Dan Sayers 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.

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

Owner-handlers bring a wide variety of experiences and various levels of commitment to the ...

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

For a majority of breeders and exhibitors, participation in dog sports has been limited ...

10 Tips For Hobby Handlers

10 tips for owner handlers, breeder/owner handlers, and hobby handlers participating in the dog ...

What Happens on Facebook Stays on Facebook

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

Missing Montgomery

Many beloved dog shows were cancelled in 2020 due to COVID19 concerns, including the ...

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

Morning breaks softly and all is quiet, Except for the dogs that pace to ...

The Live Stream Cluster

Today’s breeder and exhibitor participates in a sport that embraces new technologies even as ...