A four-year-old Bloodhound named Trumpet, was awarded the Best In Show during the 146th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show held in Tarrytown, New York, on June 22, 2022. Trumpet is the only Bloodhound that won the top prize in the dog show’s history. He bested a French Bulldog, a Maltese, a German Shepherd, an English Setter, a Lakeland Terrier, and a Samoyed to get the crown.
After a six-month delay, the 2022 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is back. The annual event, which is celebrating its 146th year of dog competition, has finally kicked off on June 18, 2022, at the Lyndhurst Estate in Tarrytown, New York. The event will culminate on June 22 with the Best In Show award.
As the swelting heat swept through much of southwestern and central United States on June 14, 2022, a dog shelter in Ohio has sought help from the community for some much-needed ice to cool the shelter. The request came about due to a power outage in the Columbus area where the Franklin County Dog Shelter and Adoption Center was located due to the ongoing heatwave.
A woman from Albany, New York found the surprise of her life when an Oscar-winning actor rescued her lost dog on June 6, 2022. Chelsea Blackwell recounted that one of her pets, a 15-year-old Dachshund Terrier Chihuahua Mix named Blue, suddenly bolted to chase something out of her backyard and didn’t return for hours.
The New York Legislature passed the “Puppy Mill Pipeline Bill” on June 3, 2022, prohibiting pet stores from selling dogs, cats, and rabbits.
A 25-year-old woman from Missouri was charged on May 26, 2022, for leaving her four dogs in the hot car resulting in their deaths, while she and her boyfriend ate lunch in a downtown restaurant in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.
A Pitbull won the 2022 American Rescue Dog Show held on May 25, 2022. The annual show aims to show the personalities and talents of dogs adopted from rescue shelters across the nation.
After the fatal shooting of 19 students and two teachers at the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on May 24, 2022, members of the Lutheran Church Charities (LCC) K-9 Ministries sent eight Golden Retrievers to the bereaved town to comfort the community.
The inspiring K9 dog unit, which was the subject of the Netflix movie, Rescued By Ruby, was put to sleep on May 13, 2022, due to a sudden and untreatable illness. Ruby, an Australian Shepherd and Border Collie Mix, was 11 years old.
Actor Chris Evans shares a picture of himself and his dog on his social media page in honor of National Rescue Dog Day on May 20, 2022. The photo shows the actor at the steering wheel while his dog, Dodger, cozily rests its head on his shoulder. The caption reads, “#NationalRescueDogDay” together with a red heart emoji.