Showing and Events

Dog Shows

Dog shows, breed shows or conformation shows are competitions where the judges examine dogs of a specific breed or sometimes dogs of all breeds, to see whether it meets the breed standards or not. Kennel clubs and breed clubs conduct such kind...

Building Meaningful Relationships At Dog Shows

Going to a dog show or pet exhibition is the perfect time to build and grow your network of valuable contacts. Pet food brands, dog chew manufacturers as well as pet insurances and breeders will be available for a casual chat. However, too many of...

Crufts: Making dogs Suffer For "Beauty"

Competitions like Crufts encourage breeders to manipulate dogs' bodies as if they were modelling clay. Even dogs who will never set foot in a show ring suffer because of it. Dogs love us regardless of how we look. They don't care if we have bi...

A Brief History of the Westminster Dog Show

The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is an annual two-day conformation show held on the second Monday and Tuesday of February in New York City. Also referred to as the Super Bowl of dog shows, it is the second longest continuously held sportin...

Your Dog Shows Options!

If you want to enter your dog into dog shows then a quick glance will reveal literally thousands of dog shows at both local and national level that you can enter. They will all have different labels and names that can be extremely hard to decipher...

Fantastic Tips For Showing At Dog Shows

Attending dog shows can be absolutely delightful and extremely rewarding whether or not you win, but you have to be fully prepared in advance. You cannot just turn up to one of the thousands of dog shows out there unprepared. However, knowing wher...

A Quick Guide To How AKC Dog Shows Work

If you have ever watched any of the dog shows that occur every year then you will probably have already worked out that there is a certain way in which dog shows work. There are certain methods and process that all dog owners and entrants have to ...

The Qualification Criteria For Dog Shows

Dog shows are often said to be like an exclusive little club with qualification criteria ruling who is allowed in and who is not! This may sound rather absurd but it happens to be true! The qualification criteria of dog shows is rather strict and,...

Dog Shows: How To Get Started

Winning one of the major dog shows has to be the aim of a good percentage of all of the owners of pure breeds out there, and it is no wonder when you consider that your dog has the potential to be crowned the best by a group of highly knowledgeabl...

Finding Dog Shows In Your Local Area

If you are looking to attend dog shows with your beloved pure breed then there is no point in running before you can walk. Like anything else in this world, you have to start small and build yourself up. This is why you may want to look into local...