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Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices Meet Breeder of Merit Karen Fitzpatrick of Meadowlake Border Terriers
If you're a musician, there's the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. If you're an actor, there are the Oscars. And if you're a dog breeder, the maraschino cherry atop a lifetime of hard work is to be named an American Kennel Club Breeder of the Year. After all, anyone can have a one-hit wonder, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/meet-breeder-of-merit-karen-fitzpatrick/ | November 20, 2017
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 AKC DNA Profile of 201 markers for genetic identity and parentage verification purposes 328 genetic variants for health and traits, including coat color Results are delivered by our trusted service provider (Neogen) with the […]
https://www.akc.org/breeder-programs/dna/dna-resource-center/akc-dna-health/akc-dna-health-kit-included-tests/ | March 12, 2024
Pages AKC DNA + Health Kit – Included Tests
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. Download a pdf of all included tests Health Tests Acral Mutilation Syndrome (AMS, SN) This genetic variant is associated with an inherited neurological disease characterized by […]
https://www.akc.org/breeder-programs/dna/dna-resource-center/akc-dna-health-kit-tests-available/ | July 26, 2023
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Meet the Newest AKC-Recognized Breed: Dogo Argentino
Let’s get this straight right from the outset: If you’re thinking Dogo Argentino (Dogo), you must be a leader and an experienced dog owner. In other words, firm, confident, and consistent. That’s the clear message from Amy Collins, a Dogo Argentino owner since 2000 and secretary of the parent club, the Dogo Argentino Club of […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/dogo-argentino-newest-recognized-breed/ | December 31, 2019
Pages AKC Title Recognition Summer 2018
AKC Title Recognition Awards The AKC now works with several non-AKC service and sports organizations to recognize the titles that AKC-registered dogs earn in their programs. This includes the AKC Therapy Dog titling program and the AKC Search & Rescue title program. AKC also recognizes titles of the Barn Hunt Association (BHA); North American Diving […]
https://www.akc.org/register/information/canine-partners/newsletter/akc-title-recognition-spring-2018/ | June 21, 2018
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle World-Class Equestrian Goes to the Dogs—and Finds Many Similarities
Cleo and Gwen Blake practice at Family Dog Training Center in Kent, Wash., a Seattle suburb. “Practice doesn’t make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect,” says Blake. “And we need plenty of that.” Photo courtesy Kathy Lang. For Gwen Blake, it’s back to basics every time she steps into the obedience and rally rings with her […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/world-class-equestrian-goes-to-the-dogs/ | January 26, 2018
Canine Partners All-American Dogs at AKC Junior Classic: Meet Na’vi
The AKC Junior Classic will be held Dec. 15 as part of the AKC Obedience Classic in Orlando, FL. Young people get the opportunity to compete with their dogs in obedience and rally in a national setting. We will be spotlighting youth who are competing with All-American Dogs in the AKC Canine Partners program in […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/all-american-dogs-akc-junior-classic-navi/ | December 6, 2017
Sports & Events Past Champions
AKC National Agility Championship Champion Teams 2024 - Perry, GA AKC National Agility Champions 8”: MACH So Cal’s Gayheart’s Little Keeper MXB MJB OF, a Pembroke Welsh Corgi known as Chelsea, handled by Janelle Julyan of Chamblee, GA 12”: NAC MACH2 Quicksilver Cherry On Top MXS PAD MJG PJD XF T2B, an All American Dog known as […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/agility/events/akc-national-agility-championship/past-champions/ | October 26, 2017
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Famous Dog Names
Dogs have made their way through pop culture over the years, in headlines, television, movies, books, and more. Whether you need some name inspiration for your new furry friend or want to enjoy some nostalgic trivia, here’s a list of some famous dog names from A to Z. Astro Astro, a Great Dane, was the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/famous-dog-names/ | September 12, 2016
Canine Partners “Demon” Puppy Cured with Agility Job!
MACH Dewey MXB MJS OF T2B owned by Elise Strauss of Anchorage, AK Dewey is a 7-year-old Jack Russell Terrier/Chihuahua mix and is Elise’s first agility dog. She never would have discovered the fun sport if it was not for trying desperately to find a way to keep Dewey busy! “I got him when he […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/demon-puppy-cured-with-agility-job/ | June 4, 2015

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