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Let’s Get the Louisville Party Started!

Photos by Christina Freitag The fun has begun at the 2012 Kentuckiana Cluster in Louisville. It commenced on Wednesday, March 14, with six big specialty shows, and the four all-breed shows begin today with the Mid-Kentucky Kennel Club. Every year Louisville, Ky., in March is such an exciting place to be, because not only do… read more

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We Must Stand Together

Those of us who enjoy the avocation of owning, breeding and showing purebred dogs may never again hear a more pressing message than this: we must stand together and not allow internal battles to divide us, or we are destined to lose our war against animal rights extremists. If we stand united, we can fight… read more

Seven Vie for Three Seats on AKC Board

American Kennel Club delegates will meet on March 13, 2012, in New York to vote for three of seven candidates to fill openings on the AKC Board of Directors, resulting from the departure of Thomas M. Davies, D.V.M., of the Springfield Kennel Club, Walter F. Goodman of the Skye Terrier Club of America and Chairman… read more

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Raising Kane…to Become the Crufts 2012 Best in Show Judge

The judge assigned to select the 2012 Best in Show winner at Crufts, the world’s largest dog show, is Frank Kane, who hails from the north of England. Well-known to those in the British dog show world as a breeder, exhibitor, judge, author, teacher, administrator, he is also as a bit of a celebrity, as… read more

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Committees Modify Bill Intended to Outlaw Sale of Unsterilized Dogs in Hawaii

Two committees of the Hawaii Senate took steps recently to modify proposed Senate Bill 2504 such that, if passed by the legislature, it will not apply to breeders who do not sell puppies or dogs to retail pet stores and will not require those sold by retailers to be spayed or neutered. The committees changed… read more

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‘Dogs Decoded’: A Greater Bond Than We Ever Imagined

The February program at our kennel club meeting was a viewing of the PBS show, “Dogs Decoded.” Although an avid follower of research surrounding the canine-human bond, I had not seen this program. Now that I have, I want everyone who loves dogs to see it as well. The show was released in 2010, and… read more

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2012 Westminster Junior Showmanship Results

Photos by Kayla Bertagnolli The 2012 Westminster Best Junior Handler, Ania Gabrielle Kelly, smiled cheek to cheek from the winner’s podium on February 14, 2012 in Madison Square Garden. She earned the top award with Ch. Winfree’s Do You Believe In Magic. To read an exclusive DFR Q&A with Ania, click here. BEST JUNIOR HANDLER… read more

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Monday Night at Westminster Kennel Club 2012

The first night of judging at the 136th Westminster Kennel Club dog show on Monday, February 13, 2012, included the finals of the Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding Groups. Viewers of the television broadcast were no doubt delighted when the USA Network’s broadcast opened with a visit with ‘Hickory,’ last year’s Best in Show winner,… read more

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A Westminster Wedding

“I’m a very lucky man,” said Brad Slayton of Auburn, WA, of his marriage to Debbie Parsons. The couple met through their dogs and were married today at Madison Square Garden before a packed house that included fellow exhibitors, spectators and one of this year’s “biggest” Best of Breed winners. Officiating at the ceremony was… read more

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On the Floor at Westminster 2012

All the happenings in and around the breed rings from Best In Show Daily’s editorial team. Check back frequently to keep up with all the news and happenings that you won’t find anywhere else — other than in Billy Wheeler’s on-the-scene blog, The Back Story. For breed wins as they happen, watch our Twitter feed…. read more

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