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Christi McDonald

Fancy That: Three Big Days in ‘the Big D’

The days surrounding the Fourth of July found several big clusters around the U.S. Beginning on Wednesday, July 3, the Yankee Classic in West Springfield, Mass., had entries ranging from 1,037 on day one (a good number for a mid-week show) to 1,724 on Saturday. In Maryland the Independence Cluster started on Thursday with 1,025… read more

Ch. Topsfield Bumper Cars was the Number 1 Basset 2000 through 2002 and the nation’s Top Hound in 2001. He was handled by Bryan Martin for breeder/owners Claudia and Dom Orlandi, and co-owner Kitty Steidel.

Fancy That: Denver Mixes Old and New

Exhibitors and handlers who were at Westminster and also entered at the Rocky Mountain Cluster in Colorado had a fairly small window of time to recover from the Garden before going at it again at Friday’s all-breed show in Denver. But many made the trip to these shows that draw more than 2,000 dogs per… read more

Miniature Pinscher GCh. Marlex Classic Red Glare was Best in Show at Progressive Dog Club in New York on Friday. Photos by Kayla Bertagnolli.

‘Classie’ Takes Progressive

In spite of Friday’sEast Coast storm that grounded thousands of flights and that weather forecasters predicted could be a record-setting blizzard, 361 Toy dogs showed up at the Hotel Pennsylvania for the Progressive Dog Club show to officially open Westminster week in Manhattan. By sundown on Friday, the 20 inches of snow that were predicted… read more