Posts with tag Dog Show Language

Words We Say: Breed Standard Language

Have you checked your dogs’ trumpets recently? Are their couples wide enough, even to raggedness? Are their shoulders perhaps a little too bossy, are their horns really strong, and does their bark sound like a broken bell? Welcome to the wonderful world of breed standards, complete with expressions you’ve never heard before, many of which… read more

The Language of the Juniors Ring

Getting together outside of the ring while watching other classes being judged can be a big advantage for junior handlers who are paying attention. Juniors can utilize what they’ve seen and heard in order to feel more relaxed when it’s their turn inside of the ring. Some handlers have their friends to chat with and… read more