Michael Dougherty of Escondido, Calif., will select the Best in Show winner at the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show. The second-generation dog man says he’s looking forward to the assignment with both a degree of excitement and a level of calm. Meet the man who will crown this year’s most celebrated canine celebrity, and learn how he plans to silently honor the memory of his father on the big night.
“Sleep tight and don’t let the bed bugs bite,” reminds Senior Editor Christi McDonald in her interview with a dog fancier and manager of the Pesticide Regulatory Education Program at UC Davis. The little creatures are known to infest many public places, Christi discovers, including New York City hotel rooms. Learn how to avoid the pesky parasites, and find out why it’s always a good idea to travel with a small flashlight.
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