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WKC Press Coverage Lacks Bite


What is going on with Westminster’s press coverage this year?

February 14th, 2017 | Posted in Editorial,Featured | Read More »

Co-Ownerships – 3 Steps for Creating a Long Relationship


Co-ownership is a means of sharing and protecting a dog you have bred. It can be a desirable relationship or the polar opposite.

February 14th, 2017 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

The Problem with Dog Shows


One of the wonderful benefits of being a columnist for The Canine Chronicle is it gives me a great reason to get out to shows and to talk to exhibitors. Last February, my wife and I at- tended the Rocky Mountain Cluster at the Denver National Western Complex. For the most, an excellent place for a show.

February 14th, 2017 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

Never Too Old

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By Amy Fernandez “I’m getting too old for this” is a common refrain this week. Then again, “you’re as old as you feel.” And one old girl is definitely proving that point this weekend. A little Smooth Coat Chihuahua, GCh. Ayrwen Star Kissed Delight, better known as Dee Dee, made the last flight out of [...]

February 14th, 2017 | Posted in Dog Show History,Editorial | Read More »

Chucky Breaks the Mold


By Amy Fernandez The biggest star to emerge from the weekend so far is Ch. Pequest Pickwick. Since rolling into town he won Progressive on Friday, the Pekingese Club of New Jersey specialty on Saturday, and the Pekingese Association of New York specialty on Sunday. Naturally, curiosity is running high. Fans flock around for a [...]

February 14th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Editorial | Read More »

A Surprise at Progressive


By Amy Fernandez Everybody’s got a bucket list of fabulous things they dream of doing someday. However, you don’t wake up one day and suddenly find yourself buzzing around Maui or checking out the nice view from the top of Kilimanjaro. Those are big time, long range dreams that take time and effort, but once [...]

February 13th, 2017 | Posted in Editorial,Featured,The Buzz | Read More »

The Evolution of the Dog Show


AKC had 105 breeds arranged into six groups back in 1948 when Clifford Hubbard reit- erated the unspoken truth, “The official classifications of the kennel clubs of the world cannot be accepted as conclusive.

February 13th, 2017 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

Progressive Features the Best of the Best


Progressive had a couple strikes against it before judging started at Westminster weekend’s kickoff event. It took the brunt of New York’s weather drama, which translated into a drizzling leak of melting snow through the ceiling of the Penn Top Ballroom. Then, to top that, half of the judging panel was missing in action. It was a no-go for both Luc Boileau, coming from Wisconsin, and Norm Patton, trying to get out of Arizona.

February 11th, 2017 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

Natl. Championship Group & BIS Judges Critiques


After the show concluded on December 18, the canine chronicle asked the group and best in show judges to comment on their groups and placements. we also asked a simple question with many answers: dog show judging is rarely as glamorous as it seemed to be in orlando. why do they continue to devote their time and passion to judging?

February 10th, 2017 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

Preservation Breeders – Nurturing Your Brood Bitches


One of the hallmarks of a preservation breeder is the excellent level of care provided to their dogs. Our dogs have tremendous value to us. Each individual has a contribution to make.

February 10th, 2017 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »


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