Leonardo Garcini, originally from Mexico, began his career in Terriers in the early 90's breeding and handling Miniature Schnauzers. He had bred numerous champions as well as Handled many Top terriers before coming to the United States to continue his career under the guidance of Ernesto Lara & Peter Green.
Since 2009 Leonardo has been working as a professional handler. He has also had the honor of winning Best In Show at Montgomery in 2015 and 2018. Leonardo is currently breeding Wire fox Terriers under the Garcini prefix and enjoying a successful career as a professional handler here in Kentuckiana.
Jody Garcini (Paquette) is a second generation dog person. Her parents Wendy & Richard Paquette were successful All Breed dog handlers, world renown Shih Tzu breeders under the Wenrick prefix and both are currently International known All Breed Judges.
Jody’s natural talents and prowess with dogs were evident early as she excelled in Junior Handling at a young age became Canada’s Top Junior Handling National Champion twice and represented Canada at the world famous Cruft’s dog show.
Jody is a Professional dog handler and has had the opportunity to show dogs in all 7 groups earning accolades as a talented and knowledgeable All Breed handler. Her experience in both long haired, short coated and terrier coats combined with her exceptional teaching and mentoring over the years uniquely qualifies her as an educator. Jody is not only a successful dog breeder, her Shih Tzu Panda won Group 1st at Westminster but also has bred many top winning and producing Whippets and Springer Spaniels. Her exceptional talents combined with her confident outgoing personality will guarantee your success as she shares her knowledge freely to all her willing students.