Surely there’s way more to it than being able to run gracefully in business formal. Here are 10 secrets from top-tier dog handlers who have been through the ringer and back. Reeves explains:“Veritas is my kennel name, so whenever I breed a dog, every dog has the word veritas in their name.”2. You get tired just from being at the show.”Let’s hope these handlers know good orthopedists. Like most other high-level competitors, dog handlers have their own set of rituals and traditions before competition.