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A Better Way to Disinfect Kennels, Whelping Boxes, and Crates


Not all disinfectants are created equal. Remember, product labels list the microscopic organisms (bacteria, viruses, and fungi) that can be killed by each disinfectant.

August 9th, 2017 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

Table Talk


I was saddened to read the Eugene (Oregon) Kennel Club will be folding due to lack of working members. This is becoming an increasing issue with kennel clubs across the nation. If you are not already involved with an all-breed club, please find one in your area and join! This is a critical part of our sport. Without working members, clubs cannot put on dog shows……everyone should consider giving up one or two show weekends a year to help clubs put on their shows.

August 9th, 2017 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Notice on Board Action on the Judging Approval Process


AKC Judging Operations sent the following email to each AKC Judge regarding the AKC Judging Approval Process: Dear AKC Judge, The Board of Directors at its August 2017 meeting took the following action in regard to the Conformation Judging Approval Process, effective immediately. The Board was clear in stating their unanimous action was made in [...]

August 8th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces New Clinician-Scientist Fellowship to Honor the Life of GCHP Hill Country’s Let’s Get Ready To Rumble


Press Release from AKC Canine Health Foundation The families of beloved Pug, GCHP Hill Country’s Let’s Get Ready To Rumble, “Rumble”, proudly announce the establishment of an annual Clinician-Scientist Fellowship with the AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF). The AKC Canine Health Foundation “GCHP Hill Country’s Let’s Get Ready To Rumble” Clinician-Scientist Fellowship will serve to [...]

August 7th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Eugene Kennel Club Dissolves as of November 30, 2017

Eugene Kennel Club

The Eugene Kennel Club made the following announcement on August 5th regarding their decision to dissolve the kennel club: “Regretfully the Eugene Kennel Club must announce that due to a lack of working members we are forced to dissolve our Club. It takes many members that are willing to work in order to put on [...]

August 7th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

#ThrowbackThursday – Guess Who? – Check Your Answer!


We have yet another fun photo to share on this Thursday. Can you guess the judge that is pictured handling a Rhodesian Ridgeback in this photo from 1966? Check back on Monday for the correct answer to this week’s throwback! The correct answer is D Jay Hyman. He is pictured handling Ch. Rolling’s Toowoomba. His [...]

August 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Featured,The Buzz | Read More »

Table Talk


There have been so many tragic accidents as a result of the heat again this year. I am astounded to find the number of people that lack proper temperature detection devices in their vehicles. So, I thought it might help to give you a list of products that many exhibitors are using. The MarCell Cellular Temperature Monitoring System utilizes cellular frequency to transmit changes in temperature. This unit can be purchased through the website at Last I checked the unit itself was $229 and the monthly monitoring cost was about $8.50. There are many similar units out there these days at varied price points. There is also a less expensive unit that costs around $80 that can be purchased at This unit is normally used for refrigeration monitoring, but would be a great backup to one of the other temperature alert systems. These purchases can save the lives of your dogs. They cost less than a weekend’s worth of entries. No one attending shows in the summer heat should be without one!

August 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

The American Kennel Club Announces Puppy of Achievement Certificate Pilot Program

CC Puppies

New York, N.Y. – The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and advocate for all dogs, is pleased to announce the start of its new conformation Puppy of Achievement (POA) certificate program. The program is designed to create incremental steps of success for those participating in conformation with their puppies.  POA [...]

July 31st, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Looking Around With Lee – A Discussion about Irish Setters



July 28th, 2017 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

IBM Watson Helps More Puppies Become Guiding Eyes for the Blind

Seeing Dog

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Guiding Eyes for the Blind, a non-profit organization dedicated to the breeding, raising, training and placement of guide dogs with people who are blind or visually impaired, is using Watson on IBM Cloud to gain insights on increasing its success. The stakes are high: each dog costs Guiding Eyes approximately [...]

July 27th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »


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