Posts By Leah Bertagnolli

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Bella the Cancer Sniffing Dog is the Official Spokes-Dog for Early Breast Cancer Detection

Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) Bella’s keen sense of smell detected the breast cancer of her owner Susan Castriota. The story of a woman’s best friend has a powerful message for women about the importance of yearly mammograms. Susan Castriota, renowned children’s book author/illustrator of the series “Wilson’s Wondrous Tails,” is fortunate to have a dog with… read more

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Veterinarians Reach Across the Americas to Eliminate Human and Canine Deaths from Rabies

​(SCHAUMBURG, Illinois) September 26, 2014 – September 28 marks the 8th annual World Rabies Day, an international event created to help raise rabies awareness and save lives. While only one to two people die annually from rabies in the United States, the disease kills more than 55,000 people worldwide and creates fear-based slaughter of dogs… read more

Stopping To Smell the Roses

For Everyone Thats Been Delayed or Stranded On Their Travels This Story is Encouragement to Enjoy Where You Are. Not sure how many of you seem to have Tunnel vision when you head out to a dog show… Probably most of you! I know for the last almost 30 years we’ve packed our bags,car and… read more

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The Millennial Generation of Handlers – Adam Bernardin

Meet Third Generation dog show person and professional Handler Adam Bernardin. A very accomplished handler at the age of 30, Adam is part of the next generation of professionals that’s setting the bar for achievement. He won the sporting group at the 2012 Westminster Kennel Club with the beautiful Irish Setter “Emily” GCH Shadagee Caught… read more

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My Favorite Things: Throw the Damn Ball

Well-known beagle breeder Leah Bertagnolli is always on the look-out for off-kilter books on dogs to share with friends & family. Recently published Throw The Damn Ball hits the mark perfectly with its zany poetry written by dogs for their humans. With the holidays here, she thought this might be of interest for dog lovers… read more

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