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Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
Owners find rewards and patience do the trick for pets
Owners find rewards and patience do the trick for pets

Mario and Bella can hardly contain their enthusiasm. The Jack Russell terriers wag their tails and bark excitedly as they jump through a hoop, walk on their front paws and dance on their hind legs. "These are the first dogs I've ever trained," says their owner, Marian DeAngelo, who showed off her pets' talents recently at the Capital Dog Training Club in Silver Spring. Since finding out her dogs are unusually talented, DeAngelo has become as enthusiastic as they are, often taking them to perform at hospitals, schools and nursing homes throughout the Baltimore area. "This is my love and my passion," the Rockville resident says. Champion dogs will vie this...

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