| Feb 21, 2012
| 9:27 PM
NEW YORK — Here are reports on two winners of this year's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, held at Madison Square Garden on Feb. 13 and 14. Neither dog won Best in Show, Best in Group, or even Best in Breed.
Still, among the 2,000 dogs competing...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Experts judged the 4-year-old's every move as he trotted in front of spectators and was prodded by judges in New York City last week.
Ian, a Dalmatian also known as the Grand Champion Spotlights Ruffian, won Best In Breed at the Westminster Kennel Club...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 8:08 AM
Maryland, it seems, has some bragging rights and some very high-flying dogs. Two of the state's best canine athletes took top prizes in one of the 2011 Hyperflite Skyhoundz World Canine Disc Championship.
Unlike other more sedate dog events, like the...
| Oct 20, 2011
For schools reeling in the aftermath of a student's suicide, some mental health experts say that paying tribute to the teen with candlelight vigils, hallway locker memorials and all-school assemblies may do more harm than good.
Though school officials...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:28 PM
With Maura McGraw running beside her, Penny the French hound hurtles through the 24-foot-long tunnel of red nylon in her owners' backyard in Woodbine. And when the 7-year-old pooch races out the other end, Maura is there, waiting to heap on the praise....
| Sep 25, 2012
| 11:18 AM
When the 2012 Westminster Fallfest celebration kicks off on Thursday night, Sept. 27, with the annual parade, Woody Higgs will be right at the front.
Higgs, along with five other residents representing Special Olympics-Maryland, Carroll County, will...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 5:06 AM
In just a few weeks, at an event that celebrates the iconic Westminster Kennel Club's annual All Breed Dog Show, a shelter dog will model doggie bling designed and hand-crafted by Mona Straub of Boca Raton.
Straub is one of 30 exclusive participating...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 6:25 AM
When the 137th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show arrives in New York City next week, even the small breeds will be living large.
That's because pet travel is booming across the United States, with more travelers than ever taking along their four-...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 9:05 AM
This weekend, he'll be brushed in his Davidsonville home to remove loose strands. He'll get a special bath with custom-blended shampoo, then a blow-dry in Annapolis. Then he'll down a little motion-sickness medicine for his ride to New York.
| Feb 14, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Banana Joe, the lovable affenpinscher who won best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York on Tuesday, has chosen Broadway for a victory lap.
The pooch was scheduled to make a cameo appearance Wednesday evening in the Broadway...
| Aug 17, 2011
I preface what I’m writing by declaring this: I’m taking Michael Vick with the first pick overall in my fantasy draft. What, do you think his criminal background should prevent him from the glory of making him the top player selected in my...