People & Places
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,…
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 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, 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.
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 her own version of 12 Puppies of Christmas and the joys that puppies bring. Happy Holidays from Pure Dog Talk.
Corey Benedict at Purina ProPlan, oversees the Show Dog of the Year Awards presented by Purina and Dog News Magazine in February during the Westminster Kennel Club weekend in New York City.
Laura Reeves guests on Dog Show Mentor with Lee Whittier. Lee graciously shared the interview with our Pure Dog Talk listeners.
Junior Showmanship Lessons - An interview with Gillian McKim, an "aging-out" junior handler on what she learned from dogs, dog shows, and junior showmanship.