Sat, 01/22/2022 - 8:13pm

10 Questions ...

... asked of Polly Smith


Name: Polly Dorsey Smith (Mrs. Robert D.)

Profession: Retired

Dog-sport involvement: Breeder and AKC judge

Hometown: Ellicott City, Maryland

Astrological sign: Aries


1. Do you have any dog-show superstitions?  

Yes. The first lead that we won a Group with. I still have it.


2. TV-show guilty pleasure?

PTI (Pardon the Interruption).


3. If you were president of AKC for one day, what would you do?  

I would emphasize the purpose of AKC to promote the breeding and ownership of purebred dogs.  


4. Most valued material possession?

A fox statue Bob gave me.


5. What is something no one would guess about you?

I have no idea.


6. Who would you compare yourself to?

My aunt, who lived to be over 100.


7. What are you “famous” for?



8. What website do you visit most often?

Native plants of Virginia.


9. What was more memorable, your most satisfying win or disappointing defeat? And what was it?

Our first win on our first American Foxhounds. The judge was C.H. Coleman. Bob was showing to him in Michigan.


10. What do you wish someone would ask you?




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