Dog Shows


The spirit of the Santa Barbara Kennel Club has been captured Terry D. Chacon's artwork over the years. This painting by Terry will be auctioned at this year's Breeders Showcase.
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Many shows dogs are getting more exercise these days.
What have you been doing over these long and seemingly endless months without dog shows? Read More
Dog shows are my local community. They are where I grew up. So, in a sense, while we are away from dog shows, many of us are missing our sense of community. Read More
Professional handler and Rottweiler breeder Jane Hobson of New Jersey made this video to demonstrate how the hands-off exams of German-style Sieger shows could be adapted to the AKC show ring. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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?   Read More

The Morris & Essex show, shown here in 2010, is held only every five years because of the high cost of producing it. Photo courtesy Morris & Essex Kennel Club.
What does it cost to put on a dog show? Is it lucrative? Read on for the answers. Read More
For decades, Mary Bloom was a familiar presence at Westminster, with her long tresses and flowing skirts to match. And a camera. Always a camera. Read More

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