346 – Safely Incorporating Our Dogs in Holiday Festivities | Pure Dog Talk

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Safely Incorporating Our Dogs in Holiday Festivities Dr. Marty Greer, DVM and Host Laura Reeves riff on safely incorporating our pets in the holiday festivities, from electricity to plants to food to weather. Greer’s recommendations include: Electric cord safety – wrap thin cords with metal safety coil Jingle bells on low branches for warning that…

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345 – Ideas to Grow Our Sport: Amateur CH, Critiques, Welcome | Pure Dog Talk

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Ideas to Grow Our Sport: Amateur Champion, Critiques, Welcome Join a conversation between judges and exhibitors brainstorming ideas to grow the sport of purebred dogs. Lesley Hiltz, Karen Ericson and Sid Marx join  moderator Laura Reeves along with exhibitors at the Whidbey Island Kennel Club. This is part two of the Pure Dog Talk Saturday…

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344 – Inspiring True Story: From First Show to Best in Show | Pure Dog Talk

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Inspiring True Story: From First Show to Best in Show Antoinelle Vulpis chose a Skye Terrier as her first show dog. Two years after their first show, Vulpis and Archer won Best in Show at The Kennel Club of Philadelphia’s National Dog Show. Vulpis offers another inspiring “newbie” story as she shares her journey, the…

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343 — Saturday Symposium – Preservation Breeding With Experts | Pure DogTalk

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Saturday Symposium – Preservation Breeding With Experts Host and Moderator Laura Reeves is joined by breeders/judges Lesley Hiltz, Sid Marx and Karen Ericson at the Whidbey Island Kennel Club with a robust conversation about preservation breeding. This is part one. Part two, including audience participation, conversation and more idea generation will be posted next Monday.…

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342 – History: To Understand the Present, Must Know the Past | Pure Dog Talk

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History: To Understand the Present, Must Know the Past Lesley Hiltz, long time Beagle breeder and conformation judge, details a new history project launched by Beagle enthusiasts worldwide. “The Beagle History Resource is a non-profit website with the aim to preserve the history of beagles and the community surrounding it for the future. All is maintained…

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341 – How One “Dog Person” is Revolutionizing Flying Our Dogs | Pure Dog Talk

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How One “Dog Person” is Revolutionizing Flying Our Dogs Pilar Kuhn is revolutionizing flying purebred dogs. Kuhn and her husband Rod Ott are breeders of Scottish Terriers and Bouvier des Flandres. They also run a shipping company transporting dogs for breeders and exhibitors world-wide. In her work, Kuhn has established strong relationships with the major…

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337 – Black & Tan Dynamos: The Wash & Wear Manchester | Pure Dog Talk

Black & Tan Dynamos: The Wash & Wear Manchester The Manchester Terrier has two varieties, Standard and Toy, both descended from the extinct black and tan terrier, according to a panel of experts at the American Manchester Terrier Club National Specialty. The Manchester’s job was to hunt rats and other vermin in England and they…

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336 – 20th Century Secrets in a 21st Century Format, Jaraluv | Pure Dog Talk

20th Century Secrets in a 21st Century Format, Jaraluv Part two of the powerful interview with Ray and Jana Brinlee of Jaraluv Scottish Deerhounds applies their breeding secrets to today’s society. The small number operation modeled by the Brinlees is far more applicable to today’s world than the huge kennels maintained in the heyday of…

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335 – Jaraluv Scottish Deerhounds: 7 Secrets to Success | Pure Dog Talk

Jaraluv Scottish Deerhounds: 7 Secrets to Success Ray and Jana Brinlee, Jaraluv Scottish Deerhounds, have a truly notable record. Breeding on a very limited basis since the early 1980s, they have produced a total of 94 dogs. Of which, 75 are champions of record and 11 are Best in Show Winners. A 12 percent ratio…

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334 – Golden Retriever Breed Education with Michael Faulkner | Pure Dog Talk

Golden Retriever Breed Education with Michael Faulkner In honor of the Golden Retriever National Specialty, currently under way in Southern California, Host Laura Reeves visits with legendary judge and breeder Michael Faulkner. Actively involved with Goldens since 1969, Faulkner is deeply passionate about his breed. Primarily a hunting dog “This is the GOLDEN Retriever,” Faulkner…

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333 – Pyrenean Shepherd: Small, Smart, Rare | Pure Dog Talk

Pyrenean Shepherd: Small, Smart, Rare Pyrenean Shepherd fancier Joni McKeown shares details of this endangered herding breed from the Pyrenees mountains of France. The small herding breed accompanied the Great Pyrenees guarding the flocks that moved between the isolated and remote regions of the mountains and valleys. “When people come to shows, everyone thinks they…

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332 — Secret to Success with Owner-Handler Matt Palmer | Pure Dog Talk

Secret to Success with Owner-Handler Matt Palmer The 2019 Secret to Success award goes to owner-handler Matt Palmer winning Best of Breed at Westminster Kennel Club with his first show dog. Host Laura Reeves gets up close and personal with everyone’s newest hero. A Missouri State Public Defender, Palmer discovered Golden Retrievers at the Kennel…

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331 – John Buddie part 2: Respect, Reverence and Romance | Pure Dog Talk

John Buddie part 2: Respect, Reverence and Romance Master Breeder, John Buddie, Tartanside Collies, talks about the three “Rs”: Respect of the individuals who went before, reverence of finding and holding these people in high regard, and the romance of the history and studying the lore of the breed. “If it’s all statistics and numbers…

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330 – Breeding Rules from John Buddie, Tartanside Collies | Pure Dog Talk

Breeding Rules from John Buddie, Tartanside Collies John Buddie has spent a lifetime with Collies. His Tartanside family of dogs is world famous and widely respected. His Breeding Rules are a distillation of more than 50 years’ experience and success. This is part one of a two part series. Buddie’s original breed mentor gave him…

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 329 – Dogs Saving Cats: Livestock Guardians and Cheetahs | Pure Dog Talk

Dogs Saving Cats: Livestock Guardians and Cheetahs My very special guest today is Dr. Laurie Marker of the Cheetah Conservation Fund. We discuss her work with Cheetahs and “dogs saving cats”… dogs as “emotional support” animals for Cheetahs raised in captivity, as livestock guardians for flocks in Namibia so the farmers don’t kill the Cheetahs…

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