Posts with tag Ch. Torum’s Scarf Michael

Hidden Gems, Great Beginnings and Non-Ranked Legends

The other day I heard about a dog with a show record that really impressed me. I know, we hear about big winners all the time, so what’s so unusual about that? Just look at the ads for any of the top-ranked campaigners, and you’ll see so many Best in Show ribbons it makes your… 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


Great Western and Margaret Young Renihan

For people in every breed, there are shows they love to go to every year. For Terrier people, Montgomery County in October of course heads the list, but there’s another show on the opposite coast that Terrier fanciers and handlers have been going to for more than 40 years, and that remains the second most… read more

Christi McDonald

Legends Lost: Two Extraordinary Brits Laid to Rest

By Christi McDonald The purebred dog world lost two of its brightest stars, both imports from the United Kingdom, when, in late October and early November 2011, the Kerry Blue Terrier, Eng. Am. Ch. Torum’s Scarf Michael, and the Norfolk Terrier bitch, Eng. Am. Ch. Cracknor Cause Celebre, died just a week apart. MICK “Mick is a… read more