Dog Show 101: What’s in the Westminster Kennel Club | Health, medicine and fitness

By Jennifer Peltz – The Associated Press TARIETOWN, New York (AP) – Thousands of dogs began competing Monday for the award for best in show at the popular Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. To the casual viewer, the annual show of dapper handlers who lead polite dogs around the ring may seem like a somewhat … Read more

Dog Show 101: What’s in the Westminster Kennel Club | Health, medicine and fitness

By Jennifer Peltz – The Associated Press TARIETOWN, New York (AP) – Thousands of dogs began competing Monday for the prize for best in show at the famous Westminster Kennel Club dog show. To the casual viewer, the annual show of dapper handlers who lead polite dogs around the ring may seem like a somewhat … Read more

UK study confirms that English bulldogs are a genetic tragedy

picture: Frank Rampenhorst/DPA/AFP (Getty Images) New research confirms this week that the English bulldog is an unhealthy group. Scientists in the UK have found that these dogs are more likely to develop a variety of health problems than other breeds – more than 30 times in some cases. But the team says it is still … Read more