Armani & eSTHER

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My Armani is also my service dog. but I didn't intentionally get him for service work. During 16 years of law enforcement, I became unable to work, or leave the house easily, or even grocery shop. I take a lot of meds also to control those issues, so I am foggy or groggy at times. I was frightened to sleep, or to come in the house after being out. Nightmares woke me up. I couldn't draw, or dance any more, even listening to music stopped.

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I never even thought to go into a conformation ring. Or obedience. We took a basic obedience class out of necessity. He had to learn English :-) Eventually we volunteered at the meet the breed booth in December 2010. We got a lot of input from other breeders about my big boy. And I decided to try a show or two and see if this was another thing we could do together. His first weekend out, he got BOW for a 3 point major. I didn't even know what that was!

So I learned to groom him adequately, but not perfect. I got shampoos, conditioner, table, a bath tub, clippers....just all kinds of things. Even if we weren't showing...they really do make bath and grooming time easier. I made a generic patch design (to the right), and got it made up into patches. It was the first art thing I had done in more than 18 months.

I got into websites recently...having been asked to develop a concept and site for a new kennel. My site, Paladin Black Russian Terriers, developed out of setting up a test site for the client. So when Armani is all tested and documented, we will be ready to go!

You can see the development process for the Paladin theme here: The Paladin Concept

Armani Mitrofan Kris at 14 months

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