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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281 – Karelian Bear Dogs Saving Lives in Washington | Pure Dog Talk

Karelian Bear Dogs Saving Lives in Washington Nick Jorg is an officer in the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife who works with Karelian Bear Dogs to manage bears and large predators in a non-lethal way. The Wildlife Service Dog (WSD) Program was established to provide an additional non-lethal option for resolving conflicts between humans…
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280 — Richard Lopaschuk on Form and Function, Education and Judging | Pure Dog Talk

Richard Lopaschuk on Form and Function, Education and Judging Richard Lopaschuk, an all-breeds judge from Canada, said his priority in the ring is form and function. “All these breeds have a specific function,” Lopaschuk said. “If the form doesn’t match what they’re supposed to do, that’s how I assess what I have in the ring.”…
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279 – Brian Cordova on Poodles, PCA and the Definition of “Poodly” | Pure Dog Talk

Brian Cordova on Poodles, PCA and the Definition of “Poodly” Miniature Poodle breeder Brian Cordova visits with host Laura Reeves about all things “poodly,” PCA (hint, Christmas in April!) and meeting “god.” Poodle Club of America, currently hosted at Purina Farms in Missouri, in the early days was an outdoor event on the East Coast,…
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278 — Pat Hastings Wants to Make YOU a Winner With New Book | Pure Dog Talk

Pat Hastings Wants to Make YOU a Winner With New Book Author, breeder, handler, judge. Pat Hastings has worn an array of hats in the dog world. Her new book “Let’s Make You a Winner: A Judge’s Perspective on Showing Dogs” is the most recent offering in what she calls a sort of accidental journey.…
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277 – Hunting Poodles at Poodle Club of America: No, Really! | Pure Dog Talk

Hunting Poodles at Poodle Club of America… No, Really! Jaci Bowman, owner, trainer and handler of hunting Poodles, joins host Laura Reeves to talk about retrieving, upland bird hunting and the history of poodle participation in hunt tests. Bowman began hunting with her poodles in the 1990s. She said that Poodle Club of America originally…
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276 – Trafficking in Deadly Diseases from Foreign “Rescues” | Pure Dog Talk

Trafficking in Deadly Diseases from Foreign “Rescues” Our guest blog post today is from Nancy Melone, with additional information about the deadly diseases arriving with foreign “rescues.” Thank you for this outstanding research Nancy! Protecting North American Dogs from Imported Disease Pathogens: The Cases of Dog Flu and Distemper* By Nancy Melone, PhD, ThornCreek Bernese,…
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275 — PureDogTalk’s “News” Report for Monday, April 1 | Pure Dog Talk

All the News That’s Fit to Record Welcome to Pure Dog Talk’s “News” Report for Monday, April 1, 2019. I’m your host Laura Reeves. We start today’s show with a brand new report that the Labrador Retriever, America’s most popular dog for, like, a million years running, will be the star of the show at…
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274 — Pam Bruce: Crime Scene Investigator and Dog Show Judge | Pure Dog Talk

Pam Bruce: Crime Scene Investigator and Dog Show Judge Canadian and AKC judge Pam Bruce recounts her background working as a police investigator for the elite Special Victims Unit in Toronto in part two of her interview with host Laura Reeves. Bruce, a cancer survivor herself, (10 years ago in April she was given three…
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273 — Herding Dogs: “Eye,” Competition and Genetic Instinct | Pure Dog Talk

Herding Dogs: “Eye,” Competition and Genetic Instinct Herding dog trainer and Shetland Sheepdog breeder Tammy Van Deusen joins host Laura Reeves to share her knowledge. “Give ’em the Eye” We talk about “eye” contact, the way Border Collies and Kelpies control stock, versus “loose eye” breeds such as Shelties and the Belgian breeds, that control…
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