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Mon, 05/18/2020 - 12:55am

A Tentative Beginning

As most of the world hunkered down in quarantine, a South Korea kennel club took a first tentative post-pandemic step and held their first dogs shows. From temperature checks to masks at ringside, here are the lessons learned.

Photo by Mary Bloom
Sat, 05/16/2020 - 12:12pm

Westminster's Top Judge

Over the past 50 years, Patricia V. Trotter has stepped into the finale at Westminster 11 times with one of her world-famous Vin-Melca Norwegian Elkhounds. And on each occasion she left the ring without the Best in Show rosette. But in 2021, Trotter returns for the dozenth time — as the show's Best in Show judge.

Thu, 05/14/2020 - 10:27pm

Triple Play

Join Carol, Honi and Fran Reisman as the three Afghan Hound-loving sisters take a walk down memory lane while hunkering down in quarantine at their shoreside Long Island, New York, home.

Tue, 05/05/2020 - 1:28pm

Look, But Don't Touch

I have been a professional handler and Rottweiler breeder for 35 years, and I made this video to demonstrate how the hands-off exam of German-style Sieger shows could be adapted to the AKC show ring.

Thu, 04/30/2020 - 6:26am

To Mask or Not to Mask?

With apologies to Willie Shakespeare, that is the question dog-show judges are asking themselves, around the country and indeed the world. How will they react to the reality of COVID-19? What is the best thing to do?


Sun, 04/26/2020 - 8:35pm

What's Cookin'

Dog News columnist Michael Faulkner is away from the keyboard and in the kitchen, whipping up an easy dish he calls "Sausage, Greens and Beans."


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