Posts with tag BISD


Midnight Sun, A Remarkable Police Dog (1926)

Midnight Sun was a gorgeous German shepherd that became the hero of Okmulgee, Oklahoma, a small town in central Oklahoma. Midnight Sun’s claim to fame? He proved to be an excellent Midnight Sunpolice dog. Midnight Sun was a purebred German shepherd owned by a local oil man by the name of W.H. Gragg. Gragg frequently… read more

The Top Ten Toxins of 2013

My tail is between my legs. I am late with this blog post. It was meant to time out in conjunction with National Poison Prevention Week.  Here is some belated, but hopefully interesting and useful information gleaned from the call logs of the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center. Here is their list of the top… read more

Embracing Change – New Guidelines for Judges’ SocMedia Use

American Kennel Club Announces New Judges’ Guidelines for Social Media Use: Modernizing the Ring Procedure for a Better Community Experience Proving how easy the new regulations are, Mr. T. O’Shanter, All Breed Judge, takes a moment to enjoy a selfie Silicon Valley Cupertino, CA. In a dramatic shift, the American Kennel Club’s Executive Board has… read more

A Tribute To A Legend – Bob Bartos

Best In Show Daily is deeply saddened to report the passing of a legend, Mr. Bob Bartos, on March 25th 2014. He was 100 years old. Known far and wide as a true Gentleman, Dogman, wonderful Ambassador of the Dog Fancy and loved by all. We will remember Mr. Bartos as an accomplished Handler of… read more


Spring Forward – Brighter Days

OVER here it’s quite a significant weekend coming up. Our clocks go forward on Sunday morning giving us an extra hour of daylight in the evenings and we also see the first single group championship show of the year in the form of UK Toy – so all-in-all that must mean that spring is here… read more

Seaman, A Newfoundland Dog Who Accompanied Lewis and Clark

Lewis and Clark’s Corps of Discovery Expedition was commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson shortly after the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. Jefferson asked Captain Meriwether Lewis to head up a select group that partially consisted of U.S. Army volunteers; Lewis was to be aided by his good friend, Second Lieutenant William Clark. Their primary goal was… read more

Boston Terrier Handler's Surprise Proposal at Crufts

A BOSTON Terrier handler at Crufts had the surprise of her life when she arrived at Crufts on the second day. Anna Spencer had come to see good friend professional groomer Mike Wildman at the Aesculap stand. He was busy trimming his Cocker Spaniel Sh Ch Lindridge Ticket To Ride (Zac) – a veteran now… read more


First Pawscars Award Ceremony a Triumph

AS I start to type this column its less than 12 hours since the first Pawscars award ceremony came to a close – and what a close it was, the event was a triumph. But that triumph was not just one for those of us who had organised the event, although we are feeling pretty… read more

Friends for Life finalist star at Crufts launch

FIVE hero dogs took centre stage at the Kennel Club’s official Crufts launch in London on Tuesday. They are the finalists of the show’s heart-warming Friends for Life competition, which is judged on the last evening of the show and celebrates uplifting stories of friendship in adversity. The five dogs and their human partners who… read more

Will I Get Too Old to Have Dog?

The older I get the more I worry. Lately,  I worry I will get too old to have a dog. I cannot imagine living without a dog. By now, we all know about the benefits pets bring to older people. They reduce stress levels and blood pressure, they offer companionship, lessen loneliness, listen to everything… read more

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