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Canine Partners Rescue Dachshund Stars on Rose Bowl Surfing Dog Float
Coppertone, a rescue Miniature Dachshund, is already a star for her surfing prowess, but she received the national spotlight on New Year’s Day as part of the Surf Dog Float in the Rose Bowl Parade. The float, at 90 feet long and 148,000 pounds, set a Guinness World Record for the heaviest and longest float […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/rescue-dachshund-stars-on-rose-bowl-surfing-dog-float/ | January 6, 2017
Expert Advice: News The German Shepherd Regains Title as Miami’s Most Popular Breed
This year, the German Shepherd Dog took Miami’s top spot in the 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog breeds in the U.S. The German Shepherd Dog was also recognized as the #1 pup in Detroit and Albany (NY). The German Shepherd Dog took the top spot back from the French Bulldog this year, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/german-shepherd-is-miami-favorite/ | March 21, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny 9 Photos of Dachshunds That’ll Make You Go “Awww”
An accomplished hunting dog and adorable companion, how can you not love the Dachshund? These are small dogs with big personalities and they won't let you forget it. These dogs are curious and friendly, yet still manage to maintain a sense of spunkiness. Here are nine photos of the "badger dog" that will make you […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/cute-dachshund-pics/ | January 3, 2017
Expert Advice: News Labrador Retriever Is Once Again America’s Most Popular Dog
BREED 2015 2014 2013 Retrievers (Labrador) 1 1 1 German Shepherd Dogs 2 2 2 Retrievers (Golden) 3 3 3 Bulldogs 4 4 5 Beagles 5 5 4 French Bulldogs 6 9 11 Yorkshire Terriers 7 6 6 Poodles 8 7 8 Rottweilers 9 10 9 Boxers 10 8 7 Pointers (German Shorthaired) 11 12 […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/labrador-retriever-is-once-again-americas-most-popular-dog/ | February 22, 2016
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Little Dog, Giant Personality: the Miniature Pinscher
There is a lot to love about Miniature Pinschers, aka the "King of Toys," aka "Mr. Personality," and we’ll get to that in a minute. But first let’s clear up a few misconceptions and point out some salient characteristics of the breed.   1. The Miniature Pinscher is NOT a miniature version of the Doberman […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/6-min-pin-facts/ | March 8, 2017
Expert Advice: Dog Gear & Accessories Holiday Gift Guide for Small Dogs 2016
Whether your small dog is a champion lap warmer or an energetic dynamo, he deserves gear and toys just made for his diminutive size. From the sleek Miniature Pinscher to the Pomeranian bundle of fluff, these are the gifts that will delight his little heart. Packaway Crab Dog Raincoat Keep your pint-size pet dry in […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/gift-guide-for-small-dogs/ | November 21, 2016
Expert Advice: Feature Vivian The ‘Giant’ Dachshund Moves To NYC And Helps Kids In The Process
Vivian the Dachshund is larger than life. Yes, a larger-than-life Dachshund. This little dog towers over the Brooklyn Bridge, a Manhattan boardwalk, and other people around her.     How you ask? With a little help from her owner, Mitch Boyer. Boyer created the first giant picture of Vivian in the summer of 2014 during […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/vivian-the-giant-dachshund-moves-to-nyc-and-helps-kids-in-the-process/ | June 23, 2016
Clubs & Delegates All Puppy Breeds
  Find more information on all the different breeds of puppies. Not sure which puppy is right for you? Take a short quiz to Find a Match. A | B | C | D | E |  F | G | H | I | J |  K | L | M | N | O |  P | R | S | T | V |  W | X | Y A. Breed Group Affenpinscher Toy Afghan Hound Hound Airedale Terrier Terrier Akita Working Alaskan Malamute Working American English Coonhound Hound American Eskimo Dog […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/puppies/all-breeds/ | October 26, 2017
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Expert Advice: Events AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin Draws Record Entry Numbers
  The AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin has drawn record entry numbers in its 16th year. An entry of 4,710 dogs will compete for the title of National Champion on December 17 and 18, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. Combined with the other weekend events the AKC Agility Invitational, the AKC Obedience Classic, AKC National Owner-Handler Series Finals, NADD/AKC Diving Dogs […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/2016-national-championship-record-entries/ | November 23, 2016
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Expert Advice: News Issue Analysis: Dispelling the Myths of Cropped Ears, Docked Tails, Dewclaws, and Debarking
  Purebred dogs are purpose-bred dogs and come in all shapes and sizes. The characteristics that make each of these dogs unique also help them perform the function for which they were bred. The physical appearance of the dogs illustrates this, and is also an important part of the breed’s history. For example, the thick […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/issue-analysis-dispelling-myths/ | May 22, 2013
Apps FAST CAT Rankings
FAST CAT is a 100-yard dash for dogs. The FAST CAT Ranking is a list of handicapped speed standings for the top 20 dogs in each breed based on FAST CAT races for a given year. It's a performance-driven way of answering questions about how fast a dog is or can be. FAST CAT is […]
https://www.apps.akc.org//apps/fastcat_ranking/index.cfm | November 15, 2017
Sports & Events Bayou Dachshund Club New Orleans 2008
January 5, 2008 - Prentiss, Mississippi The Bayou Dachshund Club of New Orleans held a Dachshund Field Trial on Saturday, January 5, 2008 in Prentiss, Mississippi. The Bayou Dachshund Club of New Orleans is celebrating 10 years of field trials. After awards on Saturday, the club held a field trial parade. Participants decorated their "floats," […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/field-events-hounds/dachshund-field-trials/spotlight/bayou-dachs-club-new-orleans-2008/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Junior Report: Brianna Fryer
Jazzy and I first started dog training and showing with the local 4-H club. Since that day, we didn’t want to stop. Training Jazzy is always the highlight of my day. Since we live in Florida it gets very hot, even on the most miserable days it makes it not as bad when you spend […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/juniors/junior-spotlight/junior-report-brianna-fryer/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Dachshund Field Trials: History
(Originally edited and written by A. Hamilton Rowan, Jr.; updated by M. Sue Richey, from material submitted by George C. Wanner.) In the early 1930s, the short-lived U.S. Dachshund Field Trial Club held the first organized field trial for Dachshund. The hounds were put to ground in artificial rabbit burrows and were judged by rules […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/field-events-hounds/dachshund-field-trials/history/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Dachshund Field Trials: Information
In Dachshund field trials braces of dogs are put on the scent line of a rabbit or hare and judged on the quality of their work on the scent line. The Dachshunds should never appear to be running haphazard but rather should display sensible and efficient actions with an intense enthusiasm for hunting. The dogs […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/field-events-hounds/dachshund-field-trials/information/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Dachshund Field Trials: Get Started
The variety of the Dachshund breed is mirrored in the vast differences we see in the Dachshund field trials across the country. From the level, open terrain at the Lone Star Dachshund Conservancy Grounds in Ladonia, TX to the olive groves in Chino, CA to the steep hills in Vacaville, CA to the rolling hills […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/field-events-hounds/dachshund-field-trials/getting-started/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Obedience: Combined Specialty
Obedience Trial Process and Procedure Some breeds have fewer obedience exhibitors participating in their trials than others. These clubs want to offer obedience, but may be faced with the problem of considerable expense for a few exhibitors. By combining the obedience entries of several clubs, expenses can be shared and exhibitors have the opportunity to […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/obedience/resources/combined-specialty/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Tracking: History
April 10, 1936 - the first official "Regulations and Standard for Obedience Test Field Trials" was published. The first licensed test held in accordance with these regulations took place on June 13, 1936, and appropriately enough, was held with the North Westchester Kennel Club all-breed show at Mount Kisco, New York. Tracking was originally part […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/tracking/exhibitor-resources/history-of-tracking-event/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Instinct + Training = Success
By Karla Deithorn, Executive Field Representative When a terrier or a Dachshund does not progress through the levels of Earthdog tests to the owner's expectations, a common question asked is whether or not you need to train the dog for the tests. There are a wide variety of opinions on this subject and that is […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/earthdog/articles/i-t-success/ | October 26, 2017
Products & Services Reading to Children with a Therapy Dog
Simon and I began our joint career reading to children at the Barnes and Nobel Bookstore in Woodinville, Washington. Every Saturday morning, it was my wife’s and my practice to go to the local book store and see what new books had come in.  After Simon had come to stay in our home and we […]
https://www.akc.org/products-services/training-programs/canine-good-citizen/articles/reading-to-children-with-a-therapy-dog/ | October 26, 2017

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