first aid for dogs

94 – First Aid for Dogs – Are you Ready for Field and Show Emergencies: Dr. Cynthia Heiller, DVM – Part 1

First Aid for Dogs – Are you Ready for Field and Show Emergencies: Dr. Cynthia Heiller, DVM – Part 1 First Aid for your dogs… Are you ready? Dr Cindy Heiller, DVM is an Emergency Vet with Redwood Vet Clinic and has saved more than one dog and horse at field trials. Breeder of German…

Versatile Companion Champion Dog

93 – Versatile Companion Champion Dog – What It Took To Be The First with Andrea Ford

Andrea (Kyllarova) Ford, newly immigrated from the Czech Republic, acquired a backyard bred Golden Retriever in 2000 as a companion. From those humble beginnings grew the very first AKC Versatile Companion Champion Dog team.

Tracking with Wally O'Brien

92 – Tracking: Testing Your Dog’s Ability to Scent with AKC Judge Wally O’Brien

Tracking: Testing Your dogs ability to scent is for just about any breed – even an Italian Greyhound and Yorkshire Terrier.


91 – Dog Show Grooming, Poodle University, Online Handling and Allison Foley

Allison Foley has started Leading Edge Dog Show Academy to mentor exhibitors online for dog show grooming, junior handling, and handling for adults.

AKC Government Relations

90 – AKC Government Relations is Fighting for You! – Phil Guidry, J.D.

Junior Handler, Cocker Breeder to help lead the fight as attorney at AKC Government Relations, Phil Guidry’s heart and soul is committed to the preservation of our breeds.

Italian Greyhounds

89 – Italian Greyhounds and Lilian Barber: From the Holocaust to La Scala Italian Greyhounds

Italian Greyhounds Lilian Barber is a breeder and AKC judge. Lilian escaped the Nazi’s as a child and fled to the US. Author of the “bible” on Italian Greyhounds.

Laura Reeves

88 – Wire Coated Breeds and How to Work With Them

Wire Coated Breeds require special grooming techniques and tools to keep the coat in top condition and shape that the breed standard requires.

Dual Champions Melissa Newman

87 – Dual Champions: Melissa Newman – Laverack vs Llewellin

Continuing our conversation on the challenges of creating dual champions, Melissa Newman talks with us about her journey to build a family of dogs that meet this exacting goal. From a childhood spent hunting with her family through the trial and error of acquiring a good foundation for her breeding program, her story is inspiring as to what can be accomplished with single minded dedication and focus. The Set’r Ridge dogs are iconic and can be found in many pedigrees of the top dogs in the breed.


86 – Dual Champions: Preservation Breeders Proof of Form and Function – Frank Luksa

One key element of preservation breeding, for many fanciers, is working to maintain the “function” for which the “form” of the breed was originally developed. The English Setter standard, for example, describes a dog “conformed” a certain way because those details enabled the dog to best do the job for which foundation breeders developed it.


85 – Wendy Paquette on Shih Tzu, Toys and Breeding Challenges

Wendy Paquette of Wenrick Kennels fame, All-Breed Judge and Toy Breeder talks with Laura Reeves on Toy Dogs, Shih Tzu’s, and Breeding Challenges.