Posts with tag Edd Bivin


Day One from Louisville

The first all-breed show of the Kentuckiana Cluster was held yesterday, Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville. For a Thursday show, the entry of 2,290 was terrific, and a testament to how much exhibitors and fanciers love this cluster. The show included the Otterhound Club of America regional specialty and… read more

Wood Wornall enjoys a carefree moment with family and friends before Group judging at the 2012 Montgomery County Kennel Club show in Blue Bell, Pa.: From left are Christian Rangel, Jenny Rangel, Wood, Suzie Schafer and Andrew Peel. Photo by Kayla Bertagnolli.

Say Hello to Wood Wornall

The list of champions that professional handler Wood Wornall has piloted to record-breaking wins includes some of the most notable names of the late 20th century. ‘Snooty,’ ‘Billy’ and ‘Mick’ are just three of the names that he helped make famous throughout his 42-year career in dogs. Wood’s resume consists of hundreds of Best in… read more


What Junior Handlers Expect in the Ring

Two prominent Junior Showmanship judges recently shared their perspectives on what they expect from junior handlers in the ring. Today we take a look at the expectations of the young handlers, courtesy of a trio that actively participates in the American Kennel Club program, just one example of the AKC’s commitment to protecting and assuring… read more


What Junior Showmanship Judges Expect in the Ring

Part of the mission of the American Kennel Club is to “Take whatever actions necessary to protect and assure the continuation of the sport of purebred dogs.” The AKC’s Junior Showmanship program is just one example of the kennel club’s commitment to fulfilling this portion of its charter statement. Most fanciers agree that everyone should do… read more