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2009-06-05 16:06:00

HOUSTON, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The 32nd annual Reliant Park World Series of Dog Shows -- taking place in Houston's Reliant Center, Thursday, July 16, through Sunday, July 19, 2009, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. -- will play host to "Stump," the reigning Westminster Kennel Club champion and Houston native. Stump will greet the crowd, give out pawtographs and pose for photos on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. only. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090605/DA28656) "Stump," a...

2009-02-13 10:35:00

Annual shows offer star of Marley & Me and special family value pack ticket deal DETROIT, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Kennel Club Dog Shows return to Cobo Center to entertain and educate dog lovers from all over the Midwest. The two-day Celebration of Dogs, proudly presented by Purina, allows visitors up-close and personal time with breeders, owners, handlers and over 2,000 dogs from the 161 breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club. Two special guests will be on...

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2009-02-11 09:25:00

Stump, a 10-year-old Sussex spaniel, was top dog at the 133rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club show in New York, taking home Best in Show honors. The dog, officially named Ch. Clussexx Three D. Grinchy Glee, is the first Sussex spaniel to win the top prize at Westminster, The New York Times reported, although the breed was among the first to be recognized by the American Kennel Club. I didn't know who he was or how old he was, Judge Sari Brewster Tietjen said after the show Tuesday. He's just...

2009-02-06 08:49:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SpongeTech(R) Delivery Systems, Inc., America's Cleaning Company(TM) (OTC Bulletin Board: SPNG) is pleased to announce we will be participating in the 133rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in NYC at Madison Square Garden February 9 to February 10, 2009. SpongeTech(R) will have 2 tower banners each 35' wide x 100' high on the outside of the Madison Square Garden building from February 6 to March 9, 2009 displaying Uncle Norman's(TM) Pet...

2007-02-17 18:00:22

By Chris Bowman, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Feb. 17--Larry and Laurie Fenner of Elk Grove are at their best when they go unnoticed. Dog shows, after all, are about the dogs, not the men and women who lead them about the ring. The less judges see of the Fenners, the better. The couple must have been downright cellophane earlier this week on the green carpet in Madison Square Garden. The dogs they showed each won best in their breed and in their group at the Westminster Kennel Club's...

2006-02-16 17:47:49

By Scott Malone NEW YORK (Reuters) - A massive search of John F. Kennedy Airport has failed to find a prize-winning show dog named Vivy who escaped while being loaded onto a plane, but authorities said on Thursday they had not given up hope. Vivy, who was returning to California after competing at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, had likely fled to marshy areas next to the airport, said Paul Lepiane, co-owner of the whippet. He said security guards might notice the...

2006-02-15 01:45:00

By Chris Michaud NEW YORK -- A colored bull terrier known as Rufus made history on Tuesday, becoming the first of his breed to win best in show at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Formally named Rocky Top's Sundance Kid, the 5-year-old tan and white bull terrier beat six other finalists, including classic family dogs such as a golden retriever and an Old English sheepdog who were the clear crowd pleasers. He also triumphed over more than 2,600 other entrants at the world's...


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