When Patie Ventre, a former professional ballroom dancer, looks out across an empty dance floor, she doesn’t envision Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers swinging through “Top Hat.” She sees Westies waltzing, poodles in polka and Mastiffs getting down to the Macarena. That’s why she started the World Canine Freestyle Organization — a group that […]
Sifting through the Top Dogs of Westminster!
Throw open the doors at Madison Square Garden during Westminster, and prepare to be overwhelmed. The many thousands of dogs competing in the event are everywhere-tucked into every corner, all being primped and preened, sprayed and brushed by their doting owners in preparation for the big event. But beneath all of that hairspray and […]
Dogs’ Dinners of Newport, Rhode Island!
High society, in an effort to amuse and outdo the neighbors, celebrated lavishly in the “cottages” overlooking the water. Mrs. Elizabeth Drexel Lehr and Mrs. Stuyvesant Fish were co-hosts at the Lehr’s summer home, Ashleigh, and added their own special element to the staid dinner party. On the suggestion of Harry Lehr, they […]
Animal Fair Beauty – GET THAT LOOK!
Here is a glimpse of the hottest cruelty free Animal Fair ‘musts’ for the fall, courtesy of our Contributing Beauty Editor, Joanna Schlip! 1. This fall, cheeks are Coppers and Rose. I recommend Prescriptives “Mysticks” créme blushes in whirl or woman. The colors are long lasting and very easy to apply. 2. If […]