Dog Fancier's Guide to Shakespeare

"To be or not to be, that is the question."
(Shall we breed this season?)
"Nor let the rain of heaven wet this place."
(The prayer of all outdoor show chairs)
"Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble."
(Ringside gossip)
"He hath but a little wee face, with a little yellow beard."
(Cairn Terrier)
"Methought I heard a voice cry, 'Sleep no more...'"
(Bitch in season in same house with active stud)
"Like a fountain with a hundred spouts"
(Male dog going for a walk)
"What fools these mortals be"
(They just bought their third dog)
"A double blessing is a double grace"
(Best of breed AND a group placement)
"Out, out damned spot!"
(They are housebreaking the third dog)
"I love the sport well; but I shall as soon quarrel at it as any man in England."
(Sentiments of the inveterate dog show enthusiast)
"What light through yonder window breaks?
(Up all night whelping)
"Young gentlemen, your spirits are too bold for your years."
(class of terrier puppies)
"Much ado about nothing"
(False pregnancy)
"Your father is at Westminster"
(But your mother was not show quality)
"Assume a virtue if you have it not"
(Be a good loser)
"And I do wish your honours may increase"
(Best in Show next time)
"Play such fantastic tricks before high heaven as make the angels weep"
(On seeing some odd jugding - or clever handling)
"Obedience; for so work the honey-bees, creatures that by a rule in nature teach the act of order"
(A good definition!)
"Small curs are not regarded when they grin"
(Unless they have a big-name handler)
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