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.
The National Specialty

The National Specialty – One Show Is the Breeder/Owner Handler’s ‘Specialty’

When it comes to showcasing breeding stock, nothing compares with the series of events ...

Dog Sports - How Do We Respond When Things Go Wrong

Dog Sports – How Do We Respond When Things Go Wrong?

Dog Sports - How Do We Respond When Things Go Wrong. When things don’t ...

The 10 Commandments for Owner Handlers

The 10 Commandments for Owner Handlers

The 10 Commandments for Owner Handlers - Most everyone goes through life guided by ...

Let’s Go to a Dog Show

Let’s Go to a Dog Show | A Poem by Dan Sayers

Let’s Go to a Dog Show, a Poem by Dan Sayers - "Morning breaks ...

Every Owner Handler Begins at the Beginning

Every Owner Handler Begins at the Beginning

It’s one of the sport’s more incredible aspects that newcomers compete in the very ...

How Can Owner Handlers Measure Progress ? | Ribbons, Rankings & Rants

How Can Owner Handlers Measure Progress ? | Ribbons, Rankings & Rants

How Can Owner Handlers Measure Progress ? Now that 2022 is here, exhibitors are ...