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My picks for Westminster 2020

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Given my track record, these are probably the breeds you should NOT pick, but here are my bracket choices:

Hounds: American English Coonhound
Toy: Pomeranian
Non-Sporting: Chow Chow
Herding: Border Collie
Sporting: Irish Water Spaniel
Working: Rottweiler
Terriers: Welsh Terrier

And my pick to win it all is…
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Westminster 2020 Brackets


Once again this year, Purina ProPlan is offering a $1 million prize for whoever can pick the correct brackets for the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Remember, judging begins earlier than usual this year, with the hounds and herders being exhibited on Sunday, February 9th.

Submit your entry here. I’ll tell you my picks tomorrow.

Good luck!

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Win $1,000,000 from Purina Pro Plan

ProPlanOn February 12th and 13th, top dogs from around the world will venture to New York City to compete for the coveted title of Best in Show at the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, presented by Purina® Pro Plan®. Only one dog will break through to victory. Who will take the title this year? More than 2800 dogs compete to be named Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, presented by Purina® Pro Plan®. But you only have to correctly pick the 7 Group Winners and the Best in Show Champion for a chance to win $1 Million.†

And just for playing, you could win our daily prize of a year supply of Purina® Pro Plan®! They’re giving away a year supply of Purina® Pro Plan® every day from 01/02/18 – 02/12/18!

Enter here. I would enter, but my picks are ALWAYS abysmal. Regular readers know I never even come close to picking even the right breed, let alone the right dog. I hope you fare better than I would!

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog.

Help Purina Support Hurricane Relief for Dogs

Dog walking with umbrella after autumn rain

Do you spend much time on social media? Post what you’re thankful for about your dog, using #DogThanking and @Purina to help support dogs impacted by this year’s hurricane season.

From now until 11:59 p.m. CT on November 26, 2017, Nestlé Purina PetCare Company (“Purina”) will donate $1.00 to GreaterGood.org for each original post shared on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram that uses #DogThanking and tags @Purina, up to a maximum total donation of $50,000.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Western Regionals of Incredible Dog Challenge Coming June 11th

Next Saturday, June 11th at 2 pm, you will have an opportunity to watch the Western Regional Finals of the ProPlan Incredible Dog Challenge on Livestream.

If you’ve never seen the Incredible Dog Challenge, you’re really missing out! The Challenge features six dog sports: Agility, Diving Dog, 30 Weave Up & Back, Fetch It!, Freestyle Flying Disc, and a Jack Russell Hurdle Race, all in one place, all on one day. The dogs and their families seem to have a whole bunch of fun, every time, regardless of whether or not the dog wins. Read more about the Challenge on Vice Sports.

Here’s a 2-minute recap of the Eastern Regionals, just to put you in the mood.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Western Region Finals of 2014 Incredible Dog Challenge – Live Streaming

Here’s the link for Saturday’s Western Region Finals of the 2014 Purina Pro-Plan Incredible Dog Challenge. Clicking on the link will take you to Livestream.com, where you watch all of the action as it unfolds. The finals begin at 2 pm on Saturday, May 31, 2014 and run until 8 pm that same day. (Both times are Eastern, even though the event is being held in Huntington Beach, CA)

If you’ve not seen one of these competitions before, you’re in for a real treat. Events include Diving Dogs, Jack Russell Hurdle Races, Freestyle Flying Disc, Agility, and Fetch It!

Winners from this competition will go head to head with the Eastern Regional winners in St. Louis, MO September 26th – 27th.

Happy watching!

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Purina Incredible Dog Challenge in Atlanta

The Purina Incredible Dog Challenge was at Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park on April 2nd.  All breeds of dogs were welcome, participating in dog diving, agility, weave-pole races, Jack Russell racing, and freestyle Frisbee events.  They even fielded a baseball team.   The videos from these Eastern Regional Finals are available on BarkNet.  There was no way for me to embed them here -sorry!  You’ll have to make due here with the still photos they sent along.

Until next time,

Good day, and good dog!