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406 – Veterinary Voice: Scary weird stuff that happens to girl dogs

Veterinary Voice: Scary weird stuff that happens to girl dogs Dr. Marty Greer joins host Laura Reeves for a conversation about some of the scary, unusual medical emergencies and conditions which can affect our breeding bitches. On our list are prolapsed uterus, vaginal hyperplasia, inguinal hernia with the uterus in it, torsioned uterine horn, ovarian…

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405 – Black at the Dog Show. What you see and what it is.

Black at the Dog Show. What you see and what it is. “We can be opponents and not be enemies” Professional handler Randy Benns joins host Laura Reeves for a frank and open discussion about race, dog shows, the past and the future. Benns started in dogs working for the world-renowned Miss Dorothy Nickles. Asked…

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404 – The Athletic, Wicked Smart, Primitive Xoloitzcuintli

The Athletic, Wicked Smart, Primitive Xoloitzcuintli Host Laura Reeves visits with passionate fanciers Barbara Griffin and Giovanna Suedan, a self-proclaimed “xolo-aholic,” about the Xoloitzcuintli. According to the Xoloitzcuintli Club of America, this is “one of the world’s oldest and rarest breeds, with statues identical to the hairless variety dating back over 3,000 years. These clay…

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403 – Virtual Reality: Step by Step to a Rally Title for Your Dog

Virtual Reality: Step by Step to a Rally Title for Your Dog Trainer Gabi Vannini from What A Great Dog! walks us through the process to earn a virtual rally title for your dog. Below is a short excerpt from our conversation. Listen in to the podcast for excellent training tips, rally performance do’s and…

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402 – Insight on the Genetics of Hairlessness in Dogs

Insight on the Genetics of Hairlessness in Dogs Adam Boyko, Chief science officer and co-founder of Embark, joins host Laura Reeves to talk about the Fox I3 gene, that causes hairlessness in many dog breeds. “So it’s a gene that’s gonna be involved in what we would call ecto dermal differentiation,” Boyko said. “So it’s…

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401 – How to Train 15 Tricks for a Virtual Trick Dog Title

How to Train 15 Tricks for a Virtual Trick Dog Novice Title Kristin Sandstede, of Big Moose Dog Training, is back to give us a tutorial on training tricks for our dogs. Since the explosion of interest in AKC’s Virtual Trick Dog Novice title during the hiatus of dog events, people everywhere are training, or…

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388 — Auntie Laura Takes on Social Media Bullying | Pure Dog Talk

Auntie Laura Takes on Social Media Bullying We’re going to talk a little something today. This is going to be a little bit of vintage Auntie Laura. We’re going to roll out a little...

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387 – WHAT Are Rare Breeds and WHY are They Rare | Pure Dog Talk

WHAT Are Rare Breeds and WHY are They Rare Susi Szeremy, founder of National Purebred Dog Day, joins host Laura Reeves to talk rare breeds, the #NPDD Photo Contest and celebrating our purebred dogs...

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386 – Protecting Diversity and Sharing Quality in Rare Breeds | Pure Dog Talk

Protecting Diversity and Sharing Quality in Rare Breeds Host Laura Reeves is joined by two of North America’s most successful breeders of rare and threatened breeds, Amanda Kelly, Fwaggle Toy Manchester Terriers and Dawne...

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385 – Bedlington Terrier: “Head of a lamb and the heart of a lion” | Pure Dog Talk

Bedlington Terrier: “Head of a lamb and the heart of a lion” Three Bedlington Terrier breeders — Laurie Friesen, Gaby Gilbeau and Lucy Heyman — join host Laura Reeves during Rare Breed Month to...

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384 – Hungarian Breeds and Plato’s Theory of Forms | Pure Dog Talk

Hungarian Breeds and Plato’s Theory of Forms Maria Arechaederra’s passion for Hungarian breeds started early. She was about 10 years old, she said, when “flipping through the AKC breed book one day, I saw...

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383 — Barbet: French Water Dog, NOT a Doodle | Pure Dog Talk

Barbet: French Water Dog, NOT a Doodle Judy Descutner joins host Laura Reeves for a conversation about Barbet, the newest member of the AKC sporting group, in our continuing series for rare breed month...

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382 – Skye Terriers: Hardy, Devoted Breed of the Scottish Isles | Pure Dog Talk

Skye Terriers: Hardy, Devoted Breed of the Scottish Isles Our panel of Skye Terrier breeders represents nearly 150 years combined experience in the breed. Michael Pesare, Elaine Hersey and Karen Turnbull join host Laura...

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381 – Rare Breeds: Preservation, Promotion and Purposeful Breeding

Rare Breeds: Preservation, Promotion and Purposeful Breeding Let’s kick off a month of Pure Dog Talk conversations, insights and ideas about rare breeds, preservation, promotion and purposeful breeding of these delightful dogs. Today’s conversation...

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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...

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