| Feb 19, 2015
| 4:29 PM
To the editor: Meghan Daum misses the reason People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, speaks out against the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show and the cruel breeding industry. ("The Westminster Dog Show's bark doesn't deserve PETA's bite at...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 5:58 PM
A week after Beck took home Album of the Year honors at the Grammy Awards and two weeks after the New England Patriots beat the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl, a pack of pre-eminent pooches will look for prestige in another event.
| Feb 12, 2015
| 9:00 PM
The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is the most famous event of its kind in the country, held in New York City since 1877. How does a dog get its day there? Here are answers to some commonly asked questions.
Q: What are the judges looking for?
| Feb 11, 2015
| 5:19 PM
Allison Thomson-Vicuna jokes that oral chemo and kisses from her boxer Molly keeps her ovarian cancer at bay. And maybe she is right.
Certainly, as the two prepare for 7-year-old Molly to compete Saturday in the Westminster Dog Show Masters Agility...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 7:59 AM
It was before sunrise during the Feb. 1 blizzard. Stu Unger, a Deerfield resident of 60 years who was raised in Highland Park, is used to Chicago snowstorms. But that 180-degree slide on the Edens Expressway that nearly landed his car in a ditch had him...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 9:03 AM
Every dog may have its day, but only one can win Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, coming up Monday-Tuesday, Feb.16-17, at New York's Madison Square Garden. All dogs competing in the prestigious show have earned the title of Champion...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 9:42 AM
Eleven-year-old Emma Rogers is only six years older than her great Dane and half the size, but she's set to squire her dog in the ring at this year's Westminster Kennel Club show.
At 80, Marge Yonda is looking forward to leading her standard poodle...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 10:00 PM
Coffee behemoth Starbucks has learned that it should stay on the porch if it doesn’t want to play with the big dogs.
In this case, the biggest dog is a gentle Labrador-poodle mix named Gander.
When Vietnam War veteran Lon Hodge sued the...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 1:34 PM
NEW YORK — Eleven-year-old Emma Rogers is only six years older than her great Dane and half the size, but she's set to squire her dog in the ring at this year's Westminster Kennel Club show.
At 80, Marge Yonda is looking forward to leading her...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 6:59 PM
Get ready for some unleashed fun this weekend at the Agri-Plex at the Allentown Fairgrounds.
The 38th Annual Canine Learning Experience, sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Kennel Club runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday,...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 12:39 PM
At least two of the four new breeds that were recognized by the American Kennel Club last week seem family-friendly. And the other two might work in a pinch.
The four breeds are the Spanish Water Dog, Cirneco dell'Etna, Bergamasco and Boerboel. They...