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380 – Progesterone Timing for Pregnancy Success | Pure Dog Talk

Veterinary Voice: Progesterone Timing for Pregnancy Success Dr. Marty Greer and host Laura Reeves talk about progesterone, that wonderful chemical inside our girl dogs’ bodies that tells us so much. Knowing progesterone levels is imperative for not only getting the bitches pregnant, but also keeping them pregnant. “It’s really important from the beginning of the…

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379 – How To’s for Dog People to Survive Lockdown | Pure Dog Talk    

How To’s for Dog People to Survive Lockdown Host Laura Reeves teams up with Dog Show Mentor’s Lee Whittier to talk about the financial, emotional and dog training tools that will help our Tribe survive and even thrive in the current global crisis. “Dog people are tough,” Reeves said. “We are, generally speaking, I think,…

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378 – Telemedicine for Pets Fills Need During Pandemic | Pure Dog Talk

Telemedicine for Pets Fills Need During Pandemic Dr. Melissa Webster is a veterinarian at Tampa veterinary hospital and Highland pet hospital in Tampa FL. Webster shares invaluable information about telemedicine for our pets in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Shelter in place orders across the country have pet owners worried about their animals’ health…

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377 – New Dog Breeders Offer Hope for the Future | Pure Dog Talk

New Dog Breeders Offer Hope for the Future Purebred dogs need more, new, young breeders. This is the consensus opinion of our top experts in the field. Preserving our breeds and encouraging more participation in our sports requires the energy and enthusiasm of youth. So, I reached out to the Pure Dog Talk listener community…

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376 — Eye Health Testing Helps Breeders See Clearly | Pure Dog Talk

Eye Health Testing Helps Breeders See Clearly Dr. Adam King, veterinary ophthalmologist, is back to talk about the importance and implications of various eye health screening. “What we’re doing is we’re just looking for any abnormalities for any of the structures around the eyes,” King said. “So with the globe itself, with eyelids, with a…

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375 – Dog Breeding: We’re ALL in this Together | Pure Dog Talk

375 – Dog Breeding: We’re ALL in this Together | Pure Dog Talk Patti Strand, founder of National Animal Interest Alliance, joins host Laura Reeves to talk about all dog breeders working together, raising the bar for the health and well-being of all dogs. Strand provides an outstanding historical perspective on the question of dog…

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362 — Joseph Vergnetti: the Art and Science of Dog Breeding | Pure Dog Talk

Joseph Vergnetti: the Art and Science of Dog Breeding “Breeding is Like a Recipe, You Need All the Ingredients On Hand” So says Joseph Vergnetti, master breeder at Dassin Poodles.  Vergnetti talks presentation, line-breeding...

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361 – Specialty vs All Breed Part 2: Identifying Solutions | Pure Dog Talk

Specialty vs All Breed Part 2: Identifying Solutions Our experts are back to help us identify solutions to the dilemma of specialty versus all breed shows. Part one is available for listening here. All...

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360 — Specialty vs All Breed Dog Shows | Pure Dog Talk

Specialty vs All Breed Dog Shows In certain breeds, the judging of breed specialists and at specialty shows draws higher entries and is of greater interest to the exhibitors than the day in, day...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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