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Breed Handler Workshop

Are you new to the show ring or just need some brushing up on your handling skills? Either way, this workshop is for you. 
Instructors Heather Rife & Karen Drumm will be covering basic to intermediate handling skills, as well as basic anatomy which is essential to understanding movement and stacking.

Also covered:

  • Entering the ring...your best foot forward
  • Optimizing the presentation of your dog
  • Strategies for showing
  • The free stack & how to train it
  • How to keep your dog focused in big class

You must register by July 18th, 2016.
To register: please email or call (203) 281-7150.

Heather Rife, DVM has been showing dogs in conformation since 1963. Her current breed is Australian Terrier. She has handled her terriers to many group placements including 6 Group Firsts.


Karen Drumm is the owner of Harmony Dog Training. She started showing dogs at 12 years old as a junior handler & has shown a wide variety of dogs to their championship. She is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers and the American Pointer Club.

Earlier Event: June 18
Canine Good Citizen Test
Later Event: August 13
AKC Agility Trial