Michelle Porfido has been showing dogs for over 20 years, starting when she was just 7 years old. To date, she has finished the championships of over 150 dogs, including campaigning some of the country’s top specials to numerous BISS and Group wins. She is a well-rounded professional handler, having experience showing breeds from the Sporting, Hound, Working, Herding, Non-Sporting, and Toy groups.
Aside from professional handling, Michelle is a well-respected AKC Breeder of Merit for Vizslas, breeding under the “Rhapsody” prefix for 13 years. Her breeding program has gone on to produce versatile representatives of the breed that actively compete in National breed events, Conformation, Hunt Tests, Field Trials, Dock Diving, Obedience, service and therapy work, Agility, etc.