Spreading the word about the Scottish Terrier is an ongoing passion for Barbara Casey. In today’s interview with Social Media Maven Pilar Kuhn, the breeder-judge and mentor shares some of what she’s learned from 30 years of involvement with her favorite breed. Listen in as Barbara talks about the big dog in a small package, and discover that there are no shortcuts to understanding what makes a Terrier a Terrier.
The Golden Retriever is a favorite canine companion to countless fanciers and families. For over a hundred years, the breed’s sunny disposition and brilliant color have assured its popularity among dog lovers throughout the world. Find out some of the qualities that make this personable and purposeful worker so much more than just another pretty face.
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Breeder Buzzwords – The Golden Retriever
By Dan Sayers
In the early 19th century, gundog enthusiasts began combining various Old and New World breeds in an effort to create a dog that could reliably find and bring back dead and wounded game.
Pointers and Setters of the day were often trained to retrieve, although their true inclination was to wander far afield. Likewise, Spaniels preferred flushing game, although they too could be trained to return birds to hand.
By 1840, a medium-sized, intelligent retriever was desired that possessed a good nose and a soft mouth. more
Listen to Our Barbara Casey Interview
By Pilar Kuhn
Barbara Casey loves education and works tirelessly to mentor judges about the Scottish Terriers she’s known since childhood. Click to hear how the retired schoolteacher’s passion is helping to promote her favorite breed. play