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Essay: Things I learned covering the Westminster dog show
I grew up with dogs (and a cat), as well as a mother who loved dogs -- especially Siberian huskies. We had an illustrated book of dog breeds on the living room bookshelf, and I pored over it so often that from a pretty young age I could tell you whether the burly pooch walking down the street was a Saint Bernard or a Bernese mountain dog or a Great Pyrenees.
1 points by The Denver Post | Dog Dog breed Conformation show Bitch Bloodhound Norwegian Elkhound Dog health Kennel club
Life with Westminster dog show's big breeds
They're pets that need a few accommodations, like a minivan with the seats pulled out, a bed that can approach the size of a twin mattress and a household that doesn't mind when an animal that weighs in triple digits wants to "share" the sofa.But owners of some of the Westminster Kennel Club dog...
1102 points by Chicago Tribune | Dog Dog breed Westminster Kennel Club Conformation show Pet Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Giant dog breed Kennel club
A look at how well Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show entries dine
It’s not a stretch to say some of these dogs might eat better than some people do.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Westminster Kennel Club Conformation show Strip steak Steak Dog American Kennel Club Cooking Kennel club
Some Westminster show dogs are show-business dogs, too
They’re show dogs with star power.Sprinkled through the more than 2,800 dogs competing at this year’s Westminster Kennel Club show are furry faces that viewers might have glimpsed in movies and TV shows, stage productions, magazine pages and ads for everything from phone services to pharmaceuticals....
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Dog Entertainment Denzel Washington Bill Pullman Kennel club Cruelty to animals Conformation show Richard Drew
2017 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
The 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show runs Feb. 11-14, 2017, in New York.
2152 points by Chicago Tribune | Dog breed Conformation show Chicago Westminster Kennel Club Dog breeds Kennel club Chicago Tribune Dog
Peters dog wins big at Westminster
With a name like Grand Champion Dunhill Steeler Nation, you’d expect the bearded collie to be a winner. Today, he won Best of Breed at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City.
28 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Conformation show Westminster Kennel Club Dog shows and showing Dog breed Dog American Kennel Club Kennel club Puppy
Border collie, Trick, wins agility at Westminster dog show
NEW YORK (AP) - A border collie named Trick has won the Westminster Kennel Club agility contest with a flash of a run through a canine obstacle course. Trick topped a field of 50 finalists to take the title Saturday night with her owner and handler, John Nys (NYZE') of ...
5 points by The Washington Times | Dog breed Kennel club Rough Collie New York Bernese Mountain Dog Rhode Island Obstacle course Dog agility
Cats at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show? Sort of, in a first
Dogs from petite papillons to muscular Rottweilers showed off their four-footed agility Saturday at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, tackling obstacles from hurdles to tunnels. And next door, so did some decidedly rare breeds for the Westminster world: Cats. For the first time, felines sidled...
75 points by Chicago Tribune | Kennel club Predation Theobromine poisoning Dog agility Dog breed Dog American Kennel Club Neutering
Cats at the Westminster dog show? Sort of, in a first
NEW YORK — Dogs from petite papillions to muscular Rottweilers are showing off their four-footed agility at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show as they tackle obstacles from hurdles to tunnels.And next door, so are some decidedly rare breeds for the American dog world's marquee weekend: cats.For the first time, felines are sidling up to the nation's premier dog show, as part of an informational companion event showcasing various breeds of both species.
14 points by Boston Herald | Cat American Cocker Spaniel Westminster Kennel Club Dog breed Conformation show Dog agility Kennel club Cocker Spaniel
The Westminster Dog Show is now going to include cats
The cats won't compete in the actual show, but will be part of a "Meet the Breeds" event on February 11.       
13769 points by USA Today | Dog breed Conformation show Kennel club Dog American Kennel Club Dogs Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
Barbara Corcoran hopes to find new pup at Westminster
Their 15-year-old Shih Tzu just died, so they will be looking to select a breed they want for their next pet.
9 points by New York Post | Madison Square Garden Dog breed Westminster Kennel Club Conformation show National Hockey League Dog Madison Kennel club
Golden Tracker going for the gold at National Dog Show
Grand Champion Chantelle Barefoot in the Park, a.k.a. Tracker from Harleysville, is a golden retriever with a big head, natural blond hair, and a loving, brown-eyed gaze that turns strangers into soul mates.
775 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Conformation show Dog breed Golden Retriever Dog Kennel club Labrador Retriever American Kennel Club Dog shows and showing