Ms. Linda C. More
112 Palace Green
Cary, NC 27518
CELL: (919) 280-0882
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Linda More grew up with Shetland Sheepdogs, and started showing in Breed, Obedience and Juniors at age 12. Linda bred Shelties for about 20 years and Keeshonden more briefly. Her dogs earned Obedience titles through Utility as well as Championships.
In the early 1970's she was granted a handler's license and before long was busy as a full-time professional handler based in Connecticut. In 1989 Linda was honored with a nomination for the Kennel Review Best Female Professional Handler award.
By the time she retired from handling in 1991, Linda had shown clients' dogs in some 60 different breeds representing all seven Groups, and campaigned Specialty and All-Breed BIS winners in Sporting, Hound, Working, Terrier and Herding breeds.
In November of 1991 Linda was granted AKC approval to judge, starting with the Herding Group. She joined AKC as a conformation field rep in 1997, worked in the Raleigh office from 1999 to 2003, and is now retired. Linda had German Shepherd Dogs as companions from 1992 through 2008, and the current resident entertainer is a Border Collie. Linda is a member of the Dog Judges Association of American and at present the Judges' Education Chairman for the American Shetland Sheepdog Association.