Getting Under the Skin: Demodex and other Mites Dr. Marty Greer talks about Demodex, demodectic mange and other skin mites that can cause problems in dogs. “We can start with the history of Demodex, which used to be very serious. When a dog was diagnosed with Demodex back in the day, it was sometimes a…Read More
Planning Your “Family” of Dogs: Style and Health Our topic is breeding. With an emphasis on planning your family of dogs. The question: is consistency of style more important than consistency of health and/or quality? How do you get to your desired goals? Today’s guests are Amanda Kelly, Wendy Paquette and Chris Heartz. This is…Read More
“Doggedly” Pursuing Preservation of Purebred Dogs Host Laura Reeves and Denise Flaim, author of “Doggedly: Musings on the Breeding, Judging and Preservation of Purebred Dogs,” cover a lot of ground in their own musings on these topics. What do respect, breed standards, judging, cooking, jazz music, period furniture and museums have in common? Listen in…Read More
Is Your Dog an Introvert or an Extrovert? Kristin Sandstede from Big Moose Dog Training joins host Laura Reeves to talk about setting dogs up for success and having a plan before your guests arrive for summer gatherings. Recorded before the lockdowns began, this episode also provides valuable insight for introducing new dogs to new…Read More
Chongqing Dogs: Saving a Primitive Breed from Extinction Chongqing Dog enthusiast Brandi Miller is working to save this ancient and primitive breed from extinction. Dating back an estimated 2,000 years, and believed to be a progenitor of the Chow Chow and Shar Pei breeds, the Chongqing Dogs hail the from eponymous province in China, Miller…Read More
Gayle Watkins on Educating Breeders AND Buyers Dr. Gayle Watkins of Avidog and host Laura Reeves talk about the importance of educating both breeders and puppy buyers. “We have to take step back,” Watkins said, “and realize how complicated our world is and how UNobvious it is, to even smart people that aren’t engaged with…Read More
103 – Ed Thomason Tips for the Owner Handler – From a Breeder Owner Handler Turned Professional Dog Handler
Ed Thomason was a Breeder and Owner Handler before he became a Professional Dog Handler. A passionate advocate for the “bully breeds”, Ed and his wife, Karen, breed American Staffordshire Terriers under the Alpine...
Dog Obedience and Agility rings are filled with Border Collies, Australian Shepherds, Corgis, Parson Russell Terriers, Labs and Golden Retrievers. But what about Clumber Spaniels, Pugs, Bulldogs, Norwegian Elkhounds and Great Danes?
Joan Zielinski talks of her Stoan’s Saint Bernards and the Saint Bernards of Lasqueti Island, British Columbia, bred by Tikki Smith and handled by Marty Glover.
Pure Dog Talk Celebrates 100th Episode! Laura Reeves reminisces and reminds our listeners about summer, dog shows, and celebrations.
Cindy Vogels and her mother, Jackie Gottlieb, traveled, showed, bred and whelped dogs together. Jackie only stopped showing the Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers at the young age of 89.
98 – Cindy Vogels: Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers, Westminster BIS Judge, Take the Lead and AKC Canine Health Foundation Treasurer
Cindy Vogels: Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers, Westminster BIS Judge, Take the Lead and AKC Canine Health Foundation Treasurer Cindy Vogels and her mother, Jackie Gottlieb, have bred over 100 Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Champions....
First Aid for Dogs: Bloat, Shock, Heatstroke, Snakebite First Aid for Dogs, Part 2 with Dr. Cynthia Heiller, DVM What conditions require immediate veterinary attention and how to recognize them can be the difference...
96 – Divorce, Disease, Disaster, Disability, Delay, Death and Your Dogs: Debra Hamilton Esq. – How to Make a MAAP Plan
Divorce, Disease, Disaster, Disability, Delay, Death and Your Dogs: Debra Hamilton Esq. – How to Make a MAAP Plan. What happens to your dogs in the event of divorce, disease, disaster, disability, delay, or...
95 – Generic Dogs and Common Faults: Green Room Conversation with David Frei, Patty Keenan and Shawn Nichols
Today’s podcast on Generic Dogs was recorded prior to the Saturday Symposium held on Saturday, July 8, in Puyallup, Washington. Patty Keenan and Shawn Nichols are both AKC Judges and David Frei is our...