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539 – Dr. Donald Sturz, Dog Show Philosopher & WKC BIS Judge

Dr. Donald Sturz, Dog Show Philosopher & WKC BIS Judge Dr. Donald Sturz, 2022 BIS judge at Westminster Kennel Club, joins host Laura Reeves to talk purebred dogs as history and art. And goosebumps at seven contenders in a unique and powerful lineup. “From a historical perspective,” Sturz said, “I think it’s so important that…

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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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537 – Win Photo Do’s, Don’ts and Disasters with Vicki Holloway

Win Photo Do’s, Don’ts and Disasters with Vicki Holloway Host Laura Reeves is joined by Vicki Holloway, dog show photographer and poodle breeder, talking about how to get the best win photo with your dog and the importance of win photos for the show giving clubs. Vicki’s Tips for Exhibitors Make sure your dog is…

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536 – Canine Chiropractic and Measurable Results

Canine Chiropractic and Measurable Results Dr. Clara Medalen joins host Laura Reeves to talk about gait analysis and chiropractic treatment of our dogs. She addresses what we can and can’t objectively measure in our animals after chiropractic treatment. “In human chiropractic, we have a lot of objective measures we can use,” Medalen nited. “We can use…

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535 – Feeding Performance Dogs is All About Balance

Feeding Performance Dogs is All About Balance Host Laura Reeves is joined by Rob Downey, CEO of Annamaet, a companion animal nutritionist who conducted seminal research at the University of Pennsylvania on feeding performance dogs. “Back in those days,” Downey said, “the idea was that you carbohydrate load (dogs) just like you do humans. We…

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534 — Changing the Conversation on Cancer Diagnosis in Dogs

Changing the Conversation on Cancer Diagnosis in Dogs Dr. Angelo Marco, DVM and Dr. Andi Flory, DVM join host Laura Reeves for an exciting conversation about advances in early cancer detection. PetDx’s OncoK9 test is able to “identify a biomarker of cancer that comes from cancer cells” from a simple blood draw, according to Dr….

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533 – Meet Dr. Darin Collins, Saluki breeder, new CHF CEO

Meet Dr. Darin Collins, Saluki breeder, new CHF CEO Dr. Darin Collins, DVM, joins host Laura Reeves to discuss his new role as Chief Executive Officer at the Canine Health Foundation. Collins, a longtime Saluki breeder, came to CHF in October, leaving his role as the Director of Animal Health Programs at Woodland Park Zoo…

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532 — Breeder, Buyer, Vet: Let’s TALK!

Breeder, Buyer, Vet: Let’s TALK! Dr. Marty Greer, DVM, best-selling author, dog breeder and practicing veterinarian, is back with host Laura Reeves to talk about the delicate and critical communication protocols, best practices and successful strategies for Breeders, Puppy Buyers and the Buyers’ Veterinarian. “This is a challenge,” Greer said. “How do you have that…

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531 – Elaine Lessig: “Fashionista” Passionate About Dog Judging

Elaine Lessig: “Fashionista” Passionate About Dog Judging Judge and self-proclaimed “fashionista” Elaine Lessig joins host Laura Reeves to share her passion for dogs and dog judging. Lessig started her purebred dog journey in the 1980s with Cavalier King Charles Spaniels before they were recognized by the AKC. Today she judges the toy, sporting and non-sporting…

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530 – Poodles, Professional Handlers and Public Image

Poodles, Professional Handlers and Public Image Christian Manelopoulos is back with host Laura Reeves for more Pure Dog Talk on Poodles, Professional Handlers and the sport’s Public Image. “I think really great people are very generous with their time and advice,” Manelopoulos said. “In the end, the thing we all struggle with is having time…

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