Abbie started showing in Novice Junior with Scandal, one of her Cavalier King Charles Spanials, in April 2008 at Charlotte where she placed 2nd. She placed 1st on Sat at Asheville and placed 3rd on Sunday, and placed 1st on Friday and Saturday at Greenville. After 3 novice wins, she moved up to open and will stay there until you age out of that class.
Abbie has also been successfule with other breeds. She has gone to the group ring showing a Bernese Mountain Dog puppy after going BOB from the classes over 3 specials. Judge Jean Fournier was very complimentary of Abbie's abilities as a handler and how she presented herself and her dog in this level of competition. We thank Mrs Fournier for taking the time to relay that compliment to us after her busy day of judging.
2012 Best Junior Wins
- Back to Back Clemson Kennel Club January 7 & 8
- Back to Back Hilton Head Island Kennel Club March 5 & 6
- Back to Back Raleigh, NC March 26 & 27
Best Junior Handler
Abbie went Winner's Bitch with Lila fro 1 point at Columbia Kennel Club. Abbie was aasked to help in winners and she put a 3 point major on a Chesapeake Bay Retriever the same weekend. She had never met the puppy nor had she ever shown a CBR.
Best Junior was awarded to Abbie and Alexander at the Doberman Specialty in Perry.
Abbie made the first cut ( in a class of almost 40) at Westminster Kennel Club.
Best Junior #5 was awarded in Starkviile, Mississippi on Saturday January 16,10 by Mrs Tish Weiner. Abbie won her class on the next day.
Abbie & Ivy were once again considered the best team and awarded Best Junior Handler from the Open Intermediate class. A special thanks to Judge Ms C.L (Surly) Rawlings and the Virginia Kennel Club. Abbie won a class of 11 competitors. Yesterday she won a class of 13, under Judge Mrs Sandy Selander, but the title of Best Junior eluded her.
Abbie is currently ranked #9 in working breeds and #4 in Doberman Pinschers. Abbie has received an invitation to the Eukanuba Cup and Westminster Kennel Club dog shows. NYC Here We Come!!!!!!!!!!!!!!