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Media frenzy at the International Kennel Club of Chicago in the 1950s. The Samoyed is Ch. Dawn of the Arctic. Photo courtesy AKC Archives.
Sun, 10/24/2021 - 4:59am

Chicago Story

“You haven’t seen a dog show until you have seen the International,” raved a dog writer in a 1951 American Kennel Club Gazette magazine.

Today, more than a half-century later, what that scribe called “the most colorful show in America” is poised for a comeback: After a multi-year hiatus, the International Kennel Club of Chicago show will return in 2023, along with a complement of special attractions for exhibitors, judges and spectators alike.

Lithograph of the Dungavel Labrador Retrievers by Maud Earl.
Fri, 10/08/2021 - 7:46am

A Mixed Bag

Nick Waters offers up a doggy variety, from Maud Earl’s Labrador Retrievers to an animated Cartier Dachshund.

For Tuppence (Ch Avalon For a Tuppence at Bethany Beach DCAT SWAT SCE SBN SHDN RATN TKN), owned by Beth Kravetz, any coursing event is “yahoo time.”
Fri, 10/08/2021 - 6:48am

A Compact Working Dog

Small but spunky, the Norfolk Terrier is a lot of dog in a spirited package.

Anne Rogers Clark, a mentor to many, shown winning Best in Show with Ch. Dunwalke Black Tulip. The Miniature was shown in the Continental trim, setting a trim trend in the breed. Photo: AKC Library and Archives.
Fri, 10/08/2021 - 4:05am

Question of the Week

Who was your first mentor in dogs?


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