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Welcome to The Scotia Kennel

The Scotia Kennel is a breeder of German Wirehaired Pointers. As our name implies, The Scotia Kennel was named after our family heritage, my mother was almost entirely Scottish, and my father’s family emigrated from England to Nova Scotia, which means, “New Scotland” in Latin. Our Scotiadawgs are born and raised in Oregon, in a loving environment with affection and boundaries.

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Our Standards

We’re committed to the health and well-being of dogs, and to your peace of mind.


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We've created the definitive guide so you can feel confident every step of the way


Code of Ethics

Bringing a GWP into your life is a major decision with important responsibilities.


Events

The Scotia Kennel & Pure Dog Talk calendar of events. Let's have some fun!

Upcoming Litter: Bing x Mary

We are now accepting reservations and deposits for our Spring/Summer 2020 planned litter. Reservation lists fill up fast and are normally booked several months in advance. To reserve your puppy click on the link below to complete the puppy application form.

Bing x Mary’s Litter

Pure Dog Talk is THE voice of purebred dogs

We talk to the legends of the sport and give you the tips and tools to create an awesome life with your purebred dog. From showing to preservation breeding, from competitive obedience to field work, from agility to therapy dogs, and all the fun in between — your passion is our purpose.

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Big dogs are barking about us

  • I do enjoy this show immensely. I’m in a rural area, and just started showing in 2010. I feel a bit isolated, sometimes. It’s great to hear the history, the passion and the ideals of people in this realm.
    Lisa Wright
  • Best podcast!! I'm a novice in the dog world and I learn so much by listening to you guys! Hope to start my own kennel in Sweden in a couple of years and I'm going to use a lot of your tips then! Thank you!!
    Linda Ergon Hellsvik
  • The knowledge that is available in these podcasts is amazing! We are so lucky to live in an age where we can learn straight from the judges, breeders and top handlers yet be across the country from them!
    Bev Hofschulte
  • Informative, thoughtful, and entertaining. Recommended for all dog enthusiasts.
    Saylor Gunn
  • I flipping love this show. It's great for both the aspiring novice, and seasoned owner. The topics are varied, and touch on many subjects relevant to the purebred dog fancier. And the host is down to earth, funny, and very enjoyable to listen to... her enthusiasm and honesty make this podcast a joy to listen to.
    Terri Lewin
  • There is no other place to hear the reality of our sport from icons with decades of experience. From conformation to health and welfare. PURE DOG TALK satisfies us all!! It’s like a perfect presented and to the standard dog. Priceless!
    Jason Hoke
  • I look forward to listening every week! Extremely informative on so many topics. Can’t recommend it enough!
    Tracy Dineley

Scotiadawgs News

As the Wheels Turn

The following is a reprint of an article I wrote for my national breed magazine. Front assemblies are so poorly understood on such a large scale, that

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