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.
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Becoming a breeder | When are you going to breed her?

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Do Purebred Dogs Have an Image Problem?

The sport of purebred dogs has an image problem. Although the American Kennel Club ...

BOOM OR BOOMER? The Sport of Dogs Cannot Go Back to the Future

Following are a few thoughts that may encourage Baby Boomer breeders, exhibitors, and judges ...

Owner Handlers Contribute to the Legacy of Purebred Dogs

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Showing Dogs for Friends

Exhibitors who find themselves taking friends’ dogs into the ring regularly should decide early ...

Dogs, Virtually | How Cyber Classrooms Connect the Dog Community

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10 Tips For Hobby Handlers

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What Happens on Facebook Stays on Facebook

The year 2020 has come to an end…and all those social media posts are ...