Posts with tag Wine Country Circuit


Good Boy, Doc!

A recent weekend saw a big four-day cluster in upstate New York – the Wine Country circuit. Our first ever litter of Belgian Tervurens was not quite 7 months old, and five of the pups were making their conformation debuts. The results from the weekend were an incredible tribute to my daughter’s research in doing the… read more


Among the Shows Closing September 12, 2012…

New York The Suffolk County Kennel Club holds back-to-back all-breed shows, and obedience and rally trials on Friday and Saturday, September 28 and 29, 2012, at the Flowerfield Fairgrounds in St. James, N.Y., on Long Island. This club justifiably calls its event a “dog show and expo,” because they offer much more than just the usual… read more


My Favorite Things – the Early Morning Dog Show

I like the early morning hours. Before the sun comes up, there’s a calm stillness to the air that’s filled with quiet anticipation. This is especially so on dog show days, when the alarm goes off at four a.m. and I’m on the road long before sunrise. With the dogs and their gear loaded and… read more