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Dog Writer's Association of America Banquet

Author and VP of Dog Writer's Association of America  Su Ewing, Hall of Fame Dog Writer members Ranny Green and Tom O'Shea, author-blogger/dog trainer Sarah Hodgson
Dog Writer’s Association of America (DWAA) Annual Awards Dinner and Banquet is one of many swanky events just before or after the Westminster Dog Show in New York City, held at the Affinia Hotel. Well over a hundred people who write and broadcast about dogs, and are members of DWAA, give awards to the best... Read more »

Barking at Dog Writer's Association Dinner

For about 20 years the Dog Writer's Association of America Banquet has been held the night before the Westminster Dog Show at the Affinia Hotel, across from the Madison Square Garden. This is an awards banquet to celebrate achievements of those who write and broadcast about dogs. There are several 'special' awards, as dozens of Maxwell Medallions presented. Colleagues judge other colleagues. I've been honored about a few dozen of these Maxwell's - but this night far more was to come.
Here are some images from the Annual Dog Writer’s Association of America Awards Banquet. Here are details of the DWAA Hall of Fame.

Steve Dale Inducted into Dog Writer's Hall of Fame

Steve Dale Inducted into Dog Writer's Hall of Fame
When I was told I was going to be inducted into the Dog Writer’s Association of America of America (DWAA) Hall of Fame, I was astounded. While, I’m not exactly a newcomer, the HOF is an honor has mostly been given to journalists of a certain age, or posthumously. I really thought Pat Santi –... Read more »
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Great American Dog Writer Exits Stage Left

Mordecai Siegal passed away April 1. He was the most influential and prolific pet writer, authoring many top selling pet books. Here’s the tribute piece I just wrote about Mordecai Siegal’s career for my Tribune Media Services column. Morty authored 38 columns for Good News for Pets, and Lea-Ann Germinder has made those available. I... Read more »