TSA Seeking Forever Homes for Bomb Sniffing Dogs

You’re not supposed to pet the dogs you see working at airports around the country, but in your own home, the rules no longer apply. TheTransportation Security Administration is seeking homes for its retired dogs, who have spent their lives working to keep air travel safe in the United States. Also in need of new… read more


Westminster Photo Gallery Tues Feb 16th

Welcome to our photo  gallery for Westminster Kennel Club Day 2  We’ll continue to update this throughout the day and during Groups and Best in Show. Click here for monday’s Gallery Click here for Tuesday’s Gallery


Westminster Photo Gallery – Agility and Monday

Welcome to our WKC photo Gallery for Agility and Mondays show.   We’ll continue to update this throughout the day. Click here for Gallery

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The Future of Canine Sport: Junior Handlers

For baseball, it’s Little League. For gymnastics, it’s tumbling class. For football, pee-wees. Athletes in all sports don’t just make it to the big leagues right away. They have to start somewhere. The same goes for dog shows, and that’s where Junior Showmanship comes in. Aspiring handlers ages 9 to 18 compete in the Junior Showmanship… read more

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2016 National Championship Judging Panel Now Available

The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) and Royal Canin are pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2016 National Championship to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18, 2016. The 2016 event will showcase the top national and international dogs and will also… read more


Utah Seeks to Define “Commercial Breeder” as Anyone with Six Dogs

Utah House Bill 132 will define a commercial breeder as “a person who for a fee or other consideration; maintains in a kennel at any time six or more dogs for breeding or six or more cats for breeding and sells, leases, trades, barters, auctions, or provides to another person the offspring of those dogs or cats… read more

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Dr. Arnold Goldman and Connecticut Federation of Dog Clubs and Responsible Dog Owners Win 2015 Bebout Legislative Leadership Award

New York, NY – In a ceremony held at their New York headquarters, the American Kennel Club presented Dr. Arnold L. Goldman, DVM, MPH and the Connecticut Federation of Dog Clubs and Responsible Dog Owners with the 2015 Bebout Memorial Award for Leadership in Canine Legislation. Named for Walter Bebout, the late Director of the… read more

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German Wirehaired Pointer GCH Ripsnorter Reigning At Thunder Myst WINS BEST IN SHOW AT 2015 AKC NATIONAL OWNER-HANDLED SERIES FINALS

Orlando, FL (Dec. 11, 2015) – The AKC National Owner-Handled Series (NOHS) Finals Best in Show honors went to GCH Ripsnorter Reigning At Thunder Myst, a German Wirehaired Pointer known affectionately as “Reggie” owned by Steve & Betsy Bernock and Lisa George. The 2015 NOHS Finals Best in Show winner was crowned by judge Mrs…. read more


Lee Canalizo’s Book – Peyton Goes to the Dog Show Book Signing Today!

An unexpected snowstorm in Manhattan had longtime dog-show judge and breeder Lee Canalizo cooped up inside a New York City townhome during the week of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. To pass the time, Canalizo began rhyming verses related to dog shows and writing them down. By the end of the evening she had drafted… read more

Top Dog 2015 – Three Quarter Leaders

HERE IS the three-quarter stage update for the leaders in the Dog World/Arden Grange Top Dog competition 2015, taking into account results up to and including Belfast weekend.   Current leader is the Papillon Shootin Starmaker, a BIS and twice RBIS winner who has also taken five groups up until this point in the year…. read more

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