Front & Finish® is a magazine for enthusiasts training dogs and competing in obedience trials and other events. Since 1971 we have been recognized by those in the competitive dog training field as a primary source of information on dog training methodologies, tips on showing, and coverage of exhibitor activities.  Knowledgeable writers who have a vested interest in canine welfare and companion events provide the content contained within Front & Finish®. Our authors are highly recognized practitioners, representing countless years of experience in the canine events!

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The Ratings Are Back!

We are excited to report that our Front & Finish ratings are back!  As most readers are aware, last year was especially difficult as we unexpectedly lost the statistician who provided our rating system breakdowns.  Since then we earnestly tried locating another resource, but frustrations mounted in our attempts.  It appeared we would no longer be able to provide this service to the fancy, and very regrettably had given up hope.

We recently received the support of Mr. Dave Pluth of Chaska Minnesota.  Dave completely redesigned a new tabulation system that allows us to resume publication of our ratings.  Due to Dave’s impressive capabilities, genuine efforts, and sincere love of dogs we are now able to move forward and begin publishing the 2013 competition year results.  We wish to extend our most sincere gratitude to Dave for the kindness he has extended to us and the fancy we serve.

Thank You For Supporting Our Love Of The Wonderful Canine!

A dog is the only being that would still look up to us if it were ten feet tall!

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