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Remembering Tessie

Tessie the English Springer Spaniel | Spring Forth Dog Academy in Providence, RI Tessie at 3 weeks old.

This started as an Instagram post but quickly exceeded 2200 characters, despite my best efforts to keep it brief! I hope you enjoy it. –Katherine

March 30th is always a special day at Spring Forth HQ. Today would have been Tessie’s 19th birthday. Tessie is the dog in our logo and the reason I became a professional dog trainer. Without Tessie, there would be no Spring Forth Dog Academy.

From Humble Beginnings

We did everything wrong with Tessie for […]

By |2022-08-09T21:48:40-04:00March 30, 2018|My Dogs|1 Comment

Returning to the Westminster Kennel Club Masters Agility Championship

Double Qualifying Score Rosette from Westminster Masters Agility ChampionshipOn Saturday, February 13th, Strata and I will be returning to the Westminster Kennel Club Masters Agility Championship in New York City!

We had a great time last year, earning two clean runs and finishing in 8th place in the highly competitive 16″ height class after the first two rounds. Because of the way the televised Finals round is structured, we did not get to move on because another Shetland Sheepdog had qualified ahead of Strata – but we knew the rules going into it, and had […]

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