People & Places


170 – Ann Yuhasz, Four Generation Family of Dog Breeders | Pure Dog Talk

ANN YUHASZ, FOUR GENERATION FAMILY OF DOG BREEDERS We talk a lot about pedigrees in dogs, but AKC Judge Ann Yuhasz and her family have been involved in dogs, specifically English Setters, since the 1960s. Yuhasz noted that starting with her mother, to herself, to her daughter, to now her granddaughter, purebred dogs are an…

158 – Sioux Forsyth on Judging Dogs and Anne Rogers Clark|Pure Dog Talk

Sioux Forsyth, daughter of dog show royalty, handled dogs professionally herself and is now judging, following in the footsteps of her parents, Robert and Jane Forsyth. This is part two of our conversation with her.

157 – Sioux Forsyth: On Legends Robert and Jane Forsyth|Pure Dog Talk

Sioux Forsyth is the modern day “keeper of the flame” in the memory of her parents, the late, great, Robert and Jane Forsyth. The only husband and wife team to this day to both win Best in Show at Westminster Kennel Club, the Forsyths were formidable handlers in the Golden Era of large kennels owned...

SPECIAL: Who to Watch to Win Westminster|Laura Reeves|Allison Foley

Recorded TODAY in NYC: Laura Reeves and Allison Foley Talk Who to Watch to Win Westminster Kennel Club the night before the show.

156 – David Helming – At The Helm of Westminster|Pure Dog Talk

HELMING THE GARDEN – WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB Westminster Kennel Club’s newest show chair, David Helming, has certainly experienced this prestigious events from all ends of the spectrum. Helming took over as show chair for Tom Bradley last year. But he has judged his breed, Newfoundlands, there and, he and his wife, Peggy, bred and owned Josh,…

155 – Claire Ctibor – Junior Versatility Award|Road to Westminster|Pure Dog Talk

JUNIOR VERSATILITY AWARD – CLAIRE CTIBOR Claire Ctibor started showing dogs when she was just 8 years old, with a six month old Chinese Crested. At 12 years old, Claire decided she didn’t want a “little dog” anymore, so she took over the training and exhibiting duties for one of the family’s Brittanies. Five years later,…
Megan Leavey and Laura Reeves

146 – Megan Leavey, K9 Rex and Bringing Home K9 Heroes|Pure Dog Talk

Megan Leavey was a Marine K9 handler whose life and battle to have her working dog, Rex, retire with her were the topic of a 2017 movie "Megan Leavey ".
Pat Laurans Judging NOHS BIS - Photo by Karen Evasuik

145 – Pat Laurans: NOHS Best in Show|AKC National Championship|Pure Dog Talk

Pat Laurans, AKC delegate from the German Wirehaired Pointer Club of America, was selected to judge Best in Show for the AKC National Championship National Owner-Handled Series in Orlando, Fla. Dec. 15, 2017.
Orlando Starts Jason Taylor and Jerry O'Connell

144 – Stars in Orlando|Jason Taylor and Jerry O’Connell|Pure Dog Talk

Jason Taylor and Jerry O'Connell star in Orlando at AKC National Championship by Royal Canin. Taylor as Asst Show Chair and O'Connell antics with the dogs.
Laura Reeves Sings 12 Puppies of Christmas

143 – Laura Reeves Sings 12 Puppies of Christmas|Pure Dog Talk

Laura Reeves Sings her own version of 12 Puppies of Christmas and the joys that puppies bring. Happy Holidays from Pure Dog Talk.