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Ch. Palacegarden Malachy Wins Best In Show At Westminster 2012!

February 15th, 2012

Ch. Palacegarden Malachy (Malachy), a Pekingese, won the elite title of Best In Show at Westminster last night! The competition was fierce – he beat out a Dalmatian, German Shepherd, Doberman Pinscher, Irish Setter, Kerry Blue Terrier and a Wire-haired Dachshund for the big win. Photo by (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Malachy is no newcomer to […]

New Westminster Breed 2012 – Spotlight On The Xoloitzcuintli

February 14th, 2012

We’ve previously featured the unique Xoloitzcuintle before on The Dog Guide, but this year it makes it’s debut on the WKC circuit in the Non-Sporting Group! Fondly known as the Xolo (pronounced “show-low”) to its fanciers, this dog was formally known as the Mexican Hairless. History: The Xolo is an ancient breed, similar to the […]

New Westminster Breed 2012 – Spotlight On The Cesky Terrier

February 13th, 2012

The Cesky (chess – key) is the newest addition to the Terrier Group this year at Westminster. This little dog is considered one of the national breeds of the Czech Republic. History: The Cesky originated when Dr. Frantisek Horak (of the Czech Republic) sought to develop a breed that would excel at pack hunting, in […]

Dog Video Of The Day: Saint Bernard Judging at Westminster 2011

February 24th, 2011

The St. Bernards in the show ring at the 135th Westminster Dog Show! Note the slobber towel that the handlers carry at all times for touch ups!

Dog Photo Of The Day: Dancing Cane Corso

February 21st, 2011

A Cane Corso “dances” with his handler ringside at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show (2011). Photo By LoriHorwedel

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