LONG BEACH, CALIF. -- Kristina Rickard, of Redding Calif., shows Didi, an Akita, at the Long Beach Convention Center on December 2, 2010. Rickard's two Akitas, along with two Akitas, were sleeping in a v an that was stolen from a Motel 6 in Bellflower, Calif. last Tuesday. Rickard and her boyfriend David Peek, were reunited with the corgis this morning and with the Akitas yesterday. All four dogs were found in Compton, Calif.
Today at the dog show Trace, an Akita, won select dog points that go toward his grand championship bid while Didi, also an Akita, took a ribbon for best in her class and received best puppy
Photo by Jeff Gritchen / Long Beach Press-Telegram