Sunday, March 17, 2012, the last day of the Kentuckiana Cluster and the second Louisville Kennel Club show, found quite a few dogs placing in the Groups that had not placed the first three days, proving that at one of the largest clusters in the country there are so many quality dogs shown that the… read more
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
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
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
Fancy That: It’s All in the Family in Greeley, Colo.
It seems to me that there were more shows than usual this past weekend with really decent entry numbers, which these days, for me, means over 1,000 dogs. The West Coast was the site for the weekend’s largest shows, with more than 1,600 both days in Northern California and upwards of 1,500 in Vancouver, Wash…. read more
Fancy That: Missouri Draws Competitive Entries
Gray Summit, Mo., was the location this past weekend for two shows hosted by the Spirit of the Heartland KC and the Jefferson County KC of Missouri. The shows drew a respectable entry of just over 1,000 dogs each, with a number of heavy hitters vying for the top prizes each day. On Saturday judge… read more
Fancy That: Greeley, Colo.
Two all-breed shows hosted by the Evergreen Colorado Kennel Club and held in Greeley this past weekend drew entries of more than 1,500 dogs each day. Two of the country’s top four dogs of all breeds duked it out for the final spot each day, but only one took home a Best in Show ribbon…. read more