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Teddy Roosevelt Terrier Dog Breed

The Teddy Roosevelt Terrier is a small and spirited breed with a rich history in the United States. Named after the 26th President, Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt, who was a keen terrier enthusiast, these dogs were bred for their exceptional hunting skills, particularly in controlling rat populations on farms. They are compact, muscular, and boast a short, smooth coat that comes in various colors. Teddy Roosevelt Terriers are characterized by their intelligence, high energy levels, and feisty personality. They are known for being loyal and protective of their families, making them excellent watchdogs. Despite their strong hunting instincts, they can be trained to be well-behaved companions and excel in various dog sports and activities. With their charming and affectionate nature, Teddy Roosevelt Terriers make loving and lively additions to households seeking a small but spirited canine companion.

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Dan Sayers

Dan Sayers

Dan Sayers is the Editor-in-Chief of SHOWSIGHT digital and print publications. He received a B.S. from Drexel University where he studied interior architectural design. His professional career has allowed him to develop his planning, problem-solving, and project management skills, which were employed in the office, educational, and financial sectors. While working as a project manager, he earned a Graphic Design Certificate from the University of the Arts and began creating ads for many of America’s top-winning show dogs. Through this work, Dan became Editor-in-Chief of the nation’s first online-only dog show publication. His current role expands on this experience and broadly extends to cover the sport of dogs in Companion and Performance events as well as all aspects of Conformation.

Dan is a long-time member of the Irish Water Spaniel Club of America and is the organization’s current AKC Delegate and Archivist/Historian, as well as a club-approved Breed Mentor. From 2000-2010, he was the club’s AKC Gazette Columnist. He breeds Irish Water Spaniels under the Quiet Storm prefix and has judged the IWSCA National Specialty Sweepstakes twice. Dan is a member of the Morris and Essex Kennel Club as well as the Dog Writers Association of America, which recognized his illustrations in the award-winning canine compendium, the Encyclopedia of K-9 Terminology.