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“The Rest of the Story” — From Craigslist to Number One Field Spaniel

“The Rest of the Story” — From Craigslist to Number One Field Spaniel Mikala Seymour and her Field Spaniel, Riley, are an impressive team. Riley, GCHB CH Bruce’s Living the Life @ Upland, is currently the number one field spaniel all-systems and a national specialty winner, entirely owner-handled. This is a significant accomplishment for anyone….

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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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498 – Stephanie Seabrook Hedgepath on Structure

Stephanie Seabrook Hedgepath on Structure AKC judge, Pembroke Welsh Corgi breeder, author and speaker Stephanie Seabrook Hedgepath joins host Laura Reeves for a conversation about canine structure. Hedgepath walks us through what’s important when evaluating a dog’s structure. “You gotta know where to put your hands,” Hedgepath said. “You’ve got to understand the skeletal structure…

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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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497 – Vet Voice: OTC and Home Remedies for Common Ailments

Vet Voice: OTC and Home Remedies for Common Ailments Dr. Marty Greer, DVM joins host Laura Reeves for a prequel to our upcoming 6-week K9 First Aid 911 course. Greer covers what you CAN use, what you CANNOT use, when and how to use what. Greer’s first reminder is that yes, vets are as swamped…

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496 — Owner Handlers: Make a Plan, Manage Expectations

Owner Handlers: Make a Plan, Manage Expectations Amanda Kelly of Fwaggle Toy Manchester Terriers joins host Laura Reeves for some final thoughts on Owner Handlers and how they can earn the advantage in the ring. Have Fun “There is nothing more eye catching than looking in the ring and seeing a dog that is having…

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495 — Amanda On… Owner Handlers, Winning, Losing and Fun

Amanda On… Owner Handlers, Winning, Losing and Fun Amanda Kelly, breeder-owner-handler of Fwaggle Toy Manchester Terriers in Canada, joins host Laura Reeves for a pragmatic, insightful and realistic discussion on the challenges and assets owner handlers bring to the competition. “You really need to examine how are you viewing winning and losing as a first…

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494 — Traveling with dogs – Pro Tips, Life Hacks and Tools for Success

Traveling with dogs – Pro Tips, Life Hacks and Tools for Success Forget Football and Pumpkin Spice, it’s actually National Specialty season! We’ve talked a number of times over the last few years about the *reasons* to travel to National Specialties and the JOY of traveling generally. So now let’s talk about the practical requirements…

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493 – Leptospirosis: Deadly Disease for You and Your Dog

Leptospirosis: Deadly Disease for You and Your Dog Dr. Marty Greer, DVM joins host Laura Reeves for deep dive and myth busting conversation about the dangers of the deadly leptospirosis infection in dogs AND humans. “Years ago leptospirosis was in pretty significant disease,” Greer said. “And then we saw it kind of decline in frequency….

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492 – Made in America: Western Ranch Dogs Go Mainstream

Made in America: Western Ranch Dogs Go Mainstream Nannette Newbury, Australian Shepherd breeder under the Stone Pine banner and AKC judge, joins host Laura Reeves to talk about two breeds developed in the Western US and exploding in popularity. “We’re kind of a unique breed, in that we were developed solely in the United States,…

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