Dog Show http://nhpr.org en Best In Show For N.H. State Dog? http://nhpr.org/post/best-show-nh-state-dog <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For the first time in its 138 year history, the Westminster Kennel Club will allow the Chinook, NH’s official state dog, to compete in its annual "Best in Show" competition at Madison Square Garden.&nbsp; One of the four Chinook's vying to be top dog is </span>Birr<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, from Londonderry.&nbsp; </span>NHPR's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Sean Hurley visited with </span>Birr<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and his owners Kris and Chester </span>Holleran<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, to find out more about the rare dog and the ra Mon, 10 Feb 2014 21:20:00 +0000 Sean Hurley 43317 at http://nhpr.org Best In Show For N.H. State Dog? Not Spoiled. Well Trained http://nhpr.org/post/not-spoiled-well-trained <p>Paws for a second: Author Josh Dean's new book tells the story of Jack, an award-winning purebred Australian Shepard and his endevours as a show dog. We'll hear a little about the book, and get answers to some questions that make our heads cock.</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 18:56:48 +0000 Virginia Prescott 1773 at http://nhpr.org Not Spoiled. Well Trained Malachy, The Pekingese, Becomes Top Dog In The Land http://nhpr.org/post/malachy-pekingese-becomes-top-dog-land He took on competition that was much bigger and much faster, but in the end the judges decided Malachy, a Pekingese with a long mop of fur framing his funny little pushed-in face, was the top dog in the land and gave him top honors at the Westminster Kennel Club show in New York.<p><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/15/sports/westminster-kennel-club-dog-show.html"><em>The New York Times</em> describes his win thus</a>:<p><blockquote><p>"While his six competitors sped around the ring at Madison Square Garden, Malachy moved so deliberately that he only had to make a half circuit on the gree Wed, 15 Feb 2012 12:57:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 1915 at http://nhpr.org Malachy, The Pekingese, Becomes Top Dog In The Land