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Expert Advice: Dog Sports ‘Leila’ the Pekingese’s Limited Vision Doesn’t Hold Her Back from Dog Sports
Leila the Pekingese may not be the most speedy dog competing in 2024 AKC Fastest Dogs USA, but she's defying the odds racing with her limited vision.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/fastest-dogs-usa-leila/ | February 21, 2024
Expert Advice: Conformation David Fitzpatrick of Pequest Pekingese Wins 2021 Breeder of the Year & Best Bred By Exhibitor
Two years after his Pekingese "Wasabi" was the first Toy dog to win Best in Show at the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, David Fitzpatrick walked away with two more huge awards. At the 2021 AKC National Championship, Fitzpatrick received the award for AKC Breeder of the Year for Pequest Pekingese and won […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/breeder-year-david-fitzpatrick-pequest-pekingese-wins-bred-best-show/ | December 23, 2021
Expert Advice: News How Wasabi the Pekingese Went From Unknown to History-Making
Update June 13, 2021: Wasabi the Pekingese won Best in Show at Westminster in 2021. Learn about Wasabi's first big win at the AKC National Championship in 2019: Anticipation is a double-edged sword: The more you expect from a situation, the greater your disappointment if those hopes are dashed. But the opposite is true as […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/wasabi-pekingese-wins-best-in-show/ | June 14, 2021
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Yes, Pekingese Can Run.
As told to the AKC by Cindy Lutian. Cindy is an instructor at Canine Star Training Academy, where she teaches CGC and Rally. Currently, she owns five Pekingese who compete in CAT, Fast CAT, Rally, and more. Her dog Buster was the first-ever Pekingese to be invited to the AKC Fast CAT Invitational. *** When I came […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/yes-pekingese-can-run/ | December 22, 2020
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Pekingese History: Lost Legends of the Imperial Breed
Though we often don’t think about them in this way, dogs are really about people — those long-ago (or, sometimes, not so long-ago) figures who developed particular breeds for particular tasks. Some breeds — like the Doberman Pinscher, Teddy Roosevelt Terrier, and Cesky Terrier — owe their existence to just one visionary person. Other breeds were brought into being […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/ancient-mysterious-lost-legends-imperial-pekingese/ | June 1, 2020
Press Releases Pekingese “Wasabi” Wins Best in Show at Largest Ever AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin
National Champion is First Toy Group Winner in the History of the Show GCH CH Pequest Wasabi, a Pekingese known as “Wasabi” triumphed over more than 5,200 competitors to earn a $50,000 cash prize and the title of Best in Show at the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin, held December 14-15, 2019 in […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/pekingese-wasabi-wins-best-show-largest-ever-akc-national-championship-presented-royal-canin/ | January 2, 2020
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Pekingese Facts You May Not Know
Since Ancient China, Pekingese have long been revered, even believed by some to be shrunken-down lions. Today, they still retain some leonine qualities.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/fun-facts-pekingese/ | September 4, 2019
Pekingese standing in the grass.
Dog Breeds Pekingese
The Pekingese, a compact toy companion of regal bearing and a distinctive rolling gait, is one of several breeds created for the ruling classes of ancient China. These are sophisticated dogs of undying loyalty and many subtle delights.
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/pekingese/ | November 6, 2017
Press Releases 2024 NATIONAL OWNER-HANDLED SERIES FINALS & NATIONAL ALL-BREED PUPPY & JUNIOR STAKES JUDGING PANELS NOW AVAILABLE
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panels for the 2024 National Owner-Handled Series (NOHS) Finals and the AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida in conjunction with the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin. The […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2024-national-owner-handled-series-finals-national-breed-puppy-junior-stakes-judging-panels-now-available/ | May 31, 2024
"Revenant" (Whippet) owned by Becky Ziegler from Arlington, WA. 2024 AKC Fastest Dogs USA presented by The Farmer's Dog, Feb 22-23, State Farm Stadium, Glendale AZ.
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Meet the Winners of AKC’s Fastest Dogs USA 2024
Some of the fastest dogs in the country dashed after the coveted "bunny" lure in a 100-yard Fast CAT dash at Fastest Dogs USA, held on May 19 in Rock...
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/winners-akc-fastest-dogs-usa-2024/ | April 15, 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/ | 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 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
Expert Advice: Dental Health What to Do If Your Dog Has a Loose Tooth
It's normal for puppies to lose their primary teeth. For an adult dog, a loose or wiggly tooth can be the result of an injury or a sign of dental...
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dog-loose-tooth/ | February 27, 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
Expert Advice: Health Cherry Eye in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms, Treatments
It's easy to panic when you see something on your dog's eye, especially if it's a large pink or reddish bump, which could be cherry eye in dogs.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/cherry-eye-in-dogs/ | January 26, 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
Siberian Husky Cinnar wins Best in Show at Westminster 1980
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Dogs With Missing “Parts” Succeed at AKC Events
Can dogs with missing tails, ears, or eyes compete in AKC conformations shows? It depends on the missing part and the breed standard.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/dogs-with-missing-parts-dog-sports/ | January 9, 2024
Expert Advice: News Shih Tzu ‘Comet’ Wins Best in Show at 2023 AKC National Championship
Shih Tzu "Comet" has won Best in Show at the 2023 AKC National Championship. Meet handler and co-owner Luke Ehrict, who also won Breeder of the Year with his wife for Hallmark Jolei Dogs.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/shih-tzu-comet-wins-2023-akc-national-championship/ | January 2, 2024
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Meet the Group Winners of the 2023 AKC National Championship
The Group Winners are chosen to decide who will compete for Best in Show at the 2023 AKC National Championship. See the group winners here.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/akc-national-championship-group-winners-2023/ | January 2, 2024
Down and Back: Stores From the American Kennel Club Archives Podcast
Pages Down and Back: Stories From the American Kennel Club Archives Dog Podcast
In our award-winning Down and Back: Stories From the American Kennel Club Archives dog podcast, now in Season Four, host Bud Boccone tells the tales of breeds, dogs, and personalities who’ve shaped America (and Americans) over generations. Using the American Kennel Club's historical records, archival material, oral histories, interviews, and more, the show brings dog […]
https://www.akc.org/about/down-and-back-akc-podcast/ | December 20, 2023
Pages AKC Educated Breeder Webinar Series
Virtual monthly webinar learning experiences created by breeders for breeders. Join renowned experts in these educational opportunities for breeders! 2024 Schedule Tuesday, June 18, 2024 7:00 pm (EST) - Dr. Claire Wiley, VMD, DACVIM "DNA" You are invited to spend the hour complimentary with AKC DNA Program Executive Director Dr. Claire Wiley, VMD, DACVIM, as […]
https://www.akc.org/akc-educated-breeder-webinar-series/ | November 30, 2023
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Emergency Care Veterinarian Juggles Job With a Love of Flyball
When you compete at a national level in any dog sport, it takes a special kind of passion, but being an emergency vet on top of that is dedication.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/dawn-todd-flyball/ | November 16, 2023
Sports & Events Fast CAT Invitational: Speed Of The Breed Division
2023 AKC Fast CAT Invitational – Speed of the Breed Division FINAL ROUND – Fri. December 15, 2023 as of 5:03 PM ***All official and final results will be posted following the conclusion of the event*** RANK BREED CALL NAME OWNER MPH % ABOVE SOB 1 Lhasa Apso Max Debbie English 17.229 53.97% 2 Pomeranian […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/coursing/fast-cat/fast-cat-invitational/speed-breed-divison/ | November 3, 2023
Sports & Events Fast CAT Invitational: Best of Breed
    2023 AKC Fast CAT Invitational Best of Breed Winners Results as of 12/15/23 3:11PM ***All official and final results will be posted following the conclusion of the event*** Breed Call Name Owner Final Time Airedale Terrier Oliver Lauren Combs 7.754 Alaskan Klee Kai Isla Cheryl Simpson 8.746 Alaskan Malamute McKinley Nadaga Poist 8.645 […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/coursing/fast-cat/fast-cat-invitational/fast-cat-invitational-event-coverage-bestofbreeddiv/ | November 1, 2023
Expert Advice: Health Can Dogs Be Albino?
Can dogs be albino? Yes, and certain breeds are more prone to the gene than others. Read about albino dog history, and what to do to keep them healthy.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/can-dogs-be-albino/ | September 8, 2023
Press Releases AKC MUSEUM OF THE DOG COMBINES CANINES AND FASHION WITH NEW EXHIBIT
The AKC Museum of the Dog is pleased to announce the opening of their new exhibit “Fashionable Dogs”, which will run from September 7th, 2023, through December 31st, 2023. This exciting exhibition is made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-museum-dog-combines-canines-fashion-new-exhibit/ | August 29, 2023
Junior Handler Ashlyn Navis and Golden Retriever Brix participating in Conformation.
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Meet Junior Handler Ashlyn Navis
Ever wonder if you can go from watching dog shows on TV to competing at big shows yourself? Well that's exactly what Junior Handler Ashlyn Navis did.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/junior-handler-spotlight-ashlyn-navis/ | August 22, 2023
Pages Canine Bladder Stones
Marthina Greer First presented Pure Dog Talk Jan 2023 Bladder stones are the quintessential “which came first, the chicken or the egg” question. By this, we mean that a dog can have a bladder symptoms that are caused by a bladder stone, or the bladder infection can cause bladder stones to form. Which then becomes […]
https://www.akc.org/breeder-programs/akc-breeder-of-merit-program/inner-circle-newsletter/canine-bladder-stones-marthina-greer/ | July 31, 2023

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