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Patriotic Puppies

129|Patriotic Puppies|AKC Mark Dunn|Bomb Detection Dog Breeders|Pure Dog Talk

Carmen Battaglia, Mark Dunn, Sheila Goffe and a bunch of folks at AKC are developing a new “patriotic puppy program” whereby breeders of high drive, high stamina hunting dogs can help create a network...

Doug Ljungren

128|Doug Ljungren is Up to Tricks…Trick Dogs|AKC VP of Sports and Performance|Pure Dog Talk

Doug Ljungren is the champion of a number of new, non-traditional and wildly popular performance events that have come on line in the last few years.

bathe dry dog

107 – How To Properly Bathe and Dry Your Dog with Laura Reeves

How to Properly Bath and Dry Your Dog with Laura Reeves gives tips and correct methods to prepare and maintain your dog’s coat.

kennel clubs

105 – Where have All The Kennel Clubs Gone…

Have we lost the purpose of kennel clubs? Are kennel clubs just for “putting on shows”? Should kennel clubs be or regain their position as a local service and educational organization?

Ed Thomason

103 – Ed Thomason Tips for the Owner Handler – From a Breeder Owner Handler Turned Professional Dog Handler

Ed Thomason was a Breeder and Owner Handler before he became a Professional Dog Handler. A passionate advocate for the “bully breeds”, Ed and his wife, Karen, breed American Staffordshire Terriers under the Alpine...

dog obedience

102 – Dog Obedience with a What? Obedience and Agility with a Non-Traditional Dog: Gail Budde

Dog Obedience and Agility rings are filled with Border Collies, Australian Shepherds, Corgis, Parson Russell Terriers, Labs and Golden Retrievers. But what about Clumber Spaniels, Pugs, Bulldogs, Norwegian Elkhounds and Great Danes?

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.

Leading Edge Allison Foley

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.

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...

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