Posts with tag Bill Cunningham

Among the Shows Closing June 5, 2013

Conformation shows in 17 locations all across the continental United States and in Alaska and Hawaii close next Wednesday. Although a Group show as opposed to an all-breed event, the Great Western Terrier Association of Southern California’s back-to-back shows are among those closing. Last year we had a story about the history of this iconic show… read more

In 1978 a puppy Bill bred and handled, Misty Ridges Hot Rocks, was Winners Dog at just 9 months of age at Poodle Club of America’s regional specialty, from the Bred-by class. Sired by Bill’s Ch. Dacun’s Blu Mecca, the puppy was co-bred and owned by Kathleen Champa. Photo by Olson, courtesy of Poodle Variety.

In Memoriam: Bill Cunningham

When Poodle Club of America’s National Specialty classes begin next Wednesday, one member in particular will be very much missed. Bill Cunningham was the vice president of PCA when he passed away on April 5, but to those who have known him during his more than 50 years in dogs, he was much more than… read more