George Heitzman, renowned best in show judge, Chihuahua lover, and husband of judge Barbara Dempsey Alderman has suffered a major stroke on a flight to Chicago and is gravely ill in a hospital in Chicago. Things are not looking positive for any recovery at this time.
Please keep him and his family in your thoughts and prayers. Please feel free to forward to other caring dog show people.
He's your friend,your partner,your defender your dog.You are his life,his love,his leader. He will be yours faithful and true to the last beat of his heart.You owe it to him to worthy of such devotion
Though according to updates, he is not 'gravely ill'. He is paralyzed on the left side at this time, and can communicate to some extent. Barabara has said the posts made were stating him being way worse off than he really is. We still dont know his future a far as recovery, etc. But he is holding well so far.