Thursday, February 14, 2008

Although Westminster is over, I'm still enjoying articles and pictures from the grand event. Personally, I think the owners are more entertaining than the dogs themselves. Here is an excerpt from the New York Times article:

Dog shows are essentially fashion shows, after all, demonstrations of the many ways that selective breeding can be used to accommodate alterations in taste. Despite all the marketing and mythologizing about bloodlines extending backward into antiquity, many canine breeds are relatively modern and man-made.

Here is the full article.