminster Best in Show-winning Scottish Deerhound, GCh. Foxcliffe Hickory Wind. Angie answered our Who’s Who questions. 1. Where were you born? Washington, D.C. 2. What roles Continue Reading
Written on November 5, 2013 at 3:00 AM
Categories: Personalities, Right Now!
Tags: Angela Lloyd, Best in Show Daily, Billy Gorodner, BISD, Christi McDonald, Damara Bolte, GCh. Foxcliffe Hickory Wind, Jimmie Lloyd, Who’s Who
If your hobby is breeding and showing dogs and you’re not learning something new almost every day, you’re probably not paying attention. But some sources of information about our hobby and the sport of dogs are superior to others, and I recently discovered one that is almost exactly the kind of book I would put Continue Reading
Recent Comments by Christi McDonald
- January 14, 2013 on What is your biggest concern about the dog sport today?
- December 28, 2012 on Fancy That: Strong Genes Play a Part in Central Texas
- December 17, 2012 on AKC/Eukanuba: Day One Groups Begin with Hounds
- December 12, 2012 on Fancy That: The Innovator Takes Washington State
- December 5, 2012 on Dogs in Art: Bang Away, the 1951 Westminster BIS Winner