| Aug 22, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Anyone who has spent a few hours glued to the televised broadcast of the Westminster Dog Show, watching highly skilled dogs jump and hop their way to national recognition, can imagine just how much training and practice are required to get to the national...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:10 AM
In the den of Cynthia Hornor's spacious Ellicott City home sits a tall trophy honoring her border collie, Spice, as the U.S. Dog Agility Association's 2013 national grand prix champion. Down in the basement, most of a long wall is covered with hundreds of...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 6:02 AM
When the Greenwood family of Bel Air purchased their first family pet more than two decades ago, they never imagined that man's best friend would lead them to competitions across the country and, eventually, to a coveted title at one of the most...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 10:56 AM
There are plenty of ways to divide people: haves vs. have-nots, Democrats vs. Republicans, night owls vs. larks, rap vs. rock, fried vs. broiled. The list goes on, but there are also a few things almost everyone can agree on, and one is Grand Champion...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 6:25 AM
When the 137th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show arrives in New York City next week, even the small breeds will be living large.
That's because pet travel is booming across the United States, with more travelers than ever taking along their four-...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 9:05 AM
This weekend, he'll be brushed in his Davidsonville home to remove loose strands. He'll get a special bath with custom-blended shampoo, then a blow-dry in Annapolis. Then he'll down a little motion-sickness medicine for his ride to New York.
| Sep 25, 2012
| 11:18 AM
When the 2012 Westminster Fallfest celebration kicks off on Thursday night, Sept. 27, with the annual parade, Woody Higgs will be right at the front.
Higgs, along with five other residents representing Special Olympics-Maryland, Carroll County, will...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Westminster's annual Fallfest kicks off on Thursday, Sept. 27, and runs through Sunday, Sept. 30, filling the downtown area with days and nights of activity and celebration. Hours are 6 to 10 p.m. on Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday;...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 4:14 PM
Despite taking two dogs to the country's most prestigious dog show and doubling her chances of success, a Perry Hall woman on Tuesday was unable to advance in the competition.
Lisl Dutterer had entered her champion Samoyeds Halo and Easter in the...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 12:54 PM
When Fulton Republican Greg Fox was campaigning to be re-elected to his District 5 County Council seat last year, he found more than politics to talk about at one person's home.
While knocking door-to-door, Fox came across a Tibetan Terrier and became...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 12:33 PM
A rundown of what's going on the week of 2/13-2/19.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
The Secret World of Arriety
This Means War
BET Honors (special; 9 p.m.; BET)
Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 8:37 PM
It's all politics
Los Angeles Times
How has the Glen of Imaal terrier not yet won the Westminster Kennel Club dog show you ask? You ask, don't you? Politics! Darn politics. The hardy breed comes from the Glen of Imaal in County Wicklow,...