271 — Jeff Pepper on PBGV and the Importance of Performance | Pure Dog Talk

0 Comments

Jeff Pepper on PBGV and Understanding Standards Through Performance Jeff Pepper, AKC judge, breeder and Take the Lead Treasurer, joined host Laura Reeves at the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin. Listen in for this absolutely fascinating conversation on the history and type differences of PBGV (petit basset griffon vendéen) and GBGV (grand basset…

Read More

270 – David Fitzpatrick on Pekingese, the Palace Dogs of Peking | Pure Dog Talk

1 Comment

David Fitzpatrick on Pekingese, the Palace Dogs of Peking David Fitzpatrick, 2012 Westminster Kennel Club BIS winner with the Pekingese, Malachy, was obsessed with dogs as a child. Although his parents wouldn’t let him own a dog, he found ways to be involved  with them by walking and housesitting dogs in the neighborhood. His passion…

Read More

269 – Authors: Clean Paws Are Very Important For a Scottie, You Know | Pure Dog Talk

0 Comments

Clean Paws Are Very Important For a Scottie, You Know Pilar Kuhn and Rod Ott, authors of the award-winning children’s book “Clean Paws are Very Important for a Scottie, You Know” joined host Laura Reeves live at Westminster Kennel Club. Scottie registrations are down, Kuhn said. The breed has witnessed an astonishing 70 percent decrease…

Read More

268 – Veterinary Voice: Newborn Puppy Risk Factors | Pure Dog Talk

1 Comment

Managing the Neonate – Early Detection and Management of Newborn Risk Factors By Dr. Marty Greer, DVM, JD Breeders, experienced and inexperienced, will benefit from monitoring their newborn pups for the following parameters. This information is modified from recent research gleaned from Neocare in France. Having specific numbers to assess and monitor can be very…

Read More

267 – Dog Friendly Adventure Travel Takes Off | Pure Dog Talk

0 Comments

Travel with your dog to see amazing sights David Blank founded Happy Tails Canine Adventure Tours, designed specifically for people who want to travel and adventure with their dogs. Blank is a professional tour guide and dog trainer who has been to 49 US states and 45 countries. He has hitchhiked from the US to…

Read More

266 – Westminster KC Treasure Trove: The VOICE of MSG and Yukon Vet | Pure Dog Talk

0 Comments

Westminster KC Treasure Trove: The VOICE of MSG and Yukon Vet “May we have the hound group please” may be the most thrilling line in dogdom. Westminster Kennel Club announcer Michael LaFave has been the announcer voice at Madison Square Garden for 18 years. Host Laura Reeves caught up with LaFave and Yukon Vet Dr.…

Read More

262 — Will Alexander on Grooming, Handling and Heroes | Pure Dog Talk

Will Alexander on Grooming, Handling and Heroes Canadian dog handling legend, Will Alexander, shares his memories, his handling tips and grooming tools that have brought him significant success in the last 25 years. “My heroes were people like George Alston,” Alexander said. “He basically taught me to trim Irish Setters over the phone.” “I always…
read more

261 – AKC Doubles Your Cancer Research Dollars with a Matching Grant | Pure Dog Talk

AKC Doubles Your Cancer Research Dollars More than 50 percent of dogs over 10 years old will be diagnosed with cancer. Dr. Diane Brown from AKC Canine Health Foundation wants to change that statistic. AKC has pledged $250,000 in matching funds this year toward research into prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of all cancers in…
read more

Allison & Laura Handicap the Line Up at Westminster Kennel Club | Pure Dog Talk

Special: Allison & Laura Handicap the Line Up at Westminster Kennel Club Special edition!! Allison & Laura jam on the Westminster Kennel Club show, the fabulous contenders and who may or may not rise to the top of the pack. Las Vegas oddsmakers have occasionally offered up a “line” on the Garden. But those are…
read more

260 – Canine Cognitive Dysfunction is More Than Old Age | Pure Dog Talk

Canine Cognitive Dysfunction is More Than Old Age Dr. Marty Greer, DVM is back with this month’s Veterinary Voice topic, Canine Cognitive Dysfunction. Canine Cognitive Dysfunction/Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome: (CDS) is a neurobehavioral disorder affecting geriatric dogs and cats that is characterized by an age-related decline in cognitive abilities sufficient to affect functioning, with behavior changes…
read more

259 — LIVE from Canada: “Judges Were Not Hatched From an Egg” | Pure Dog Talk

“Judges Were Not Hatched From an Egg” Host Laura Reeves moderates an international judges panel discussion at the Regina Kennel Club in Saskatchewan, Canada. The panel includes Lee Anne Bateman, Saskatchewan, Linda Buckley, Australia and  Tabatha Buckley-Bettis, United States. The panel discussed their views on how to “mentor the future” of purebred dogs. Bateman noted…
read more

258 — Mari-Beth O’Neill: AKC’s Own Guardian of the Galaxy | Pure Dog Talk

Mari-Beth O’Neill: “Guardian of the Galaxy” American Kennel Club Vice President of Sport Services, Mari-Beth O’Neill, is the walking, talking institutional memory of the organization. One of the longest serving current staff members, O’Neill is also a second-generation AKC employee. Her father was Executive Vice President of the organization and show chair of the AKC…
read more

257 – The Ancient Breed Believed to Predate all European Hunting Dogs | Pure Dog Talk

The Ancient Breed Believed to Predate all European Hunting Dogs Dating back 2500 years, the Bracco Italiano is one of the world’s oldest hunting dogs. Host Laura Reeves is joined by Bracco Italiano Club of America member Marilyn Vinson to learn more. Braccos are frequently compared to the Spinone Italiano, but Vinson said the similarities…
read more

256 — Jason Hoke: Just Judge the Dogs & Be Nice to People | Pure Dog Talk

Jason Hoke: “Just Judge the Dogs & Be Nice to People” Second generation dog breeder Jason Hoke grew up with German Shepherd Dogs. His family acquired Great Danes in the mid ‘80s and he now owns Whippets. “I think when I judge dogs, I’m very much a purist,” Hoke said. “I think handlers revert back…
read more

255 — Lost Dog Found: Tips for Success in Emergency | Pure Dog Talk

Lost dog found… Today host Laura Reeves visits with Allison Foley of Leading Edge Dog Show Academy about some of the important steps to quickly and successfully find a lost dog. The following is a partial reprint of Laura’s As the Wheels Turn column originally published in September 2015 for the online magazine Best in…
read more

This is a demo store for testing purposes — no orders shall be fulfilled. Dismiss