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Karen L. Phelps




Obsessed with horses and dogs since childhood, Karen has shown purebred collies for several decades in obedience and conformation.  Over 40 of her articles appeared in national dog magazines and several collie books.  She won three Dog Writer’s Association of America awards, the latest for I Loved Them First, a memoir in poems and photographs about the horses and dogs she’s shared her life with. She lives deep in the woods of Westchester County, New York with two collies, Rufus and Keri, and Rosebud, her cat.