Posts with tag poodle

John Steinbeck's Poodle, Charley

By 1960 John Steinbeck (1902-1968) had achieved both fame and fortune. He and his third wife, Elaine, split their time primarily in New York City and Sag Harbor, and most of their trips were to Europe. Because Steinbeck had been ill the previous year, he began to re-consider how he wanted to spend the next… read more

Many people purchase – or rescue – a puppy as a precursor to parenthood. Photo by Stephanie Swartz/Dreamstime.

Pooch Popularity: Babies, Buddies and Bodyguards

The AKC dog registration statistics for 2012 represent 175 breeds and varieties of purebred dogs, ranked in order of popularity from most registered (Labrador Retriever) to least (English Foxhound). Although the nation’s oldest purebred dog registry no longer publishes figures for the total number of dogs and litters registered, its latest list still makes it… read more

GCH CH Vetset Kate Winsit

Surprise, Surprise!

Today was a day full of surprises. I’m not sure you can call them upsets, but there were plenty of dogs with multiple BIS before their name beaten by dogs who had received their first big rosette. Among the surprises was in Pharaoh Hounds where the winnignest Pharaoh, in history, GCH CH Northgate’s As You… read more