a competitive event in which dogs are exhibited and judged by an established standard or set of ideals prescribed for each breed.
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How to use dog show in a sentence
And, in fact, I continued to think I wouldn’t write anything until we were driving back home in the evening, when, with some distance, I realized the profundity of my day at the dog show.
Because what I took away from the dog show is not dissimilar from what I’ve taken away from three months of being a dog owner myself.
At one point, I asked one veteran dog show professional about whether labradoodles—like my now-5-month-old puppy—would ever be a breed that could compete on the dog show circuit.
“So the dog show world was not the place for him,” Mellon says.
The Puppy Bowl would be a good obvious choice, with the Westminster Kennel Club dog show as a close second.Oscars, the Super Bowl for Women & Other People’s Super Bowls | Kevin Fallon | February 22, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Sure enough, something breaks—an IRA attack at a dog show in Belfast.12 Revelations in Kati Marton’s Memoir ‘Paris: A Love Story’ | | August 9, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
“They felt that it served only to attempt to influence AKC judges,” the dog-show author/consultant/judge Pat Hastings told me.
Billy Wheeler, the man behind dog show Poop, the most influential blog in the game, agrees.
Edward Henry's taxi-cab in that Square seemed like a homeless cat that had strayed into a dog-show.The Regent | E. Arnold Bennett
It was a dog show, that of the 'Ladies' Kennel Association.'All About Dogs | Charles Henry Lane
To-day was the third of September, and on the eleventh a dog-show was to be held at Brooch.Berry And Co. | Dornford Yates
When they get tired of that we take them to the dog show, which is Jack's collection of beautiful china dogs.Harper's Young People, November 2, 1880 | Various
From one of these exhibitors the Mistress learned of a dog-show rule that was wholly new to her.Lad: A Dog | Albert Payson Terhune