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Elite Trainers and Handlers Attend 2014 Sporting Dog Summit ST. LOUIS, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the country's top dog handlers and trainers, as well as sporting dog journalists, recently were treated to tips on ways to enhance canine performance success by experts at the 2014 Purina Sporting Dog Summit. The two-and-a-half day program, titled "Achieving a Performance Edge," was held at the Purina Event Center in Gray Summit, Mo., July 28-30....
The German Shorthaired Pointer is a hunting breed developed in 19th century Germany. It is a descendant of the Spanish Pointer which was brought in the 1600s to Germany. The breed may be a combination of many others including the Schweisshund, Foxhound, German Bird Dog, Italian Pointer, and several other French and Scandinavian breeds. The breed is predominantly bred on function rather than form. The German Shorthaired Pointer can stand from 21 to 25 inches high and weighs 45 to 70...
The French Brittany is a bird hunting dog, and the smallest of the pointing breeds. It originated in France and is one of the oldest longhaired pointing dogs. The breed is small for its type "“ not likely to weigh over 30 pounds. The French Brittany has a pointer-type head and a short or non existent tail. Its build is solid and compact, yet not heavy. It has an intelligent expression and is very high-energy.
- The navel or umbilicus.
- In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
- A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.