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Juan Miranda: Survivor, Judge, Influencer | Pure Dog Talk

Juan Miranda: Survivor, Judge, Influencer Juan Miranda, FCI’s youngest all-breeds judge, survived a car-jacking attack and returned to purebred dogs.Miranda was just leaving his office in Mexico City five years ago, on his way to Westminster Kennel Club, when an armed assailant entered his new truck. Miranda struggled with the attacker, who shot him through the…

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347 — Tracy Szaras: “Pretty Good, but it’s Not Perfect Yet” | Pure Dog Talk

Tracy Szaras: “It Looks Pretty Good, but it’s Not Perfect Yet” BIS at Montgomery County Kennel Club 2019. Professional handler Tracy Szaras, whose Hungarian heritage leads her mother to describe her as a “real Gypsy,” says the pursuit of perfect is her secret to success. Szaras showed her first dogs in grade school, because her…

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346 – Safely Incorporating Our Dogs in Holiday Festivities | Pure Dog Talk

Safely Incorporating Our Dogs in Holiday Festivities Dr. Marty Greer, DVM and Host Laura Reeves riff on safely incorporating our pets in the holiday festivities, from electricity to plants to food to weather. Greer’s recommendations include: Electric cord safety – wrap thin cords with metal safety coil Jingle bells on low branches for warning that…

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345 – Ideas to Grow Our Sport: Amateur CH, Critiques, Welcome | Pure Dog Talk

Ideas to Grow Our Sport: Amateur Champion, Critiques, Welcome Join a conversation between judges and exhibitors brainstorming ideas to grow the sport of purebred dogs. Lesley Hiltz, Karen Ericson and Sid Marx join  moderator Laura Reeves along with exhibitors at the Whidbey Island Kennel Club. This is part two of the Pure Dog Talk Saturday…

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344 – Inspiring True Story: From First Show to Best in Show | Pure Dog Talk

Inspiring True Story: From First Show to Best in Show Antoinelle Vulpis and “Archer” winning BIS Sunday at The Kennel Club of Philadelphia. Antoinelle Vulpis chose a Skye Terrier as her first show dog. Two years after their first show, Vulpis and Archer won Best in Show at The Kennel Club of Philadelphia’s National Dog…

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343 — Saturday Symposium – Preservation Breeding With Experts | Pure DogTalk

Saturday Symposium – Preservation Breeding With Experts Host and Moderator Laura Reeves is joined by breeders/judges Lesley Hiltz, Sid Marx and Karen Ericson at the Whidbey Island Kennel Club with a robust conversation about preservation breeding. This is part one. Part two, including audience participation, conversation and more idea generation will be posted next Monday.…

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7 – How to Count Dog Show Championship Points

How to Count Championship Points Understanding the Classes All classes are divided by sex and championship status. The non-champion male dogs compete for Winners Dog. The non-champion female dogs compete for Winners Bitch. Only...

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6 – Growing Up Your Show Dog

Growing Up Your Show Dog: In this Episode Shaping a Show Dog What are Why are boundaries important? Crate Training and Safety Exposure and Early Socialization: Matter of fact introductions. Your role and attitude...

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5 – Problem Solving 101 in the Show Ring

Problem Solving 101: In Episode #5, we tackle three of the most consistent ring issues. Showing the Bite Showing the dog’s bite can be nerve racking for the beginner handler.  Since training the bite...

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3 – Dog Show Basics – Moving Your Dog

Dog Show Basics – Moving Your Dog Moving your dog. How to move gracefully with your dog. Why moving your dog smoothly is important and how to it helps you succeed. Getting Rid of...

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4 – How to Master the Dog Show Ring

Steps to Mastering the Dog Show Ring: In this episode Laura Reeves takes you on a Virtual Tour – How to move from beginner to master level. Mastery is a mental game that Master...

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Pure Dog Talk 411 – Ep 1

Listen here for the 411on Pure Dog Talk. We share with you our passion and purpose behind this podcast.

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2 – How To Stack Your Dog

Stacking your dog. What is stacking and how to do it. We cover the hand stack and the free stack of your show dog.

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