Posts with tag Westminster Kennel Club

6 Organizations that provide Therapy Dogs for Vets

1. Hero Dogs, Inc. Hero Dogs, Inc. is a non-profit organization that trains and provides the services of therapy dogs for wounded veterans. Some war veterans, who have served in US Armed Forces, are wounded, injured, or even partially disabled. All dogs trained by this organization are prepared to assist those war heroes, so the… read more

Take The Lead: 20 years of Helping Dog People – 2,500 Members, $3.5 Million in Aid

The dog fancy is not always for the faint of heart. The life blood of dog shows is competition, and since the success of anyone — dog or person — is predicated on the fact that others should lose, you might think those of us who are seriously involved in dog shows must be a… read more

Show Dogs Dual Lives – Giving Back Part 1

Being a therapy dog is a perfect second career for many of our show dogs. In fact, many show dogs are naturals for this kind of work. Your average show dog has just about seen it all, heard it all and done it all. He has walked on slippery cement floors, shiny linoleum and carpet… read more

Westminster 2014 Judging Panel Released

The judging panel for the 2014 Westminster Kennel Club dog show was released this week, and heading the list is Betty Regina Leininger of Frisco, Texas, who will judge Best in Show. The 138th edition of this iconic event will take place in New York City February 10 and 11, 2014. A native of Newfoundland, Canada,… read more

On the right, Ch. Lake Cove That’s My Boy, then Ch. Fairview’s No Nonsense, Ch. Whisperwind On a Carousel and Ch. Spotlight’s Spectacular.

A Last Bit of Westminster

Westminster is over for the year, and Best In Show Daily has covered it from almost every angle. But there’s one more bit of history and sentiment I want to share with our readers. Many people noticed during the Toy Group judging that Dennis McCoy was wearing an unusual cummerbund, although it was difficult to… read more

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Westminster 2013 – Tuesday Night

The final day of judging at Westminster is coming to an end, with only three Groups and Best in Show left to judge. We’ve heard so many nice reports about the venue at Piers 92/94, with the only complaint being that if someone is showing numerous breeds and in both piers it can be impossible… read more

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Westminster 2013 Considered a Success by Most

The big question on everyone’s mind right up until late Sunday night has been answered, “How do you think the show will go this year now that it’s being held at two separate locations?” Beautifully, cavernously and tiringly well. As exhibitors awoke today to prepare their dogs and themselves for the journey home, the memories… read more

GCh. Palacegarden Malachy is awarded Best in Show at the 136th Westminster Kennel Club dog show. Pictured from left are, Peter Van Brunt, judge Cindy Vogels, David Fitzpatrick and Malachy, WKC Show Chair Tom Bradley and WKC President Séan McCarthy. Photo by Ashbey.

Sneaking a Peek with Pekingese ‘Malachy’

Winning Westminster is not for the faint of heart. Just ask professional handler David Fitzpatrick and Pekingese ‘Malachy,’ GCh. Palacegarden Malachy who stood together to face a mob of photographers after being selected the 2012 Best in Show winner at the world’s most famous dog show. Lesser men and larger dogs might have folded under… read more

Mrs. Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge imported the fiery Doberman Pinscher Ferry von Rauhfelsen of Giralda from Germany that promptly went Best in Show at the Garden in 1939.

Memories of Westminsters Past

The weekend before Westminster the whole dog world is naturally wondering what will happen on Tuesday night during Best in Show at Madison Square Garden. I’ll be there, I’ll be watching, and I hope to help report from the show for BIS Daily – but as a counterweight to all the predictions about who will… read more

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What’s On Broadway This Week?

There’s so much to see and do when you’re in New York for Westminster. One of the great things to take advantage of is the plethora of shows on Broadway, and even at this late date you can still get tickets for even the best shows. The Broadway League’s website tells us that there are… read more

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