LIVINGSTON PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) — A Denham Springs teenager and her dog have been selected among 23 other teens to represent the United States in a dog agility championship in England this summer.
Finya Logan and her Australian Shepherd, Vapor, are competing with the American Kennel Club in the Junior Open Agility World Championship (JOAWC) in July. Logan is a Walker High School freshman and a member of the Louisiana Capital Obedience Club in Baton Rouge. She helps with agility classes and training. Logan started training dogs when she was about 9 years old, according to a news release.
Another Louisiana native also will compete with two dogs.
The JOAWC is a competition recognized by the Federation Cynologique Internationale (FCI), which is a World Canine Organization. It includes categories for small, medium, intermediate and large dogs. Handler groups are designated as 12 years old and younger, 13-15 years old, and 16-19 years old.