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Quest for the First Versatile Companion Dog Title, VCD1
By Chris Cagle
I guess it started when I looked in the yard and saw my Kerry Blue Terrier puppy, Cailin, with her nose down and following a trail of an animal that had passed through in the night. What I didn’t know then, looking at my new puppy, was that we were heading on a quest that would last two and a half years and would end with a historical accomplishment – the first Kerry Blue Terrier to earn the Versatile Companion Dog 1 title (VCD1) from the American Kennel Club. This challenging title honors those dogs that have earned four titles in three specific, different AKC sports: 1 obedience title, 1 tracking title, and 2 agility titles. . . .
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Last Updated: 02/14/2006, 10:01 am