American Kennel Club Dog Show To Be Held at Delaware.
Original article: The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the biggest and oldest event in the canine calendar—indeed, the second-longest running sporting event in American history—is once again.
Our first American Kennel Club licensed show was held at the Palm Springs Pavilion on January 8, 1984, with 2183 entries. Best in Show was judged by Robert Waters. The Show Chairman was Jim Hohe, and Assistant Show Chair was Lilian Barber. The first back-to-back shows were held in January 1994. SINCE THEN. Kennel Club of Palm Springs Dog Shows have been listed among the five largest shows.
The Westminster Kennel Club's website does an excellent job of giving us background on how the AKC championship point system works, but for our purposes let me cover some highlights you need to.
The Kennel Club of Philadelphia (KCP) and its predecessor clubs have been presenting dog shows since 1879. In fact, the Philadelphia club predates the American Kennel Club (AKC) which was organized on September 17, 1884. The Philadelphia club went through several changes of name in the years spanning the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century. Records show a Philadelphia Kennel.
The number of overseas dogs taking part in this year’s Crufts has dropped substantially for the first time in 18 years, the Kennel Club has confirmed. Organisers of the annual dog show have.
Inuk, a snow-white American Eskimo dog from Caledon, Ont., is one of more than 100 Canadian dogs that will compete this week at the venerable Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City.
A powerful Argentine big-game hunter and a sociable French water dog have made the American Kennel Club’s list of recognized breeds. The club announced Tuesday that the barbet and the dogo.