Form Follows Function

Canine Joints

Canine Bones and Joints: There are “joints” (as in popular “joints” where people meet ...

Purebred or Preservation Breeder?

I am very pleased with the increasing usage of the term “preservation breeder,” which ...

Dog Behavior | Temperament, Personality and Soundness

Dog Behavior | Temperament, Personality and Soundness

Dog Behavior | Temperament, Personality and Soundness: What is the one thing that is ...

Fault Judging

Fault Judging

Fault Judging | A few years ago, I wrote an article about the functioning ...

Molossoid Breeds of Mastiff Type in the Working Group

Canine Fronts Part II: A Well Laid Back Shoulder

Judging canine fronts, in the average dog, the shoulder blade is described as “well laid back” ...

Style and Quality

Style comes nearer than any other breed characteristic to “type,” and is of great ...

Evaluating Soundness

In this issue, I will continue with Hayes Blake Hoyt’s definitions of type, soundness, ...