Dog shows

May 24, 2018 - 2:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two scenes are being cut from the family movie "Show Dogs" after complaints that they resemble real-life sexual abuse. Global Road Entertainment said in a statement Wednesday concerns from moviegoers and organizations prompted the removal of the scenes from the film which is...
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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014 file photo, from left, a bulldog, a golden retriever, a French bulldog, a German shepherd and a Labrador retriever are shown off during a news conference at the American Kennel Club in New York. These puppies represent the five most popular breeds in AKC rankings released in 2018, with the Labrador retriever at No. 1 for the 27th consecutive year. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
March 28, 2018 - 9:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans still love Labrador retrievers, but the nation's flirtation with French bulldogs has reached new heights. Labs remain the country's most popular purebred dog for a 27th year, while German shepherds and golden retrievers have hung onto the second and third spots in new...
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File- This Feb. 13, 2018, file photo shows Evangeline Wendt, 7, right, visiting with a golden retriever named Tank during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York. Retrievers have never fared well at America’s most prestigious dog show at the Westminster Kennel Club. But retrievers everywhere can wag their tails proudly after the underdog UMBC Retrievers pulled off a stunning upset in the NCAA basketball tournament by beating top-seeded Virginia. The mascot for UMBC is a Chesapeake Bay retriever, the state dog of Maryland.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
March 18, 2018 - 2:25 am
They're now at the top of the Bark Bracket. Very good dog, you Retrievers! In a sport full of Bulldogs, Huskies and Terriers, a new breed is suddenly ruling the NCAA basketball tournament — and beyond. All thanks to those underdogs at UMBC. "How 'bout those Retrievers?" dog expert David Frei raved...
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Handler Bill McFadden holds Flynn, a bichon frise, on top of the Empire State Building Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, the morning after Flynn was named best in show at the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, in New York. (AP Photo/Jeff McMillan)
February 14, 2018 - 4:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — America's new top dog is set to become best in a Broadway show. Flynn the bichon frise is taking quite a victory lap on Valentine's Day, hours after he won the Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden. The white powder puff's tour of the town is set to finish...
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Bill McFadden shows Flynn, a bichon frise, in the ring during the non-sporting group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Flynn won best in the non-sporting group. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 14, 2018 - 12:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Flynn the bichon frise won best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club on Tuesday night, a choice that seemed to surprise almost everyone in the packed crowd at Madison Square Garden. Fans who had been loudly shouting for their favorites fell into stunned silence when judge Betty-...
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February 14, 2018 - 2:56 am
The supervisor is Jay Cohen, followed by Simmi Buttar at 9 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport...
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February 14, 2018 - 2:56 am
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL MESA, Ariz. (AP) — When Yu Darvish met with Theo Epstein and other Chicago Cubs officials last December in the Dallas area, the Japanese pitcher liked what he heard. "The Cubs really stood out, and everyone was sincere at the meeting," Darvish said Tuesday through a translator...
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Bill McFadden shows Flynn, a bichon frise, in the ring during the non-sporting group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Flynn won best in the non-sporting group. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 13, 2018 - 11:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Westminster Kennel Club dog show (all times local): 11:42 p.m. Flynn the bichon frise has won best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club. The choice was a surprise to most of the crowd at Madison Square Garden, with many fans falling silent when the white powder...
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In this Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, photo, Emmy, a harrier, keeps her eyes on a treat offered to her by handler Mike Gowen in the benching area before competing in the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Owners and handlers know how to cater to the eclectic tastes of show dogs competing this week. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 13, 2018 - 8:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Benjamin is a grand champion English toy spaniel, but he's not a champ at chow. The otherwise undemanding dog tends to balk at any food after a couple of meals. The one treat he never refuses? Sauerkraut — and hold the hot dog. Emmy the harrier is crazy for ice cubes. Dick the...
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February 13, 2018 - 2:43 pm
The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by Ben Nuckols at 5 p.m. and Jay Cohen at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer...
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