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WNYC News

Still Winners: Westminster Champions in Retirement

Monday, February 16, 2015

Westminster Kennel Club Best in Show winners go on to become therapy dogs, working mothers, and lawn potatoes.

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WNYC News

Nothing But Hound Dogs

Sunday, June 08, 2014

There is no sound quite like eight hundred hounds waking up to a crisp spring morning:

They could be heard (no doubt all across the state of Pennsylvania) at the Bryn Mawr Hound Show, which celebrated its hundredth anniversary this May.   Hound shows ...

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Features

The Sky’s the Limit: Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

“She just exudes the essence, the terrier essence.  She was just on, and she showed beautifully.  She had a wonderful expression, and I enjoyed her very much.”

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WNYC News

Mutts and New Breeds Welcomed at Westminster

Saturday, January 18, 2014

The Westminster Kennel Club dog show is no longer for pure-bred dogs only. 

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Movies on the Radio

Good Dog!

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Dogs make great cinematic heroes. They're the perfect protagonists for the classic movie story themes of courage, hope and loyalty. Plus, they're cute, charming, furry and speak a language everyone understands.

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Features

Tiny, but Mighty, Banana Joe Takes the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

“He doesn’t know he’s small, he doesn’t know he has a pushed-in face—he thinks he’s Mr. America.”

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Showing Dogs

Monday, February 13, 2012

Kathy Mines and Sue Willumsen, two handlers competing in the 136th Westminster Dog Show at Madison Square Garden, talk about the ins and outs of showing dogs. Mines, one of the top breeders of Norwich Terriers and Labradors, will be showing 5 different dogs from various breeds. Willumsen is a licensed American Kennel Club judge in the Labrador Retriever category who also breeds, handles, and shows her own dogs. Her dog Walter was the first chocolate lab to receive Grand Champion status and will compete at Westminster.

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WQXR News

Sadie Wins Best in Show at Westminster

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

At the Westminster dog show, a Scottish terrier known as Sadie won "Best in Show" last night at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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WQXR News

Canines Strut Their Stuff at Westminster Show

Monday, February 15, 2010

The 134th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show begins this morning at Madison Square Garden. One hundred seventy three breeds will compete for the coveted title of "Best In Show."

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