Form Follows Function

A Closer Look at the Canine Spine

The canine spine (vertebral column)  is not only the supporting structure of the body, ...

The Body of the Dog (The Chest)

The Body of the Dog | When one thinks of movement in the canine, ...

No Foot, No Dog

No Foot, No Dog The old adage, “No Hoof, No Horse,” common in North ...

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” ...