Location: Wauconda, IL
Mrs. Julie Felten was raised in Indiana with a menagerie of animals and her early love; horses. She began breeding dogs as a teenager with her first litter of Bluetick Coonhounds. Mrs. Felten began her AKC judging career in 2000 and is approved to judge the Terrier Group, twelve Herding breeds and Best in Show. Her “Fox Valley” breeding program has produced more than 75 AKC champions with most finishing out of the Bred By Exhibitor classes, including multiple group winners, national specialty winners, performance titled dogs, and all breed Best In Show honors. Mrs. Felten lives with her husband Ron and five terriers and is employed as an insurance agent, specializing in home and auto products. This is her second Westminster assignment.