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577 — Margery Good on the Deep Character of “Sillyham” Terriers

Margery Good on the Deep Character of Sealyham Terriers Margery Good joins host Laura Reeves to share her deep love of her beloved Sealyham Terriers, breeding, grooming and the importance of learning. Good started in obedience with a German Shepherd Dog. “I entered in obedience, but then I spent my day at the dog show…

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576 – Kent Boyles and Liz Oster on Breeding Plans and Growing the Sport

Kent Boyles and Liz Oster on Breeding Plans and Growing the Sport Kent Boyles and Liz Oster of Kenlyn and Marquis German Shepherd Dogs join host Laura Reeves from the International Kennel Club of Chicago shows to share their thoughts on breeding decisions and how to grow the sport of purebred dogs. Boyles and Oster,…

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575 – Ears: Yeast, Bacteria and Dr. Greer’s Mind-Blowing Tip for Hair Removal

Ears: Yeast, Bacteria and Dr. Greer’s Mind-Blowing Tip for Hair Removal Dr. Marty Greer, DVM joins host Laura Reeves for important information on maintaining healthy ears in our dogs, diagnosing and treating ear infections and her *mind-blowing* tip for hair removal from the ear canal. “Ears are complicated,” Greer said. “It’s not just go pick…

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574 – Kelly Shupp on Campaigns, Rare Breeds and Generational Change

Kelly Shupp on Campaigns, Rare Breeds and Generational Change Kelly Shupp, Professional Handler, joins host Laura Reeves for a deeply insightful conversation about running a show campaign, the challenges of competing with rare breeds and the generational change happening in her circle. Shupp grew up with purebred dogs owned by her mom, AKC judge Claire…

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573 – Search and Rescue Titling Events Come to US

Search and Rescue Titling Events Come to US Melissa Stagnaro, vice president of the American Rettungshunde Sport Association (ARSA), joins host Laura Reeves to share details of the growing Search and Rescue Sport titling events in the US. “ARSA started out of a need for some standardizations,” Stagnaro said. “There was an earthquake and flooding…

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572 – Dog Food Behind the Scenes: Meat, Meal and Byproducts Defined

Dog Food Behind the Scenes: Meat, Meal and Byproducts Defined Rob Downey, nutritionist, researcher and CEO of Annamaet dogfood company, joins host Laura Reeves for a deep dive on what ingredients lists on our dog food labels mean. “We have to back up a little bit and look at what those statements mean and where…

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571 – Skin is Your Dog’s Largest Organ, Keep it Healthy!

Skin is Your Dog’s Largest Organ, Keep it Healthy! Dr. Marty Greer, DVM joins host Laura Reeves for a deep dive on skin problems in our dogs, how to avoid them, what causes them and how to treat them. Pro Tip? An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. In previous episodes, Marty…

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570 — Breeding Theory Q&A From LIVE@5

Breeding Theory Q&A From LIVE@5 Host Laura Reeves leads a conversation on breeding theory, replayed from a LIVE@5 live podcast from 2022. “As we all know, dog breeding is something of, to put it mildly, a passion project,” Reeves said. “Doing it well is something we all strive for. There are some tools that we…

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569 – OFA Launches New Testing for Brachycephalic Breeds

OFA Launches New Testing for Brachycephalic Breeds Eddie Dziuk, Chief Operating Officer at the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals, and Dr. Kathleen Smiler, DVM, Health Committee Representative from the Pug Dog Club of America, join host Laura Reeves to introduce the new BOAS testing program. “Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome (BOAS) is a condition which may cause…

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568 – AKC’s New Genetic Testing Program to Offer Expanded Insights

AKC’s New Genetic Testing Program to Offer Expanded Insights Dr. Claire Wiley, Executive Director of the AKC DNA Program, joins host Laura Reeves with breaking news about the expansion of their testing capabilities. AKC’s DNA program will soon include the option to identify traits and genetic diseases, in addition to simple parentage, Wiley announced. “For…

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