Of course, all members of the Sopranos family are wise guys...but Paddington was really a Wiseguy!
Beautiful head, elegant neck and a nice mover, Paddington was a dog who you always noticed in the ring. His co-owner, Bob, showed him to a number of wins. He then finished in great style, shown by handler Dana Bryson, with Best of Breed over top-ranked specials...and a 5-point major.
"Padd" was a clown who always made his owners laugh...witness the time he managed to get a full roll of stamps and scamper through the house with it. He couldn't quite figure out how Pam and Bob knew he had gotten it...perhaps it was the individual stamps stuck to his beard, his fall, his legs, his back that gave him away?
While he grew up...we're not sure if maturity was ever in the cards for him...Paddington was shown by Bob on occasion. Their most exciting show was when Bob owner-handled Padd at the 2008 Westminster Kennel Club show, making his family very proud! Padd has also made TV appearances, notably on New York's "Fox and Friends" during the publicity for the search for the Obama family dog!
Padd's retirement included some additional acheivements. He obtained his Canine Good Citizen certificate with owner Pam on the other end of the leash. And after months of Pam Tinnelly's hard work to get him back into shape, Bob presented him at the SCWTCA 50th Anniversary Veteran Sweepstakes....where he looked "mahvelous, dahling!" We were proud of all of them.
Sweet, silly Padd was a beloved member of the family his entire life and is forever missed.