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And the Oscar goes to …

Through the years, there has been a lot of controversy at the Oscar awards ceremony. And that includes last year, when the wrong movie was announced as the winner. But this should come as no big surprise. The Oscars actually began with a controversy back when the very first Academy Awards were held in 1929. … Continue reading

Release the Hounds

Hounds are the original hunting dogs, going back thousands of years. They come in all sizes and colors, ranging from the tall and elegant borzoi to the short-legged dachshund. There are 30 hound breeds recognized by The American Kennel Club. Many are scent hounds that sense prey by smell. Dogs within this group have also been … Continue reading

Striker Strikes Gold

On December 17, 2017, in Orlando, Florida, Grand Champion Silverhall Strike Force, known as Striker for short, triumphed over nearly 5000 dogs to win Best in Show in the American Kennel Club’s National Championship.  Striker is an ASCOB Cocker Spaniel.  Cockers show in three distinct groups:  All black, Parti-colored (multi colored like Penelope and Leia) … Continue reading

The Rumor and The Future

This is Rumor, a pure-bred German Shepherd.  Two years ago she was the “winning-est” dog in the U.S.A.  She entered the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show twice, and won Best in Show last year.  (See Rumor Has It on Mutts.) This is Future. She is also a pure-bred German Shepherd. Can you tell the difference … Continue reading

Bragging Rights – Me Too

Hi. This is Leia reporting in. Two years ago, The Morris Animal Inn announced in their e-newsletter that my pal, Penelope, was Pet of the Month. I told them that if she has what it takes, so do I. And, of course, they agreed.  Here’s what they said… “Four-year-old American Cocker Spaniel Leia is as sweet … Continue reading