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35 – Dogs to the Rescue: Firefighters, First Responders and Pluis Davern

Listen as Pluis Davern brings her devotion and wonderful spirit to Pure Dog Talk #35.  Part Two of Sussex Spaniels, Spaniel Hunt Tests, and the formation of the Search and Rescue Canine program. Pluis Davern 2011 AKC Breeder of the Year – Sundowner Sussex Spaniel First Sussex Spaniel, Vicar of Lexxfield CD was first Sussex…
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27 – Ringcraft: How to Read the Judge’s Mind

Yes, you can read the dog show judges mind! Laura Reeves lets you in on the secrets of ringcraft - master level skills of understanding the judges hands, gestures, and procedures. More on proofing a dog that has not been properly prepared for life as a show dog....or just a great companion.
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24 – Number 1 What?: Right Dog, Right Timing, Wrong Plan

Do you have the right dog, at the right time, competing with the right plan? Good or great breed type, handling skills or professional handler, all breed or number one in breed competitions and how to determine the best route.
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21 – Norma Smith: Footsteps of George Alston

Protege of the renowned George Alston, Norma Smith helps owner handlers to achieve competitive skills through her seminars and ringside mentoring.
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18 – Jr Handler to Pro: 10 Tips to Beat the Odds

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.
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15 – Become a Master Handler – the 4 Levels of Handling

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.
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12 – Test Your Dog’s Instincts – Wonderful World of Dog

Dogs are amazing and working with our dogs natural instincts is not only amazing, but fun too! Field, herding, instinct, agility, nose work, barn hunt, CAT, lure coursing and more...
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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 animals awarded Winners Dog and Winners Bitch are eligible to earn points toward their championship status. After that, the Champion animals…
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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 and how it imprints on the dog. Frequency of socialization. Fitness Training: Early puppy play and interaction with you. Formal…
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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 starts at a young age, sometimes an inexperienced handler needs a little help. Listen as Laura goes through the basic…
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