Posts with tag Dennis McCoy

On the right, Ch. Lake Cove That’s My Boy, then Ch. Fairview’s No Nonsense, Ch. Whisperwind On a Carousel and Ch. Spotlight’s Spectacular.

A Last Bit of Westminster

Westminster is over for the year, and Best In Show Daily has covered it from almost every angle. But there’s one more bit of history and sentiment I want to share with our readers. Many people noticed during the Toy Group judging that Dennis McCoy was wearing an unusual cummerbund, although it was difficult to… read more


Westminster: The Group Judges

This year’s Westminster Kennel Club dog show marks the 137th edition of this venerable organization’s celebrated exhibition of the purebred dog. Midtown Manhattan has been the site of the world’s most glamorous dog show since its inception in 1877, and this year seven experienced adjudicators will step onto the green carpet at Madison Square Garden to… read more


The 2013 Westminster Judges

Is reading about Westminster in May something like finding Christmas decorations in your favorite store before Halloween? That may be, but the panel of judges for Westminster 2013 was released last week, so it’s an opportune time share the names of those who’ll make the decisions in February. Heading the panel as Best in Show… read more

‘Malachy’ Repeats 2011 Progressive Win

By Christi McDonald Photos by Krista Droop One of the first big rosettes of the Westminster weekend was handed out late Friday afternoon when judge Dennis McCoy awarded GCh. Palacegarden Malachy Best in Show at Progressive Toy Dog Club. Handled by David Fitzpatrick, the Pekingese was the Top Toy in the U.S. and Number 2… read more

The Top Best-in-Show-Winning Non-Sporting Dog of All Time - NonSportingTreson_1-3tb

The Top Best-in-Show-Winning Non-Sporting 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.   Professional handlers Dennis McCoy and Randy Garren showed the white Standard Poodle, CH Whisperwind On A Carousel, to more than 100 Best in Shows, including the top… read more