Geir Flyckt-Pedersen

Qualifications for becoming a judge vary across the globe. Read More

A vintage moment: Airedales sparring.
And when is it appropriate to face off those fiery Terriers? Read More

If you find a dog you love, use the sire that produced him – or so the conventional wisdom goes.
Those obsessed dog breeding know there are always things you have to experience to really believe. Read More

When the going gets rough, think "wire."
Using breed-specific words incorrectly can convince experts you know nothing about their breed. Read More

Financial incentives are certainly not a motivation for showing dogs!
Geir Flyckt-Pedersen wonders why we have to defend our obsession with all things dog. Read More

There can be an entirely different dog under all that hair.
Geir Flyckt-Pedersen ponders just how true that is in the show ring. Read More

Rules are important, but there can be too much of a good thing.
Geir Flyckt-Pedersen reminds that survival of the fittest used to be the name of the game. Read More
In so many breeds with varieties of colors or markings, there will always be questions about judges' preferences, real or imagined. Read More


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