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  • A tearful goodbye to my greatest teammate

     
    We won a title the following year, before Doc Rivers left to chase more significant victories as coach of the Boston Celtics....
  • February is good for dog-watching with Puppy Bowl and Westminster Dog Show

     
    Technically, the “dog days” refer to a period in late summer, usually July and August. But in terms of TV viewing, a case could be made for referring to a few days in February as such. Once again this February, two annual favorites for dog...
  • Best in show: How the Pekingese breed earned 'Lion Dog' nickname

     
    Best in show: Best in show honors went to a teeny tiny Pekingese with the heart -- and bearing -- of a lion. And that's not by coincidence. Here's how the Pekingese earned its 'Lion Dog' nickname....
  • Dogs to Mitt: We are not luggage!

     
    Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney has critics in all corners, and his furry ones came out -- accompanied by their people -- to protest Tuesday. About a dozen humans and a few dogs turned out at a demonstration, organized by......
  • Thanksgiving TV specials 2012

     
    Updated Nov. 20, 2012, 4:23pm CT We've broken down the list of Thanksgiving TV marathons, as well as some upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas episodes of your favorite TV shows. Now, here is a look at some of the top standalone Thanksgiving TV specials...
  • Norwegian lundehund, Xoloitzcuintli and Entlebucher mountain dog are newest AKC-recognized breeds

     
    New dog breeds were officially recognized by the American Kennel Club in a recent announcement. The AKC also offered a list of its most popular breeds, based on registration statistics....
  • Labrador retriever tops AKC's list of popular breeds; bulldog comes in No. 1 in Los Angeles

     
    For the 20th year in a row, the Labrador retriever is America's most popular dog breed, according to registration statistics released last week by the American Kennel Club. The Lab was followed by the German shepherd, Yorkshire terrier, beagle, golden.......
  • How to find the right dog for your lifestyle

     
    In the market for a new dog? Or are you, perhaps, simply trying to better understand the one you already have? There’s a great place to find valuable information – dog shows. Whether you go to a show like the......
  • Westminster dog show 2011: The contestants prepare

     
    If you're a fan of dog shows, you might know the middle of February not for the holiday it contains, but for the famous show that takes place. We're speaking, of course, of the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, which......
  • Scottish deerhound: What the breed -- best in show at Westminster -- is all about

     
    Scottish deerhound Hickory created a big stir when she became the first member of her breed ever to win best in show at Westminster, America's most prestigious dog show, on Tuesday night. Hickory's win came as a surprise to many......
  • Scottish deerhound wins Westminster dog show

     
    A Scottish deerhound named Hickory won best in show at the Westminster dog show, the most prestigious competition for purebred dogs in the U.S., as the show concluded its two-day run Tuesday night. It was the first time the Scottish......