Westminster '97 Dog Show Pictures in the News
Return to Beardies in Media
For Champions only, the "super bowl" of dogs
This page can be considered News of news related items, covered under the first amendment. None of the pictures is as it appearded in the origional artical or presentation.
The Herding Group Competition featured Andrew, AM/CAN CH Diotima Bear Necessity, H.C., Oned by Pat McDonald, Susan Lybrand, Karen Kaye, Linda Swain, and Pat Hyde at the time of the show, ( now owned by Pat, Karen and Susan). Breeder: Mr & Mrs S C Appleby.and Handled by Mark Bettis, Agent. Andrew finished in the Group this year. He was Best In Group in 1996, and returned to the Garden in 1997 for one more appearance. Andrew did retire on December 16th winning his 35th Best In Show of his career, except for occassional Specialties, as Westminster. Here are some pictures from the competition:
Come on speed it up Mark...."I finished, did I do good?
OK can we play? (Betty Moore, Judge is smiling.....not now...Andrew)
Betty Selects Andrew.."You're in!"
Andrew is so proud as the large crowd cheers in appreciation..
Andrew retired the Breed Trophy as being only the second Beardie in history to win the breed at the Garden three straight times in a row. Moonshadow was the first to do it in 1986, 87 and 88. Andrew is truely a special Beardie.
Note: Hobo's adopted brother Checkers is an Andrew son. You can see his web page here
USA NETWORK - USA LIVE February 11, 1997
Who is this with Charley? Interviewed on USA Live
Finally - The New York Times ran an article by Mollie O'neill Reproduction rights are $200 for the written article.. Those interested in the article can get a nice framed copy at 1-800-521-0600 Extension 2308. It appeared in the New York Times Metro Section pages B-1,2 on February 10,1997 and the Author was MOLLY O'NEILL. Copies of the Pictures - origionals taken by Linda Rosier can be obtained for $200 (that's right) from Phillis Collazo at 212-556-1243 or Fax 212-556 5257.
So here are some artistic photo renditions , not origionals, which have not been published under copyright laws. They are News of the news.
Jamie Lee and Kramer at a tea party in Manhattan on Saturday for seven beardies who competed in the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden.
Jenny Lee (officially known as Ch. Llanfair Hit the Deck)
Make sure you visit Mazie Blanks page
for lots of candid shots from the show