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Mrs. Abbie Hanson


MRS. ABBIE A. HANSON of Estill, South Carolina, grew up with Dachshunds, but it wasn’t until she bought her first Rottweiler, with her husband more than 35 years ago, that she became involved in AKC events. She began showing in Conformation, Obedience, and training her Rottweiler in Herding before Rottweilers were recognized to receive AKC Herding titles. Mrs. Hanson started in Agility with her Brittany, Rumor, after she finished her championship at an early age. She began judging Agility in 2012, and has judged the Ibizan Hound, Pharaoh Hound, Miniature American Shepherd, Boxer, and Bearded Collie National Specialty Agility Trials. In 2018, she judged the AKC Agility Invitational. This is her first Westminster judging assignment.