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Kai Ching at the 1941 Santa Barbara Kennel Club show.
Expert Advice: Breed History Chinese Crested History: Worldwide Origins of the Quirky, Hairless Breed
With spotted pink skin, furry socks, and a crested hairdo, it's hard to mistake the Chinese Crested for any other breed. Yet in earlier times, the Chinese Crested was known by several different names: the Chinese Hairless, Chinese Edible Dog, Chi­nese Ship Dog, and Chinese Royal Hairless. Even locally, the breed took on different nicknames […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/chinese-crested-history-worldwide-origins-quirky-hairless-breed/ | September 23, 2021
Expert Advice: Dog Sports 12-Year-Old Chinese Crested “Laars” Makes Obedience History
Marsha showed her first obedience dog in 1979 — a Scottish Terrier who went on to earn her Utility title. It didn't take long for her to get hooked on the sport, and she soon started training Shetland Sheepdogs (one of which went on to earn an OTCH.) In 1993, Marsha was showing a Shetland Sheepdog but […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/chinese-crested-laars-obedience-history/ | November 10, 2020
Chinese Crested standing in three-quarter view.
Dog Breeds Chinese Crested
With their spotted pink skin, spiky “crested” hairdo, furry socks and feathery tail, you can’t mistake the sweet and slender Chinese Crested for any other breed. This frolicsome, ultra-affectionate companion dog is truly a breed apart.
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/chinese-crested/ | November 6, 2017
Expert Advice: Fun Facts 7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Chinese Crested
Header photo courtesy of: Heaven Sent Kennel, AKC Breeder of Merit With his unconventional look, the Chinese Crested turns heads and hearts. Here are some interesting facts you may not have known about this unique breed:   1. They Probably Evolved From African Dogs Experts think the Chinese Crested is essentially a smaller version of the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/things-about-the-chinese-crested/ | August 19, 2016
Expert Advice: Lifestyle The Year of the Dog: Celebrating Six Fascinating Chinese Breeds
In the Gregorian solar calendar, which is the international civil calendar, the New Year is a fixed day, Jan. 1, around the world. The Chinese calendar, however, is a lunar calendar, which is why the Chinese New Year falls on a different day each year. This year, the New Year is on Feb. 16. In […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/year-of-dog-perfect-time-celebrate-fascinating-breeds/ | January 29, 2018
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
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/ | 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
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
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 […]
https://www.akc.org/breeder-programs/dna/dna-resource-center/akc-dna-health-kit-tests-available/ | July 26, 2023

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