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638 – Juniors’ Best Advice: Always Strive to Improve

Juniors’ Best Advice: Always Strive to Improve Octavia Stensen, Best Junior at Westminster Kennel Club this year, joins host Laura Reeves for the behind the scenes story of how a non-dog show kid just capped off the triple crown of junior showmanship, having also won Best Junior at the AKC National Championship and made finals…

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637 – What Your Puppies’ Poopy Tells You

What Your Puppies’ Poopy Tells You Dr. Marty Greer, DVM joins host Laura Reeves for an extended conversation about puppy poopy. Color, consistency, contents and coating of the puppy’s stool give detailed information about its gut health. They also discuss prevention and treatment of common intestinal upset. “A yellow, softened, seedy stool is absolutely normal…

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636 – Study Shows Purebred Dogs Healthier Overall than Mixed Breeds

Study Shows Purebred Dogs Healthier Overall than Mixed Breeds Dr. Kiersten Forsyth, DVM cardiology resident at Purdue and lead author of the recent paper from the Dog Aging Project discussing findings on health in our canine companions, joins host Laura Reeves with the details, which are not necessarily the same as what you might have…

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635 – NOHS Regional Events from the Club’s Perspective

NOHS Regional Events from the Club’s Perspective Ryan Horvath and Sandra Pretari Hickson join host Laura Reeves to discuss the upcoming first ever NOHS Regional Event at their Harvest Moon Classic dog shows Oct. 17-20 this year. “Since the inception of the owner handled competition, we’ve included it in our shows every year,”  Horvath said….

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634 – Best Advice from Best in Show Judge, Roz Kramer

Best Advice from Best in Show Judge, Roz Kramer Roz Kramer, Best in Show judge for Westminster Kennel Club last week, joins host Laura Reeves with advice, stories, suggestions and tips for all exhibitors. On judging Best in Show at Westminster “You know, you’re sequestered and so you don’t really know who you’re getting and…

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633 – The New Voice of Westminster Kennel Club

The New Voice of Westminster Kennel Club Host Laura Reeves is joined by Valerie Nunes-Atkinson, handler, breeder and the new color commentator at Westminster Kennel Club. “So I think one of the reasons why I’ve been brought in is because of some of the things that you mentioned, being a handler, having lived it and…

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632 – Expert Tips for Expanding Puppies’ Minds

Expert Tips for Expanding Puppies’ Minds Dr. Marty Greer, DVM joins host Laura Reeves for their ongoing conversation about raising puppies. This month they’re talking week four, when the puppies’ minds are exploding with new sensory input. “When the puppies first open their eyes, first open their ears, we should have gentle lighting, we should…

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631– Eye Emergencies Can Go From 0 to 60 in a Blink

Eye Emergencies Can Go From 0 to 60 in a Blink Host Laura Reeves is joined by veterinary ophthalmologist Stacey Halse for a deep dive on eye emergencies in our dogs. “Eyes are a very unique structure when it comes to every other organ, well, most other organs in the (dog’s) body,” Halse said. “They…

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630 — Westminster Kennel Club Fashionista Advice

Westminster Kennel Club Fashionista Advice Host Laura Reeves is joined by Veronica Wolfe of Best In Show Clothes, talking about that *perfect* WKC outfit, hair, nails, makeup and more. “So, you know Westminster, it is the premier dog sport event of the year,” Wolfe noted. “It is the second oldest sporting event in the nation…

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629 – Neonates Deep Dive: Caring for the Dam and Hypocalcemia

Neonates Deep Dive: Caring for the Dam and Hypocalcemia Dr. Marty Greer, DVM joins host Laura Reeves for a continuation of their ongoing conversation about neonates. The discussion today includes hypocalcemia and eclampsia, how much calcium to supplement and when. “For some bitches, you need to continue (calcium supplementation) until the puppies are weaned,” Greer…

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