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16 – Bill Shelton: How to Create a Family of Dogs

AKC Judge Bill Shelton – Coventry Corgis – Master Breeders and Renowned Kennels build on successive generations to create a Family of Dogs. Curators and preservationists, Championship Breeders use 21st Century toolboxes to preserve health, purpose and type.

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15 – Become a Master Handler – the 4 Levels of Handling

The Four Levels to Become a Master Handler – Each level is a unique step to success, each with unique problems, goals, focus, and achievements. Listen as Laura coaches four handlers – beginner, experienced, competitive and master – through planning to succeed at their level.

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14 – Dr. Gayle Watkins #2 – Breeder’s Guide to Neonatal Puppies

Dr. Gayle Watkins continues with the neonatal period of puppies – the first two weeks. Mothering, improving stress management as adults, Early Neurological Stimulation, Early Scent Introduction, Avoidance of Hip Dysplasia with proper whelping box traction.

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13 – Legendary AKC Judge Virgina (Ginny) Lyne

AKC Judge Virginia Lyne Takes Us to School! Miss Lyne, with almost 50 years of judging, speaks directly to judges and exhibitors on fascination with dogs, critiques, hands on training, judges study groups, breed comparisons and joy.

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12 – Test Your Dog’s Instincts – Wonderful World of Dog

Dogs are amazing and working with our dog’s natural instincts is not only amazing but fun too! Field, herding, instinct, agility, nose work, barn hunt, CAT, lure coursing and more.

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11 – Dr. Gayle Watkins – Nutrition of the Dam, Canine Nomograph and Puppy Immunity

Dr. Gayle Watkins from Avidog.com addresses the latest research on proper nutrition of the dam prior to breeding, and how the dam’s nutrition affects immunity, temperament, and life-long health in our puppies. Blood tests for maternal immunity in puppies and vaccinations are discussed.

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10 – Bill and Taffe McFadden Live at AKC Nationals – Wisdom Wednesday

Bill and Taffe McFadden are two of the most beloved professional handlers in the United States. Based in Northern California, they have worked together for well over 30 years to present some of the top dogs in the country. Three times they have taken dogs to #1 all breeds in the nation, including the incomparable Mick, the Kerry Blue Terrier who won Best in Show at the Garden in 2003, Spirit the Giant Schnauzer and Harry the Dandy Dinmont Terrier.

They have a half dozen top handler awards and 10 Westminster KC group wins between them.

Their proudest accomplishments? Raising three sane children.

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9 – Finding a Show Puppy

Buying a purebred dog, whether for companionship, performance competition, a show dog or all of the above is exciting. It also requires patience, study and commitment. You aren’t going down to the car dealership and picking your favorite color & haggling over the price. This is a living, breathing soul who will be with you…

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8 – The Three Little Piggies and How They Built a Better Dog

Straw, Sticks and Bricks – Understanding the blueprint to build a brick house foundation for better dogs. How breed history and the breed standard work together, form and function, and learning the language of the standard.

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7 – How to Count Dog Show Championship Points

How to Count Championship Points Understanding the Classes All classes are divided by sex and championship status. The non-champion male dogs compete for Winners Dog. The non-champion female dogs compete for Winners Bitch. Only animals awarded Winners Dog and Winners Bitch are eligible to earn points toward their championship status. After that, the Champion animals…

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