Posts with tag Amy Rutherford

Don’t Be an Over-Handler

Every single time I have the chance to actually sit down and watch Junior Showmanship judging, I learn something. I might be introduced to something new or reminded of something old, or maybe I’ll see a judging style that I think should really be talked about. So today I bring you something that I think… read more


A Day in the Life of an Assistant

Being an assistant to a professional handler means more than just going to the shows and “hanging out.” It’s a full-time, adrenaline-charged job that can consume a person mentally, physically and emotionally. But what does the word “assistant” actually mean? Well, according to the dictionary an assistant is a person who ranks below a senior… read more