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AKC/Eukanuba: Day One Groups Begin with Hounds

The first day of the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship has come and gone, and the Sporting, Hound, Toy and Non-Sporting Group judging is completed. As expected there were some surprises as well as some expected outcomes. Hounds were the first Group to be judged, and Carla Molinari of Portugal did the honors. First went to Saluki… 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


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