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Barbara Fitzgerald

Barbara Fitzgerald is an AKC Breeder of Merit and the author of a column, Conversations with Champions, for the Border Collie Society of America's magazine, Borderlines. Barbara is also a contributing editor for The Modern Bark, an online magazine dedicated to promoting the health and wellbeing of all canines.

Solaras is a small kennel dedicated to training and producing AKC border collies that excel in conformation, herding, obedience and agilty competitions. Solaras Kennels is run by Barbara and Olga Fitzgerald; together they have produced numerous AKC Champions and Grand Champions, with herding, agility, flyball, trick dog, obedience and dockdiving titles. In the inagural year of the AKC National Owner Handler series, Grand CH Solaras-Callista Cavalcade's Companion was the first number one border collie in the United States.

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