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April 30, 2012

Dog Days

Josh Dean tracked dog shows for his inside look at the sometimes wacky subculture, including an uncomfortably close look at the breeding game.

Andrew Golding

There are two kinds of people in this world—those who are dog people and those who aren't. That isn't to say the two groups are uniform; not every non-dog person is a heartless, unlovable creep incapable of feeling anything as he looks coldly into the playful eyes of an Australian shepherd puppy. And certainly most dog people don't spend hundreds of thousands of dollars annually on primping and training and breeding their show dogs as they tour them around the country. But wouldn't it be interesting to find out about those who did?

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