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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Getting Lucky in 2023 – Could This Be the Year of the Owner Handler?

For Owner Handlers looking to improve their odds of winning in 2023, the following ...

Not everyone with a camera at a dog show is a show dog photographer. photo by Dan Sayers

Photo Finish – Not Every Win Photo Is a Winning Photo

Since dog shows and photographs are both inventions of the 19th century, win photos ...

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Conformation – The ‘Other’ Performance Event?

Conformation is all about the evaluation of breeding stock. Well, at least that’s what ...

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Is a Breed’s Appeal Ageless?

Breeders from different AKC groups talk about the age of today’s typical puppy buyer. ...

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Living with the Purpose-Bred Dog

Living with a purpose-bred dog does not make for a perfect life, but it ...

Low Entry Breed

Showing a Low Entry Breed

Low entry breeds challenge the AKC and exhibitors, but they also offer unparalleled opportunities ...

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Montgomery is the Best Medicine

Here are seven reasons that make the Montgomery County Kennel Club - Terrier Show ...

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Montgomery County Has Crowned Six Double Winners

All Terrier Show, Montgomery County has crowned six double winners throughout its long history. ...

Montgomery County Kennel Club dog show

Montgomery | The Best of the Best

The Montgomery County Kennel Club dog show, held during the autumn season in Southeastern ...

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