The art of teaching obedience is overlooked by many dog owners and sportsmen, resulting in an unsatisfactory relationships and missed opportunities for years of pleasure.

Few will disagree that there is nothing more disturbing than an unruly dog that refuses the commands – “ here,” “ sit” and “heel.” Such disobedience often results in injury or death to a dog and confounds the peacefulness of a day afield.

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Almost 100 different purebred breeds were judged over the two day show at the Bridge View Center.  / Jacqueline Schutte

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OTTUMWA, IA. -- Ottumwa welcomed many four legged guests to the community for the Southeastern Iowa Kennel Club’s 70th Anniversary All Breed Dog Show.  Almost 100 different purebred breeds were judged over the two day show at the Bridge View Center. 

Lois Grier and her crew, the “Krisma Kerriers,” showed eight different Kerry Blue Terriers.  One of those dogs is also ranked the fourth best of that breed in the country.  Grier says she encourages anyone who likes dogs to get involved in shows, and says show experience is not necessary.

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