Q&A: Nathan, A Bloodhound That Did Not Win The Westminster Dog Show

Another year, another February; another parade of dogs coming to a gray and bitter New York in hopes of winning the big ribbon at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show. Of all this year's upsets, few were as touching as the toppling of Flessner's International S'Cess, a handsome bloodhound from Maryland who won Best… »2/18/15 11:08am

Someone Just Tried To Disrupt The Best In Show Judging At Madison Square Garden

We have practically no information about this, other than that a woman with a sign tried to rush the stage as Best In Show was about to be announced at the Westminster Kennel Club show at Madison Square Garden. Twitter rumors say the sign said something about PETA, but we don't really have any confirmation of that.… »2/14/12 10:56pm

Handjobs, Butt-To-Butt Action, And Other Sex Secrets Of The Champion Show Dog

For his new book, Show Dog: the Charmed Life and Trying Times of a Near-Perfect Purebred, Josh Dean spent more than a year following a champion show dog named Jack, a young Australian Shepherd. In the following excerpt, Jack—who is owned by a single mother from Pennsylvania named Kimberly Smith—tries to mate for the… »2/14/12 8:00am

Great Moments In NBC Programming Synthesis, Starring The Capitals' Jay Beagle

While we were deprived any beagles in last week's Puppy Bowl, NBC viewers were treated to two of them this afternoon. Returning from break late in Washington's game against the Rangers at Madison Square Garden, NBC dropped this quick promo for the Westminster Dog Show which gets underway tomorrow at MSG—a rare and… »2/12/12 2:58pm