Posts with tag Kennel Club of Palm Springs


Fancy That: No Limit For ‘Sky’ at KC of Palm Springs

We reported yesterday on the winners around the country, but in particular at the Kennel Club of Palm Springs, which will no doubt be among the biggest shows of 2013 with more than 3,400 dogs entered both days. The Sunday results were just as interesting as those on Saturday. Toy was the first Group judged,… read more


Days One and Two of the 2013 Show Season

  The first show of 2013 took place on Friday, January 4, in Talmadge, Ohio, where Shetland Sheepdog GCh. Grandgables The Frat Boy was Best in Show from an entry of 746. Saturday found shows in six more locations around the U.S. On Saturday in Texas, Sandy Wheat selected Australian Shepherd GCh. HarmonyHill’s Money Talks… read more

Boxers in the ring at just one of the many independent specialties leading up to the Kennel Club of Palm Springs all-breed shows on Saturday and Sunday at the Empire Polo Grounds. Photo by Dan Sayers.

Palm Springs Independent Specialties – Day One

Dog fanciers at the independent specialties held in Indio, Calif., seemed eager to get on with the 2013 show season as they arrived in the cool of the morning at the Empire Polo Club’s manicured lawns. Signs of last year’s race-to-the-finish seemed a distant memory as exhibitors and their dogs returned from their holiday break… read more

Christi McDonald

Among the Shows Closing December 19, 2012: First Shows of 2013

I keep having a feeling that talking about the shows in 2013 before we’ve even closed the 2012 show season feels a little bit like seeing Christmas paraphernalia at Halloween… I want to shout, “Give us a chance to finish one before you foist another on us, will you!” But believe it or not, next… read more


My Favorite Things – The Virgin Shows

I have a confession to make: I went to my first dog show in my 40s, less than a decade ago. I didn’t grow up in a showing or breeding family, though I was raised with a lot of dogs. Going to dog shows just never made it onto my agenda. But ever since my… read more

Dogs Freakin' Rule!

Your Dream Starts Today

Today marks the forty-ninth anniversary of one of the pivotal moments in American history. “I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation,” said Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as the opening statement to his “I Have… read more