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368 – Beauceron: Rustic Farm Dog and Living Fence | Pure Dog Talk

Beauceron: Rustic Farm Dog and Living Fence Our Love the Breeds panel discusses Beauceron, the ancient French farm dog described as a “living fence” in their native country. According to breeder Elaine Giannelli, in France, the Shepherd would go out to the field with his sheep and the Beauceron would go out like a fence…

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367 – Dog Breeding is Art AND Science with DNA Testing | Pure Dog Talk

Dog Breeding is Art AND Science with DNA Testing Ryan Boyko, co-founder and CEO of Embark, shares specific information about what DNA Genetic Testing can and cannot tell us and how it has exploded since the mapping of the canine genome 15 years ago. “We can test for almost 200 disorders that affect most breeds,”…

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366 – Winning the Messaging War with Better Marketing

Winning the Messaging War with Better Marketing Dale Martenson of Touche Japanese Chin shares outstanding information about how to win the messaging war with better marketing and advertising of our purebred dogs. I’ve included below some outtakes and quotes from a spectacular conversation. For most of these people getting a puppy, it is a want,…

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365 — Junior Showmanship from Competing to Judging | Pure Dog Talk

Junior Showmanship from Competing to Judging Marti Day and Sarah Congleton are a mother-daughter junior showmanship judging juggernaut. Sarah and her brother Tanner started showing in juniors in 2005. Marti was the support person and chauffer. Mother and daughter both judged the huge junior showmanship competition at Orlando before the AKC National championship. The family…

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364 – Healthy, Happy Travels to Westminster Kennel Club

Healthy, Happy Travels to Westminster Kennel Club Dr. Marty Greer provides thorough and thoughtful advice for keeping your dog healthy and happy on the way and at the big show. Preparing the Dog Enter the dog. Assure the entry has been accepted. Arrange travel. Have an appropriate travel bag or crate, depending on if the…

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363 — Reactive Dogs: Learn their Language | Pure Dog Talk

Reactive Dogs: Learn to Speak “Dog” for Better Outcome Kristin Sandstede, Big Moose Dog Training, is back with some great conversation about “reactive dogs.” We narrow the topic down to reactive, non-aggressive dogs and learn to speak “dog” for some great solutions. Dogs speak in body language, Sandstede reminds us. They use “distance increasing and…

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27 – Ringcraft: How to Read the Judge’s Mind

Yes, you can read the dog show judges mind! Laura Reeves lets you in on the secrets of ringcraft – master level skills of understanding the judges hands, gestures, and procedures. More on proofing...

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26 – Winners of Westminster Dog Show: Bill McFadden, Valerie Nunes Atkinson, Andy Linton

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...

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25 – Patricia Trotter: Legendary Breeder, Author, and AKC Judge – Vin-Melca’s Norwegian Elkhounds

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...

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24 – Number 1 What?: Right Dog, Right Timing, Wrong Plan

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...

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23 – Our Breeds are Endangered: Preservation Breeding-Bill Shelton

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...

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22 – You Have a Voice: Pat Laurans – Power of the AKC Delegate Role

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.

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21 – Norma Smith: Footsteps of George Alston

Protege of the renowned George Alston, Norma Smith helps owner handlers to achieve competitive skills through her seminars and ringside mentoring.

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20 – Bomb Proof Your Puppy: Dr. Gayle Watkins #4

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...

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19 – AKC Judge Suzanne Dillin: Speaks the Hard Truth

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...

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