315 — Dr. Adam King on Eye Emergencies in Dogs | Pure Dog Talk

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Dr. Adam King on Eye Emergencies in Dogs Dr. Adam King, DVM, is a veterinary ophthalmologist and a Havanese breeder of merit. He talks with host Laura Reeves about the various eye emergencies that can develop with our dogs. Corneal Ulcer Any corneal ulcer should heal in three days, King said. All dog owners, but…

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314 – Dog Shows Through the Eyes of Newbies | Pure Dog Talk

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Dog Shows Through the Eyes of Newbies I was honored to visit with four brand “newbies” recently in a panel discussion format. These folks shared truly valuable information about what got them started, what they love and even what they don’t. Huge thanks to listener Dr. Clifton Jamil Kenon Jr whose idea this was. The…

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313 — Falconry: Relationship of Human, Dog, Bird of Prey | Pure Dog Talk

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Falconry: Historic Relationship of Human, Dog and Bird of Prey   Steve Layman, raptor expert, shares the fascinating history of falconry and its symbiotic relationship between man, dog and bird of prey. Natural history Layman, a zoologist who has worked with raptors and dogs for nearly 60 years, said that the teamwork between bird, handler…

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312 — Susan Giles on the Lhasa Apso, Grooming and Breeding | Pure Dog Talk

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Susan Giles on the Lhasa Apso, Grooming Secrets and Breeding Susan Giles, Lhasa Apso breeder for 45 years, shares her grooming and breeding secrets, as well as the history of this ancient breed. The Lhasa Apso is thought to have been the alert dogs in Tibetan monastaries, where they would bark to alert their larger…

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311 – Rescue Overreach: Prevention Best Recourse | Pure Dog Talk

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Rescue Overreach: Ounce of Prevention Worth a Pound of Cure Dog Savvy Lawyer Jen Amundsen joins host Laura Reeves for a frank and, frankly, frightening conversation about what recourse we have as breeders if one of our dogs lands in a shelter or rescue which refuses to return it to us. What happens when a…

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310 – Vet Voice: Breed Specific Anesthesia Fact and Fiction | Pure Dog Talk

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Breed Specific Anesthesia Fact and Fiction Dr. Marty Greer brings us information about breed specific anesthesia myths and realities to provide peace of mind and knowledge. “Everyone has an opinion and an experience,” Greer said. “Anesthesia is controlled death. We have to be respectful and appreciative of the advances in medicine. Your vet wants to…

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306 – Bill Shelton on Positive Messaging in Purebred Dogs | Pure Dog Talk

Bill Shelton on Positive Messaging in Purebred Dogs Bill Shelton imparts his wisdom in part one of a three-part series from a wide-ranging conversation about positive messaging in purebred dogs. People respond to positive messages, Shelton said, which will allow us to change perceptions within the general public. Words like preservation and purpose bred dogs…

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305 — Anne Katona on judging, retirement, owner handlers | Pure Dog Talk

Anne Katona on judging, retirement, owner handlers Long time judge Anne Katona shares her insights about judging, announces her planned retirement in January 2021 and offers encouragement for owner handlers. Famous for her greetings in the ring, where she reminds every exhibitor that “wiggles are allowed,” the perennially cheerful Katona noted that she’s “never known…

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304 – Bulldogs, professionals and imprinting type with Jay Serion | Pure Dog Talk

Bulldogs, professionals and imprinting type with Jay Serion Specialist Jay Serion talks about bulldogs, having pride as a handler, starting in the trenches and establishing a vision of type from understanding the standard. “At my first dog show, my dog was third out of three,” Serion said. “I came out of the ring thinking, ‘we…

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303 – Canine dentistry: What you need to know about oral health | Pure Dog Talk

Canine dentistry: What you need to know about oral health By listener request, here’s everything you need to know about oral health with Veterinary Dental Specialist, Dr. Jeff Schreiber. “Periodontal disease is very painful for the dog,” Schreiber said, but “Our pets are stoic. They don’t show pain very well.” Schreiber emphasizes that the best…

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302 – Vet Voice: Pre-breeding Protocols, Folic Acid and More | Pure Dog Talk

Pre-breeding Protocols, Folic Acid, Cleft Palate and More Dr. Marty Greer, DVM, JD, joins us for an important conversation about pre-breeding protocols. Greer provides insight on what to do (hint: folic acid!) and what not to do to help ensure a healthy litter. Bitches who are to be bred should be started on a protocol…

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301 — Ring Stewards: The Unsung Heroes of the Dog Show | Pure Dog Talk

Ring Stewards: The Unsung Heroes of the Dog Show Kevin Ellingson, member of the Professional Stewards Association of Northern California, started ring stewarding in 2006 as a way to learn more about the sport while his wife was showing Cavalier King Charles Spaniels . Ellingson said a couple of the most important things he learned…

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300 — Episode 300!! Favors, Table Training and Hot Dogs | Pure Dog Talk

Episode 300!! Favors, Table Training and Hot Dogs Holy hot dogs batman… Episode 300?! How did THAT happen? Time flies when you’re having fun! Honestly, a year ago, I wasn’t at all sure I’d make it this far. I’d just taken on sole ownership and management of PureDogTalk. I was running the show out of…

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299 – Final Thoughts from the Legends: Juniors, New Judges | Pure Dog Talk

Final Thoughts from the Legends: Juniors, New Judges The final installation from the Pure Dog Talk Friday Night Forum at Del Monte Kennel Club in 2017 with Pat Trotter, Dorothy Macdonald and Kim Meredith. Judge following and “fly-ins” Dorothy – won’t put dog down if they followed. If I liked him best, will go up…

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298 – Legends part 2: What NOT to do, Too Many Dog Shows  | Pure Dog Talk

Legends part 2: What NOT to do, Too Many Dog Shows and More Today’s episode is a continuation of the conversation at the Pure Dog Talk Friday Night Forum at Del Monte Kennel Club in July 2017. Our panel includes Pat Trotter, Dorothy Macdonald and Kimberly Meredith. The conversation continues with questions from social media…

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