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Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Allan Unleashed: Maintaining Your Goals in a Changing World
When we first began our individual journeys in the sport of dog breeding and showing, we did so with the highest of ideals, hoping not only to succeed, but also to make worthwhile contributions to our breed and the fancy. Along the way, we meet those who are prepared to cut corners and do what’s expedient, if not in the […] | March 1, 2018
Expert Advice: News From the Cockpit to Dog-Training Class, This Owner-Handler Blends Two Challenging Worlds​
Bonnet started as Horton's Novice A dog. The pair competed successfully all the way to a UDX title. The Norwegian Elkhound survived a stroke and was "truly a hero," showing her owner "what was important in life that I did not already know" he says. While he doesn’t have an iconic Superman "S" on his […] | February 20, 2018
Expert Advice: News Meet Flynn, the 142nd Westminster Best in Show Winner
A full crowd at Madison Square Garden watched as seven incredible canines stood in front of the 2018 Westminster Kennel Club Best in Show judge, Mrs. Betty-Anne Stenmark, on Feb. 13. As Stenmark pointed at Flynn, the Bichon Frise, his owners went wild in the stands. After competing against 11 other Bichons, Flynn won Best […] | February 15, 2018
Expert Advice: News 18 Pictures of Flynn, Westminster 2018 Best in Show Winner
The AKC classifies the Bichon Frise’s bark level as “barks when necessary,” but the way things went last night at the 142nd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Show, there was plenty to bark about. Flynn, the winner for the Non-Sporting Group earned the coveted title of Best in Show at the 2018 competition, which came to a head Tuesday […] | February 15, 2018
Expert Advice: News Flynn the Bichon Frise Wins 2018 Westminster Best in Show
Following two nights of challenging competition, GCHP CH Belle Creek's All I Care About Is Love, a Bichon Frise known as "Flynn," has been awarded the coveted Best in Show title at the 2018 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show presented by Purina® Pro Plan® at Madison Square Garden in New York on Feb. 13. The decision was made by […] | February 13, 2018
Expert Advice: News Westminster Dog Show 2018: Group Winners, Best in Show
After two long days of breed judging at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the best dogs came out to compete in their respective groups. A grand audience at Madison Square Garden watched closely as these beautiful dogs made their way around the ring. Here are the winners for 2018.   Hound Group Winner GCHG CH Belisarius JP My […] | February 12, 2018
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Expert Advice: News J.B. the Cavalier Has Given This Special Family Something to Truly Bragg About
When their perky, 18-pound Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, J.B. (James Bond), enters the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show breed ring at 12:30 p.m. Monday, owners Lynnette and Randy Bragg’s focus will be in two directions. Yes, that’s right! Their attention, of course, will be directed on this special young champion, but their eyes will be […] | February 9, 2018
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Expert Advice: News Westminster Will Be Just One of Many Accomplishments For This Doberman
It’s been said that every dog-owner relationship is unique. Well, welcome to Chester and Steve Garcia’s world, which can best be summed up: better late than never. Westminster 2018 will be the pair’s first trip to America’s most iconic dog show, February 10-13, 2018, in New York City. And amazingly, they are the only entry […] | February 5, 2018
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Allan Unleashed: When Emotion Clouds Your Judgment
Whether it’s learning pedigrees, wrapping your head around difficult breed standards, or staying on top of important medical issues that can adversely affect our beloved show dogs, achieving success in our sport demands that we remain lifelong students. We pore over a wealth of data and try to make the wisest, most objective decisions possible. […] | February 1, 2018
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Expert Advice: News Storm, the Doberman Who Owned Westminster
In the early 1950s, a stunning Doberman Pinscher came charging out of California to vanquish the best show dogs the East Coast elites had to offer. In the process, he became an international superstar. Among the treasures of the AKC Library & Archives is the Len and Shirley Carey collection of photos, clippings, scrapbooks, correspondence, […] | January 31, 2018

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