Posts with tag Billy Wheeler

BISD Polls: Dog Show Attire, Consecutive Shows, Welcoming Newbies and Finding Majors

Each week Best In Show Daily asks readers to chime in on a topical dog-related question derived from a recently published article or blog. Today we’re taking a look at your views on lucky charms in the ring, the number of consecutive days you’re willing to show your dogs, the best way to welcome new… read more

BISD Polls: Nostalgia, Purebred Dog Welfare, Travel Plans and Dog Show Fun

Best In Show Daily readers can share their opinions with the dog world through our topical poll questions. Each week we ask readers to share their views on the widest range of dog-related topics, from training methods and veterinary practices, to presentation techniques and AKC policies and procedures. Today we’re taking a look at your… read more

BISD Readers Go to the Polls

The dog sport is peopled with individuals who are generally eager to share their passion for dogs with anyone who will listen. If you ask 20 dog people for their opinion on a topic related to their canine companions, you’re likely to hear 40 different points of view. A big reason most of us enjoy… read more


Our Second Year Together

Today’s newsletter marks the beginning of Best In Show Daily’s second year of home delivery of the latest news and information from around the dog world. I say “home delivery,” but as the fancy’s first truly interactive website, our editors, bloggers and photographers have provided a daily dose of dog-oriented features over the past 12… read more


From the Editor

A year has passed since this article originally appeared on Best In Show Daily. We thought it would be fun to look back at our revolutionary first year as we make plans to cover the dog sport for 2013. This year marks a new beginning in communication for the dog show community. Best In Show… read more


Our Incredible First Year

What an incredible year it’s been. When we launched Best In Show Daily one year ago, our goal was to bring you the best editorial in the dog fancy, with comprehensive show coverage and rapid results from around the country. We strived to use the latest in social media technology to help build an interactive… read more


My Favorite Thing: A Bit of Dog Show Insight – Finally

I’ve spent more than a decade now editing articles about dogs, researching various canine-related topics and, for the last three years, writing about them. The thousands of stories I’ve polished for other writers and the hundreds I’ve penned myself are never from an insider’s perspective. My background is in journalism, not in dogs. In my… read more


Last Chance for Seersucker & White Shoes

This week marks the end of our dog days of summer. Here in the South, men will hang up their seersucker jackets and women will put the white shoes away until Easter. (Does anyone really wear white shoes anymore?) Dog show enthusiasts know how to mark an occasion, and this Labor Day weekend will see… read more


Surviving Down the Stretch

I am normally a pretty stress free guy.  Since my by-pass surgery in 2005, I have made a conscious attempt to avoid stress.  As a retiree, who dabbles in dogs, that’s normally a pretty easy thing to do.  However, after returning from Colorado, I found myself with 30 shows to report out on, a stack… read more


Summing Up Greeley

As I prepare to leave the Mile High City, I began going over the details of the last two days. While in many ways the Greeley Kennel Club’s two shows are pretty standard dog show fare, there are a few distinguishers that set them apart from the routine. One, they have numbers. These days any… read more

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