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8 Ways of Looking at a Dog Show Judge

AKC Gazette, “Times Past”—What makes a good judge? The judges themselves have been kicking around that question in our pages for 125 years. Here are some answers.   “It is first necessary for a judge to know dogs generally before

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Duc: The Toast of Blakeen

AKC Gazette “Times Past”— A popular subspecies of dog writing is the canine eulogy. Writers from Lord Byron to Stephen King have immortalized their once-in-a-lifetime dog in words.  AKC Gazette breed columnists have written many such tributes, including this December

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Club Spotlight: Rockford-Freeport, IL Kennel Club

At the Rockford-Freeport Illinois Kennel Club (RFIKC) annual dog shows this Fall, club members contacted their local state legislators to invite them to the shows. The members welcomed Illinois State Senator Steve Stadelman on Saturday and Illinois State Senator Tim Bivins

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Club Spotlight: Sturgis Kennel Club

We hope you enjoy these shots of fanciers from the Sturgis Kennel Club dog show, which was held last weekend in Marshall, Michigan! Share your event photos at [email protected]

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Club Spotlight: Wheaton Kennel Club

Enjoy this slideshow of some of the friendly faces from the recent Wheaton Kennel Club dog show. Do you have any great snaps from your club event? Send them to [email protected] and we’ll spotlight them on the blog. (Photos by

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Club Spotlight: Charlottesville-Albemarle Kennel Club

Photo/The Daily Progress/Sabrina Schaeffer Charlottesville-Albemarle Kennel Club (CAKC) recently held its 60th and 61st all-breed dog shows in Charlottesville, Virginia, where the Portuguese Water Dog GCH Claircreek Impression de Matisse won Best in Show both days. The club received achieved

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