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May 31, 2013 Subscribe

Good Sportsmanship Matters, plus a Fairy ‘Tail’ Comes True

Good sportsmanship is a part of every young competitors education. Learning to win and lose with grace is something every junior handler must learn, and DFR Blogger Kayla Bertagnolli shares her thoughts on the role parents can play in the learning process. Find out how juniors can learn from their mistakes while developing a stronger bond with their dogs.

Contributing write Deb Eldredge D.V.M. tells the story of a breeder/owner-handler whose homebred Beagle won the National Specialty. Gretchen Milke and ‘Mason’ achieved what many in the dog sport aspire to, and they have plenty of people to thank for making it all possible. Meet the lady and her singleton puppy who prove that fairy “tails” can come true.

Best In Show Daily invites you to share your knowledge and experience with our readers – among the most active participants in the dog game. If you’ve written an article you’d like to see published on Best In Show Daily or would like to pen one, please email me at dan@bestinshowdaily.

Dan Sayers
Editor in Chief

Fairy ‘Tails’ Can Come True!
By Deb Eldredge, D.V.M.

If you show in conformation, you daydream. The dreams start small – maybe I can at least be second out of my class of three! And then, dreams grow – maybe I can win my class! Maybe I can get the points or even someday go BOB. With time, the dreams take on a life of their own – what if I won a regional specialty or went BOB at Westminster? more

Sportsmanship Matters, Win or Lose
By Kayla Bertagnolli

When it comes to winning and losing, we’ve all been there and done that. Sometimes, as competitors, we tend to focus only on winning, but it’s important to remember there’s a fine line between someone who exhibits good sportsmanship and someone who’s a sore loser. more

Woofstock by the Numbers

By Billy wheeler

Among the Shows Closing June 5, 2013

By Christi McDonald

Judging the Judges

By Bo Bengtson

Rain, Rain, Go Away!

By Kayla Bertagnolli

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The Back Story
Billy Wheeler
The Bottom Line
Bo Bengtson
Karl Donvil
Kayla Bertagnolli
Dog Show Poop
Billy Wheeler

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