Patricia F. Lehman

Cairn Terriers and Your Healthy Puppy by Patricia F. Lehman

Patricia F. Lehman is a freelance writer and photographer, specializing in the topic of dogs and their care. Her articles have appeared in a variety of canine magazines, newspapers, and newsletters. Her books include Your Healthy Puppy and Cairn Terriers (A Complete Pet Owner’s Manual). Her latest book is The Miniature Pinscher: King of Toys.

A member and former treasurer of The Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA), she also served as treasurer of the Dog Writers Educational Trust, an organization that granted scholarship funds to students with a special interest in dogs.

DWAA named her book about Cairn Terriers Best Short Book Under 100 Pages at its 2000 Awards Dinner, held annually in New York City in conjunction with the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. She also won The Iams Company’s Eukanuba Nutrition Award for Best Article on Canine Nutrition, for her series, “Feeding Your Poodle,” as well as four DWAA Honorable Mention certificates for excellence in dog writing.

She has been a member of the Miniature Pinscher Club of America, since 1990, and holds the designation, Small Animal Dietitian, from Hill’s Pet Products.

A graduate of the University of Delaware, the author is a fourth-generation native Delawarean who lives with her family in Wilmington.