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406 – Veterinary Voice: Scary weird stuff that happens to girl dogs

Veterinary Voice: Scary weird stuff that happens to girl dogs Dr. Marty Greer joins host Laura Reeves for a conversation about some of the scary, unusual medical emergencies and conditions which can affect our breeding bitches. On our list are prolapsed uterus, vaginal hyperplasia, inguinal hernia with the uterus in it, torsioned uterine horn, ovarian…

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405 – Black at the Dog Show. What you see and what it is.

Black at the Dog Show. What you see and what it is. “We can be opponents and not be enemies” Professional handler Randy Benns joins host Laura Reeves for a frank and open discussion about race, dog shows, the past and the future. Benns started in dogs working for the world-renowned Miss Dorothy Nickles. Asked…

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404 – The Athletic, Wicked Smart, Primitive Xoloitzcuintli

The Athletic, Wicked Smart, Primitive Xoloitzcuintli Host Laura Reeves visits with passionate fanciers Barbara Griffin and Giovanna Suedan, a self-proclaimed “xolo-aholic,” about the Xoloitzcuintli. According to the Xoloitzcuintli Club of America, this is “one of the world’s oldest and rarest breeds, with statues identical to the hairless variety dating back over 3,000 years. These clay…

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403 – Virtual Reality: Step by Step to a Rally Title for Your Dog

Virtual Reality: Step by Step to a Rally Title for Your Dog Trainer Gabi Vannini from What A Great Dog! walks us through the process to earn a virtual rally title for your dog. Below is a short excerpt from our conversation. Listen in to the podcast for excellent training tips, rally performance do’s and…

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402 – Insight on the Genetics of Hairlessness in Dogs

Insight on the Genetics of Hairlessness in Dogs Adam Boyko, Chief science officer and co-founder of Embark, joins host Laura Reeves to talk about the Fox I3 gene, that causes hairlessness in many dog breeds. “So it’s a gene that’s gonna be involved in what we would call ecto dermal differentiation,” Boyko said. “So it’s…

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401 – How to Train 15 Tricks for a Virtual Trick Dog Title

How to Train 15 Tricks for a Virtual Trick Dog Novice Title Kristin Sandstede, of Big Moose Dog Training, is back to give us a tutorial on training tricks for our dogs. Since the explosion of interest in AKC’s Virtual Trick Dog Novice title during the hiatus of dog events, people everywhere are training, or…

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397 — Planning Your “Family” of Dogs: Style and Health

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...

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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...

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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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394 — Chongqing Dogs: Saving a Primitive Breed from Extinction

Chongqing Dogs: Saving a Primitive Breed from Extinction Chongqing Dog enthusiast Brandi Miller is working to save this ancient and primitive breed from extinction. Dating back an estimated 2,000 years, and believed to be...

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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...

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392 – Access to COVID Relief Funds for Dog Professionals

Access to COVID Relief Funds for Dog Professionals D’Arcy Downs-Vollbracht, Concierge Legal Group, joins me to provide critical and timely information for members of our tribe impacted by the shutdown of events and travel...

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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...

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390 – Mastitis: Causes, Prevention and Treatment | Pure Dog Talk

Mastitis: Causes, Prevention and Treatment Dr. Marty Greer joins us for our Veterinary Voice. We’re talking about mastitis in lactating bitches. This infection can come on fast and furious with no warning. In some...

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389 – Working Together Leverages Resources in Rare Breeds | Pure Dog Talk

Work Together to Leverage Resources in Rare Breeds Dawne Deeley and Amanda Kelly are back for the second half of our conversation about rare breeds and their unique challenges. Who buys our dogs and...

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