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Rodney Carrington at Alerus Center

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Grand Forks, ND – Rodney Carrington brought a large crowd of fans to hear his jokes and perform original music at the Alerus Center.  The weather earlier in the day was hit with snow and high winds that could have been an easy excuse for fans to just stay home but Carrington’s fans are loyal.  Carrington had a strong theme that came from the personal viewpoint of his life from an early age and carried forward to his age now.  He went non-stop with his stories and humor with an embracing Mature audience.

 

Rodney Carrington’s talent carried forward on the second half by singing with his guitar to his original music.  Carrington has a wide range of talent encompassing the stand-up comedian, actor and country music artist.  He has released with major-labeled albums; six with original music and has starred in “Rodney” sitcom and film 2008 “Beer for My Horses.”

Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show names “Best In Show”

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New York – Flynn the bichon frise wins the prestigious “Best in Show” at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Tuesday evening.

 

Madison Square Garden was packed for the final competition of “Best in Show”.  Flynn the bichon frise took the top honors of being the top dog for the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.  The small powder-puff dog followed his handler, Bill McFadden flawlessly. Competition was tight and all of the finalists performed beautifully showing why obtaining this title is so prestigious and is considered the Olympics of competition for dogs.

 

There were two full days of competition leading up to the final round on Tuesday evening at the Gardens.  The final round was narrowed down to Biggie a pug, Border collie - Slick, Ty a giant schnauzer, Sussex spaniel called Bean,  Norfolk terrier named Winston, and regal borzoi-Lucy. 

 

Betty-Anne Stenmark from Woodside, California was the judge that chose the winner. 

 


Westminster Agility Competition

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New York – Fame(US) a black and white border collie won The Westminster Kennel Club agility championship on Saturday evening at the Piers in New York.  Jessica Ajoux is the handler from Sparta, New Jersey had Fame jumping into her arms as the crowd roared in excitement to their finish.  Fame(US) pronunciation is “famous.”

 

Agility was added to The Westminster Kennel Club in 2014 that allowed mixed-breed dogs to enter with 29 competing in this year’s competition with a total of 330 dogs.  A full day of competition was held at the Piers with the finalists ending the evening.  Right behind Fame(US) a Chihuahua-terrier named Jefe was the top agility dog that was a mixed breed.

 

Monday opens with 2,882 entries for the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club show at Madison Square Garden.  Tuesday evening will feature the finale with the Top in Show to be announced

New York Pet Fashion Show NYC

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New York – The evening at the historic Hotel Pennsylvania, NYC was fully energized with creatively designed costumes that celebrities and rescue stars walked down the runway with their pets and rescue dogs looking for homes.  This was the 15th anniversary with the theme “Country Couture for Animal Rescue.”  The New York Pet Fashion Show is the largest pet fashion and animal rescue benefit in the country.

 

Dedication and true passion illuminated the venue showcasing all involved that work hard for the cause.  The benefit of helping to save animals lives and benefiting the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals with 150 shelters and rescue groups has increased their presence every year with their mission.

 

Gregg Oehler is the Chairman of the event and TropiClean was the presenter of the New York Pet Fashion Show.  The host and MC was Celebrity Pet Expert Harrison Forbes.  The Gold Paw award featured celebrity, TV host and actor Travis Brorsen for the 2018 “ Humanitarian” award winner.


SCI – Safari Club International

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Las Vegas, Nevada – Worldwide programs for wildlife came under one location ad over 17,000 attended the Safari Club International (SCI).  Six continents were represented by hunting guides and hunters for the annual Safari Club International.  Safari Club foundation invests millions of dollars in strong educational seminars and wildlife conservation.  SCI is a strong advocate in protecting the freedom to hunt in the United States and internationally.

 

Safari Club International holds an Auction Program during the convention.  The proceeds help promote the mission program for SCI with hunting advocacy, wildlife conservation and humanitarian services.  The Las Vegas Convention Center had nearly one million square feet with over 2,000 booth spaces for exhibitors for a mix of gun and products, wildlife art, international travel and more.


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