Patricia Trotter

Pat Trotter recalls the life of this popular judge and Bull Terrier breeder. Read More

Match shows, like this one in 2017, are increasingly rare.
Pat Trotter points out untapped sources for special attractions at dog shows. Read More

Photo by Julie Mueller.
Bidding farewell to Barbara Alderman. Read More
From robotic kennel help to a new dress code in the ring, which way is up? Read More

Betty with BIS Ch. Vin-Melca's Before Dawn on Carmel Beach in 1982.
Remembering dog lovers Betty White and John Madden. Read More

The author congratulates Best in Show-winning breeder-owner-handler David Fitzpatrick. Photo by Christina Frausini, courtesy Westminster Kennel Club.
Best in Show judge and Dog News columnist Pat Craig-Trotter reflects on the appointment of a lifetime. Read More

Top-ranked dogs are pre-invited to Westminster. For everyone else, it's the luck of the draw.
Pat Trotter muses on the luck of the draw. Read More


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