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The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Will you be watching Westminster? This year, the dog show will include the first-ever agility championship. I recently spoke with David Frei, the voice of Westminster, on DOG TRAVEL EXPERTS about both the dog show and the agility championship. Did you know that the agility competition will include mixed breed dogs and several rescues? I’m […]

Feb. 3: This Week on Radio Pet Lady Network

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This week on Radio Pet Lady Network, you can listen to these popular pet programs as they broadcast or by podcast: Monday, Feb. 3 Cat Chat®, # 1027 at 8pm ET Caroline from TheHappyLitterBox.com raves with Tracie about their mutual enthusiasm about the incredible design of the Litter-Lifter and how much better it is than […]

Malachy to Meet Fans in New York City Feb. 10th

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While a new charismatic canine will soon win the tile of Best in Show at the 2013 Westminster Kennel Club dog show, the Pekingese who promenaded his way to the grand prize in 2012 will always be the top dog in the eyes of his admirers. On February 10th Malachy will mingle with his fans […]

Affinia Manhattan To Pamper Pups in Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

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Spots are the stars of the 137th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, and in true celebrity style the canine contenders will prepare for their “Best in Show” showdown at the official hotel for the two-day event. Providing a red carpet experience for many of this year’s record 3,200 competing Rovers, the pet-friendly Affinia Manhattan– […]

DOG TALK, March 10, 2012

This week’s on Tracie Hotchner’s DOG TALK®: Cat Daddy Jackson Galaxy — the star of the TV series My Cat From Hell — talks about helping your cat “find his mojo” by interactive play and the vital necessity of doing so every day, especially using a realistic wand toy like the Neko Flies (www.nekoflies.com) that […]

DOG TALK, Feb. 25, 2012

Tracie Hotchner has a diverse roundup of guests on this week’s DOG TALK®: Nancy Kerns, the editor of The Whole Dog Journal (which Tracie thinks is a must-have subscription for every canine household) discusses topics from recent issues: an intelligent debunking of outdated “alpha schmalfa” dominance theory in dog training, the 5 things you must […]

What’s Happening This Weekend? Feb. 11-12, 2012

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We’ve got an extended “What’s Happening This Weekend?” column today due to The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show presented by Purina® taking place on Monday and Tuesday! Look for a lot of dog coverage on TV over the next few days! Be sure to check your local listings. All times are Eastern Time Zone. SATURDAY 9am-10am […]

Visit Westminster Winner Hickory, NYC, Feb. 11, 2012

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Can you believe it has been almost a year since beautiful Hickory, a Scottish Deerhound, captured the “Best in Show” title at the 2011 Westminster Kennel Club Show? Competing against nearly 2,600 other canines, Hickory claimed the coveted purple-and-gold ribbon and silver bowl in the annual event (taking place this year on Feb. 13-14). On […]

Hotel Pennsylvania Prepares for Westminster

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The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is coming up on February 13 and 14 and preparations are underway at  New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania, recently named the Westminster 2012 “Pet-Friendly Hotel Of The Year.” The hotel is known for hosting Westminster champions, including 2008 Best in Show winner Uno the Beagle (seen here with Paris at […]

Why We Like to Watch Westminster

The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Monday night we watched the 135th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, broadcast on the USA Network for the first hour then on CNBC for the final two hours. We had interviewed expert commentator David Frei (photo, right) before the show via telephone which made the broadcast especially fun for us. Frei, now in his […]

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