Showsight Presents the Dalmatian

A FORUM on the DALMATIAN

MEG I. HENNESSEY

on the Board of Trustees for Take The Lead and am a member of the Dalmatian Club Of America. JUDY ENGLISH MURRAY

I’m a retired schoolteacher and I get to do anything I want! I like to travel, garden and cook, but those activities are sec- ond to my dogs. I’ve been in the sport for 50 years, showing for 34 years and judging for the past 17 years. JOAN LESTER

We live in Walkerton, Indiana, a small community near South Bend and enjoy the solitude on several acres. Of course my favorite college teams are Notre Dame for football and University Of Kentucky for basketball. My husband Steve and I enjoy spending time with our grandchil-

I live near Oswego, Illinois, approxi- mately 45 miles west of Chicago. I work for a matrimonial law firm. I am active in the Order of the Eastern Star, having served twice as Worthy Matron of a local chapter. When time allows, I enjoy bak- ing, swimming and gardening, but most

dren, gardening and traveling. I’ve been breeding and exhib- iting Dalmatians for over 40 years, judging for about 28. I joined the Dalmatian Club of America in 1972, and currently am a member of the Top Twenty Committee, which I thor- oughly enjoy. Please bear with me as you encounter my sur- vey responses--I may hop on my soapbox and expound on a subject that is very, very close to my heart. PATTI STRAND Rod and I have lived in Portland, Ore- gon since we began in Dalmatians. Rod is a real estate broker and I am the volunteer president of the National Animal Interest Alliance, a group that advocates for pure- bred dogs and the human animal bond. Rod and I got our first Dalmatian in 1969 and earned our first championship in the early 1970s. We got our judging licenses for Dalmatians about 25 years ago.

of my spare time is spent being with my dogs and learning more about other breeds. My husband and I acquired our first Dalmatian 45 years ago. We showed him in obedience and then acquired our first conformation puppy 3 years later. I have been judging for 25 years. MARY MILLER I live in Lexington, Kentucky. I enjoy gardening and horse racing. I bought my first Dalmatian 46 years ago and started showing at that time. I received my Junior Showmanship license 38 years ago and breed license several years later. I currently judge the Non-Sporting Group and several Hound breeds, am a lifetime member of the Lexington Kennel Club,

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