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‘Hickory’ Makes Proud Return to New York as Dam of Nine

“Nine on the ninth.” That’s how Cecilia Dove and her husband, Scott, refer to the nine puppies that GCh. Foxcliffe Hickory Wind had on October 9, 2011. A Scottish Deerhound whelping nine puppies isn’t unheard of, but it’s big news when the dam is the first of her breed to win Best in Show at… read more

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New Coonhound Hits NYC on February 13

By Elaine Waldorf Gewirtz The latest member of the Hound Group, the American English Coonhound, or “English” as owners prefer to call this breed, makes an ideal hunting companion. Three are entered at the Garden this year. This intelligent hound possesses the sound, powerful body of a super athlete and a sonic-boom voice that echoes… read more

Tryst of Grandeur – The Only Hound to win more than 100 BIS. - Hound_Tryst_1

The Top Best-In-Show-Winning Hound of All Time

Editor’s note: Determining the top AKC winners in any category is an inexact science. We explain why in a companion article: Biggest BIS Winner Tough To Call. Only one Hound has ever won more than 100 all-breed Best in Shows – the Number 1 dog among all breeds in 1995, CH Tryst of Grandeur, won… read more

Six Breeds to Debut at Westminster

A dog with thumbs and the ability to tip its head backward until it touches its back, a hairless natural healer from Mexico, and a night-hunting coonhound will make Westminster Kennel Club dog show history on February 13 and 14, 2012. The Norwegian Lundehund, left, and the Xoloitzcuintli. At the club’s 136th annual event, the… read more

The Top Best-In-Show-Winning Dog of All Breeds of All Time

Editor’s note: Determining the top AKC winners in any category is an inexact science. We explain why in a companion article: Biggest BIS Winner Tough To Call. CH Altana’s Mystique is, to our knowledge, far and away the top Best-in-Show-winning Herding dog, and indeed the top Best-in-Show-winning dog or bitch of all breeds, of all… read more

DSSA Issues Poll on Proposed AKC Groups Realignment

AKC delegates will vote on March 13 whether to recommend to the board of directors that the current seven Groups be further split into 11. The realignment of breeds would make major changes to the Hound, Sporting and Working Groups. Hounds would be divided into Sight Hounds and Scent Hounds, the Sporting breeds would move… read more

2011 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship – Group Summary Results

THE SPORTING GROUP Group Placements 1st Place – Cocker Spaniel Black – GCH CH Casablanca’s Thrilling Seduction 2nd Place – Pointer – GCH CH Chesterhope Sharp As 3rd Place – Weimaraner – GCH CH Northwoods Send Money Honey 4th Place – Irish Setter – GCH CH Greengate The Boss At Beaubriar RN Bred by Exhibitor… read more

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