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Expert Advice: Conformation Head In the Game: Winning at a Dog Show Starts with your Attitude
Sit down and stay awhile. That porch-rocker philosophy used to be prevalent at dog shows, which for the first half of the 20th Century were all-day affairs for exhibitors. Back then, shows were benched, meaning that dogs were required to stay on elevated wooden benches so they could be viewed by the public. Captive audiences […] | April 2, 2019
Expert Advice: News How to Spend Westminster Weekend in NYC
Thousands of dog-lovers from all 50 states and 14 countries will flock to New York City in February in anticipation of the famous Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. For those planning to come early, here's an easy itinerary for the perfect dog-filled weekend. If you aren't in the city, you can still stream many of […] | January 24, 2019
Sports & Events How to Get Started Showing Your Dog
Have you attended a dog show or seen one on television and thought that it looked like an activity you might enjoy with your dog? Getting started is easier than you think. Learn how to prepare to show your dog, including handling classes, finding a mentor, entering an event, and what to expect at your first AKC conformation […] | January 19, 2019
Expert Advice: Conformation Flynn the Bichon Frise Retires After the Westminster Dog Show – Sort of
For much of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show’s 142-year existence, winning the country’s most famous dog show meant the fast track to retirement. Sure, sometimes a plucky soul returned the following year for another grab at the brass ring: After all, the very first Westminster Best in Show winner, the Smooth Fox Terrier Ch. […] | January 11, 2019
Expert Advice: News How to Watch: The Michigan Winter Dog Classic
More than 7,000 dogs from 160+ breeds will compete at the four-day Michigan Winter Dog Classic Jan. 17-20, 2019. In addition to four days of all-breed conformation shows, there will be more than a dozen shows and exhibitions throughout the weekend, including Scent Work, Rally, Dock Diving, and My Dog Can Do That! Other exhibitions […] | January 10, 2019
Expert Advice: News How to Watch: The Rose City Classic Dog Show
Spanning five days, the Rose City Classic in Portland, Oregon, is one of the largest and most popular dog shows in the United States. More than 185 individual breeds will be represented from January 16 -20, starting with specialty shows on Wednesday and followed by four days of all-breed shows. On top of conformation, performance and […] | January 10, 2019
Expert Advice: News Winners of Best in Show at 2019 Palm Springs Dog Shows
After four days of competitions at the Palm Springs All-Breed Dog Show in Indigo, California, two dogs were awarded Best in Show on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. Saturday's All-Breed Dog Show Results Saturday's Best in Show winner was the Wire Fox Terrier, "GCHB Kingarthur Van Foliny Home," (also known as King) handled by Gabriel Rangel, […] | January 8, 2019
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Expert Advice: Allan Unleashed: Getting Back to Dog Show Basics
Anyone who mentors newcomers to showing dogs knows the steps to follow on the path to success. Yet we may present the advice as if it were a script,  forgetting to take that occasional refresher course ourselves. The start of the year is an excellent time to get back to dog show basics and try […] | January 7, 2019
Expert Advice: News Advice From Three Palm Springs Dog Show Competitors
Thousands of dogs will start 2019 off by traveling to the Kennel Club of Palm Springs Dog Show at the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, California. Whether you’re attending in person (it’s free!) or watching from your home, here are three competitors on why they started showing dogs. Make sure to tune in to the […] | January 4, 2019
Expert Advice: News How To Watch: Kennel Club of Palm Springs All-Breed Dog Shows
Thousands of dogs from across the United States will relieve their cabin fever and celebrate the start of 2019 by traveling to the Kennel Club of Palm Springs All-Breed Dog Shows at the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, California on January 5 and 6. The Kennel Club of Palm Springs conducts two of the largest all-breed dog […] | December 31, 2018

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