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

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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

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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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297 – Standards: Reading, Interpreting and Understanding the Blueprint | Pure Dog Talk

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Standards: Reading, Interpreting and Understanding the Blueprint Nannette Newbury, judges education coordinator for United States Australian Shepherd Association, breaks down breed standards. Newbury’s presentation will help you understand: What are the parts of the standard, what’s a good and bad breed standard, what’s open to interpretation and what isn’t. Breeders use the standard one way,…

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296 – Pat Trotter, Dorothy Macdonald and Kim Meredith Speak at Forum | Pure Dog Talk

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Pat Trotter, Dorothy Macdonald and Kim Meredith Speak at Forum Today’s episode is part one of a Pure Dog Talk Friday Night Forum at Del Monte Kennel Club in 2017. The panel features Pat Trotter, Dorothy Macdonald and Kim Meredith addressing the topic of the “Judge-Exhibitor Relationship.” Learn about the background and priorities of these…

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295 — Dogs Just Want to Have Fun: Increasing Focus in Performance | Pure Dog Talk

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Dogs Just Want to Have Fun: Increasing Focus in Performance Dogs Dr. Paige Pierce, veterinary behaviorist, speaks to the topic of increasing focus in overly social dogs during performance events. This presentation was sponsored by the Clumber Spaniel Health Foundation at the 2018 Clumber Spaniel Club of America National Specialty. Owners and exhibitors of the…

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294 – Veterinary Voice: Brachycephalic Breeds’ Health and Legislation | Pure Dog Talk

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Veterinary Voice: Brachycephalic Breeds’ Health and Legislation Dr. Marty Greer visits with host Laura Reeves about the health and recent international legislation impacting Brachycephalic breeds. Pugs In Holland Recently the Dutch Pug Club announced, with immediate effect, that the breeding of any pug with a nose less than a third of the length of the…

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49 – What Was the Dog Show Judge Thinking? AKC Judge and Dog Show Mentor Lee Whittier

  From the Judges Perspective As an AKC Judge, Lee Whittier often saw quality, but untrained dogs with exhibitors that could use some help.  Digging a little deeper, Lee realized that the exhibitors that really needed a mentor were not just the beginners, but the Owner-Handlers that have been showing for 5-15 years. Owner Handlers…
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48 – Mike Pitts: Teaching the Next Generation

From Apprentice to Master Handler to Mentoring the Next Generation   Mike Pitts, along with his wife Linda, are among the top tier handlers in the country, having run multiple top dogs over the years. Most recently, Linda piloted the Puli, Preston, to number one all breeds all systems in 2016.   Back in the…
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47 – Yellow Submarine, Rock and Roll, Peace Out and Woofstock: Kim Meredith

Remember the 60's? Tie Dye, Rock and Roll, Yellow Submarine, the Beatles and Woofstock... oh yeah, peace out man
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46 – Two Time Crufts Winner – Breeder Owner Jason Lynn

Winning Crufts Dog Show not once, but twice with both an American Cocker and Standard Poodle. Co-bred with Michael Gadsby and handler on both is an amazing feat. Listen to American-born Jason Lynn on the road from a 7 year old Kentucky born kid watching Jimmy Moses and German Shepherd Manhattan win Westminster Kennel Club...
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45 – Canine Conditioning: 8 Simple Exercises from Dixie Rae Sick

Dixie Rae Sick on Canine Conditioning Canine Conditioning is fitness for all our canine competitors and athletes.  Whether your dog is a show dog, an agility dog or a frisbee dog, a herding, hunting, working or field dog, or just your best backpacking companion; fitness prevents injury and encourages a healthier, happier experience.   READ…
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44 – Call the Coonhounds: Night Hunts, Water Races and more

  Jason Duby and Blue Tick Coonhounds Big Adventures Jason Duby loves to run his blue tick coonhounds.  Bench shows, field trials, nite hunts and water races are all coonhound competitions that earn AKC titles. This introduction will be shorter than usual as nite hunts and water races are new to me, but sound like…
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43 – Fight for your Breeding Rights: Patti Strand and NAIA

  National Animal Interest Alliance National Animal Interest Alliance and Patti Strand have been fighting for purebred dogs and animal ownership rights for 26 years.  Listen as Patti Strand gives an overview of the Animal Rights issues, the history, current public perception, and the propaganda war. NAIA Trust The NAIA Trust is the legislative arm…
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42 – Juniors Speak Out: Listen to the Wisdom – Jr. Showmanship Judges

  Juniors are Wise Beyond Their Years Little did we know when Laura Reeves put the question out on Facebook asking the simple question… Is there a difference between competing in Junior Showmanship and the regular conformation ring? Vienna Yeadon We would be overwhelmed with a multitude of intelligent, thought-provoking responses! Juniors of all ages,…
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41 – Girl Scouts Have Gone to the Dogs… and Get an AKC Dog Show Patch Merit Badge

  Marlene Groves and the Girl Scout Dog Show Patch Lifelong Girl Scout and Bloodhound fancier, Marlene Groves created the Dog Show Patch for Girl Scouts of all ages to learn about dogs. Donated to the AKC, the program is a great way for clubs to bring youth and dogs together, and a popular much-needed…
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