GREAT DANES


(August 2004 -  January 2007)

DANA CLINE,  Feature Columnist

ARE THE BEST DOGS REALLY WINNING?

ASKING THE JUDGE FOR THEIR OPINION

A VIEW FROM THE OTHER SIDE

DEFINING FUNCTION IN CONFORMATION EVENTS

FLAW, FAULT or UNFORGIVABLE?

IN MY VIEW

MENTORING AND THE STATE OF OUR BREED

SOME PERSONAL THOUGHTS ON JUDGING

THE SPORT OF PUREBRED DOGS:  "A place where humanity thrives"

DOG SHOWS IN AMERICA
 


GUEST COLUMNISTS

KAREN MARTIN, "TRAINING FOR THE SHOW RING"  (1/1/05)

DAN PALANTINO, "LIVE YOUR DREAMS"  (12/1/04)
 (Young handler of 2004 GDCA National Specialty BOB winner)

ANDREW BRACE, "BRACE YOURSELF"  (1/1/05)
(Earning RESPECT from others within your breed)

C. A. SHARP, "BAD GENES, BABIES AND BATH WATER"  (1/1/05)
(applying correct values of health screenings to your breeding programs)

DALE SUZANNE TARBOX, "FAULTS & FAILINGS"  (1/1/05)
(breeding technique)

SUE MAHANY, "GOING TO THE GARDEN"  (2/1/05)

PAT HASTINGS, "IT'S NOT POLITICS..... IT'S PASSION"  (2/1/05)

DANIEL GOEBEL, "ELECTRA'S STORY"  (2/1/05)
(Wobbler Syndrome)

CLAUDIA WALLER ORLANDI PH.D.,  "CHOOSING A MENTOR"  (2/1/05)

CINDEE BYER, "CROPPING AND DOCKING"  (3/1/05)

STEVEN LIVERSEDGE, "THE HIDDEN PEDIGREE"  (3/1/05)
(breeding technique)

ED LYONS,  "THE GREAT DANE STANDARD"  (3/1/05)

UNKNOWN AUTHOR , "THE SEVEN STAGES"  (3/1/05)
(The seven stage apprenticeship for breeders)

DR. DANIEL FLEITAS, "DO JUDGES MAKE MISTAKES?"  (3/1/05)

CHAILLE GROOM, "BEING"   (3/18/05)
(personal inspiration)

JONATHAN JEFFERY KIMES, "ETHICS, FAKERYAND THE AKC's RESPONSIBLITY"    (3/1/05

JONATHAN JEFFREY KIMES, "SEVEN FOUNDATIONS OF AS SUCCESSFUL DOG BREEDER" (4/1/05)

CINDEE BYER, "DON'T CRY TO ME BECAUSE YOU CAME TO THE PROM WITHOUT A PROM DRESS!"  (4/1/05)
(ear cropping)

JOAN B. GUERTIN, "THE VALUE OF A MENTOR"  (4/1/05)

MARY ANNE ZANETOS, J. P. YOUSHA, GINNIE SAUNDERS,
"DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY:

  A GREAT DANE BREEDER’S GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING AND PREVENTION"  
(5.1.05)

JONATHAN JEFFREY KIMES, "FAULTLESSNESS vs.VIRTUE"  (5.1.05)
(understanding true breeding perspectives)

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEAUTY  "CATHERINE McMILLIAN, "  (5.1.05)
(An account of the motivations driving master show dog breeders)

SIERRA MILTON, "DON'T CALL ME CHEAP"   (5.1.05)
(the value of Championships)

RAYMOND H. OPPENHEIMER, "OPPENHEIMER BREEDING PRINCIPLES"  (5.1.05)

STEPHANIE HUNT CROWLEY, "ANATOMY OF THE FOREQUARTERS"  (5.1.05)

CAROLE D. HAWKE,  "THE TRAGIC LOSS OF BLOODLINES AND MENTORING IN AMERICA" (6.1.05)

T. J. DUNN, JR., DVM  "CANINE HIP DYSPLASIA"  (6.1.05)

LEADERSHIP-CHARACTER AND TRAITS  (6.1.05)
(personall inspiration)

RICHARD G. BEAUCHAMP, "CONSISTENCY"  (7.1.05)

GRETCHEN BERNARDIi, "CHARACTER STILL MATTERS"  (7.1.05)
(personal inspiration)

"ONE DOGS LIFE"  (7.1.05)
(an unfortunate reality)

RAY CATALDI, JR.  "JUST ONE LONGTIME BREEDER'S OPINION"  (9.1.05)

MARY ANNE ZANETOS,  "HEALTH SCREENING: AN HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE"  (9.1.05)

ADAM PROTOS,  "HEALTH SCREENING AND THE DIRECTION OF THE BREED:
A NEWCOMER'S
PERSPECTIVE  (9.1.05)

RROSE SABETTI, "A BASIC APPROACH TO PURE COLOR BREEDING"  (10.1.05)

ADAM PROTOS, "TYPE and SOUNDNESS: AN ARTIFICIAL DISTINCTION"  (11.1.05)

PATRICIA V. TROTTER,  "TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING"    (11.1.05)
(perspective on the abundance of too many DOG Shows)

JANET QUICK, "RESCUE"   (11.1.05)

VIVIAN ST. PIERRE, "THE IMPORTANCE OF ROUTINE"  (11.17.05)

"FINNIGAN" THE SQUIRREL   (11.1.05)

"LESSONS FROM THE GEESE", by Milton Olson   (12.1.05)
(personal inspiration)

 ROSEMARIE ROBERT,   "I DON'T KNOW ALL THE ANSWERS...BUT I KNOW SOME OF THEM"  (3.1.06)

NIKKI RIGGSBEE, A GREAT DANE QUIZ -THE STANDARD   (4.1.06)  

THOUGHTS ON TEMPERAMENT   (4.1.06)

THE KIDS 1    (5.1.06)

THE KIDS 2  (5.1.06)

 BARBRA SCHWARTZ, "THE UNPARDONABLE FAULT"  (5.1.06)

DR. GARTH MORGAN JONES, "AESTHETICS AND THEATER
"   (6.1.06)

ADAM PROTOS,  "
 WHO???? IS SO AFRAID OF RAISING THE BAR?"
   (6.1.06)  

 WAYNE PETERSON, A VIEW FROM BOTH SIDES OF THE RING    (12.1.06)

FAY ROGSTADT, ONE SUCCESSFUL OWNER/HANDLER     (1.1.06)


FEATURE INTERVIEWS

HAZEL GREGORY  (November 2006)

CAROL GROSSMAN  (JUNE 2004)

CLARE LINCOLN  (OCTOBER 2004)

JOHN & JESSIE GERSZEWSKI  (DECEMBER 2004)

ERIC J. RINGLE  (FEBRUARY 2005)

DANA CLINE  (APRIL 2006)

MARSHALL STONER  (July 2006)


LETTERS

JIM CARROLL, "THE MOST REVERED DANE"  (12/4/04)

DANA CLINE, "IN MY OPINION"  (12/17/04)

GINA JAEBLON, "IN MY OPINION"  (12/16-18/04)

DOUG BEST  "JUNIOR"  3/14/05

JUST MY OPINION  (11.1.06)


QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

PROMINENT BREEDERS  (04)

HIGH-LEVEL EXHIBITORS  (04)

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