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Dogs Are Having Their Day

May 4, 2020

 

In this Feb. 11, 2020 photo, a Golden retriever named Daniel competes in the Best in Show contest during 144th Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York. America’s dogs are having their day as the coronavirus keeps many people at home more with their pets and is spurring so much adoption and fostering that some shelters’ kennels have emptied.

FILE – In this Feb. 15, 2011 file photo, Sutter, a Pembroke Welsh corgi belonging to California Gov. Jerry Brown, and California first lady Anne Gust Brown, background, walks around the east steps of the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. America’s dogs are having their day as the coronavirus keeps many people at home more with their pets and is spurring so much adoption and fostering that some shelters’ kennels have emptied. But while much is changing for people and pooches around the U.S., there’s at least one thing holding as steady as a dog with a favorite toy. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

FILE- In this Jan. 12, 2010 file photo, “Kelli,” a two-year-old German Shepard that belongs to US Army member Matthew Snider, rests after playing ball. America’s dogs are having their day as the coronavirus keeps many people at home more with their pets and is spurring so much adoption and fostering that some shelters’ kennels have emptied. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

By: Damian Dovarganes

FILE- In this Feb. 11, 2020 file photo, a standard poodle named Siba, competes for Best in Show during the 144th Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York. America’s dogs are having their day as the coronavirus keeps many people at home more with their pets and is spurring so much adoption and fostering that some shelters’ kennels have emptied. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

By: John Minchillo

FILE- In this Feb. 16, 2016 file photo, C.J., a German shorthaired pointer, is shown in the ring during the sporting group competition at the 140th Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York. C.J. won best in Sporting group. The American Kennel Club says that German shorthaired pointer’s are the ninth most popular dog breed of 2019. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

By: Mary Altaffer

FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2011 file photo, a Beagle waits to be judged during the first day of the Westminster Dog Show in New York. America’s dogs are having their day as the coronavirus keeps many people at home more with their pets and is spurring so much adoption and fostering that some shelters’ kennels have emptied. (AP Photo/Jeff Christensen, File)

By: Jeff Christensen

FILE- In this March 21, 2017 file photo a French bulldog named Violet inspects a virtual reality camera in New York. America’s dogs are having their day as the coronavirus keeps many people at home more with their pets and is spurring so much adoption and fostering that some shelters’ kennels have emptied. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

By: Richard Drew

FILE- In this March 28, 2018, file photo, Harbor, an 8-week old Labrador retriever, takes a nap during a news conference at the American Kennel Club headquarters in New York. America’s dogs are having their day as the coronavirus keeps many people at home more with their pets and is spurring so much adoption and fostering that some shelters’ kennels have emptied. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

By: Mary Altaffer

FILE- In this Feb. 11, 2017 file photo, a Rottweiler named Prime, who works as a service dog, is seen during the meet the breeds companion event to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York. America’s dogs are having their day as the coronavirus keeps many people at home more with their pets and is spurring so much adoption and fostering that some shelters’ kennels have emptied. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

By: Mary Altaffer

In this Feb. 10, 2020 file photo, a bulldog named Thor naps before competition at the 144th Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York. America’s dogs are having their day as the coronavirus keeps many people at home more with their pets and is spurring so much adoption and fostering that some shelters’ kennels have emptied. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

By: Mark Lennihan

 

 

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