Posts with tag Junior Showmanship


Time to Tally Up Your Wins for the Master Class! New Dates!

Calling all conformation junior handlers! It’s officially the second year of the Master class, and let’s just say there was quite a buzz going around all year about it. Good, right? Well, mostly. Either way, it’s safe to say that this is sticking around, and I’m confident that everyone is now feeling comfortable with the… 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


One Step Closer to My Goal

Four years ago, when I aged out of Junior Showmanship, I was determined to become a Juniors judge so I could always stay connected to this aspect of the sport. Unfortunately, life got in the way of my plans about as quickly as I imagined them. Now, nearly four years later, I’m finally able to… read more

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