Posts with tag Rules Applying to Dog Shows

‘Guidelines for Exhibitors’ a Good Idea

Did you hear the sad story of the top dog who had a Best in Show and several Group wins disallowed by AKC because it turned out that his handler had showed another, unrelated dog under the top winner’s co-owner, who is also a judge, a couple of months earlier? That’s not allowed according to… read more


Faking It: Artificial Enhancement in Show Dogs

Once when I was very young, but certainly not so young that I shouldn’t have known better, I was visiting a very famous Terrier handler in England. He was a very likable man, generous in sharing his knowledge and remarkably upfront about the dogs in his care. This one was a little crooked in front,… read more