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Expert Advice: Dog Sports What to Expect From Your First Dog Obedience Class
Every dog benefits from training, but it can feel overwhelming to figure out where to get started. The first step to training your dog is finding the...
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/first-dog-obedience-class/ | April 9, 2024
Clubs & Delegates AKC Outstanding Sportsmanship Award
The AKC Outstanding Sportsmanship Award Program was established in 2006 to provide each AKC Member Club with an embossed AKC medallion to award on a yearly basis as an ongoing effort to celebrate its volunteer club members. This award honors those individuals who deserve special recognition that have made a difference in the Sport of […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/clubs/resources/akc-outstanding-sportsmanship-award/ | November 21, 2017
Pages Breed-Specific DNA Testing Recommendations
Test for what is recommended for your breed. Order AKC DNA + Health Kit The AKC DNA Program recommends that breeders perform DNA tests that are relevant to their breed. The AKC DNA + Health Kit includes over 328 markers for health and traits, and every dog receives results for all tests. However, not all […]
https://www.akc.org/breeder-programs/dna/dna-resource-center/akc-dna-health/breed-specific-dna-testing-recommendations/ | March 12, 2024
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/ | June 27, 2024
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Get to Know the Sighthound Breeds
Originally bred in wide open land, Sighthounds pursue prey over long distances by sight rather than scent. Relying on their keen vision and astounding...
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/meet-sighthound-breeds/ | July 1, 2024
Sports & Events Pee Wee Special Attraction
To view other Pee Wee photos click here. If you have a Pee Wee photo you would like to share, please send to: juniors@akc.org [accordion] [accordion_panel title="Procedures and Guidelines"] A Club must submit a Special Attractions Form to conduct the Pee Wee Class Special Attraction. The request must be approved by the Event Operations department. The […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/conformation/junior-showmanship/pee-wee-special-attraction-guidelines/ | October 26, 2017
Expert Advice: Breed History Cesky Terrier History: From a Bohemian Hunting Dog to the Terrier Group
Frantisek Horak, the creator of the Cesky Terrier persevered through World War II and a communist revolution to create the new hunting breed.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/cesky-terrier-history/ | September 8, 2021
A vintage photograph of a Yorkshire Terrier laying on a dog bed.
Expert Advice: Breed History Yorkshire Terrier History: From Working-Class to Luxury Lapdog
The Yorkshire Terrier is associated with the County of York in northern England. But the breed's roots actually go further back.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/yorkshire-terrier-history/ | March 8, 2021
Expert Advice: Breed History Skye Terrier History: From Rocky Scotland to British Royalty
The Skye Terrier was used as a working dog in Scotland as early as the 1600s. Learn more about this breed's surprising history.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/skye-terrier-history/ | February 7, 2022
Expert Advice: Breed History Kerry Blue Terrier History: From Irish Farm Dog to Sophisticated Terrier
As legend has it, the roots of the Kerry Blue Terrier harken back to the Spanish Armada. Learn more about the history of the Kerry Blue Terrier.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/kerry-blue-terrier-history/ | August 9, 2021

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