Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Image courtesy American Kennel Club website
Last night I indulged myself in a guilty pleasure. I'm doing it again tonight and I can't wait.
No, I'm not researching a new romance novel. Instead the television is on while I sip hot chocolate and watch the show of shows...Westminster. It started Monday night and resumes the action tonight, where one dog will be chosen Best in Show.
There is something simply fascinating about watching gorgeous dogs groomed to the max prancing (and they do prance) around the ring. Though canines are all one species, it's amazing to see the variety of sizes, shapes, colors, and coats.
If you get a chance, check it out. You might figure out what blueblood ancestors make up your Heinz 57 pup.
"Look at that, Marge! I'm sure our Rover must be a Puli-Harrier-Afghan-Dalmatian mix!"
The Pedigree company is also running ads campaigning for shelter dogs that are sure to tug your heartstrings.