Junior Handling

Junior Handler v Snowflake

September 15, 2016
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If one talks with a fancier long enough, inevitably the subject of the “greying” of our sport comes up. We fret over the future of our respective breeds; club members wring their hands over how to attract new and younger members, and the AKC grapples with finding relevancy with a generation raised on the “adopt-don’t-shop” […]

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The Road to Eukanuba: Meet the Future of the Dog Fancy

December 5, 2011
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In a couple of weeks, I’ll be heading to the AKC/Eukanuba dog show in Orlando where I intend to check in on the future of my sport. I won’t be visiting a high tech booth demonstrating robotic handlers capable of performing a flawless triangle. I won’t be consulting with geneticists on track to construct the […]

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Eukanuba Eve

December 4, 2010
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I write tonight with utter relief that I’ve not developed cataracts. Within the last hour, a thick fog has rolled over the site of the Eukanuba National Championship with such velocity that I found myself groping strangers to find my way back to the hotel. Only when I overheard others remark on the fog did I realize […]

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