Mary Bloom, Photographer to the Dog Stars, Dies at 81

She was well known at the Westminster Kennel Club show for her ability to communicate with dogs. “I just understand who they are,” she said. Mary Bloom, a champion of animals who as a staff photographer for the Westminster Kennel Club shot its annual dog show with a careful eye to illustrating the bond between dogs and the handlers who lead them around the judging rings, died on Sept.

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