19. A Passion for Pekingese with David Fitzpatrick

Ask the Vet

Aug 17 2022 • 50 mins

AMC's Dr. Ann Hohenhaus interviews David Fitzpatrick, one of the foremost handlers and presenters of the Pekingese breed. In 2021, David was presented with the prestigious American Kennel Club ‘Breeder of the Year’ award for his Pequest Pekingese. Tune in as they discuss:

  • Why David became involved with the Pekingese breed
  • How life in the palace affected the Pekingese personality
  • What dog show judges are looking for when they examine a dog
  • Is there a school for aspiring handlers?

Also on this month's show:

  • Feisty sea lions bring new meaning to  the term "locals only"
  • Animal news
  • Listener Q&A

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