Another change exhibitors experienced this year was the ring surface. New carpet was used in the breed rings at the Pier and in the group ring at the Garden. Unfortunately, the new carpet gave many dogs and humans some trouble. Many exhibitors had bloody knees and several dogs experienced raw pads which resulted in an inability for them to move at their best.
It’s a good thing he thought to pack a suit because guess what Bert, you’re not busy tomorrow, how about stepping in as a last minute replacement judge at Progressive?
Everyone’s been there. Ringside with a bewildered novice patiently explaining the basics of competition as they frantically scan from ring to catalog desperately trying to grasp the obviously significant events unfolding before their eyes.
There is a reason why the folks at the Disney Studios named the tall, anthropomorphic dog-like character “Goofy.”
Click here to read the complete article 210 – February 2017 by Nikki Riggsbee The Italian Greyhound is both a small hound and a toy dog. Both are important to breed type. Ideally, the IG should have both the diminutive size, fine bone, and elegance of the toy coupled with the S-curved, graceful outline of [...]
Hats off to Harry Miller and his team who worked endless hours and stood in the rain to manage the shuttle service to and from the Pier at Westminster. This team also managed the traffic outside the venue. One of Harry’s shuttle drivers walked off the job the first day because he didn’t like dogs… sadly, the replacement didn’t have strong driving skills and caused a bit of a wreck at 8th and 34th Streets.
Despite the excitement, Harry managed to keep the buses running and get everyone to their destination safely and in a timely manner…
Dogs have been the center of attention for quite a while. Everyone who works in the marketing industry knows pretty well that any commercial advertisement will perform much better with a child and a dog in it. Somehow we react more emotionally.
Click here to read the complete article 274 – February 2017 BY LEE CONNOR Isn’t it incredible that despite the plethora of channels on TV we are often at a loss when looking for something to enter- tain us, and I’m certainly finding that when I do finally settle on something it is invariably a [...]
Street level knowledge of genetics expands by the minute thanks to the ongoing tsunami of discoveries that qualify as mainstream news.
As always, when my family and puppy people are competing in other parts of the country, I stay close to my phone an- ticipating a call to report the results and such.