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Westminster Roundup – Winners… and Losers

By now you will know what happened at this year’s Westminster. The new location has been roundly praised, especially the amazing way the club succeeded in transforming two rather industrial-looking piers jutting out into the Hudson River into a wonderland for Westminster junkies. It’s amazing what a few thousand feet – or miles? – of… read more

Mrs. Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge imported the fiery Doberman Pinscher Ferry von Rauhfelsen of Giralda from Germany that promptly went Best in Show at the Garden in 1939.

Memories of Westminsters Past

The weekend before Westminster the whole dog world is naturally wondering what will happen on Tuesday night during Best in Show at Madison Square Garden. I’ll be there, I’ll be watching, and I hope to help report from the show for BIS Daily – but as a counterweight to all the predictions about who will… read more

A photo of Bang Away by Rudolph Tauskey appeared on this 1951 cover of The Dog News, one of the dog show publications of the day.

Dogs in Art: Bang Away, the 1951 Westminster BIS Winner

As noted in the last installment of Best In Show Daily’s ongoing series highlighting the AKC Museum of the Dog, artwork from as early as the 17th century to the modern day is housed in St. Louis, telling not only the history of the dog itself, but in many ways of AKC dog shows as… read more

Christi McDonald

The Top Best-in-Show-Winning Working Dog of All Time

By Christi McDonald Editor’s note: Determining the top AKC winners in any category is an inexact science. We explain why in a companion article: Biggest BIS Winner Tough to Call. Only two Working dogs in history have won more than 100 all-breed Best In Shows. The first, and for many decades the only one, was… read more