Posts tagged "pedigreed dogs"

Westminster Winners Behind the Scenes

Westminster Winners Behind the Scenes
NEW YORK CITY — Here are reports on two winners of this year’s Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden, held Feb. 13-14. Neither dog won Best in Show, Best in Group, or even Best in Breed. Still, among the 2,000 dogs competing at the show, they’re very much winners in an ‘event’... Read more »

The Value of a Dog's Life, Not What You Think

I very much like the sentiment of Chis Dignan’s blog The Value of a Dog’s Life on the Dog Saving Network. I know Chris. A good guy, a talented trainer – wants to do the right thing, and typically I enthusiastically agree with him. I hope this turns some of you on to his blog.... Read more »

Why Are Puppy Mills Allowed to Operate?

If puppy mills dogs are living in horrific conditions, conditions which are not anywhere nearly United States Department of Agriculture legal standards – how can these places operate? Federal investigators have uncovered grisly conditions at puppy mills where dogs were infested with ticks, living with gaping wounds and in pools of feces, according to a... Read more »

American Kennel Club Now Registers Mixed Breeds

Mixed breeds can now be registered with the American Kennel Club. This is a new deal, traditionally the AKC accepted only pedigreed dogs. Like so many organizations, no doubt, this an effort by the AKC to raise revenue. Another effort to raise dollars has been increasing the breeds accepted into the AKC, welcoming some pretty... Read more »