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57 – Best in Show: How an Owner-Handler Competes with the Pros – Tricia Stanczyk

Ready to Win Best in Show as an Owner Handler? Tricia Stanczyk says “You Can Do It Too!” From English Setters to Parson Russell Terriers, Tricia Stanczyk is an Owner Handler with multiple Best in Shows and a National Specialty win. Learn by Watching – Practice by Doing Learning by watching and asking questions is…

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56 – Stud Dog Series: Fresh, Fresh Chilled and Frozen – Do’s Don’t and Why-Nots

What’s Best for Your Stud Dog?
Fresh, Fresh Chilled or Frozen?
Semen Quality

Fresh is Best… but not always an option. Fresh semen, of lower quality, might need a little reproductive vet help to improve the chance of getting your bitch pregnant.

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Sketchbook Berger Picards

55 – Seizures and Epilepsy: Genetic Testing for the Cause – Liz Hansen

  Canine Epilepsy: Bring the Breeders to the Scientists Liz Hansen, University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine Genetics Lab, and breeder of Standard Schnauzers and Berger Picards, is helping to coordinate the international consortium on epilepsy. Affected and Family Members Blood Samples Needed DNA Banking of affected dogs and their immediate affected or non-affected…

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Eileen Hackett and English Setter

54 – Why National Specialties are Mentor Magic – Eileen Hackett

National Specialties and Mentor Opportunities: Eileen Hackett Where but a National Specialty can you pull up a ringside chair, in the company of top breeders, and watch hundreds of dogs in your breed? Where but a National Specialty can you see two or three generations of progeny from a stud or dam? Where but a…

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Stud Dog Series Management for Better Semen Production

53 – Stud Dog Series #2: Management for Better Semen Production

  Learn How to Increase Your Stud Dog’s “Stuff” Healthy Semen 101 Sirius Canine Fertility returns for Part 2 of our Stud Dog Series. LISTEN to episode #53 and learn: Reproductive Soundness Collection Do’s and Don’ts Environmental Conditions Stress Managing Stud Dogs around Breeding Bitches   READ FULL ARTICLE HERE SIRIUS CANINE FERTILITY

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simple tips on whelping puppies myra savant harris

52 – Simple Tips on Whelping Puppies: Myra Savant Harris

Whelping puppies is often panic time for even experienced breeders. Myra Savant Harris, RN, gives simple tips on the do’s and dont’s of whelping puppies. What is the green fluid and is it an emergency, to don’t swing the puppy, to gurgling pups, to stuck pups… Myra covers it all.

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51 – Finding the Genetic Test: Pat Fendley’s Fight Against Cerebellar Ataxia in Spinone Italiano

  But I Don’t Have Spinone Italiano’s? Every breed has something lurking in it’s DNA.  Pat Fendley’s sacrifice to “save” her breed is a lesson for all breeders. Cerebellar Ataxia Cerebellar Ataxia is a horrific disease that affect puppies.  They start with wobbling or stumbling.  Within months, the disease rapidly progresses until the young dog…

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stud dog series

50 – Stud Dog: Progesterone – 4 Part Series with Sirius Canine Fertility

Progesterone: Part 1 of 4 on Stud Dog Management Sirius Canine Fertility Welcome to the first of four Friday episodes on understanding stud dog management and insemination techniques. Bridgett Higginbothm, AKC Judge, Bulldog breeder, licensed Vet Tech, and owner of Sirius Canine Fertility (formerly ICSB Grass Valley) and Shannon Stone guest on PureDogTalk and answer…

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49 – What Was the Dog Show Judge Thinking? AKC Judge and Dog Show Mentor Lee Whittier

  From the Judges Perspective As an AKC Judge, Lee Whittier often saw quality, but untrained dogs with exhibitors that could use some help.  Digging a little deeper, Lee realized that the exhibitors that really needed a mentor were not just the beginners, but the Owner-Handlers that have been showing for 5-15 years. Owner Handlers…

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48 – Mike Pitts: Teaching the Next Generation

From Apprentice to Master Handler to Mentoring the Next Generation   Mike Pitts, along with his wife Linda, are among the top tier handlers in the country, having run multiple top dogs over the years. Most recently, Linda piloted the Puli, Preston, to number one all breeds all systems in 2016.   Back in the…

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