Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Dachshunds and Junior Showmanship in the News

What a great family activity, and what beautiful doxies! Excerpt from the Lake County News-Sun: Leah Tedesco, 16 (right), holds Prince Leopold and Honey. Her sister Olivia, 13, is shown with Fenway and Guiness.
In her new book, "Junior Showmanship: How to Get Started in One of the Best Family Sports," dog-showing enthusiast Leah Tedesco, 16, outlines her practical approach to entering the world of dog showing and competing for kids ages 9 to 18.
"As far as I know there are no other books like this, which explains just how a child can get into the sport of handling. Most books are about how to win, but the sport is much more than that. It's a great way to bond with your dog and spend time with your family. I am trying to give a broader view of the sport," Tedesco explained. Read the rest.
The book is available for $6.95 from and

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