Life Outside the Lab: Time Off is for the Dogs

Becky Tyre · Labs & Profiles · Jun 2013

  • Murphy Mac (pictured above with show judge, Florence Males and his handler, Adrian Agard) was the Fink's first show dog and their first champion. "He's really our rock star," says Barbara.

  • Barbara Fink with Carly Ann as a puppy.

  • The American Kennel Club requires a kennel name to show a dog and—since Paul serenaded Barbara at their wedding—they chose the name Serenade Yorkshire Terriers. And, in keeping with the name, many of the dogs the Finks show have song titles for stage names, like Serenade's Nikita (above left) and Serenade's Instant Karma.

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