Dogs

Local News
11:22 am
Wed September 25, 2013

What's In A Dog's Name? This Reporter Finds Out

Black and brown dog.
Credit Irita Kirsbluma / Flickr

What’s in a name? More specifically, what’s in a dog name? Well, we know the answer – at least in Mecklenburg County, thanks to Jeremy Markovich of NBC Charlotte. He analyzed the names of every single dog licensed by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Animal Control – 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's Kevin Kniestedt about his findings:


Charlotte Talks
12:00 am
Fri February 8, 2013

The World Of Dog Shows (Rebroadcast)

Dogs in the Charlotte Talks studio! Nine-month-old Kiser the Doberman.
Erin Keever

  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. Originally Aired November 16, 2012

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 am
Fri November 16, 2012

The World Of Dog Shows

Dogs in the Charlotte Talks studio! Nine-month-old Kiser the Doberman.
Erin Keever

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.

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