Month: May 2018

Measuring a Dog

December 18, 2018 No Comments

All Show Dog breeds have Official Standards. This is a detailed description of the ideal dog for that breed. It includes dynamic qualities including appearance, movement, and temperament. It also includes static physical characteristics such as color, size, and structure. The official tool for measuring a dog at a conformation show is called a wicket. […]

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Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Facts and Figures

December 18, 2018 No Comments

The Best in Show winner is declared “America’s Dog for one year following the show.” Established in 1877, the Westminster Kennel Club is America’s oldest organization devoted to the sport of purebred dogs. The organization and show pre-date the invention of the lightbulb, the car, basketball, and the World Series in baseball. The Westminster Dog […]

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