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.
Dr Gayle Watkins has been breeding and showing multipurpose golden retrievers for 38 years under the kennel name Gaylan’s. Driven by a passion for science, she has taken her background as both a researcher and teacher, and applied it to breed and raise healthy, stable dogs. With the help of hundreds of wonderful Gaylan’s owners,…
AKC Judge Bill Shelton - Coventry Corgis - Master Breeders and Renowned Kennels build on successive generations to create a Family of Dogs. Curators and preservationists, Championship Breeders use 21st Century toolboxes to preserve health, purpose and type.
The Four Levels to Become a Master Handler - Each level is a unique step to success, each with unique problems, goals, focus, and achievements. Listen as Laura coaches four handlers - beginner, experienced, competitive and master - through planning to succeed at their level.
Dr. Gayle Watkins continues with the neonatal period of puppies - the first two weeks. Mothering, improving stress management as adults, Early Neurological Stimulation, Early Scent Introduction, Avoidance of Hip Dysplasia with proper whelping box traction.