Posts tagged "Dog Writer's Association of America"

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 »

Chicago Dog Show; Service Dogs and PTSD; Have We Seen Your Cat Lately? WGN Petcast

Chicago Dog Show; Service Dogs and PTSD; Have We Seen Your Cat Lately? WGN Petcast
If you enjoyed  the Westminster Dog Show, check out the International Kennel Club of Chicago Dog Show, which will be at McCormick Place February 23-24. Susan Olsen, show chair from the dog show describes the long list of activities associated with the show, everything from a nose work demonstrations, to nearly 30 breed rescue groups to demos... Read more »

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 »
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Dog Writer's Association of America Dinner

Dog Writer's Association of America Dinner
I was honored to be inducted in the Dog Writer’s Association of America Hall of Fame in 2012 (their youngest inductee ever)! As I had done several times before, I spoke at the swanky banquet (for decades held the night before the Westminster Dog Show) as well, as I will again tonight, February 10. Here’s... 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 »
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