Posts with tag BISD

Ear Disease in Dogs: Part Two

Ear problems can be so darned frustrating to deal with, primarily because they are so prone to recurrence. Part One of this series focused on the anatomy of the canine ear canal. If you haven’t had a chance to read this I encourage you to do so. Observing the length and slope of the external… read more


Crufts 2014 Live Streaming and Events Information

Crufts 2014 will be streamed live on March 6-9 2014 Courtesy of Eukanuba. Watch here Schedule of Events Day 1- Thursday 6 March 2014 Working & Pastoral Day 2 – Friday 7 March 2014 Terrier & Hound Day 3 – Saturday 8 March 2014 Toy & Utility Day 4 – Sunday 9 March 2014 Gundog… read more

Last Word on Judges — and What Breeds Win the Most

May I add a few last words on AKC judges? Nothing I have experienced in my many years in dogs has caused even close to the response I got to a couple of articles about the way judges are approved (or not approved) by AKC. This obviously touched a sore spot. It’s a subject that… read more


Ear Disease in Dogs: Part One

If you are a dog lover, chances are one of your canine companions has experienced an ear infection. No fun, right? And if your dog has suffered with recurrent ear infections, chances are you’ve felt like pulling your own hair out! The following information is intended to enhance your understanding of the canine ear and… read more

Crufts – there's an App for that

Countdown to Crufts! With only less than a week before the Show now is a Great time to Download the App for your Smartphone! The greatest dog show on earth is on a phone near you. The Crufts app has been updated for Crufts 2014, to give you all the latest dog news and updates… read more


Krews Reviews: Post Garden Pick-Me-Ups

The Krew congratulates everyone that made the trek to New York City for the beloved Westminster Kennel Club and … made it home! Travel was challenging at both ends of the trip, with extended, unplanned stays for many exhibitors. We loved WKC’s innovative socmedia use–the chat room was terrific. And of course, hats off to… read more


Three Breeds to Debut at Westminster

This year the Westminster Kennel Club welcomes three new breeds to the green carpet: the Rat Terrier (entry 20), The Portuguese Podengo Pequeno (entry 8) and the Chinook (entry 4). We want to thank Westminster Kennel Club & the breed clubs for working with us to introduce our audience to these unqiue breeds. RAT TERRIER… read more


Fast Judges Earn Incomplete Grade

THIS WEEK I’d like to introduce you to another of our columnists, this time Geraldine Cove-Print. Geraldine writes a weekly column usually focussing on issues surrounding rescue but every so often she looks more widely at the show scene and gives us the benefit of her experience as an exhibitor and observer. In a column… read more


Crufts entry highest for four years

MORE THAN 21,500 dogs are entered at Crufts this year, the highest since 2010 when the total was 21,947. This year’s entry of 21,564 dogs, including the Obedience Championships and gamekeepers’ classes – but not the Agility Championships which have another 50 dogs – is an increase of nearly five per cent on 2013’s figure… read more

AKC Judges On Strike? Spoiled Prima Donnas or Unfairly Maligned?

A lot has been written about dog show judges recently. This is obviously a subject that concerns a lot of people: 38 readers submitted published comments to my article last month about the AKC Judges Approval system, which may be some sort of personal record, and I haven’t been able to go anywhere without people… read more

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