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Expert Advice: Events What Sets These Two Borzoi Apart in Rally? They’re The Only Ones.
Until Dean Eelman married Melissa 17 years ago, he had never had a dog. Over the years, they had two Golden Retrievers and two Keeshonden. But about five years ago, Dean met his first Borzoi, and he immediately fell in love with the breed. Six months later Dean and Melissa welcomed two Borzoi to their […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/borzoi-compete-rally-national-championship/ | November 25, 2020
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Borzoi History: Behind the Breed’s Hunting Heritage
As strong as it is swift, the Borzoi was bred for centuries to course fox, boar, hare and, famously, wolf – hence its moniker, the Russian Wolfhound.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/borzoi-history/ | June 19, 2020
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Expert Advice: News How One Woman’s Borzois Saved Her From Isolation After Hearing Loss
When the Borzoi is characterized in books or on breed webpages, you see glowing adjectives such as affectionate, loyal, aristocratic, and graceful. Lifeline or liberator are terms not included in the profile toolbox. But for Joy Sargis, of Encinitas, Calif., these more aptly capture the heart and soul of what her own Borzois have meant […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/how-one-womans-borzoi-saved-her-after-hearing-loss/ | May 28, 2020
Expert Advice: Feature Mr. Borzoi: Louis Murr Was a Russian Wolfhound Advocate and Judge to Be Reckoned With
Louis Murr was a renowned Borzoi owner, breeder, exhibitor, and judge. Most authorities of the time considered Murr's Ch. Vigow of Romanoff to be the greatest Borzoi ever bred on American soil A tragic event cut Vigow's career short Murr died in 1978, two years after retiring from judging, at age 84 Never mind Rasputin's […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/borzoi-louis-murr-breeder-judge/ | August 28, 2019
Borzoi running in a field.
Dog Breeds Borzoi
Among the most impressively beautiful of all dogs, the aristocratic Borzoi is cherished for his calm, agreeable temperament. In full stride, he is a princely package of strength, grace, and glamour flying by at 35 to 40 miles per hour.
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/borzoi/ | November 6, 2017
Expert Advice: Fun Facts 8 Fun Facts About the Borzoi
The graceful Borzoi is a very large breed with a Russian hunting heritage. The elegant flowing lines of this hound make for a beautiful dog, whether they're resting or running. Here are some interesting Borzoi facts to know. 1. They're a Giant Breed The Borzoi is considered a giant breed, with adult males standing at […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/8-fun-facts-about-the-borzoi/ | January 11, 2017
Expert Advice: News Borzoi, Shih Tzu, Bulldog, German Shepherd Win Respective Groups At Westminster 2016
It was an exciting first night of the 2016 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show presented by Purina® Pro Plan® on Monday, Feb. 15 at Madison Square Garden in New York, as winners of the Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting, and Herding groups were named. CH Belisarius Jp My Sassy Girl, aka "Lucy," a 3-year old Borzoi won the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/westminster-group-results-day-1/ | February 16, 2016
Expert Advice: Conformation Starting a Breeding Program: Karen Staudt-Cartabona, Majenkir Borzoi
Adapted from a story originally published in the June 2011 AKC Gazette:After nearly a half-century in Borzoi, the best advice I can offer is to proceed slowly. When you begin to breed dogs, your first show dog will represent the ideal in your mind. That dog morphs in memory to near perfection in the years […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/karen-staudt-cartabona-majenkir-borzoi/ | July 29, 2015
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices Are We Forgetting the Importance of Tuck-up in the Borzoi Breed?
One aspect of silhouette in the Borzoi standard is underline. The standard does not specifically mention underline; however, this aspect of the breed reflects the combination of chest, ribs, back, and loin. The standard says the following: Chest rather narrow, with great depth of brisket. Ribs very deep, giving room for heart and lung play. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/importance-of-tuck-up/ | June 14, 2015
Expert Advice: Fun Facts The Great Borzoi Controversy
AKC Gazette, "Times Past"Through the 1920s and early '30s, a debate raged among Russian Wolfhound fanciers: Keep the breed name, or change it to "Borzoi"? Louis Murr, Gazette breed columnist and leading "Wolfhound" advocate, insisted that "any sane breeder can see why the name Russian wolfhound should be retained."   In his November 1928 column, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/the-great-borzoi-controversy/ | July 23, 2014
Sports & Events Judges’ Study Guides
AKC Group Standards Download AKC approved breed standards by complete group for use on any portable electronic device. Sporting Hound Working Terrier Toy Non-Sporting Herding Misc. Judges Study Guide No single written guide is ever comprehensive enough to be the only learning tool utilized in preparation for judging a new breed. We urge you to […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/conformation/judging-information/judges-study-guides/ | March 25, 2024
French Bulldog sitting on the couch home alone.
Expert Advice: News The Most Popular Dog Breeds of 2023
Based on American Kennel Club registration statistics, we rank the most popular dog breeds in America each year. The French Bulldog takes the No. 1 spot!
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/most-popular-dog-breeds-2023/ | March 20, 2024
Pages Previously Aired AKC Judges Education Webinars
[accordion] [accordion_panel title="2024"] Below you will find recording links and resources for webinars that aired in 2024. Once you click the recording link, you will be asked to enter your name and email address in order to access the recording. Review and FAQ's on Conformation Judging Procedures, Policies and Guidelines Tuesday, January 16, 2024 View […]
https://www.akc.org/public-education/akc-education-webinar-series/previously-aired-akc-judges-education-webinars/ | March 15, 2024
Pages AKC DNA + Health Kit – Included Tests
Order AKC DNA + Health Kit Activate AKC DNA Kit DNA Resource Center All AKC DNA + Health Kits include the original 201 markers for genetic identity and parentage verification purposes, as well as over 328 genetic variants for health and traits, including coat color. Results are delivered by our trusted service provider (Neogen) with […]
https://www.akc.org/breeder-programs/dna/dna-resource-center/akc-dna-health/akc-dna-health-kit-included-tests/ | March 12, 2024
Pages Breed-Specific DNA Testing Recommendations
Test for what is recommended for your breed, not everything available. Order AKC DNA + Health Kit The AKC DNA Program recommends that breeders perform DNA tests that are relevant to their breed. Although the AKC DNA + Health Kit includes over 328 markers for health and traits, not all genetic variants have been validated […]
https://www.akc.org/breeder-programs/dna/dna-resource-center/akc-dna-health/breed-specific-dna-testing-recommendations/ | March 12, 2024
Sports & Events Junior Report: Emily Wentland
18 years old I started training dogs when I was just 9 years old. I joined the local 4-H club with my family’s old rescue shih tzu, Oliver. I was hooked from the very first training session. The next year my mom allowed me to get my own dog, Levi. Levi was a Miniature American […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/juniors/junior-spotlight/junior-report-emily-wentland/ | February 26, 2024
Press Releases 2024 AKC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP JUDGING PANEL NOW AVAILABLE
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2024 AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15, 2024. The 2024 event will showcase the top canine athletes and will also […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2024-akc-national-championship-judging-panel-now-available/ | February 21, 2024
Press Releases THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE JUNIOR VERSATILITY SCHOLARSHIPS
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), a not-for-profit organization, the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is pleased to announce the winners of the AKC Junior Versatility Scholarships. Scholarships are awarded to the top 10 Juniors who competed in a minimum of three different competitive AKC Events. The dates of eligibility were […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-winners-junior-versatility-scholarships/ | January 30, 2024
Toy Manchester Terriers at the AKC Meet the Breeds during the 2016 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.
Sports & Events What Dog Breeds Can I Meet at AKC Meet the Breeds?
AKC Meet the Breeds events are a fun and educational way to spend a day with the whole family, and maybe even figure out which dog breed is right for you! If you are attending an AKC Meet the Breeds event in 2024, or are thinking about attending an event in the future, you can […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/akc-meet-the-breeds/dog-breeds-attending/ | January 13, 2024
Press Releases AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB ANNOUNCES BREEDER OF THE YEAR BY SPORT
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), a not-for-profit organization, the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, wishes to acknowledge those individuals that have excelled at breeding dogs that have proven to be outstanding in AKC sports. The commitment to preserve, protect and improve a breed represents the very essence of the AKC. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-breeder-year-sport/ | December 20, 2023

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