You’ll find some great instruction on training show dogs, show dog handling, judging dogs, and other aspects of dog showing in these articles.

Teach Your Show Puppy to “Stack” for the Judge – Early training to stand squarely and be examined on a table or the ground is best started when the puppy is small and more easily handled. This training is beneficial not only for dogs destined for the show ring, but can also help the dog be more relaxed when at the veterinarian’s office.

The Art of Baiting Your Dog in the Show Ring – Baiting could be considered an art form for those who sit on the sidelines of the show ring. Done right, it can be difficult to spot when the dog is being fed bait, creating a more pleasurable picture.