Puppies to take part in Vallejo dog show
Nancy Leising practices with her 6-month-old puppy Saluki, named Kiki, at the Elmira Fire Station Wednesday. Leising and Kiki will be competing at the Chief Solano Kennel Club’s dog show, from April 19-20. (Robinson Kuntz/Daily Republic)
ELMIRA — It takes practice to become a champion.
Kiki is just a puppy, but has already started the journey. The 6-month-old Saluki will test her chops at the dog show this weekend hosted by the Chief Solano Kennel Club.
"I don't usually push them too hard at this stage . . .," said owner Nancy Leising, who has been breeding dogs for 45 years. "At this age, I mostly want to make sure that they have a good time."
The 55th and 56th Annual All-breed Obedience and Rally Dog Shows will feature conformation events Saturday and Sunday at the Solano . . . Continue Reading