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The Canadian Kennel Club Presents-Enter the Ring: Junior Handling 101

Complete Guide to Junior Handling for CKC Members

Junior Handling 101

CKC is pleased to present, "Enter the Ring: Junior Handling 101" - a complete online video tutorial series just for kids!

Juniors will learn from expert professional handler and former Junior, Allison Foley! Allison has all the tips and tricks you need to bring your best to the ring. Learn why anatomy is important, how to present your dog for his/her special qualities and how to move confidently around the ring!

Everything you need to know about Junior Handling is broken down into brief, easy-to-watch segments that parents and Juniors can watch together. You're free to learn at your own pace using this carefully crated course and with unlimited, 24/7 access you can check them again and again as you practice your new dog handling skills!

Enter the Ring includes:


Your Instructor


Allison Foley
Allison Foley

Allison Foley showed her first Poodle in Junior handling when she was 7 years old. Fast forward from there to her winning of more than 550 All-breed "Best in Shows" on various breeds, but Poodles are her passion!

Having been a professional dog handler since 1987, Allison not only brings a wealth of knowledge to her lessons but also her whimsical view on life.

Allison is the President of the Canadian Professional Dog Handlers Association (CPHA), the Vice President of the Canadian Kennel Club Foundation, the Junior Handling Representative for the Canadian Kennel Club (CKC) in Nova Scotia. She also writes for several dog magazines, worldwide.

Sit back, as Allison brings a lifetime of grooming and handling lessons to video, here at Leadingedge Dog Show Academy.


Class Curriculum


  A Sample of Junior Handling and the "Golden Rule"
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  Other Things of Interest to Junior Handlers
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

Thank you for enrolling in our course. We welcome feedback on our Leadingedge Dog Show Academy Facebook Page.

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