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19th Century Masters on Display


By Amy Fernandez Westminster isn’t complete without a new show at the Secord Gallery. We’ve not only come to expect it, this annual ritual has turned us into rather savvy art connoisseurs. Needless to say, it’s also ramped up our expectations. You won’t be disappointed this time. The inaugural show at the gallery’s new location [...]

February 14th, 2015 | Posted in Art & Entertainment,Current Articles,Dog Show History,Featured | Read More »

Can a Breeder/Owner/Handler Win Westminster?

Ch. My Own Brucie 1941BIS

It’s 30 years and counting since a breeder/owner/handler worked that magic. According to Westminster spokesman David Frei… “Will it ever happen again? I believe it will …” We’ll find out on February 17th. See you there!

February 3rd, 2015 | Posted in Dog Show History,Featured | Read More »

Revisiting the Past – Hollis Horatio Hunnewell

Hunnewell Estate

By Amy Fernandez Few fanciers can name the AKC presidents. They come and go, barely remembered. August Belmont is possibly the only exception. His 28 year reign of terror forged the innovations that made AKC what it is today. His successor belongs to the first category. Hollis Horatio Hunnewell took the reins in 1916 and [...]

November 4th, 2014 | Posted in Current Articles,Dog Show History,Featured | Read More »

Remembering Estelle Cohen


Anyone who knew Estelle will remember her for her quick wit, smiling eyes, and her true love of dogs. One of her best friends, Lee Canalizo, told us, “We were best friends for forty years and she was one in a million. I hope the Great Dane fancy will remember her with love and respect.”

July 11th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,Remembering Our Past? | Read More »

Remembering Dr. David Doane

Dr. Doane

The Canine Chronicle is saddened to report the passing of Dr. David Doane of Jonesborough, Tennessee. Dr. Doane was a longtime AKC Judge of all Toy, Non-Sporting, Terrier breeds and Best in Show. He and his wife bred Dalmatians under the Greenstarr Dalmatian prefix. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during [...]

May 27th, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News,Remembering Our Past? | Read More »

Emmons de Mund – Making Borzoi History


Therefore, it’s amazing to realize the AKC’s first skirmish on this front was quick and clear. Of course that was way, way back in 1924, and AKC had a unique advantage that time around. Its president, John Emmons de Mund M.D., had already been around the block with AKC and lawsuits.

April 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Dog Show History,Featured,Remembering Our Past? | Read More »

Red Brucie – Changing Cockers Forever


From a breeder’s standpoint, Red Brucie was a dream come true. His son was the icing on the cake. But it was pretty nice icing. After his second Westminster victory, Arthur Roland’s effusive report in the New York Sun report captured public reaction to this canine superstar. “There was amazing unanimity that it was by far the best of all Westminsters.

October 7th, 2013 | Posted in Dog Show History,Featured | Read More »

Ch. Snow Boy of Fircot and The Miniature Poodle Revolution


Fircot was England’s preeminent source of cream and apricot Miniatures. It was also making notable progress with an ice white strain based on the young stud Snow Boy of Fircot.

September 24th, 2013 | Posted in Current Articles,Dog Show History,Featured | Read More »

Little Daddy – Putting Min Pins On The Map


The flashy red Min Pin Ch. Rebel Roc’s Casanova V Kurt didn’t need imposing size or glamorous coat to make his mark in group and BIS competition.

September 20th, 2013 | Posted in Current Articles,Dog Show History,Featured | Read More »

In Memoriam – Isabell J. Stoffers

Isabell and Carisma

204 – August, 2013 Isabell Stoffers started in dogs in the 1940s with a Doberman. She bought her first Whippet in the ‘60s and started her line of “Runners” Whippets. She was always proud to say that her Whippets competed in Conformation, Obedience, ARM Racing, Lure Coursing, Open Field Coursing, Agility, and Junior Showmanship. She [...]

August 31st, 2013 | Posted in Current Articles,In The Spotlight,Remembering Our Past?,Uncategorized | Read More »


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