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Legislation & Breeders' Rights

511 – What IS the Animal Rights Agenda? With Patti Strand

What IS the Animal Rights Agenda? With Patti Strand Patti Strand, president of the National Animal Interest Alliance (NAIA), joins host Laura Reeves to discuss proposed ballot initiatives that have appeared, in identical form, in multiple states with a definite “animal rights” agendas attached. The current initiative in Oregon and the previous one in Colorado…

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467 – Proposed CA Legislation Radically Regulates All Dog Breeding

Proposed California Legislation Radically Regulates All Dog Breeding California’s AB702 threatens to decimate the hobby breeder population in the state, according to Patti Strand, President of the National Animal Interest Alliance. Learn more and find contact information for YOUR legislator at NAIA Trust. Text of the bill is below. Please read the bill. Listen to…

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460 — New Airline Regulations on Service Dogs

New Airline Regulations on Service Dogs “All dogs are therapy dogs, most just freelance.” Sarah Howard, educator and advocate for people with disabilities, joins host Laura Reeves to discuss the new airline regulations regarding service animals and why this is a big deal and why breaking those rules causes harm. Members of the public and…

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393 – Gayle Watkins on Educating Breeders AND Buyers

Gayle Watkins on Educating Breeders AND Buyers Dr. Gayle Watkins of Avidog and host Laura Reeves talk about the importance of educating both breeders and puppy buyers. “We have to take step back,” Watkins said, “and realize how complicated our world is and how UNobvious it is, to even smart people that aren’t engaged with…

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387 – WHAT Are Rare Breeds and WHY are They Rare | Pure Dog Talk

WHAT Are Rare Breeds and WHY are They Rare Susi Szeremy, founder of National Purebred Dog Day, joins host Laura Reeves to talk rare breeds, the #NPDD Photo Contest and celebrating our purebred dogs on May 1. Enjoy this excerpt of our fun and fascinating conversation. Click the play button to hear all the details…

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375 – Dog Breeding: We’re ALL in this Together | Pure Dog Talk

375 – Dog Breeding: We’re ALL in this Together | Pure Dog Talk Patti Strand, founder of National Animal Interest Alliance, joins host Laura Reeves to talk about all dog breeders working together, raising the bar for the health and well-being of all dogs. Strand provides an outstanding historical perspective on the question of dog…

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373 – Protecting Ourselves and Our Dogs from Legal Jeopardy | Pure Dog Talk

Protecting Ourselves and Our Dogs from Legal Jeopardy In light of an increasing number of aggressive and questionable prosecutions of purebred dog hobbyists in local jurisdictions, Dale Martenson and host Laura Reeves discuss prevention and preparedness. We maybe own the dogs, but the responsibility owns us back – Dale Martenson “We are our brothers keepers…

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354 – Veterinary Legislation is Slippery Slope for Pet Owners | Pure Dog Talk

Veterinary Legislation is Slippery Slope for Pet Owners Dr. Marty Greer, DVM, NAIA (National Animal Interest Alliance) board member, puts on her legislative hat and talks with host Laura Reeves about proposed legislation in New York and around the US regarding crop, dock, declaw, bark softening and more. “As soon as they start dictating to us…

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343 — Saturday Symposium – Preservation Breeding With Experts | Pure DogTalk

Saturday Symposium – Preservation Breeding With Experts Host and Moderator Laura Reeves is joined by breeders/judges Lesley Hiltz, Sid Marx and Karen Ericson at the Whidbey Island Kennel Club with a robust conversation about preservation breeding. This is part one. Part two, including audience participation, conversation and more idea generation will be posted next Monday….

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327 – MORE on Preserving Our Breeds. What can WE do? | Pure Dog Talk

MORE on Preserving Our Breeds. What can WE do? Today we have more lively conversation. Pure Dog Talk’s host Laura Reeves moderates part 2 of a Saturday Symposium panel discussion at the Rogue Valley Kennel Club show on the topic of “Preserving Our Breeds. What can WE do?” Panelists are Ed Thomason, professional handler and…

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