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359 – “Space Whippet,” Insta Celeb, Provides Social Media Tips | Pure Dog Talk

“Space Whippet,” Insta Celeb, Provides Social Media Tips Beth Gordon acquired a race-bred whippet after her mixed breed rescue developed IVDD (intervertebral disc disease). Kuiper the Space Whippet’s rise to fame on social media provides a blueprint for others to follow in promoting purebred dogs. “I wanted a healthy dog I could do sports with.…

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358 – Dale & Jane Martenson: Touche Japanese Chin | Pure Dog Talk

Dale & Jane Martenson: Touche Japanese Chin Master Breeders Dale and Jane Martenson of Touche Japanese Chin, have produced more than 500 champions in a very difficult breed. Dale shares invaluable, detailed advice for success. Purposely bred dogs allow us to pick the dog that best fits our lives, Martenson said. He and Jane started…

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357 – Genetic Testing Helps You Swipe Right for Your Dog | Pure Dog Talk

Genetic Testing Helps You Swipe Right for Your Dog Today’s dog breeders are getting a boost from the burgeoning field of genetic testing. Doberman Diversity Project co-founder Sophie Liu talks about her work using advanced tools to improve genetic health issues in Doberman Pinschers. Liu was a vet student researching her next dog when she…

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356 – Soul Dog: Investigative Journalist’s Poodle Journey | Pure Dog Talk

Soul Dog: Investigative Journalist’s Poodle Journey Emmy award-winning investigative journalist Elena Mannes shares her story of the journey on which she embarked with her first dog, a Standard Poodle. Soul Dog – A Journey into the Spiritual Life of Animals chronicles Mannes’ determined quest to harness her inner dog whisperer by learning to decipher the…

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355 – Scott Sommer on Owner/Professional Handlers Relationship | Pure Dog Talk

Scott Sommer on the Owner/Professional Handlers Relationship Scott Sommer, handler of two different Westminster Kennel Club Best in Show winners is back for the third and final installment of his conversation with host Laura Reeves. Today we’re talking about owner handlers and professional handlers. Plus, Sommer talks about the most difficult trimming techniques he learned…

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354 – Veterinary Legislation is Slippery Slope for Pet Owners | Pure Dog Talk

Veterinary Legislation is Slippery Slope for Pet Owners Dr. Marty Greer, DVM, NAIA (National Animal Interest Alliance) board member, puts on her legislative hat and talks with host Laura Reeves about proposed legislation in New York and around the US regarding crop, dock, declaw, bark softening and more. “As soon as they start dictating to us…

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350 — Guy Hull: Australian Cattle Dogs and the History of Australia | Pure Dog Talk

Australian Cattle Dogs and the History of Australia Author, researcher and purebred dog enthusiast Guy Hull shares the fascinating history of the development of Australian Cattle Dogs and how they helped build a fledgling...

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349 – Azawakh: The Camp Guardians of the Tuareg People | Pure Dog Talk

Azawakh: The Camp Guardians of the Tuareg People “Nothing Fragile About This Breed at All” The Azawakh is one of AKC’s newest recognized breeds. The long-legged, aloof hounds have been in the US since...

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348 — Juan Miranda: Survivor, Judge, Influencer | Pure Dog Talk

Juan Miranda: Survivor, Judge, Influencer  Juan Miranda, FCI’s youngest all-breeds judge, survived a car-jacking attack and returned to purebred dogs. Miranda was just leaving his office in Mexico City five years ago, on his...

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347 — Tracy Szaras: “Pretty Good, but it’s Not Perfect Yet” | Pure Dog Talk

Tracy Szaras: “It Looks Pretty Good, but it’s Not Perfect Yet” BIS at Montgomery County Kennel Club 2019. Professional handler Tracy Szaras, whose Hungarian heritage leads her mother to describe her as a “real...

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

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...

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

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...

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

Inspiring True Story: From First Show to Best in Show Antoinelle Vulpis and “Archer” winning BIS Sunday at The Kennel Club of Philadelphia. Antoinelle Vulpis chose a Skye Terrier as her first show dog....

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

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...

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

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...

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