Senior Editor Bo Bengtson understands the travails of the dog show judge. Triple digit temperatures and cross-country commuting are par for the course, although comments made ringside can be just as merciless – and unforgiving. Find out how the possibility for discovering “hidden gems” in the show ring can be the best way to cope with the discomfort when it’s the judge who’s being judged.
The Great Western Terrier Association of Southern California will once again host back-to-back Group shows on the beautiful lawns surrounding the Queen Mary in Long Beach, Calif. Senior Editor Christi McDonald introduces this world-class event, along with the programs being offered at upcoming shows in Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Oregon. Get all the details from Christi, and find out where you can go to show your support for Take the Lead.
Be sure to check out our photo galleries, where you’ll find recent winners and candid photos from shows held near and far. Just click on Show Scene below the masthead banner, or select any of the images in the left-hand column of our home page.
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