Allison Foley How to Campaign A Dog

 So you want to take a run at that #1 spot-whether top in your breed, in your group or the coveted run to be one of the top dogs all breeds in this country here is a guideline to help you figure out your goal and most importantly how to get there. As explained in… read more

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Leadingedge Dog Show Academy: Knot Your Average Topknot

Does your poodle topknot have you tied in knots? Allison to the rescue! This is a step-by-step visual guide to mastering more than a dozen ways to keep your poodle’s topknot worry free. Never banded or wrapped a poodle before? Don’t even know what those words mean? This is the course for you! Allison’s clear instructions will… read more


1st in Line Grooming Products a Must Have for Your Tack Box!

As exhibitors, we are always in search of the best products for our dogs, the products that work “magic” and really make our dogs stand out in the show ring. I have found a product that I believe should be in every exhibitor’s tack box, and a couple of others to compliment it. But don’t take… read more

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As the Wheels Turn – Hair! LOTS of Hair

Note: This is another in our intermittent series of educational articles designed to share valuable information from some of the best sources in the sport. Hair! LOTS of hair. Exhibitors who show drop-coated breeds are often specialists. Numbers of dogs being shown in many of these breeds, particularly by owner handlers, are dropping all across… read more

Breed Spotlight: The Charming Dandie Dinmont Terrier

AKC Gazette breed column: Survival of this rare terrier breed depends on getting the word out to potential owners about the Dandie’s charm and personality. Everyone smiles when they see a Dandie Dinmont Terrier. They can’t help it. Whether on show grounds, sidewalks, or parks, the smiles are always there. The general public will ask,… read more

Road Trip Reviews #1 All Systems Delivers Quality and Consistent Products

This week, we are introducing a new contributor and fresh new column Road Trip Reviews. Thea Martin Robinson will be writing product reviews that are truly road tested in her real-world life of assisting and showing dogs. Her first column was created while logging over 3685 miles with two Malamute specialties, one Spinoni Specialty, and… read more


Krews Reviews: The Good, The Unusual & The Adorable

The Krew was on a short break while the dog world stopped to take in Westminster, Crufts, and the super clusters, Louisville, Tarheel, Vallejo, New Jersey…. But now, we’re back & ready with more terrific reviews of products we think you can’t live without. Well perhaps you can but they’re cool and fun. During our… read more

Ear Disease in Dogs: Part Two

Ear problems can be so darned frustrating to deal with, primarily because they are so prone to recurrence. Part One of this series focused on the anatomy of the canine ear canal. If you haven’t had a chance to read this I encourage you to do so. Observing the length and slope of the external… read more


Happy New Year From The Krew – Keeping It Clean!

Happy New Year Everyone from The Krew. This week’s column will have suggestions for staying tidy through heat cycles, keeping food & supplements organized, and since all New Year’s have resolutions for better health, special supplements for your pooch and a topic, we cannot say enough about poop bags. We obsess, but then, we are… read more


Krews Reviews, Travel Tips, Dog Duvets, Healing and Natural Health Care

This week, the Krew has resourced handy items that are great for gifting others in the fancy or pet friends. They’ve found back-saving carriers, handy water bowls for thirsty dogs in the car, healing creams, economical probiotic formulas & more snuggly beds because every dog should have a comfy, snuggly, washable bed. Just ask them!… read more

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