Dog show fans....Westminster Kennel Club on tv tonight and tomorrow night (1 Viewer)

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First year watching it without my bassett for lots of years. Gotta find a new type of dog to replace her.
 

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DaveinCoalinga, Sorry to hear about your Basset..............ours was just diagnosed as diabetic. He's getting 2 shots a day and I've been testing his blood(I am also diabetic). He is AWESOME and I cannot imagine having him around!!!!
 

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I will probably get another one. She was the best dog I ever had. I just need to find the right one.
 
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That Basset at Westminster was gorgeous. I figured the big beagle would win, but I was very pleased to see the longhaired dachshund take a Group 2! Congrats to my friend Paula who bred that girl.

Yes Dave, you need another dog. Another Basset, or do you want a different breed?
 

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I have always liked a doberman, but my the way my house is set on my lot I don't really have an ideal situation for one. My wife has a miniture dachsund which I dont llike due to its moronic personality. Nothing wrong with the breed, just this fool. I will probably go with a bassett again.
 

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I love dogs, but can't figure out what people are cheering and hollering about at the dog shows.

Do they cheer "walk that dog!".
 

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I'm going to get a big mutt show organized. The events would be cool dog things like how quickly they can chew up a sofa or steal food off the counter. Poofy dogs would be disqualified.
 

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:angryrazz: I'm pulling for the Bichon Frise. :D

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Another worthless dog, the owners should be shot for doing this to a dog, especially male dogs.



Time for real dogs to win, I hate watching year after year as some "poofy" (tm jonesy) dog wins. As if only 80 year old women own dogs.

 
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Actually, they've had some "real" dogs as BIS winners the last few years.

2004: Newfoundland


2005: German Shorthaired Pointer


2006: Bull Terrier


2007: English Springer Spaniel



No "poofy" dogs in this group...although I will say, I agree the show cuts on the Poodles look ridiculous, but Standard Poodles are truly "real" dogs...very smart, fun, and amazingly good hunters.

I loved the Aussie from the herding group last night. Gorgeous animal. I'm also partial to that 15" Beagle...wow that dog could move.
 

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two questions

is it in HD?

What are they looking for when they lift their tails?

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For the hunters out there, a BEAGLE is the favorite to win the whole she-bang!
 

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