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Fancy That: Memorial Weekend in Washington State

The Memorial Day holiday inspired many dog shows all over the United States, and most clusters are still going strong today. There are Monday shows in Alaska, Idaho, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Wyoming, and Northern and Southern California. In Washington state, however, folks attending the Spokane Kennel Club’s Saturday and Sunday… 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

Elliott Weiss handled Irish Setter Ch. Meadowlark’s Anticipation to many Best in Show wins in the early 1980s, as well as a National Specialty win in 1983 and the Group at Westminster in 1984.

Fancy That: The Innovator Takes Washington State

Two shows in Washington this past weekend drew entries over 1,700 dogs, quite a nice figure since there were also two sets of shows in California. I was so pleased to find that several of the Group winners at the Greater Clark County KC shows were dogs that haven’t yet been featured in Fancy That…. read more

Christi McDonald

Fancy That: More than 2,000 Entries in Washington State

I wanted to go back out West this weekend for Fancy That, since we’ve covered the eastern and central sections of the U.S. the past few weeks. My colleague, Billy Wheeler, was in Greeley, Colo., this past weekend, enjoying himself and reporting from the shows, and I’ll cover what happened in Enumclaw, Wash., where entries… read more