I received some encouraging comments as soon as the “Kennel Records” article appeared on the BIS Daily website yesterday: obviously readers enjoy reading what experienced dog people have to say. One of the breeders I had contacted, Karen Staudt-Cartabona of the Majenkir Borzoi, was not able to respond in time to be included in the… read more
Fancy That: Foreign Influence and Class Dogs in Pinehurst, N.C.
I’m reporting today on shows that were fairly close to home for me. Two all-breed shows were held in Pinehurst, N.C., at the Pinehurst Harness Track on Saturday and Sunday, September 15 and 16, 2012, following the Carolina Terrier show on Friday. Although of course it takes an army to run any dog show, the… read more
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