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Wish you knew what the Judge was really thinking?

Ring nerves costing you ribbons?

Wonder what the Pro Handlers know that you don't?


Lee Whittier, Mindset Coach & Dog Show Mentor

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A year-long program for owner handlers who want to truly master the art of presenting their show dog for the win. Apply today for our next session starting January 2023.



"I'm so excited!
This is the first time I feel totally prepared and can’t wait to get out there! It’s awesome having some insight as to what judges are looking for.

I’m ready, and my dog is ready!”

Jill R., Sealyham

“I didn’t know what I didn’t know, even after 10 years of showing and finishing dogs.
Lee applies her extensive experience in dogs to offer invaluable insights through Secret Weapon Sessions.

A real eye-opener.”

Lisa B., Shih Tzu

Lee Whittier

Lee Whittier’s multidimensional experience in the dog show world sets Dog Show Mentor apart. She has the knowledge of a judge, the motivational skills of a coach and mentor, and the drive of an owner handler.

She can relate to the disappointment of coming home from a dog show empty-handed and the feeling of accomplishment when your very good dog makes you proud.

Join now to become a Dog Show Mentor member, and together we can learn and celebrate your wins.

January Workshop Open Session:
Hallmarks: What are they, and why should you care?

  • What is a hallmark? Do you know your breed's hallmarks?
  • Do you know what the Judge is looking for when you enter the ring?
  • Once you know your dog's best assets, you can focus on the best ways to present those assets to the Judge.
  • Learn about hallmarks, why they are important, and what you can do to prepare a stellar presentation!


Articles & Insights from Experienced AKC Multi-Group Judge Ms. Lee Whittier

NOHS: A Fundamentally Flawed Structure

Dec 16, 2022

The Best Kept Secret in Training Your Dog for the Show Ring

Nov 15, 2022

Layers of Genuine Learning That Can Happen at a Dog Show

Oct 22, 2022

Uplevel your game, knowledge, skills, and confidence in the ring ... and beyond

  • Understand what the Judge is looking for before you enter the ring.
  • Elevate your performance with personalized strategies to improve your win rates.
  • Learn and bond with a community of owner handlers who are competitive, motivated, and fun.
  • Improve your skills and master the mental game of conformation.

Lisa Stell Leady is an icon in the canine industry. She is an International judge in grooming competitions, a Master Groomer and has Rock Star Status in the Sport. She has been breeding Smooth Fox Terriers for over 20 years and is now the proud owner handler of a Smooth Collie. Here's what she has to say about Dog Show Mentor. 

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️𝑾𝒆 𝒅𝒊𝒅 𝒊𝒕-Team Logan ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Our goal for 2022 was to be in the top 20 Swissy show dogs. It was a true stretch as we have never made it into even the top 40. I know I needed help with obtaining this, and I found Lee Whittier with Dog Show Mentor- I learned so much about conformation. Her Mastery group is what I needed. Logan & I showed off our new skills all through the year and earned our way to # 21. 😁. This fall, Team Logan needed to expand to meet our goal- it in… 
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—  feeling blessed.
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