Posts with tag George Ward


Are You a ‘Groupie’?

When I first began going to dog shows in the early 1980s, I’d spend some of my weekends with friends who’d get together to build majors in our rare breed. Just about the only place to find a major in Irish Water Spaniels – then as now – was to go Winners at a specialty… read more

Scottish Terrier Ch. Carmichael’s Fanfare was Best in Show at Montgomery in 1963 and 1964, handled by John Murphy. Photo by Tauskey.

Montgomery County Is Rich in History

Montgomery County is an iconic dog show renowned the world over, and each year Terrier people all over the U.S. spend months preparing their dogs for the fall event in Pennsylvania. Then, the first week of October, devotees travel from all points around the globe to see the cream of the crop of American Terriers,… read more

The Top Best-in-Show-Winning Terrier of All Time -Terrier_Lacey_1_tb

The Top Best-in-Show-Winning Terrier of All Time

By Christi McDonald Editor’s note: Determining the top AKC winners in any category is an inexact science. We explain why in a companion article: Biggest BIS Winner Tough to Call.   Among the seven Groups, the contest for top Best-in-Show winner has been most hotly contested in Terriers. The first Terrier to reach the pinnacle… read more