For 65 years, Purina has been awarding annual awards to dogs, handlers, specialty shows and others at a gala dinner preceding the Westminster Kennel Club show. This year, Linda Souza (Limerick) won the 2019 Owner/Handler of the Year award.
Catching up with Linda after the Irish Wolfhounds showed at Westminster and while her granddaughter, Tatum, was in the Beagle ring, Linda said she was SO HONORED to be nominated and thanks all who voted for her.
The IWCA congratulates Linda on this accomplishement. Stay tuned for more about this in the next Harp and Hound.