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Kennel Records — A Breeder Follow-Up

I received some encouraging comments as soon as the “Kennel Records” article appeared on the BIS Daily website yesterday: obviously readers enjoy reading what experienced dog people have to say. One of the breeders I had contacted, Karen Staudt-Cartabona of the Majenkir Borzoi, was not able to respond in time to be included in the… read more

Kennel Records: A Guide for the Future

“How Many Puppies Did You Breed?” The other day I was speaking to a breeder friend, someone who has been around for many years and been very successful. We were talking about the beautiful dogs she had bred, how many litters she thought she had produced since the first one long ago, what champions and… read more


Preparing for Disaster

Regardless of which side you’re on when the debate turns to the question of climate change, most experts agree that the “new normal” will be more weather-related disasters in the future. Most of us have seen — in the news if not with our own eyes — what havoc earthquakes and tsunamis can wreak, and… read more

Save the Date in 2015: The Fourth “Modern” Morris & Essex Kennel Club

There’s still nearly two years go to, but I can’t wait… Newer fanciers may not even have heard of Morris & Essex Kennel Club, the historical dog show event that’s held only once every five years, but that shouldn’t stop you from setting aside Thursday, October 1st, 2015 for a visit to this legendary show…. read more

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