Senior Editor Christi McDonald introduces the Waukesha Weekend as the place to be in July for fanciers in the upper Midwest. The celebrated cluster has long been a fixture of the summer show season, drawing exhibitors to the area for several days of all-breed and specialty shows. Meet the hardworking show chair carrying on the legacy of Waukesha Kennel Club’s founding members, Al and Esme Treen.
Social Media Maven Pilar Kuhn enjoys the connection her niece and nephew share with her dogs. Their relationship spans many years, and Pilar values the bond that the two- and four-legged friends have developed over time. Rediscover the fun that comes from being a kid with a good dog to call your friend.
Kayla Bertagnolli will be in Wisconsin this weekend covering the events in Waukesha, Wis. Our favorite photographer and DFR blogger is always looking to capture those perfect dog show moments. If you’re at the shows, be sure to ask Kayla to take a picture of you and your dog for our photo galleries and Facebook page.
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The Waukesha Weekend
By Christi McDonald
On Friday, July 27, 2012, in Waukesha, Wis., the big “Waukesha Weekend” begins, and it is the place to be for fanciers in the upper Midwest this month.
The Waukesha Kennel Club hosts all-breed shows on Saturday and Sunday at the Waukesha County Expo Center, and this year the club is celebrating its 51st year. more
Two Legs + Four Legs = Good Fun!
By Pilar Kuhn
My brother’s two kids have been visiting Southern California for the past few weeks. They don’t have a dog of their own, so one of the first things they told their grandmother (my mother) was that they wanted to visit with Garrison and Gypsy.
Yes, we have the two other four-leggeds in the house, but Garrison and Gypsy have somehow managed to worm their way into my niece’s and nephew’s hearts. My niece likes our Scottie Gypsy, but Garrison is definitely my nephew’s favorite Bouvier. more