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A New Day at the Kentuckiana Cluster

I suppose the results in Louisville on Saturday could be considered an upset, since our Number 1 dog of all breeds, ‘Sky,’ was second in her Group to the eventual Best in Show winner. This was the first day that Norman Patton’s choice for the final prize, the Swedish-bred Russell Terrier, GCh. Goldsand’s Columbus, was… read more


Day Two from Louisville

The country’s Number 1 Toy may have settled on Thursday for second place in Kentucky, but she went all the way to Best in Show on Friday at the Louisville Kennel Club. Judge Jan Paulk awarded GCh. Marlex Classic Red Glare the Toy Group, and Steve Keating gave the dynamic little Min Pin the red, white… read more


Day One from Louisville

The first all-breed show of the Kentuckiana Cluster was held yesterday, Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville. For a Thursday show, the entry of 2,290 was terrific, and a testament to how much exhibitors and fanciers love this cluster. The show included the Otterhound Club of America regional specialty and… read more

Wire Fox Terrier GCh. Afterall Painting The Sky was Best in Show at the 12th AKC/Eukanuba National Championship, handled by Gabriel Rangel. Photo courtesy of the American Kennel Club.

The Last Shows of 2012: Two Champions Crowned in Orlando

The last three dog shows of 2012 wrapped up on Sunday, with Best in Shows in Allentown, Pa., and Cleveland, Ohio, awarded to the Top Dog of all breeds, German Wirehaired Pointer ‘Oakley,’ handled by Phil Booth, and the top winning Harrier of all time, GCh. Downhome Hi-Tech Innovator, handled by Susie Olivera. Robin Novack… read more

Top Hound GCh. Kiarry’s Pandora’s Box was the Best in Show winner on Friday. Photo by Carla Viggiano.

Three Down in Florida, and the Big Event Begins

The three Orlando all-breeds have wrapped up, and today AKC/Eukanuba has begun! Whether or not the results at the Wednesday through Friday shows are a preview of what will happen on the weekend remains, of course, to be seen. Perhaps the biggest surprise of the weekend was the reappearance of the 2011 Top Dog of… read more

Doberman Pinscher Ch. Foxfire All Star was breeder/owner-handled by Michelle Santana to win Best in Show at the Eukanuba Breeder Stake in 2010. He was tied for Top Sire in the Working Group in 2009. His dam, Ch. Foxfire’s Take That, was a multiple Group winner handled by Michelle.

Fancy That: Top Dogs Top Ingham County

Of the eight sets of shows taking place around the country this past weekend, three drew entry numbers fewer than 900. Entries at the four shows in Georgia ranged from 600 to 850, and Kankakee, Ill., and south Florida drew about 500 each. Shows in Yuma, Ariz., Texas and Massachusetts drew just over 1,000 dogs,… read more


Fancy That: Virginia’s Mountain Valley Cluster

The shows in Canfield, Ohio, drew the largest entries this past weekend, at least for shows east of the Mississippi. The four-day cluster had 1,301 dogs in competition on Thursday, with a high of 1,809 on Saturday. Even with an outdoor location in August, the Steel Valley Cluster continues to have large entries. While the… read more