Posts with tag Junior Handler


Age Is a State of Mind – Readers Choice

Dateline: Deland, Florida From time-to-time, Best In Show Daily checks in with handlers to see the world from their eyes. We’ve been following a young lady that’s been turning heads in Florida. This week, we put the Spotlight on Emily Cloudman, a golden retriever handler recently returned from the Golden Retriever Club of America’s National…. read more

An Interview with Anna Pearson

Today I bring you a very special young woman, who proves that when you set your mind to achieve what you want, it can be done. Miss Anna Pearson of Snohomish, (say that five times fast) Wash., has been involved in the sport of dogs in both American Kennel Club and Australian Shepherd Club of… read more

The Current Top Three Junior Handlers

Today I want to take the time to recognize the current top junior handlers in our sport. Three young ladies from three different areas of the country have been working hard with their dogs to make it to where they are thus far this year, and I’d like to share with you a little bit… read more

Junior Handlers Have Months to Qualify

Summer is a beautiful season for most junior handlers. It’s when you get to spend more time in the ring with your four-legged friends and less time behind desks listening to lectures. With all of this extra time spent at shows, it seems as though many current junior handlers are making leaps and bounds in… read more

Marina and ‘Lucy,’ Dreams Of Sunnydale Illusen, proving that hard work does pay off.

A Few Words with Toy Junior Handler Marina Nagatani

Today I am pleased to share with you my recent interview with 14-year-old Marina Nagatani from Visalia, Calif. Marina began showing dogs at the same time as her mother, just six years ago. With a lot of hard work, dedication and passion, they have become standouts in the show world. Marina shows Maltese, not only… read more