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John Zaikowski

  • Whately, MA 01373

My Dogs

Sophie

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Sophie

  • Breed: Wirehaired Vizsla
  • Age: 4
  • Handler: John Zaikowski

Tell us about your dog, where she/he is from, any interesting stories that you want to share?

Sophie is from the Point of Honor Kennels in Michigan. She won Winners Bitch in her breed at the AKC National Championship in 2016. She is driven and smart. She is a hard worker and loves to please.

What is your dog’s dock dog jumping experience (if any)?

2016 was Sophie's first year jumping and she learned a lot and had tons of fun! She can't wait to get back on the docks!!!

What would your dog tell his/her friends about you?

My handler is my best friend. I love him to pieces and he spoils me. He likes to make sure I get lots of exercise and loving.

Stella

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Stella

  • Breed: Wirehaired Vizsla
  • Age: 3
  • Handler: John Zaikowski

Tell us about your dog, where she/he is from, any interesting stories that you want to share?

Stella won Best of Opposite Sex in the AKC Owner-Handled series in 2015. She is a pampered princess.

What is your dog’s dock dog jumping experience (if any)?

Stella first tried jumping in 2016, with her one major success of 2 feet at a Lake competition.

What would your dog tell his/her friends about you?

My handler is my best friend. I love him to pieces and he spoils me. He likes to make sure I get lots of exercise and loving.

Star

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Star

  • Breed: Terrier Mix
  • Age: 10?
  • Handler: Ashley Zaikowski

Tell us about your dog, where she/he is from, any interesting stories that you want to share?

Star is a rescue baby that came into my life in September 2014 as a foster baby and never left. She is a spoiled princess that thinks she is a show dog. Star has stolen my heart as my first child. She loves spending time in the car and going on trips in the RV.

What is your dog’s dock dog jumping experience (if any)?

Star attempted dog diving for the first time in 2016 but was a huge fan. She loves water so we will continue trying until she is comfortable.

What would your dog tell his/her friends about you?

Ashley, known to me as mom, is my world. I don't leave her side. She is my best friend. She also got me a fur brother that keeps me company. I love when she brings me to her dad's house to run and play in the fields.

Brutus

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Brutus

  • Breed: Terrier Mix
  • Age: 2
  • Handler: Ashley Zaikowski

Tell us about your dog, where she/he is from, any interesting stories that you want to share?

Brutus is a big baby. He will be 2 in May! He is such a lover, but likes to jump....but on people not off docks. Brutus LOVES to cuddle!!

What is your dog’s dock dog jumping experience (if any)?

Brutus was scared when he first tried to jump in the Summer of 2016, but we will continue to try!

What would your dog tell his/her friends about you?

My mom rescued me when I was a baby and ever since has spoiled me. I have an older sister Star.