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 and research this little-known but crippling disease. A 1981 case study conducted in Norway first described the condition: ABSTRACT A description…Read More
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 of cure, Greer said. Puppy Proof Your House Puppies explore their environment with their mouths, Greer noted. “If it’s smaller than…Read More
Black & Tan Dynamos: The Wash & Wear Manchester The Manchester Terrier has two varieties, Standard and Toy, both descended from the extinct black and tan terrier, according to a panel of experts at the American Manchester Terrier Club National Specialty. The Manchester’s job was to hunt rats and other vermin in England and they…Read More
20th Century Secrets in a 21st Century Format, Jaraluv Part two of the powerful interview with Ray and Jana Brinlee of Jaraluv Scottish Deerhounds applies their breeding secrets to today’s society. The small number operation modeled by the Brinlees is far more applicable to today’s world than the huge kennels maintained in the heyday of…Read More
Jaraluv Scottish Deerhounds: 7 Secrets to Success Ray and Jana Brinlee, Jaraluv Scottish Deerhounds, have a truly notable record. Breeding on a very limited basis since the early 1980s, they have produced a total of 94 dogs. Of which, 75 are champions of record and 11 are Best in Show Winners. A 12 percent ratio…Read More
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 with Goldens since 1969, Faulkner is deeply passionate about his breed. Primarily a hunting dog “This is the GOLDEN Retriever,” Faulkner…Read More
Winners of Westminster: Dreams do come true and how to get there. Past winners Bill McFadden, Valerie Nunes-Atkinson, and Andy Linton talk about their experience in the Westminster Dog Show spotlight, their moment on the green carpet, and the moment they won.
Patricia Trotter is a true legend in the sport of dogs. Breeder of the legendary line of Vin-Melca Norwegian Elkhounds, Author of “Born to Win, Breed to Succeed”, AKC All-Breed Judge and successful Owner-Handler long before there was such a thing.
Do you have the right dog, at the right time, competing with the right plan? Good or great breed type, handling skills or professional handler, all breed or number one in breed competitions and how to determine the best route.
Purebred Dogs Headed for Extinction? The need for Preservation Breeding has never been greater. Not only has science revealed genetic traits and health testing, but the need for learning how to integrate genetic mapping into tradition breeding traditions. AKC Judge Bill Shelton of Coventry Corgis and co-breeder Dr. Beckie Williams, DVM with special interest…
Delegates represent your voice to the AKC – Understand the power of the delegates role, and how the delegate body steers the AKC. Creation of Take the Lead and Pet Disaster Relief Trailers.
Protege of the renowned George Alston, Norma Smith helps owner handlers to achieve competitive skills through her seminars and ringside mentoring.
How to socialize and prepare your puppy during the critical sensitive period up to 16 weeks of age. Understand the difference between Startle and Fear, what age they occur, how to train Following, and create great temperaments for life.
Mrs. Suzanne Dillin AKC Judge, Vintage Breeder of Pugs and English Cockers, and Animal Artist, speaks the hard truth, straight to the point on a variety of subjects. Standards, mentors, clubs, breeders, linebreeding, stories of favorite dogs that epitomize the love of this sport… and more in this captivating interview. Recorded at AKC Nationals…
Junior Showmanship is the training grounds for future professional handlers and judges. Laura Reeves, PHA, and second generation handler, reveals 10 tips to consider when making the jump from junior to pro.