Posts with tag Michael Dougherty


Westminster: The Group Judges

This year’s Westminster Kennel Club dog show marks the 137th edition of this venerable organization’s celebrated exhibition of the purebred dog. Midtown Manhattan has been the site of the world’s most glamorous dog show since its inception in 1877, and this year seven experienced adjudicators will step onto the green carpet at Madison Square Garden to… read more

Dougherty is pictured awarding the 2007 Westminster Kennel Club Hound Group to Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Ch. Celestial CJ's Jolly Fairchild, handled by Greg Strong. Photo by Fritz.

Say Hello to Michael Dougherty

When Michael Dougherty steps onto the floor of Madison Square Garden on the night of February 12, he’ll likely have a keepsake of his late father tucked away in his breast pocket. The Escondido, Calif., resident honored with choosing this year’s Best in Show winner at the famed Westminster Kennel Club dog show grew up… read more


The 2013 Westminster Judges

Is reading about Westminster in May something like finding Christmas decorations in your favorite store before Halloween? That may be, but the panel of judges for Westminster 2013 was released last week, so it’s an opportune time share the names of those who’ll make the decisions in February. Heading the panel as Best in Show… read more