Posts with tag Westminster Kennel Club

Smoky, Yorkshire Terrier and WWII Working K9

Smoky, a four-pound Yorkshire terrier, went to war by happenstance. She was found in New Guinea near an American military base in 1944. No one was going to send home a lost dog, no matter how tiny.  She soon embedded with a unit of the U.S. 5th Air Force and was adopted by one of the photographers… read more

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2017 : The Dog Show Circuit and Canine Influenza – My Story

Sunday, May 14, Perry GA. Best of breed in Black Russian Terriers has just finished. Arisha takes breed and will stay with her handler for the groups. My wife prepares to pack up the boys, Oli and Charlie, for the 10 hour drive home. It’s a good weekend for “the bears” as we call them…. read more

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URGENT – STATE OF CA to VOTE ON AB485 – CONTACT YOUR REPRESENTATIVE

AKC Government Relations has learned that Assembly Bill 485—which seeks to prohibit pet retailers from selling pets (including dogs, cats and rabbits) unless the animals were obtained from a public animal control agency or shelter, a shelter maintained by a society for the prevention of cruelty to animals, a humane society shelter, or a nonprofit… read more

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Biomarker Test for Lou Gehrig’s Disease Useful in Diagnosing Canine Neurodegenerative Disease

Mizzou Researchers Seek Clinical Trial Participants for Further Treatment Study COLUMBIA, Mo. – In 2009, Joan Coates, a veterinary neurologist, along with other researchers at the University of Missouri and the Broad Institute at MIT/Harvard, found a genetic link between degenerative myelopathy (DM) in dogs and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease in people. Now,… read more

Celebrate National Purebred Dog Day!

National Purebred Dog Day was created in 2013 not only to celebrate the heritage, diversity and predictability of purebred dogs, but also to give a forum to the millions of people for whom these dogs are best friends, work mates, family companions, and service dogs. These have been difficult times for purebred dog owners who… read more

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Live Television Broadcast Of The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Moves To Fox Sports 1 In A 10-Year Agreement

Starting in February 2017, the 141st Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will be broadcast live in primetime on FOX Sports 1 from New York City’s Madison Square Garden culminating in Tuesday night’s Best in Show competition. Nat Geo WILD and FOX Sports digital platforms will provide additional coverage, carrying daytime breed judging from Piers… read more

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WKC — Day One

A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. Colin Powell I expect most of us saw the Group Winners or least heard a Twitter on it. Big Beagle, Shih Tzu, Standard Poodle. Old English Sheepdog. So far the Vegas odds-makers are two for four. Curtiss’ Pom, Group 2, was… read more

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Krews Reviews: Post Garden Pick-Me-Ups

The Krew congratulates everyone that made the trek to New York City for the beloved Westminster Kennel Club and … made it home! Travel was challenging at both ends of the trip, with extended, unplanned stays for many exhibitors. We loved WKC’s innovative socmedia use–the chat room was terrific. And of course, hats off to… read more

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Three Breeds to Debut at Westminster

This year the Westminster Kennel Club welcomes three new breeds to the green carpet: the Rat Terrier (entry 20), The Portuguese Podengo Pequeno (entry 8) and the Chinook (entry 4). We want to thank Westminster Kennel Club & the breed clubs for working with us to introduce our audience to these unqiue breeds. RAT TERRIER… read more

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Tasting Table – The Bleeding Edge Restaurant Magazine

Do you wonder where the in-crowd sources their information on top restaurants, food festivals & chi-chi cocktail bars? Are you tired of inauthentic, inaccurate reviews from “crowd sourced” sites. No need to be disappointed any longer, Tasting Table (tastingtable.com) is THE online resource for reviews, reservations and even recipes from top restaurants. The magazine is… read more

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