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.
Owner Handlers Partnerships

Curious Collaborators

Owner Handler Partnerships | Today’s owner handlers shares every dog show experience with his ...

Becoming a breeder Tucker_and_Roy_Holloway

When are you going to breed her?

Some owner handlers begin like me, with little or no thought about becoming a ...

Owner Handler Firsts: First Show Dog

Owner Handler Firsts : The First Show Dog Brings Many Firsts

Owner Handler Firsts: First-time exhibitors take great pride in receiving the first registration certificate ...

Do Purebred Dogs Have an Image Problem?

Do Purebred Dogs Have an Image Problem?  Although the American Kennel Club has often ...

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 Handler Contribution to the Legacy of Purebred Dogs

Owner Handler Contribution to the Legacy of Purebred Dogs | Being an owner-handler means ...

Showing Dogs for Friends | It usually begins innocently enough. You’re showing your dog when you’re spotted by a member of your local all-breed club

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 & Dog Virtual Traning

Dogs Virtually | How Cyber Classrooms Connect the Dog Community

Dogs Virtually | How Cyber Classrooms Connect the Dog Community & Dog Virtual Traning ...

What Happens on Facebook Stays on Facebook

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