Dan Sayers

Dan Sayers covers the sport of dogs with a particular interest in purebred dog history and breed preservation. His articles feature notable icons of the past as well as individuals who work tirelessly to promote purebred dogs today. A self-taught artist, Dan’s work is represented in collections worldwide and his illustrations appear in the award-winning Encyclopedia of K-9 Terminology by Ed and Pat Gilbert. Since 1981, Dan has been an exhibitor of several Sporting and Hound breeds. He’s bred Irish Water Spaniels under the Quiet Storm prefix and judged Sweepstakes at the parent club’s National Specialty twice. Dan is a member of the Irish Water Spaniel Club of America and the Morris and Essex Kennel Club.
Three dressed up pugs sitting at the National Dog Show.

Benchwarmers – People & Purebreds Connect at the National Dog Show

Experience the bond between people & purebred dogs at the National Dog Show. Witness ...

Philadelphia Dog Show history

Philly Firsts | Philadelphia Is a Great Place to Get Started in Dogs

Dive into Philadelphia's dog show legacy, from AKC's birth to personal milestones. Uncover 'Philly ...

Top Notch Toys Celebrates Our 40th Anniversary

Top Notch Toys Celebrates Our 40th Anniversary

Join us in celebrating 40 years of dedication to Toy Dogs! Discover our commemorative ...

Choosing the right dog for competition.

Picking Favorites

Tips for choosing the right dog for competition. Learn how to excel in the ...

A group of sheep being chased by a Pembroke Welsh Corgi in a field.

The Herding Group – These Dogs Take Stock in Their Work

Discover the unsung heroes of agriculture - herding dogs: their past, present, and paws-on ...

At ‘Montgomery,’ colorful banners wave on behalf of the tenacious Terrier Breeds and the many clubs that promote their interests.

Terrier Tenacity – Montgomery County Kennel Club

Experience terrier showmanship at the Montgomery County Kennel Club's annual breed spectacle, where terrier ...

Girl in glasses holding a puppy

The Truth About Breeding Dogs (It’s More Than Preservation!)

Breeding dogs: from preservationists to scientists, artists, and anthropologists. Dive into the multifaceted roles ...

An attainable sign for perfectionists promoting excellence.

Are You a Perfectionist?

Are you a perfectionist in the world of dog shows? Explore the pursuit of ...

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