Obituary June 11, 2017. He was our friend, attorney, advisor to the dog
fancy, trusted AKC Board ally and Steve Gladstone was a real dog-man, founder of Aragorn Cardigans.
On July 19th, 2016 the world mourned the loss of a leader in the sport, the
other half of the first and best glossy show dog magazines, and of his partner Joe McGinnis.
Died Monday November 23, 2015 after a long battle with
ovarian cancer. Bedlington Terrier fancier, mover and shaker, Book author, she will be missed by many.
A popular handler seen world-wide winning Westminster groups, removed from life support Jan. 9th 2010 after suffering surgical complications.
Passed away suddenly Saturday October 24th, 2009.
K9 Veterans Day Founder and a noble soldier with a cause, let's make it come true. Send a note to your State Senator.
Founder and Executive Director of American Sporting Dog Alliance, passed away
Sept. 15, 2009 during cancer surgery. His professional reporting on animal rights kept us all informed.
Passed away with wife Barbara Alderman at his side on
February 3, 2009. He was a tough competitor, a beloved judge with a great sense of humor and tremendous love for the dogs.
Passed Dec. 20, 2008 at age 65, watching TV, a dog on her lap. AKC Delegate, Judge, Diane was a force,
a legend in her own time, Diane saved hundreds of dogs during Hurricane Katrina.
Wynne Sharples Ballinger
Died June 9, 2008 at 84. Pekingese breeder, over 60
AKC champions, her Ch. Claymore Opening Night won best of breed at the 2002 Westminster Kennel Club Show.
A top dog show photographer, passed away December 22, after five
months of declining health. He would have been 84 years old in January and was still active until recently.
She was publisher of "The American Cocker", world-famous Baliwick Cocker Spaniels, and a renowned dog show artist who passed away
November 2007. Tribute by Peggy Mickelson
Peggy Hogg (Mrs. Henry Kratz)
Passed away Sept. 2, 2007. Peggy was a
well-known Maltese, Shi-Tzu and Poodle handler and breeder, a gracious lady and judge who will be missed by all.
Danced into eternity October 1994. Movie star, Great Dane
breeder, Pro Handler, AKC Judge, Lina died at age 87 from cancer. Tribute by this editor for whom she was a second mother.