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  weening pen and puppy playground set up is truly exciting. I help with puppy training and headstart. It’s a ton of work, but so much fun! I am also very busy in Boy Scouts and have started to work towards my Eagle Scout Award. Other than that I sing in the Cho- rus and hang out with my friends. Oh, and I play Pokemon Go with my friends at Dog Shows.
The funniest thing I’ve experienced at a dog show? Wow! There are so many funny things at dog shows, I could write a book or make a movie. Wait they already made the movie “Best In Show” and the Terrier won! Yep I am a “Terrier Man”.
I chose an Afghan Hound as my juniors because I had always wanted one from the beginning.
The biggest struggle with Afghans is that they are very stub- born, independent, and you never know what you’re going to get with them.
My mom and Deb Ridley are and have always been my mentors because Deb intro- duced Afghans to my mom and then to me and together taught me everything I need- ed to know in order to show an Afghan to the full extent for example the hours of grooming and how to prop- erty present an Afghan.
What have I learned from participating in Juniors that has helped in both dog show activities and non dog show
activities? How to give 100% win or lose every time in everything I do.
 “The biggest struggle with Afghans is that they are very stubborn, independent, and you never know what you’re going to get with them.”
Informal FREE clinics, conducted by AKC Registered Handlers Program members, and open to anyone under the age of 18 interested in learning more about handling. The exact times and ring locations are post- ed at the superintendent’s desk on the day of the event. No preregistration necessary. Show up with a dog on a lead ready for some hands-on instructions from professional handlers. Mixed breed dogs are welcome.
For more information, contact Susan Judge at, (919) 816-3590. For more information on the Juniors Program email
Harrisburg, PA
Penn Ridge KC | Thursday, August 8, 2019
Enumclaw, WA
Olympic KC | Saturday, August 17, 2019
Raleigh, NC
Durham KC | Saturday, August 31, 2019
Lexington, NY
Northern KY KC | Sunday, September 1, 2019
Lebanon, TN
Tri-Star KC of Williamson County | Saturday, October 12, 2019
Fort Wayne, IN
Northeastern IN KC | Sunday, November 3, 2019
West Springfield, MA
Windham Count KC | Saturday, November 23, 2019
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