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Sherwood Harrington

An entirely parallel post could be constructed about CFA and TICA.

How long do you think it will take for St. Bernard - Australian shepherd mixes to take off in popularity?

Emma and Jax have limited registrations, too, as does Guinness.

Sorry for the disjointed nature of this comment. Kelsey's directing it. He wants me to find a dumpster now, so he can have a nice atavistic roll.


Craig L

Another reason NOT to like the Westminster Dog Show: they've just changed dog food sponsors because they didn't like the old sponsor Pedigree's recent ads, focusing on pound animals needing adoption.


They said the dogs in the ads didn't fit with the Dog Show's image because they were "sad", but I think it was because they weren't purebred.

Mike Peterson

Wow. I was actually prepared for some flak from the adoption people who would be mad that I talked about getting purebred pups. But, to play with the cliche, most of Vaska's best friends are adopted mixed breeds. And I'll probably go that way next time around, which I hope is about a dozen years from now.

What I wasn't prepared for was to find out that WKC could be such jerks. Ah, well, I said my feelings were mixed.

Less so now than they were 15 minutes ago.



Mike Peterson

I really, really, really despised "A Mighty Wind," because they just didn't get it. They mocked something, not for its own faults, but for what they perceived to be its faults, based on stupid media images they (foolishly) believed to be true.

On the other hand, I loved "Best in Show."

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