Dapper Dogs on Display - Westminster Dog Show starts 2/14!

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  1. dbell1

    dbell1 Well-Known Member

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    We need a catchier title, but I wanted to start the thread. :lol:

    http://photoblog.msnbc.msn.com/westminster-unleashed

    On USA Network again. Fill in your schedules, list your favorite pooches, and sweet :dog: dreams everyone. 6 new breeds coming this year too...

    I'm rooting for the German Shepherd, but since my Scruffy is a Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier, they have a spot in my heart. :)

    My :cat: is not excited, of course...
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  2. cygnus

    cygnus Liberal Furry

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    Go Huskies!

    I say that every year, but they never win! And they are the best.
  3. Garden Kitty

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    The Monday night broadcast splits with the first hour on USA and the next two on CNBC just in case anyone is setting a dvr.


    The garden kitty laughs at how those dogs run around in a circle on command.:cat: (but I think he's rooting for the herding dogs that never win the big title)
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  4. oleada

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    Schnauzers for the win! :dog:
  5. rfisher

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    Standard Poodle :respec:

    And a big :p to all you Poodle haterz :D
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  7. rfisher

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    One of the most gorgeous dogs I've ever seen was a red-boned hound. There are some gorgeous blue-ticks as well. I love hounds. I'll have to call my dad and remind him that the show is on tonight. He had a wonderful blue-tick years ago.
  8. AYS

    AYS Cruder than you thought

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  9. Simone411

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    Go Long Haired Chihuahuas!
    http://www.westminsterkennelclub.org/breedinformation/toy/chihua.html

    The chihuahuas are just amazing! My stepmother's chihuahua, Dixie, understands everything you tell here and she can also talk. lol! Dixie gets excited when I come to visit and starts shouting "Angie, Angie, Angie"! She also says "Momma, Momma, Momma" to my stepmother whenever she wants a treat or wants to go outside.

    I found a picture online of a long haired chihuahua that could be Dixie's twin. Absolutely gorgeous! The chihuahua is sitting in front of a white background.

    http://www.papillonsblog.com/?attachment_id=13
  10. Allen

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    I'm so excited! I didn't know it was tonight, so I'm glad for this thread. I just watched the best of breed for the basset hounds. I know those dogs are awkward, but all my neighbors had them growing up, so I've always loved that breed.

    Obviously I'm pulling for kerry blue terriers and bedlington terriers since I have one of each.
  11. Allen

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    Anyone else watching?
  12. expo86

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    It's being broadcast in Canada on TSN *right now* starting with the hounds!!!:dog:
  13. rfisher

    rfisher Satisfied skating fan

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    Go Blue tick or Red bone!
  14. rfisher

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    Dogs and Mary C.!
  15. Allen

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    I was excited for Mary Carillo too!

    I love the basset hound in this group. So far, I thought the Afghan was really spectacular.
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    I don't know, the little beagle was pretty good. The Black N Tan is from my home state.
  18. Allen

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    I was excited to see the blue tick. My dad had one when I was 8 or so.

    Oliver and I want a borzoi now. I thought the handler was kind of cute too ;)
  19. Allen

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    I agree, the first beagle had really good poise. I guess beagles don't seem all that special to me because they were so common back home. It doesn't seem like a show dog.
  20. Allen

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    Okay, lady, just because you are showing an Irish Wolfhound it doesn't mean you need to bedazzle 4-leaf clovers on your vest.
  21. rfisher

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    So far, I'd still pick the little beagle and the English fox hound.
  22. oleada

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    The Otterhound is super cute.
    And I love the PBGBs.
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  23. rfisher

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    Draco likes the PBGB. :lol: He walked right up to the TV the entire time it made the circle.
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    Go ESKIES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:cheer2:
  25. oleada

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    He's got good taste.
  26. Allen

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    I think the beagle is going to make top 4 in the group pretty much for sure. I'm in love with the PBGV, though. So, I hope it makes the top 4.

    Ooooh, the redbone is really beautiful!
  27. rfisher

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    I love Redbone hounds. If I lived in the country, I'd have one.
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    Oh, the Redbone is gorgeous :swoon:
  29. Allen

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    I think the Scottish Deerhound could factor in as well.
  30. Allen

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    I hope either the PBGV or Scottish Deerhound take it.

    I guess I'd be okay with the Elkhound too.
  31. rfisher

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    :rofl: the daschund's feet were a blur.
  32. Allen

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    Oh wow, we pretty much picked the top 4!
  33. Yehudi

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    Bah. I hate having the hounds so early. Loved the beagle and the doxies of course.
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    I loved the wired haired Dachshund. Loved him. The dog that won was pretty spectacular, though. And I can't help it, Beagles are just too cute.


    I have to say, though, that if they keep showing ads of shelter dogs, I'm going to have to watch later when I can skip them. They make me too sad. :(
  35. rfisher

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    OMG, I can't believe some handler left that dog on the table in the lead by itself. I know a dog that jumped off and hung itself when somebody did that. Especially, with a camera crew around. If that was my dog, I'd be looking for a new handler.
  36. rfisher

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    The Peke is supposed to be the hot dog in this group.
  37. Allen

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    I love that the Brussels Griffon is named Tina Fey
  38. Cloudy_Gumdrops

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    What the hell is with that commentator? The way he squeaks you'd think he was related to Scott Hamilton.
  39. Lacey

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    I'm not sure it was the commentator, but rather the judge.
  40. rfisher

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    The judge is making the noise to get the dog's attention. Mine perked up each time he did it.