Thursday, February 6, 2014

Westminster soon, dogs bringing their owners to the city

In a few days, the Westminster Kennel Club great big dog show will burst onto New York, complete with thousands of dogs bringing their owners to prance about the show rings, celebrities with their teeny tiny pocket dogs getting on camera, the excitement about whether the grand winner will be small enough to sit in the trophy for pictures, or big enough to give the judge a ride home.

When Andy and I had parallel petcare businesses, we were keen watchers, complete with special snacks for the two evenings of watching, and choices of favorites and hisses when yet again the Dalmatian didn't  win, much to KC (resident Dal)'s disappointment.  It was a kind of official bonding event all around.

And since the local Trenton AKC event, huge, in early May, is one of the major events the dogs have to succeed at on the way to Westminster, that was an official Staff Day Out, since it's in the county park usually in great weather and you can get in among the dogs and their handlers, all very cool.  Every breed you ever heard of and more.  All kinds of agility and fancy dancy events, great fun.

When you're self employed, you take your work fun where you can find it!

1 comment:

Magpie's Mumblings said...

I love to watch the trials on tv - the dogs are all so wonderful. Makes me want one!