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

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...

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340 – The Uber Dog Needs a Job: German Wirehaired Pointer | Pure Dog Talk

The Uber Dog Needs a Job: German Wirehaired Pointer The German Wirehaired Pointer is generally the smartest dog in the room, according to panelists at the GWPCA national specialty show. “They’d rather break in...

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339 – Crowd Sourcing Knowledge of Devastating Disease | Pure Dog Talk

Crowd Sourcing Knowledge of Devastating Disease Barb Jenness, chair of the Newfoundland Club of America Forelimb Anomaly Committee, joins host Laura Reeves to talk about the crowd sourcing their group is doing to identify...

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338 — Intestinal Blockages: Prevention, Treatment, Recovery | Pure Dog Talk

Intestinal Blockages: Prevention, Treatment, Recovery Dr. Marty Greer DVM shares some horror stories of what and why dogs eat things they shouldn’t that cause intestinal blockages. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound...

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

Black & Tan Dynamos: The Wash & Wear Manchester Fun loving, smart, active, long-lived, wash and wear… The Manchester Terrier is an all-around favorite as a companion. The Manchester Terrier has two varieties, Standard...

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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 MBIS Ch. Jaraluv Ouija – Faith’s daughter who holds the BIS record for Deerhounds in the US with 21 All Breed BIS. Pictured here at...

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

Jaraluv Scottish Deerhounds: 7 Secrets to Success BIS & MBISS Ch. Jaraluv Keep The Faith, shown here at Eukanuba. Three-time consecutive national specialty winner — 2002, 2003, and 2004. Ray and Jana Brinlee, Jaraluv...

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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...

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

Pyrenean Shepherd: Small, Smart, Rare Joni McKeown with Pyrenean Shepherds Pyrenean Shepherd fancier Joni McKeown shares details of this endangered herding breed from the Pyrenees mountains of France. The small herding breed accompanied the...

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