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566 – Routines Create Coping Skills in Traumatic Times

Routines Create Coping Skills in Traumatic Times Dr. Angel L. Iscovich, M.D. joins host Laura Reeves to talk about creating routines as a coping mechanism in traumatic times. An emergency room physician and Miniature Schnauzer enthusiast, Iscovich’s book “The Art of Routine” has great suggestions as we emerge from the trauma of the pandemic years….

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565 – Bumble’s Story: Behind the Scenes with Donna Beadle

Bumble’s Story: Behind the Scenes with Donna Beadle Donna Beadle joins host Laura Reeves to share the epic, joyous and eventually tragic story of Bumble the Berger Picard. Bumble was lost for 10 days in the high desert of Wells, Nevada. Donna shares the lessons she learned, the emotions, the hardships, the dark humor, the…

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560 — Lessons from Orlando and Holiday Musings

Lessons from Orlando and Holiday Musings The extravaganza of purebred dogs that is the AKC National Championship week in Orlando has come to a close. I skipped the last couple years with the pandemic and all that entailed, so it was really good to be back with the people I so rarely get to see….

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558 — Holiday Gift Guide, SuperZoo and Small Business Saturday

Holiday Gift Guide, SuperZoo, and Small Business Saturday Dr. Marty Greer, DVM, and host Laura Reeves throw out some GREAT ideas for holiday gift-giving for the animal-loving family. Greer’s recent trip to SuperZoo and strong support for Small Business Saturday provide heavy influence on the list! Find links below to many of the products mentioned…

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543 – IKC “Phoenix Rising” Blends History into the Future

IKC “Phoenix Rising” Blends History into the Future Scott Pfeil and Erika Wyatt join host Laura Reeves to share their excitement about the International Kennel Club of Chicago’s new shows. IKC was a privately owned kennel club founded in the early 1900s. When the club’s owner, Lou Auslander, passed away in 2018, more than 100…

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538 – Ringside Calculator Brings Technology to the Dog Show

Ringside Calculator Brings Technology to the Dog Show Exhibitor and amateur ap developer Ben Reynolds joins host Laura Reeves to introduce his dog show application, called Ringside Calculator. Reynolds went to his first dog show when he started dating his wife. He was hooked and eventually acquired his Golden Retriever to show.  “If I wanted…

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518 – Ante Lucin on How to Help Dog Breeders in War Torn Ukraine

Ante Lucin on How to Help Dog Breeders in War Torn Ukraine Ante Lucin, host of Talking Dogs With Ante, joins forces with Pure Dog Talk host Laura Reeves to share information supporting the dog people in Ukraine. “What we have actually tried to do,” Ante said, “is that we have tried to place as…

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509 — 12-Steps to a Happier You in the Dog Fancy

12-Steps to a Happier You in the Dog Fancy I don’t know about you, but this holiday season I just haven’t had the vibe. I’ve honestly tried. But, all my magic spells for maintaining a positive attitude have been, at best, modestly successful. Even a week at the ocean didn’t cure me this time and…

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Episode 500!!! Celebration of Pure Dog Talk!

Episode 500!!! Celebration of Pure Dog Talk! Welcome to Pure Dog Talk! I am your host Laura Reeves….. These words hit the airwaves for the first time almost exactly five years ago … Five HUNDRED times later, I still have to think about my tone and cadence and inflection. Maybe just a bit less these…

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499 – Tips, Suggestions and Ideas for Growing Clubs

Tips, Suggestions and Ideas for Growing Clubs Pure Dog Talk Patrons join in a roundtable discussion of “how do we grow our clubs.” How do we bring the energy and enthusiasm of new members and combine it with the knowledge and experience of long-term members to make something good that grows. Recorded live at Bonneville…

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