2013 Westminster Dog Show - Feb. 11 & 12

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Sylvia, Feb 11, 2013.

  1. Sylvia

    Sylvia Whee, summer club comps!

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  2. cygnus

    cygnus Liberal Furry

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    Go huskies!! Once again they will not win, but they should. Every time.
  3. danceronice

    danceronice Corgi Wrangler

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    Awww, Terriers are tomorrow (I love me some terriers.) Oh, well...hounds and toys!
  4. oleada

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    Schnauzers :cheer:
  5. Garden Kitty

    Garden Kitty Tranquillo

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    Go herding group!
  6. my little pony

    my little pony snarking for AZE

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    i always love all the dogs, but esp the terriers. i especially love a bull terrier.
  7. rfisher

    rfisher Satisfied skating fan

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    :glamor: There is only one.
  8. Sassafras

    Sassafras Well-Known Member

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    I've got so much stuff to watch his evening. Sigh. USA will repeat tonight's show tomorrow morning.
  9. oleada

    oleada Well-Known Member

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    I'm assuming you mean schnauzers; I can't imagine you meaning anything else :p
  10. Garden Kitty

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    They've added Russell Terriers this year.
  11. Lacey

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    Mine's on CNBC, guess it depends where one lives.

    Look for the Cavies.

    Don't generally like hounds, but that Bassett is a precious galumpf.
  12. Garden Kitty

    Garden Kitty Tranquillo

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    It's on CNBC tonight, and USA tomorrow night. There are a couple of repeats later tonight and tomorrow.

    ETA: Each breed that comes up I say "that's my favorite!"
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  13. Lacey

    Lacey Well-Known Member

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    Hound group is:

    Foxhound, Bassett, PBGV, Otterhound
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  14. Garden Kitty

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    Yay for the Foxhound, she's lovely!
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    I do like those foxhounds.
  16. my little pony

    my little pony snarking for AZE

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    i wouldnt watch it with me. each one gets an awwww and a cuuuute. i cant control it.
  17. Lacey

    Lacey Well-Known Member

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    The Maltese goes to work every day with his breeder/owner/handler at a hair salon.
  18. my little pony

    my little pony snarking for AZE

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    the pomeanian is so sassy
  19. Lacey

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    Boo hoo, the Cavalier didn't place, Afin Pinscher won, Min Pin, Peke, Pug.
  20. A.H.Black

    A.H.Black Well-Known Member

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    As always, I am rooting for a "popular" breed. Lab, collie, golden retriever etc. They never win so I always root for them.
  21. rfisher

    rfisher Satisfied skating fan

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    Alas, another white Standard. :drama: Bella and Draco said to tell you the Black Standard is the best.
  22. Lacey

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    Bichon, Standard Poodle, French Bulldog, Tibetan Spaniel.
  23. Garden Kitty

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    I was rooting for the dalmation again. Of course if it had been a black standard poodle, that would have changed everything.
  24. rfisher

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    :revenge: the Poodle wuzrobbed. :drama:
  25. Lacey

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    rfisher, but that Standard had some kid of affect, including a tilted head as if I am the Champion, look at me. I liked it much better than the Bichon. As the "mother" of one yellow and two black labs, though, I know what you mean about the blacks, but, boy, they are harder to photograph.
  26. rfisher

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    :lol: All my pictures are black blobs with red tongues. At least with the white poodles, the black eyes make a good contrast. The problem in the show ring is a good true black (not that they don't do a bit of dye jobs or use bluing for the whites). Bella wasn't a hard black as she had hints of brown in her coat as a puppy. Draco is a true black.
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  27. Jem X

    Jem X Awaiting Skate America

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    That Briard is super!
  28. Lacey

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    How can the Old English Sheepdog see, it's all hair. Beautiful markings. A rookie. Beat a lot of the older dogs this afternoon in the preliminaries. Swagger.
  29. Lacey

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    I used to want a Corgi, this a Pembroke, sweet, Bubbles.
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    Polish Lowland Sheepdog.
    Puli. Corded. Plural is Pulik, I think that's how you spell it.
    Pyrenean Shepherd.
    Swedish Vellhund.

    Those are just a few of the strange names.
  31. Lacey

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    Old English Sheepdog, a rookie, beat all the older champions this afternoon in preliminaries
    Puli
    Boceron, I have no idea how to spell
    Missed the 4th one
    It was one of these
    Bearded Collie
    Border Collie
    Canaan Dog
    German Shepherd
    Pembroke Welsh Corgi
  32. Garden Kitty

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    4th was the Canaan Dog
  33. my little pony

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    awww, swagger looks like my pouf with a head
  34. Aimless

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    Anybody but the poodle. Anybody.
  35. l'etoile

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    For me maltese and russell terriers! :swoon:
  36. purple skates

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    I thought the maltese looked like some sort of evil witch queen. :shuffle: It was the one with that flat black thing in it's hair, on the front of it's head, right? I do think they are usually cute dogs, but this one was decorated poorly -- not as bad as that poor poodle, though. :lol:

    Glad to see the Treeing Walker Coonhound there for the first time. We think our dog is a Walker Coonhound/beagle mix.
  37. BlueRidge

    BlueRidge AYS's snark-sponge

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    I can't watch so have to settle for photos. Not to dis the Old English Sheepdog, but not my fav among the best group--the herding group. :drama: For that matter neither is the Bichon for its group. :drama: All hounds are good. :rollin:

    Hoping for better with the Sporting group, where the GSP is always best. And go Anatolian Shepard in the working group! :cheer:

    Not that my favorite dog appears in the show. That would be generic mutt. :)
  38. Garden Kitty

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    Of the 4 from the first night, the hound is definitely my fave.
  39. BlueRidge

    BlueRidge AYS's snark-sponge

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    Yay Jewel!

    wait, there were four? I missed someone...

    eta: oh yeah, affenpinscher I love those!
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  40. danceronice

    danceronice Corgi Wrangler

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    I love the Treeing Walkers (my "redneck" next-door neighbor has a kennel license and breeds working/hunting Walkers and they are just the SWEETEST big galoots! He only has about five at any given time if there's no new litter, and he didn't breed one this year, but they always SOUND like there's about four hundred!)

    Waiting to see who wins the Terrier group, but I'm kinda pulling for the Class dog Old English now! My Pembroke is of course heartbroken that no one appreciates Pems sufficiently.