Canine Congeniality

January 18, 2018

Remember Sandra Bullock in Miss Congeniality? They’ve now come out with the dog version called Show Dogs. Looks kinda cute! Here are the details: [Read more]

AKC Royal Canin National Championship Dog Show Round-Up

December 18, 2017


The results are in from the weekend’s big show in Orlando!  I love this event because they put such an emphasis on Junior Handlers and because they combine so many sporting events with the conformation show. So now, without further ado, the winners!

GCHP CH Silverhall Strike Force, an ASCOB Cocker Spaniel known as “Striker” triumphed over nearly 5,000 dogs to earn a $50,000 cash prize, a paw print pendant arrayed in sparking round diamonds from KAY® Jewelers’ “LOVE is a four legged word collection” and the title of Best in Show at the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin. “Striker,” owned by Regina Beinhauer & Carolee Douglas of Venetia, Pennsylvania and bred by Wilson S. Pike and Bonnie S. Pike was crowned “National Champion” by Best in Show judge Mr. Roger R. Hartinger after a weekend of intense canine competition. [Read more]


December 17, 2017

GaliFrom the AKC Royal Canin National Dog Show in Orlando this weekend:
GCH CH Unity’s Maid an Entrance CGC, a Weimaraner known as “Gali” triumphed over more than 1,200 puppies and junior dogs to earn the title of AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Junior of the Year, held today in Orlando, Fla. “Gali,” owned by Michelle Hunter and Gregory McLogan and Amy L. Tourond of Springfield, Missouri and bred by Gregory McLogan, Vicki Ruiz and Amy L. Tourand was crowned “Junior of the Year” by an esteemed panel of judges, consisting of Mrs. Paula Hartinger, Mr. Roger R. Hartinger and Dr. Steve Keating, after intense canine competition. [Read more]

A Very Newton Video

November 27, 2017

Did you want to know more about the 2017 National Dog Show winner, Newton, the Brussels Griffon? Check out this video!

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Saturday Survey: 2017 National Dog Show

November 25, 2017

rp_Saturday-Survey-Graphic-350x2331-350x233-350x233-350x2331-350x233-350x233-350x233-350x233-350x233-350x233.jpgI love watching dog shows, although allowing only two hours for the National Dog Show is a national travesty, in my opinion. Did you get a chance to watch it?

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Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

2017 National Dog Show: Group Winners

November 23, 2017

Hound Group: Whippet

Herding Group: Old English Sheepdog

Working Group: Portuguese Water Dog

Terrier Group: American Staffordshire Terrier

Toy Group: Brussels Griffon

Sporting Group: English Springer Spaniel

Non-Sporting Group: French Bulldog

Excitement is building for the Best-in-Show competition, coming up next!

2017 National Dog Show: Non-Sporting Group Winners

November 23, 2017

French Bulldog Puppy Posing

1st: French Bulldog
2nd: Dalmatian
3rd: Schipperke
4th: Shar Pei

Stay tuned for the Best in Show line-up, then the final results!

2017 National Dog Show: Sporting Group Winners

November 23, 2017

dog breed English Springer Spaniel on white background

1st: English Springer Spaniel
2nd: Field Spaniel
3rd: Vizsla
4th: Weimeraner

Moving on soon to our last group of the show: the Non-Sporting Group!

2017 National Dog Show: Toy Group Winners

November 23, 2017

brussels griffon puppy portrait on white background
OMG – a six year old handler! So cute! She was barely taller than the show table where her long-haired Chihuahua was shown.

1st: Brussels Griffon
2nd: Maltese
3rd: Pub
4th: Miniature Pinscher

Moving on soon to the Sporting Group!

2017 National Dog Show: Terrier Group Winners

November 23, 2017

American Staffordshire Puppy On White Background

1st: American Staffordshire Terrier
2nd: Lakeland Terrier
3rd: Cairn Terrier (just like Toto!)
4th: Norwich Terrier

Coming up next: the Toy Group featuring pocket pets!

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