Breeds & Breeders
Laurie Hatcher Morrow is 83 years old. For 70 of those years she has been actively involved in one aspect or another of purebred dogs. As a young girl, she saved her allowance in order to buy the 1947 edition of the AKC Dog Book. And she studied it until she could recite all 114...
Peggy Beisel-McIlwaine was recently nominated for the third time as judge of the year by the ShowDog of the Year Committee. A judge of four groups, Beisel-McIlwaine is well respected within the fancy for her over-arching mission to judge dogs as breeding stock. She’s judged the Garden, Montgomery and Great Western, as well as internationally....
AKC judge and Great Dane breeder, Dana Cline was voted by the purebred dog fancy as Judge of the Year in the Dog News/Purina awards announced Feb. 10, 2018. Cline fell in love with his breed as a child “when the Great Dane was taller than I was.” From Junior Showmanship to Great Dane breeder...
Sue Huebner, Cordmaker Pulik, shares how she built the pedigrees that consistently produce top winners, including Preston.
Legendary Sue Huebner, of Cordmaker Pulik on Breeding Basics and how to develop a champion line of dogs. "Preston" won the 2016 AKC National Championship.
Lorrie Carlton, Bichon Frise breeder of "Flynn", GCH Belle Creek’s All I Care About Is Love, came to her breeding program with a background in sporting, hound and working breeds. Her firmly ingrained focus on structure and movement has continued through more than 40 years.
Katie Bernardin and her rise to the top with Ty the Giant Schnauzer exemplifies strong mentorship, patience, and hard work.
Developed in the eponymous islands off the east coast of Canada, the Newfoundland is an outstanding water dog. The dogs worked on fishing boats in the rugged, icy, stormy seas around their home island.
Joan Zielinski talks of her Stoan's Saint Bernards and the Saint Bernards of Lasqueti Island, British Columbia, bred by Tikki Smith and handled by Marty Glover.
Cindy Vogels and her mother, Jackie Gottlieb, traveled, showed, bred and whelped dogs together. Jackie only stopped showing the Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers at the young age of 89.