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It's Dog Show Season!

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Sarah Hodgson

The original purpose of a dog show was to consider each breed individually, and choose a winner -- both a male and a female -- whose form, personality and mobility most closely met the breed's ideal, or standard.

THE WORLD'S UGLIEST DOG

AP | Posted 08.22.2013 | Weird News

PETALUMA, Calif. -- A huge-headed, duck-footed mix of beagle, boxer and basset hound was the upset winner at the 25th annual World's Ugliest Dog Conte...

Doggie Delight: Canines Compete For Top Honors This Weekend

Posted 03.02.2013 | Detroit

Every January in Detroit, cars take the spotlight at Cobo Center. But March has gone to the dogs. The Detroit Kennel Club is hosting its 110th and...

LOOK: Cuba Celebrates Fall Canine Expo

AP | Posted 11.26.2012 | World

HAVANA -- The Cuban capital has played host to political summits and art festivals, ballet tributes and international baseball competitions. Now dog l...

Detroit Dog Show Draws Exotic Breeds, Thousands Of Human Fans To Cobo

The Huffington Post | Simone Landon | Posted 03.04.2012 | Detroit

Move over, Fido! Pure-bred dogs with names like "Casablanca's Thrilling Seduction" and "Grandcru Clos Erasmus" will be trotting, sniffing and having t...

Not Everyone Loves The Westminster Dog Show

Posted 02.14.2012 | Green

As thousands of show dogs swarmed New York for the yearly Westminster Dog Show this February 13 and 14, millions more in the U.S. will be euthanized t...

PHOTOS: Dogs Prepare For Prestigious Pooch Parade

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 04.12.2012 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — Standing at attention, or "stacked," as they say in the dog show world, Eira is the picture of wire fox terrier perfection. ...

PHOTOS: Pet-Friendly Hotels In New York City

Oyster | Posted 04.11.2012 | Travel
Oyster

Since the many participants need to set up shop in New York for the big (dog) show, we figured we'd share our hotel expertise to match pups with places to stay.

Man Found Not Guilty In Dog Show Drugging Trial

Posted 01.08.2012 | Chicago

Updated story Two witnesses testified Monday that they observed a Pennsylvania man slip something to a Siberian husky who was later found to have e...

Man Accused Of Drugging Rival Dog At Dog Show

Posted 08.03.2011 | Chicago

A Pennsylvania man faces animal cruelty charges in Illinois after allegedly drugging a Siberian husky at a DuPage County dog show. Ralph Ullum, 67...

Man Allegedly Drugged Rival Siberian Husky At Dog Show

Posted 06.29.2011 | Chicago

Ralph Ullum, of Claysville, Pennsylvania, came to the Chicago suburbs with his girlfriend for a dog show in December of last year. Their Siberian husk...

Westminster 2011: White Working Men in Suits Group

Merrill Markoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Merrill Markoe

As always, the show was spectacular. But no group stood out as more magnificent than this year's crop of White Middle Aged Working Men in Suits.

Karen Lefrak And Her Champion Poodles

Wendy Diamond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Diamond

Karen's newest children's book, "Best in Show," teaches children what it takes to raise a champion show dog. It's a great book for any child who loves pets.

WATCH: Westminster Dog Show Rejects

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Elegance, beauty, grace; these are the hallmarks of a champion dog according to the Westminster Kennel Club. But if you ask us, those qualities pale ...

Westminster Dog Show: Sadie The Scottish Terrier Keeps Eyes On The Prize (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post/AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

***SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOS*** UPDATE: Sadie has been crowned the winner of the 2010 Westminster Dog Show. ****** NEW YORK (Associated Press) - Sadi...

Westminster Dog Show: Sadie, Scottish Terrier, Pawing For Triple Crown

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — She is a hot dog, this little Sadie. Tongue out and wagging tail up, the perky, 4-year-old Scottish terrier has won more than 100 be...

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Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Original Caption: Shannon Scheer grooms her Old English Sheepdog 'Iggy' backstage during the 133rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison ...