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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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09 – Finding a Show Puppy

Buying a purebred dog, whether for companionship, performance competition, a show dog or all of the above is exciting. It also requires patience, study and commitment. You aren’t going down to the car dealership...

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The Three Little Piggies and How They Built a Better Dog – Ep #8

Straw, Sticks and Bricks – Understanding the blueprint to build a brick house foundation for better dogs. How breed history and the breed standard work together, form and function, and learning the language of...

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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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