On Sunday, October 3, Kelsie, a West Highland White Terrier and this year’s Service Dog ACE Award recipient, was honored at the Montgomery County Kennel Club show.
Kelsie was presented with a plaque from The American Kennel Club. Kelsie’s owner, Loren Marino of Tom’s River, New Jersey, will be presented with a check for $1,000 and a sterling silver collar medallion for Kelsie at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship held on January 15 and 16 in Tampa, Florida.
Loren Marino and ACE recipient Kelsie with (from left) AKC’s Executive Field Reps Robert Fisher and Jack White, AKC Chairman of the Board Ronald H. Menaker, AKC Board members Nina Schaefer, David C. Merriam (Vice-Chair) and Dr. Charles Garvin, West Highland White Terrier Club of America’s President Anne Sanders, AKC President and CEO Dennis B. Sprung, and West Highland White Terrier Club of America’s Show Secretary Susan Napady.