Sport: Mrs. Dodge's Dog Show

The Westminster Kennel Club show, Manhattan's 65-year-old annual, is tantamount to the national show-dog championship of the U.S. But the Westminster is not the biggest, richest or most spectacular dog show in the world. The show that is all these things—bigger than England's famed Cruft's—is the Morris & Essex.

Last week the 15th Morris & Essex was staged at Giralda Farms, the 3,000-acre estate of Mrs. M. Hartley Dodge at Madison, N.J.

Mrs. Dodge, niece of the late John D. Rockefeller, started her show in 1927 to raise money for a local charity....