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
Are You a ‘Groupie’?
When I first began going to dog shows in the early 1980s, I’d spend some of my weekends with friends who’d get together to build majors in our rare breed. Just about the only place to find a major in Irish Water Spaniels – then as now – was to go Winners at a specialty… read more
The Century Club
Do you remember your first Best in Show win? Me neither. For most of us, earning that top award remains a fixture on our annual list of New Year’s resolutions. For others, owner-handers and professionals alike, the goal is not winning a Best in Show, it’s how many all-breed Bests can be achieved. Select fanciers… read more
The Top Best-in-Show-Winning Terrier 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. Among the seven Groups, the contest for top Best-in-Show winner has been most hotly contested in Terriers. The first Terrier to reach the pinnacle… read more