With Westminster Kennel Club judging underway this week, I thought this was an interesting little piece of WKC history. The photo is of one of the actual chow entries that year. The name was misspelled. It should read Champion “Dorian” 100 years ago in 1923, Westminster Kennel Club had no BEST IN SHOW awarded due […]
Back when dog show news made the largest newspapers and National headlines (mostly pre WWII) Chow Specialties were many times first announced in one paper, then results reported the day following the grand event.
I have documented each of these shows I have unearthed using period newspaper clippings and vintage archive images.
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1930 ARTICLE – DOG NEWS – Claire Knapp Penney reminisces of the “old style” chows and sportsmanship
I just ran into this article in my June 1930 Dog News and felt it was still so relevant today that I had to share. Written by the highly respected Breeder, Exhibitor and judge, Mrs. Claire Knapp Penny (SEE RELATED ARTICLES AT BOTTOM OF POST). Claire reminisced about original chow type, and how little of […]
1928 Chow Club National Specialty marked catalog
Circa 1928 Chow Chow Club of America National specialty, MARKED catalog. Thank you so very much Paul Davis for scanning this unbelievably RARE and valuable piece of chow history for the archives and mailing me the copies. Below you will find a photo of some of the breeders of this era mentioned time and time again […]
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