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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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Planning Your “Family” of Dogs: Style and Health Our topic is breeding. With an emphasis on planning your family of dogs. The question: is consistency of style more important than consistency of health and/or...


398 – Getting Under the Skin: Demodex and other Mites

Getting Under the Skin: Demodex and other Mites Dr. Marty Greer talks about Demodex, demodectic mange and other skin mites that can cause problems in dogs. “We can start with the history of Demodex,...


393 – Gayle Watkins on Educating Breeders AND Buyers

Gayle Watkins on Educating Breeders AND Buyers Dr. Gayle Watkins of Avidog and host Laura Reeves talk about the importance of educating both breeders and puppy buyers. “We have to take step back,” Watkins...


396 – “Doggedly” Pursuing Preservation of Purebred Dogs

“Doggedly” Pursuing Preservation of Purebred Dogs Host Laura Reeves and Denise Flaim, author of “Doggedly: Musings on the Breeding, Judging and Preservation of Purebred Dogs,” cover a lot of ground in their own musings...


391 – “From the Mouths of Babes”: Learn From Youth | Pure Dog Talk

“From the Mouths of Babes”: Learn From Youth The dog world is frequently seen as “eating its own” – in other words scaring away new folks who are trying to learn. So, I decided...


395 – Is Your Dog an Introvert or an Extrovert?

Is Your Dog an Introvert or an Extrovert? Kristin Sandstede from Big Moose Dog Training joins host Laura Reeves to talk about setting dogs up for success and having a plan before your guests...

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