History

Bo Bengtson takes a dive into Pekingese history, with the help of breed experts Dr. Steve Keating, Don Sutton, David Fitzpatrick and Andrew Brace. Read More
It is amazing the things you find when you are stuck at home with ample time to begin processing your belongings accumulated for decades. Pat Trotter unpacks. Read More

Cocker Spaniel Ch. My Own Brucie, shown by owner-breeder-handler Herman Mellenthin, winning BIS over 4,456 entries at Morris & Essex KC 1939. Judge William H. Pym.
Bo Bengtson takes the measure of some famous dogs of the past. Read More
Long-time Afghan Hound breeder Richard Souza looks to the past in order to reimagine the future. Read More

Ch. Milson O'Boy with his handler Harry Hartnett goes Best in Show at the 1935 Morris & Essex Kennel Club. Pictured with the trophy is show chair and heiress Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge.
The rediscovery of the book "O’Boy!" written by Dr. Jay Calhoun and published in 1964 leads to a reappraisal of this celebrated Irish Setter. Read More

English Setter Ch. Daro of Maridor, who went Best in Show at Westminster in 1938, before he had even turned a year old.
The days following the Westminster Kennel Club show are always a good time to ponder the sport of purebred dogs. It’s one of the best occasions of the year for people in the dog fancy, as well as the general public, to see some of the finest dogs of all breeds. It’s not unusual to hear calls... Read More
The annual Westminster Kennel Club is upon us. Here's a look back at its long and storied evolution. Read More

Walter Goodman and 1969's Westminster Best in Show winner, Skye Terrier Ch. Glamoor Good News.
Westminster and New York City are forever etched together in the minds of dog-show aficionados as well as anyone else who ever heard of a dog show.  Read More

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