Photos by Kayla Bertagnolli
The 2012 Westminster Best Junior Handler, Ania Gabrielle Kelly, smiled cheek to cheek from the winner’s podium on February 14, 2012 in Madison Square Garden. She earned the top award with Ch. Winfree’s Do You Believe In Magic. To read an exclusive DFR Q&A with Ania, click here.
BEST JUNIOR HANDLER
Best Junior Handler Ania Gabrielle Kelly with Ch. Winfree's Do You Believe In Magic, whom she started training at 6 months of age.
SECOND PLACE – Best Junior Handler
Second-place winner Matthew Perry with Ch. Namaste Miniature Perfection
THIRD PLACE – Best Junior Handler
Third-place winner Grace Kofron with Ch. Paradigm Aariel's Entourage CD RA
FOURTH PLACE – Best Junior Handler
Fourth-place winner Samantha Heiser with Ch. Shadow Hill's Star Chaser
Junior Finalist Lineup
Finalist Chaz McDonnell with Ch. Southern This Kiss
Finalist Kristin Lawless with GCh. Foxvale Foxvrooke Dare To Cruise
Finalist Emalia Williams with DC Jasiri-Sukari John Tri-Volta SC
Finalist Cameron Henson with GCh. Chardon Garden Party
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