23:58 Editor’s Letter

23:58 It is said that judges in the AKC conformation ring have approximately 2 minutes to spend with each dog. The schedule for the day is built around those 2 minutes. The exhibitor’s day, the judge’s day, and yes, the dog must be presenting their very best self for those 2 minutes. It all leads…

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Capturing the Dream- The Heart of Westminster

Capturing the Dream

The dream of being part of the most important dog show in the country started decades ago when sitting in front of the television screen. Watching as men and women ran across the screen into the ring with their dogs on taut leashes, only to then come to a spot, their spot, before they stood…

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Saint Patrick’s Cathedral over 4 months.

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral

This year everything has been in front of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City. From Detective Mora and Detective Rivera’s funeral, the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade and now New York City Easter Bonnet Parade. Having gone from four of the saddest days of two young officers and 170 k9 officers from across the country…

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And then there is Morris and Essex 2021

Dogs on the Car

Morris and Essex Kennel Club 2021. Once every five years the historical Morris and Essex Kennel Club Dog Show happens in Somerset, New Jersy. This isn’t just a dog show- but gem of a show was the brainchild of Geraldine Dodge in 1927. Her vision of a show that is efficient, comfortable and beautiful still…

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