PDT Breeders Voice
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Just DO Something: Frustration, Fear and Facts Surrounding “Rescue” Dog Trafficking By Laura Reeves, Host, PureDogTalk So, about that Egyptian “rescue” dog running loose in Kansas, after being exposed to rabies…. Or, hey, that 12-week-old “rescue” puppy from Korea that was imported with a new and different strain of distemper than known to our dogs in…
Joe Gregory fell in love with a Boxer in Louisville, Kentucky in 1947. The chance encounter sparked a passion that fueled a lifelong devotion to the breed, to purebred dogs, to handling and judging. And it inspired his daughter, Evalyn, to follow in his footsteps.
When responsible breeders, professional handlers and Junior Handlers work together, beautiful things can happen. The following is a story submitted by Pure Dog Talk listener Rylee Carlon. It’s a story of desire and heartbreak, redemption and joy. I hope you find it as touching as I did.
This is a story of two boys growing up in Mexico City. Two kids who had an enduring and overwhelming passion for dogs. Two teenagers who dreamed of learning and growing in the pursuit of perfection in purebred dogs.
Another amazing Breeder Owner Handler joins us in celebrating our Master Breeders. Breeders’ Voice is fortunate to share 50 years of breeding knowledge and experience from Kerrie Kuper, Karasar Whippets. Please feel free to share this knowledge with friends and fellow exhibitors. Kuper offers absolutely rock solid, time tested breeding principles and cheer-leading for those who would follow in her footsteps.
Breeders’ Voice: Kristi Green—Knockout Chihuahuas A couple years ago, I interviewed and compiled a piece for As The Wheels Turn, my then-column in Best In Show Daily about the rising stars of the sport. This was my first encounter with today’s BV subject, Kristi Green of Knockout Chihuahuas in Bayfield, Colo. I was impressed then and…
Jere Marder’s world renowned Lambluv Old English Sheepdogs are the result of a Christmas gift from her husband that has kept on giving for more than 40 years. For years she managed a successful breeding and show program from a condo near Chicago. But before that, she choreographed school musicals and taught at her own dance studio in the city. Lambluv dogs have reached #1 in both the Working group and since it was split in the Herding group. The first few were shown by local professional handler, Jack Funk, but since then, Jere has taken over the leash and her top specials are exclusively breeder-owner handled.
Michelle Santana of Foxfire Dobermans has been voted Breeder of the Year by her peers and Working Group Breeder of the Year by the American Kennel Club. She has a lifetime devoted to her beloved breed, focused on a style of dog that she has permanently emblazoned on her mind’s eye.
Video: Breeders Voice: Story Behind When Hollywood Called, and Philadelphia Said No|Wayne Ferguson on Pure Dog Talk
When Wayne Ferguson got the phone call from Jon Miller at NBC Sports about televising the Kennel Club of Philadelphia show, which promised a welcome infusion of revenue, Ferguson initially said “no”.