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Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

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  • Q&A: The Westminster Dog Show explained

    Q&A: The Westminster Dog Show explained
    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? A:...
  • Jeff Jacobs: In Westminster Ring, Woman, Dog Shed Cancer

    Jeff Jacobs: In Westminster Ring, Woman, Dog Shed Cancer
    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...
  • Harbor City dog has sights set on Westminster Masters Agility title

    Harbor City dog has sights set on Westminster Masters Agility title
    It takes great vision to win at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York City -- both literally and figuratively.  Rickie Roo, a well-known star and "spokesdog" in the world of dog agility who has been featured in magazine articles and...
  • Westminster Dog Show contestants are the best of the best

    Westminster Dog Show contestants are the best of the best
    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...
  • Lake County Sheriff, Mundelein mayor will pick up the gloves for Badges vs. Bad Guys show

    Lake County Sheriff, Mundelein mayor will pick up the gloves for Badges vs. Bad Guys show
    If you’re a movie goer, then you’re also someone who peruses the movie ads to find what’s playing where, when, and how much it’s going to cost. And if you’ve looked at those ads, then you’ve already seen/read the...
  • At Westminster Show, 2 New Breeds, Bigger Agility Contest

    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...
  • South Florida animal actors working it for the cameras

    South Florida animal actors working it for the cameras
    They don't demand a champagne-stocked dressing room, will sit and stay on command, and are willing to work for kibble. They're animal actors and models — those dogs or cats whose exceptionally adorable faces you may see gracing ads, product...
  • Dog agility training offers a workout with man's best friend

    Anyone who has spent a few hours glued to the televised broadcast of the Westminster Dog Show, watching highly skilled dogs jump and hop their way to national recognition, can imagine just how much training and practice are required to get to the national...
  • It's a dog's life at Celebrate Dogs! show in Orlando

    It's a dog's life at Celebrate Dogs! show in Orlando
    For Gabriel Rangel, "puppy love" means more than a fleeting infatuation. The professional dog handler is a rock star at events such as this weekend's Celebrate Dogs! show at the Orange County Convention Center. The annual event is billed as "the nation'...
  • National Dog Show remains popular Thanksgiving treat

    National Dog Show remains popular Thanksgiving treat
    The Thanksgiving Day "National Dog Show Presented by Purina" has been a hit with TV viewers since the first contestant walked into the ring in Philadelphia in 2002. Viewership that first year hit nearly 19 million. Last year, hosts David Frei and John O'...
  • Elderly mom should be especially careful around cat that bites

    Elderly mom should be especially careful around cat that bites
    Q: My elderly mother adopted an 11-year-old Siamese cat 7 months ago. After three months, the cat began to bite her. The previous owners claim the cat was never aggressive. Mom tries to play with the cat and give it lots of attention, which didn't...