An Interview with a Champion

February 14th marked the 141st annual Westminster Kennel Club Show at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The winner was Rumor, a 5-year old German Shepherd. (See Rumor Has It in the last Mutts.) Like Rumor, all of the entrants were pure-bred and champions.  In case you have ever wondered what it takes to become a champion, … Continue reading

Rumor Has It

It was Valentine’s Day.  And it was the final night of the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Show at New York’s Madison Square Garden. And on this night, there was a Rumor going around. It was Rumor – a 5-year old German Shepherd champion who was making a repeat appearance. Rumor was the big favorite last … Continue reading

The Puppy Bowl

What! Your favorite team didn’t get into the Super Bowl?  You can still enjoy an exciting game by turning in to The Animal Planet for Puppy Bowl XIII. Over 49 puppies are divided into Team Ruff and Team Fluff who will compete in a 19’ x 10’ stadium, dragging football-shaped toys into the end zone. … Continue reading

For Better or Wurst

Hello there.  My name is Frank. Which makes sense because I’m a weiner dog. Officially I’m a dachshund. Did you know that pictures of my ancestors are on murals in ancient Egyptian temples? And that fossils of my great, great, great, great grandparents were found in homes in ancient Rome?  How’s that for great? We … Continue reading

The Rose Bowl

It’s a brand new year and a brand new bowl.  The Rose Bowl 2017. Originally titled the “Tournament East-West football game”, The Rose Bowl is an annual American college football bowl game played at The Rose Bowl stadium in Pasadena, California. It’s nicknamed “The Granddaddy of Them All” because it is the oldest bowl game … Continue reading