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Cherrie Spring How To Talk to The Animals

110 – Cherrie Spring: How To Talk To the Animals – English Springer Spaniels and Animal Communicator

Cherrie Spring - From English Springer Spaniels to Talking with the Animals. Handing her English Springer Spaniel to professional handler Gary Zayac at the National, vaulted Cherrie Spring into the world of dog shows. Balance in dogs, and balance with and through her skills as an animal communicator was not always easy. But just as...
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social media sportsmanship

109 – Social Media Sportsmanship: Dog Show Forum and The Dog Judges Report Card with Jacqueline Zwirn

Jacqueline Zwirn, administrator of Dog Show Forum and The Dog Show Judge's Report Card, is 3rd generation dog shows... literally "whelped" into dogs. A successful junior handler of her mom's Great Danes, Jacqueline continues today to show Miniature Pinschers under the Sidel Miniature Pinschers prefix. Junior Showmanship taught... SPORTSMANSHIP Sportsmanship is ethics, etiquette, manners, losing...
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Bill Ellis Junior Showmanship

108 – Bill Ellis and Junior Showmanship: How Junior Showmanship Prepares You For Life Outside the Ring

Bill Ellis and Junior Showmanship: How Junior Showmanship Prepares You For Life Outside the Ring. Bill Ellis, once a former junior showmanship competitor, is currently Communications Coordinator for the American Kennel Club he talks with Pure Dog Talk's Laura Reeves of fond memories and how what he learned through Junior Showmanship prepared him for life...
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Pure Dog Talk 100

100 – Pure Dog Talk – Celebrate Our 100th Episode – Laura Reeves

Pure Dog Talk Celebrates 100th Episode! Laura Reeves reminisces and reminds our listeners about summer, dog shows, and celebrations.
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Randy Benns Luke Baggenstos

81 – Social Media Challenge from Randy Benns and Luke Baggenstos

Social Media Challenge Randy Benns and Luke Baggenstos are both members of the Professional Handler’s Association. Luke Baggenstos Luke literally was born into dogs. His parents and stepmother are all dog people. He worked for dad, Rick, and stepmom Dinah,  both PHA handlers, and followed in their footsteps. In fact, the bulk of his extended…
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Steve Gladstone

80 – Steve Gladstone: In His Words

Steve Gladstone, AKC Judge, Breeder of Cardigan Welsh Corgis and AKC Board of Directors member passed away in Australia while on a judging assignment. Perhaps his final interview, this was recorded only a few weeks prior to his passing.
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Bo Bengston

76 – Bo Bengtson and Paul Lepiane: History and Future of Dog Show Competition

  Bo Bengtson and Paul Lepiane: The History and the Future of Dog Show Competition Paul and Bo, whippet breeders and publishers of several magazines, share their thoughts on breed drift and the past, present and future of dog shows in this wide ranging, thoughtful intervi­ew. We discuss why some breeds drift *a lot* and…
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Edd Bivin

75 – Edd Bivin: Take the Lead and AKC Judge

Edd Bivin: Dedicated to the Sport of Dogs From Pomeranians to prestigious judge at Westminster and National Events, Mr. Bivin contributes to the sport through the Take the Lead Foundation.  Listen to episode 75 as he shares his history and dedication with Laura Reeves. Edd E. Bivin, of Fort Worth, Texas, acquired his first purebred…
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74 – Eugene Blake: International Judge and Best Dressed Gentleman

Eugene Blake – International Judge Eugene Blake is always dapper in appearance, impeccable in style, and a smile full of life and joy. He is a lovely judge to show under, a man of extensive dog knowledge, and a willing mentor for new exhibitors in the show ring. In this interview, Eugene shares his history,…
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top dog laura king

71 – Top Dog Dreaming: Professional Handler Laura King on the Road to #1 All-Breed

Dreaming of Top Dog #1 All-Breed? Professional Handler Laura King tells the fun and frustration, rewards and regrets, on the competitive road to be #1.
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