Update: WKC’s new dog hard to pronounce, harder to meet

Sports 02/12/19, 15:36

The Latest on the Westminster Kennel Club dog show (all times local):3:30 p.m.One of Westminster's new breeds is also perhaps its shyest.Inquiring dog show visitors kept walking past the staging area for the Nederlandse kooikerhandjes, hoping to say hello to the first-time competitors. They might have had an easier time ...

Update: Biggie is back, pug starts well at Westminster

New York 02/11/19, 13:46

The Latest on the Westminster Kennel Club dog show (all times local):1:25 p.m.Biggie is back.The popular pug who had fans at Madison Square Garden chanting his name last year in the final ring is off to another good start.The 3-year-old won a best of breed ribbon in the morning, and ...

Thousands of dogs begin vying for Westminster show title

U.S. 02/11/19, 11:08

Dogs from affenpinschers to Yorkshire terriers are rounding the rings at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show.Breed judging began Monday at the illustrious show in New York. More than 2,800 dogs in 203 breeds and varieties are signed up to compete over two days, leading up to the televised Best ...

Dog DNA testing takes off, and generates debate

Sports 02/11/19, 02:10

As people peer into DNA for clues to health and heritage, man's best friend is under the microscope, too.Genetic testing for dogs has surged in recent years, fueled by companies that echo popular at-home tests for humans, offering a deep dive into a pet's genes with the swab of a ...

What to watch at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club dog show

New York 02/10/19, 16:39

The 143rd Westminster Kennel Club dog show begins judging Monday morning, with Pyrenean shepherds, Pembroke Welsh corgis and pugs among the early arrivals.More than 2,800 dogs are coming in 203 breeds and varieties. Judge Peter J. Green is expected to make his pick for best in show Tuesday night at ...

Kooiker-huh? An intro to Westminster dog show’s new breeds

Entertainment 01/23/19, 15:11

Two new breeds. Sixteen new syllables.The grand basset griffon Vendeen and the Nederlandse kooikerhondje make their debuts at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show next month, each getting a nationally televised turn among the more than 190 breeds on the purple carpet at the nation's premier canine contest.But Buzz Lightyear, ...

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