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265 – #takebackourstory: How YOU Can Help the Fight | Pure Dog Talk

#takebackourstory: how YOU Can Help the Fight for Breeders’ Rights AKC Vice President of Government Relations Sheila Goffe shares details about the Political Action Committee. This fund, administered by AKC, is another tool helping...


263 – Flying the Not so Friendly Skies with Dogs PLUS Woof by WoofWest | Pure Dog Talk

Flying the Not so Friendly Skies with Dogs PLUS Woof by WoofWest Sheila Goffe, AKC Vice President of Government Relations, shares what she’s learned from the airlines about flying with dogs, what her team...


235 – Finding Common Ground to Grow the Purebred Dog Fancy | Pure Dog Talk

Common Ground Brings Everyone to the Table Debra Hamilton helps clients work through high stakes, high intensity situations through the use of mediation. Attorney Debra Hamilton finds common ground in the most challenging situations....


233 – AKC’s Team Scores on Detection Dog Legislation | Pure Dog Talk

AKC’s Detection Dog Legislation Promotes Purpose Bred Dogs AKC Vice President Government Relations, Sheila Goffe and her Siberian Husky Sheila Goffe, AKC Vice President Government Relations, joins me for a conversation about legislation and...


225 – Fighting to Preserve our Breeds and their Purposes | Pure Dog Talk

Inside the battle to preserve racing Greyhounds Jennifer Newcome, chair of the committee to support greyhounds, joins me to talk about the fight to preserve Greyhound participation in a sport they love and the...


209 – Made in the USA: Breeding Our Own Bomb Dogs | Pure Dog Talk

Bomb Dogs: Purpose bred, purpose raised, purpose trained Mark Dunn, AKC’s Executive Vice President, has been leading the charge to develop a program to produce purpose bred, purpose raised and purpose trained dogs domestically...


205 – NAIA’s Sara Chisnell on Legislative Trends | Pure Dog Talk

NAIA’s Sara Chisnell on Legislative Trends Nationwide NAIA Legislative Director Sara Chisnell and PureDogTalk Host Laura Reeves at the NAIA Conference in Washington, DC October 2017. National Animal Interest Alliance Legislative Director Sara Chisnell...


197 – Local Legislative Liaison Defends Our Rights | Pure Dog Talk

New Legislative Advocate in Our Corner Robert Miller and a WPG puppy named Hoss. Robert Miller, AKC’s new legislative analyst and outreach coordinator, is a Wirehaired Pointing Griffon breeder of merit and hunter. His...


SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Speak Up in Dallas, TX | Pure Dog Talk

SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE ALERT Wednesday, 6/27 at 9 a.m., the Dallas City Council will consider a proposal that ALL dogs impounded in the city be altered before being returned to the owner. The current law...


176 — NAIA’s Patti Strand on Pet Expo for Public Outreach | Pure Dog Talk

Pet Expo Provides Public Outreach Opportunity Patti Strand, President of the National Animal Interest Alliance, has spent nearly 30 years attending America’s Family Pet Expo in Orange County, Calif. Instead of insisting that JQ...

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