Posts in category "dog show"

National Dog Show, Thanksgiving Day Tradition

National Dog Show, Thanksgiving Day Tradition
The Thanksgiving Day National Dog Show Presented by Purina has been a hit with TV viewers since the first contestant walked into the ring in Philadelphia in 2002. Viewership that first year hit nearly 19 million. Last year, hosts David Frei and John O’Hurley entertained an all-time high 22 million viewers — more than watched... Read more »

Mr. Dog Show, David Frei on the National Dog Show

Mr. Dog Show, David Frei on the National Dog Show
National Dog Show Presented by Purina announcer David Frei talks with me on Steve Dale’s Pet World, and I suggest he bets his partner John O’Hurley on who wins the big Thanksgiving Day dog show. The wager winner can give the prize to Angel on a Leash.  Listen HERE and you can hear my talk... Read more »

Westminster Dog Show, Cornell Report

Westminster Dog Show, Cornell Report
Westminster Dog Show is somewhere I usually attend, but missed it this year.  Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine offers this report:
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Chicago Dog Show on WGN Radio, and Why I'm Not Happy About the Olympics

Chicago Dog Show on WGN Radio, and Why I'm Not Happy About the Olympics
Chicago dog show…I call it the greatest (dog) show on earth, the International Kennel Club of Chicago Dog Show. Susan Olsen queen of the dog show and I chat about how the Chicago dog show is innovative and different, listen here from Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio. For starters it’s one of the only... Read more »

Chicago Dog Show is the Greatest Show, Not So Great for Dogs in Sochi

Chicago Dog Show is the Greatest Show, Not So Great for Dogs in Sochi
International Kennel Club of Chicago Show’s Susan Olsen pops into the studio on Steve Dale’s Pet World, Sunday February 9, 6:35 AM CDT; listen at 720 AM or here.  I’ve always maintained with the pomp and circumstance that goes along with the Westminster Dog Show, the IKC Chicago dog show actually has a lot more... Read more »

Steve Dale's Pet World: National Dog Show; Degenerative Myelopathy in Dogs

Steve Dale's Pet World: National Dog Show; Degenerative Myelopathy in Dogs
Mr. David Frei is Mr. Dog Show announcer dude – and I speak with David about the Thanksgiving Day National Dog Show Presented by Purina - Listen HERE on Steve Dale’s Pet World…..and Dr. David Gonsky answers listener Louise’s question about degenerative myelopathy.Interestingly, this incurable, progressive disease of the canine spinal cord is similar in many ways to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS in... Read more »
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National Dog Show Filled with Perfect Dogs

National Dog Show Filled with Perfect Dogs
“God created dogs as a companion to show us the principals of angelic behavior, service and love,” says actor/author John O’Hurley, who will be offering color commentary for the Thanksgiving Day National Dog Show Presented by Purina from noon to 2 p.m., (all time zones) on NBC. Perennial dog show announcer David Fei adds, “Dogs... Read more »

Irish Dog Breeds

One of those dogs long that it is high. These guys are surprisingly energetic. And as puppies of any breed often have sudden bursts of energy, running in circles or dashing to another room as if they have an appointment, Glen of Imaal's are like that for most of their lives. Afterall, they were originally bred to hunt badger. Not a shedder, but their double coat requires brushing.
Irish dog breeds may reflect the charm, outgoing happy feeling of the people of Ireland. Clearly having an Irish dog breed is a lucky charm. Here’s a gallery featuring nine Celtic Canines.

Judging Dog Shows, What's Going On? From Steve Dale's Pet World

Judging Dog Shows, What's Going On? From Steve Dale's Pet World
At dog shows, what are those judges looking for? On Steve Dale’s Pet World, listen HERE for Dog show judge Dr. Carmen Battaglia explaining about dog shows, how they work and how the dogs are judged. And how ultimately dogs can make it to Best in Show. Then how the judges decide, I mean how... Read more »
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Dog's Death Following Westminster May Be A Murder Mystery

Dog's Death Following Westminster May Be A Murder Mystery
Dog shows have always been one sports event free of controversy, except for all that internal political turmoil we saw in the movie “Best in Show.” But the idea of enhancing show dog performances with drugs just hasn’t been done, or competition becoming so cutthroat that dogs die. Might this innocence all be shifting? Someone... Read more »
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