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Table Talk – September 5, 2018

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I believe there are too many dog shows being held too close to each other.

September 5th, 2018 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured,The Buzz | Read More »

IMHO – Judges Talk About Changes in the Sport

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We asked 3 experienced AKC judges 2 questions about current issues affecting our sport. Here’s what they had to say…

August 27th, 2018 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

Looking Around With Lee – On the Road Together

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June is a popular month for weddings! This thought led me to the idea for my column for this month! What makes a good marriage? Respect, companionship, love, common interests, tolerance and, not to forget, forgiveness!

August 24th, 2018 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

History of the Sealyham Terrier – The Captain’s Vision

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As we have seen in so many of our pedigree dogs’ histories, again, and again, the names of one or two special men or women always seem to outshine the rest. These are the ones that, in many cases, dedicate their whole lives to the formation and preservation of their chosen breed, and their efforts and sacrifice deserve to be recognized and remembered.

August 24th, 2018 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

Breed Priorities – The Kerry Blue Terrier

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The Kerry Blue Terrier originated in Ireland and was used for many jobs, including hunting birds and small game and for retrieving from land and water.

August 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

Sweet Revenge – Dogs Getting Even With Their Handlers

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The scientific community contends that dogs are incapable of higher emotions such as revenge. They say that dogs are reactive, that they live in the moment although they have good memories.

August 22nd, 2018 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

Frozen in Time – Patsy Ann the Bull Terrier

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The statue of a stone-deaf Bull Terrier is one of the most- photographed dog statues in the world. The terrier, Patsy Ann, is immortalized on the quay of Juneau, Alaska, on the spot where she greeted thousands of cruise ship passengers during the 1930s and early ‘40s.

August 21st, 2018 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

The Dandie Dinmont – The ‘Complicated’ Terrier

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Fads create plenty of problems in the dog world. The resultant spikes and plummets ripple through a breed’s gene pool for generations. Prevention and damage control largely focuses on the capricious pet buying public.

August 20th, 2018 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

A Warning from England & A Lesson in Hypocrisy

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Several years ago, an idea was mooted in the canine press about “compulsory microchipping” of dogs in the UK. The word ‘compulsory’ always makes me immediately suspicious.

August 17th, 2018 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

American Dogs – Where Did They Come From?

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America’s native canines are sort of like the dinosaurs: they were all over the place; then they suddenly disappeared. The prehistoric dog world was similar to how it is now. From the Arctic Circle to Tierra Del Fuego; no matter where you went, the place was overrun with dogs of every shape and size.

August 16th, 2018 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

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