Posts with tag Montgomery County Kennel Club

A Tribute To A Legend – Bob Bartos

Best In Show Daily is deeply saddened to report the passing of a legend, Mr. Bob Bartos, on March 25th 2014. He was 100 years old. Known far and wide as a true Gentleman, Dogman, wonderful Ambassador of the Dog Fancy and loved by all. We will remember Mr. Bartos as an accomplished Handler of… 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

Giant Schnauzer GCh. Kenro’s Witching Hour was Best in Show on Friday in Ocala, Fla., under judge Jay Richardson.

Fancy That: ‘Classie’ Takes Two and ‘Dora’ Scores One in Ocala

Three all-breed shows took place in Ocala, Fla., this past weekend as part of the long Florida circuit, and although many of the winners were the top contenders from 2012 and very familiar to us, a couple of dogs will be new to Fancy That readers, and we’ll take a look at where they’ve come… read more

Wood Wornall enjoys a carefree moment with family and friends before Group judging at the 2012 Montgomery County Kennel Club show in Blue Bell, Pa.: From left are Christian Rangel, Jenny Rangel, Wood, Suzie Schafer and Andrew Peel. Photo by Kayla Bertagnolli.

Say Hello to Wood Wornall

The list of champions that professional handler Wood Wornall has piloted to record-breaking wins includes some of the most notable names of the late 20th century. ‘Snooty,’ ‘Billy’ and ‘Mick’ are just three of the names that he helped make famous throughout his 42-year career in dogs. Wood’s resume consists of hundreds of Best in… read more


A Weekend to Remember

Lately I feel like I have been going non-stop, traveling from show to show, shooting photos and showing dogs as well. So when I decided to make the journey to the East Coast for the Montgomery County weekend, I was hesitant. I didn’t really know how I felt about going. At first I thought the… 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


How Do You Want to Be Remembered?

A couple of years ago, I was having lunch with a group of owners and handlers, all of whom were campaigning dogs in the Top 100 Dogs All Breeds. All were hoping to get their dogs higher in the rankings. I asked if anyone could name the top five dogs from the previous year. Not… read more