Archive for the 'Westminster Dog Show' Category
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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!
A Cane Corso “dances” with his handler ringside at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show (2011). Photo By LoriHorwedel