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Show Stoppers


In 2012 for the first time ever I will be entering one of my own dogs in an AKC conformation ring. I have attended and worked shows and even been a handler a few times and can honestly say I am hooked. I have always enjoyed quality time with my dogs so why not give it a try and have some fun. 

I have decided to start this blog because I plan to grow and flourish in the conformation ring with both my own German Shepherd Dog's and Mini Dachshund. I am excited to be part of this amazing yet political world to both meet and be with awe-inspiring people.


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The dog show charge

Posted by Jennifer on September 1, 2012 at 1:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Where am I so far in this endeavor? I have figured out how and managed to register Torah for a show in Butler County, PA for Sept 22nd and 23rd of 2012. I registered in Novice both days. Now to analize the cost to date to show my Torah (I will not count the training cost because I consider that part of what should be spent on my dogs) Registration total $63.90. You will not sleep that first night you do the registration, you will only think about all the fun you will have and "Oh NO! What else do I need?" I awaken from a short nap that should have been a good night sleep and first thing grab coffee and get online for my much need dog show stuff. Fursaver collars, every GSD has one by God so shall mine $17.97. Then of course I own several crates of shapes and sizes however; what I do not own is this perfect sized three door hot pink wire crate made special for my new super show dog no doubt $59.99 with free shipping...almost a steal. Oh I should also mention the new leather leash she has coming to complete her superstar and glamour look $16.96.

I personally refuse to add the total, for now at least the good Lord knows I am nowhere near done so what is the point.

Make a genuine note to self: showing a dog cost some hard earned cash.

My Torah with her lovely working structure may not have a fighting chance out there in the world of more angles but we are surely going to give her the best chance we can and she will look great doing it.

Updates to follow on this new and wondrous adventure....

 

 


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