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Expert Advice: News Labrador Retriever is Top Dog Once Again in Atlanta
Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Atlanta’s top spot in the 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog breeds in the U.S. The Labrador Retriever was also recognized as the #1 pup in Denver, Boston, and Seattle, among others. Cavalier King Charles Spaniels have climbed the ranks in Atlanta, increasing from eighth to fifth. Boxers, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/labrador-retriever-top-dog-atlanta/ | March 21, 2017
Expert Advice: News The Labrador Retriever Remains Dallas’ Top Dog
Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Dallas’ top spot in the American Kennel Club’s (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog breeds in the U.S. The Labrador Retriever was also recognized as the #1 pup in Chicago, Austin, and Raleigh, among others. Yorkshire Terriers fell drastically in popularity this year in Dallas. The […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/the-labrador-retriever-remains-dallas-top-dog/ | March 21, 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: Breeding Tips & Best Practices Breeder Spotlight – Julia Heidbrink of Buggytown Bird Dogs
AKC Breeder Spotlight: Julia Heidbrink of Buggytown Bird Dogs Each month the American Kennel Club profiles breeders to hear how they got started, their breeding program, and their experience with AKC Marketplace. We recently spoke with Julia Heidbrink of Buggytown Bird Dogs. Julia started breeding German Shorthaired Pointers about 10 years ago and today she […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeder-spotlight-julia-heidbrink/ | March 8, 2017
Expert Advice: Fun Facts 5 Reasons the Irish Red and White Setter May (or May Not) Be the Dog For You
Header photo courtesy of Christina Phillips, AKC Breeder of Merit The Irish Red and White Setter is not as well known as his dazzling cousin, the Irish Setter, with only about 500 dogs in North America. Even in Ireland, the breed nearly went extinct during World War I. It took the dedication of a handful […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/5-reasons-irish-red-and-white-setter/ | March 29, 2017
Expert Advice: Fun Facts 5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
The Wirehaired Pointing Griffon, also known as Korthals griffon, is a very rare breed, but it has seemingly endless talents. Here are some interesting facts about the Wirehaired Pointing Griffon. 1. The Breed Was Inspired By Mendel's Research OK, so there's no definitive proof that the Wirehaired Pointing Griffon was inspired by scientist Gregor Mendel's research, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/5-things-you-didnt-know/ | May 25, 2016
Expert Advice: Fun Facts 6 Things You Didn’t Know About the Spinone Italiano
The Spinone Italiano has always been near and dear to Italy, but only made a splash in the United States recently. If you haven't yet had a chance to get to know the breed, here are six interesting facts about the Spinone: 1. They Are Among the World's Oldest Hunting Dogs Until recently, the Spinone […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/6-things-you-didnt-know-about-the-spinone-italiano/ | October 27, 2016
Expert Advice: Feature ​The Joy Ride Is Just Beginning, and This PTSD Veteran Is All Smiles Now
She radiates joy, but it’s her fighting spirit that defines the heart of a 13-week-old German Wirehaired Pointer that is about to embark on a coast-to-coast flight to a new home. Appropriately, Joy is her name. And, adds her breeder, Laura Reeves, of Grants Pass, Ore., “This is the case of the right dog at […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/veteran-with-ptsd-finds-joy-in-dogs/ | March 3, 2017
Expert Advice: Fun Facts The Flat-Coated Retriever Is a Versatile Hunting Dog and Companion
The Flat-Coated Retriever (Flat-Coat) is a large and strong utilitarian hunting dog that shines at flushing birds, such as quail and pheasant, during upland shooting (the pursuit of birds usually found in heavy cover on the ground). He is also skilled at retrieving game from the land and the water. Here are nine interesting facts […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/facts-about-flat-coated-retriever/ | May 2, 2017
Sports & Events Event Coverage
AKC Pointing Breed Gun Dog Championship Day 1  |  Day 2  |  Day 3  |  Day 4  |  Day 5  |  Day 6  |  Day 7  |  Day 8 Day 9  |  Day 10  |  Day 11  |  Final Day  |  In Conclusion Photo Coverage   Historically the sport of field trialing has its roots in southern quail hunting. The first pointing breed field trials in American were held near Memphis TN in 1874. The area is […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/pointing-breeds/field-trials/akc-gun-dog-championships/gun-dog-championships-2016/event-coverage/ | October 26, 2017

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