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The voice of purebred dogs. Your passion is our purpose.

Pure Dog Talk is THE voice of purebred dogs

We talk to the legends of the sport and give you the tips and tools to create an awesome life with your purebred dog. From showing to preservation breeding, from competitive obedience to field work, from agility to therapy dogs, and all the fun in between — your passion is our purpose.


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  • Basic Anatomy and Structure
  • Applied Anatomy and Structure
  • Type and Style
  • Stacking Perfection
  • Moving Perfection
  • Free Stacking Perfection
  • Grooming Perfection

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