Posts with tag Best In Show

National Specialties: A Celebration of the Breed

If there’s anything more fascinating in the world of dog shows than a really great National Specialty, I don’t know what that would be. When a large number of like-minded people get together for the single purpose of celebrating a breed they all love, the atmosphere that’s created is something you can’t experience anywhere else…. read more

The Secret About Best in Show

Let’s talk about Best in Show for a minute. This is a term that’s become known far beyond our sport, the title of a large number of books and TV programs, even a critically acclaimed (and very funny) movie. Pretty much everyone, regardless of involvement in dogs, knows that “Best in Show” means just that:… read more


Bo Bengtson Joins Best In Show Daily

In the American dog show scene today only a handful of people can be classified among its most elite journalists. Indeed I count fewer than a half-dozen who can lay claim to that title, and one of them stands above even his closest peers. Bo Bengtson’s longevity and experience, coupled with an unwavering passion for… read more

Michigan Gets a 'Peke' at The Big Dog … All Eleven Pounds of Him

Mar 1, 2012 04:08 America/Los_Angeles 2012 Westminster Kennel Club Best In Show Ch.Palacegarden Malachy, a.k.a Malachy returns to Detroit for the 108th and 109th Detroit Kennel Club Dog Shows When: March 3&4, 2012 Where: Cobo Center, Downtown Detroit What: The two-day celebration of dogs brings more than 2,000 dogs from the 167 breeds and varieties… read more

Best in Show Daily Visits With Eleanor “Ellie” Goiffon

Interview by Christi McDonald It is our great pleasure to introduce Best In Show Daily readers to one of the many talented young people who are contributing to the sport of purebred dogs. Ellie Goiffon has been enjoying plenty of success with her home-bred Australian Terriers, and we’d like to share her story with you…. read more

The Daily Diary

Of all the days of the week, Monday is the most emotionally dependent. People regularly claim to hate it, except on the occasion of a National Holiday, the American workers’ equivalent of a Get Out Of Jail Free card. Its fellow weekdays, by comparison, enjoy an independence that is carefree. Tuesday and Thursday are unencumbered… read more

Christi McDonald

Biggest BIS Winner Tough to Call

Much to the dismay of those who have sought to verify the records of the all-time top winners in the AKC conformation world, there is not a central location in the dog sport where win records are compiled and stored from the earliest dog shows. Of course, the show records from the 1980s to the… read more

Kennel Club of Palm Springs 2012

Palm Springs, in the desert of Southern California, was a destination for pleasure seekers long before the Rat Pack started performing at the Racquet Club. The lure of this desert oasis has been favored by railroad executives, farmers and health and fitness enthusiasts, and made famous to the rest of the world by those notorious… read more