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Unspoken Etiquette: Navigating Dog Show Culture

The first step to navigating any culture is to learn its etiquette: never blow your nose at the table in Japan, avoid public displays of affection in Sweden, and expect to meet close interlocutors in Spain. A vibrant subculture in its own right, the world of dog shows also has unspoken rules of conduct that […]

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Boulder Beagle Claims Best of Breed at National Dog Show – Boulder Daily Camera

Boulder beagle Candy is on a victory lap after winning the Best of Breed award at the 144th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York. Competing in the world’s largest dog show, Candy won the category for beagles under 13 inches on Monday, before competing for Best in Hound. “(Candy) is a lovely pet, […]

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Will Azawakh win Best in show on Tuesday?

NEW YORK — Dressed in bright pink and a colorful hijab, crouching near Ring 1 to cheer on the dogs, Aliya Taylor clearly stood out. “Like a sore thumb,” she laughed. That’s right, no one else at the Westminster Kennel Club breed judging on Sunday came in similar attire. But the longtime trainer is used […]

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Yerington’s pug named best of breed

Charm, a pug bred in Yerington, was named Best of Breed Monday at the American Kennel Club’s Westminster Dog Show. “I’m still in tears of happiness,” said owner Linda Whalin of Yerington. “Wonderful news.” Charm, whose official name is Grand Champion Bronze Whispering Rivers Crown Prince Charm, beat 32 other pugs for the title. He […]

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Who is preferred? What you need to know for this year

The 144th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show brings more than 200 groomed and pampered breeds and varieties to New York for the Canine Super Bowl, which kicked off Saturday and wraps up Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden with the Best in Show nomination for this year. The spectacle began in 1877 and is […]

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Are dog license fees too low? Pennsylvania auditor general says raise needed

The special fund that pays for dog law enforcement in Pennsylvania is on the verge of becoming insolvent. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale released a special report Thursday which highlighted the need to increase the cost of a dog license, which has remained unchanged since 1996. These fees – currently set at $8.50 per dog or […]

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Westminster Kennel Club dog show to feature new breed from West Africa

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) – The 144th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show in Manhattan will feature a new breed. Azawakh was presented at a press conference on Tuesday. Tall and elegant, the Azawakh hails from the West African nations of Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. The breed is a trusted guardian and hunter of hare, […]