Breeds & Breeders
40 – Breed the Best, Love the Rest: Doug and Michaelanne Johnson on Old English Sheepdogs and Bouviers
A Family Affair: How to Balance Family and Breeding Recorded LIVE at Westminster Dog Show. Doug and Michaelanne Johnson of Old English Sheepdog and Bouvier des Flandres fame raised 5 children while handling show dogs and running a Colorado Springs, CO boarding and training kennel. Winners of the AKC Breeder of the Year and…
From Foundation Stock Service, to Miscellaneous to AKC Recognition, Chris and Tom Levy brought the Hungarian Pumi, a herding dog, to full AKC Recognition.
When good dog people do good things – Pluis Davern succeeded with Sussex Spaniels, helped create AKC Spaniel Hunt Tests, and then helped to start the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation.
Luc Boileau stories competing against Pat Craige (Trotter) for Best in Show at Westminster in 1990, importance of being a breeder before being a judge, learn learn learn, joy of finding young-to-be-great dogs in the show ring, and generations of multi breed champions from Knolland Farm.
Patricia Trotter is a true legend in the sport of dogs. Breeder of the legendary line of Vin-Melca Norwegian Elkhounds, Author of “Born to Win, Breed to Succeed”, AKC All-Breed Judge and successful Owner-Handler long before there was such a thing.
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.
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…