Dogs http://wfae.org en What's In A Dog's Name? This Reporter Finds Out http://wfae.org/post/whats-dogs-name-reporter-finds-out <p>What&rsquo;s in a name? More specifically, what&rsquo;s in a dog name? Well, we know the answer &ndash; at least in Mecklenburg County, thanks to Jeremy Markovich of NBC Charlotte. He <a href="http://www.wcnc.com/news/local/Interactive-How-many-dogs-are-named-Mecklenburg-County-NC-224925392.html">analyzed</a> the names of every single dog licensed by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Animal Control &ndash; 109,000 in all. From that list, he was able to determine the most popular dog names, and created a searchable list of more than 17,000 different names. Jeremy spoke to WFAE&#39;s Kevin Kniestedt about his findings:</p><p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 15:22:41 +0000 Kevin Kniestedt 36022 at http://wfae.org What's In A Dog's Name? This Reporter Finds Out The World Of Dog Shows (Rebroadcast) http://wfae.org/post/world-dog-shows-rebroadcast <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There are dog lovers all over the region but our guests today take dog ownership to a very big degree. We’ll meet two people who breed, train and judge dogs for shows. In advance of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show next week, we’ll learn what goes into the making of a champion dog, why pure breeds are so important to the dog show world, breeding practices and more. We’ll also be joined by a couple of four legged guests and you will actually hear from them.&nbsp;</span><em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Originally Aired November 16, 2012</span></em></p><p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 05:00:00 +0000 20962 at http://wfae.org The World Of Dog Shows (Rebroadcast) The World Of Dog Shows http://wfae.org/post/world-dog-shows <p>There are dog lovers all over the region but our guests today take dog ownership to a very big degree. We’ll meet two people who breed, train and judge dogs for shows. We’ll learn what goes into the making of a champion dog, why pure breeds are so important to the dog show world, breeding practices and more. We’ll also be joined by a couple of four legged guests and you will actually hear from them. Dog shows are common in the area and we’ll learn more.</p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 05:00:00 +0000 15873 at http://wfae.org The World Of Dog Shows