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Expert Advice: Fun Facts 7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Clumber Spaniel
The Clumber Spaniel looks like a more rugged version of the Cocker Spaniel, but the two breeds are very different. The Clumber is a rare breed with mysterious origins. Here are some interesting facts about Clumber Spaniels: 1. No One Is Sure Where They Are From There is a theory that the Clumber Spaniel began […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/7-facts-about-the-clumber-spaniel/ | February 22, 2017
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Get to Know the Sussex Spaniel
The first time you see a Sussex Spaniel, you might think you’re looking at a Cocker Spaniel in a fun house mirror. They have a definite resemblance, but the Sussex is shorter, longer, and heavier, with a muscular and solid build. Here are some interesting facts about the Sussex Spaniel. 1. The Sussex Spaniel is […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/get-to-know-the-sussex-spaniel/ | September 19, 2016
Clubs & Delegates All Puppy Breeds
  Find more information on all the different breeds of puppies. Not sure which puppy is right for you? Take a short quiz to Find a Match. A | B | C | D | E |  F | G | H | I | J |  K | L | M | N | O |  P | R | S | T | V |  W | X | Y A. Breed Group Affenpinscher Toy Afghan Hound Hound Airedale Terrier Terrier Akita Working Alaskan Malamute Working American English Coonhound Hound American Eskimo Dog […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/puppies/all-breeds/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Having a WONDERFUL Time With Their Dogs
Dear Performance Events: I have been doing both AKC and ASFA lure coursing for a number of years, with several sighthound breeds. But my husband and I have also run non-sanctioned lure coursing fun days at our farm for as many years as well. We initially confined them to the sighthound breeds but started allowing […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/coursing/coursing-ability-test/articles/wonderful-time/ | October 26, 2017
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Expert Advice: Fun Facts 8 Medium-Sized Dogs
Is Tibetan Mastiff just a bit too large for your taste? And a Chihuahua maybe, well, a little too small? You might find one of these eight breeds to be just right. Learn more about popular medium-sized dogs here: Bulldog: Gentle and protective, Bulldogs make excellent family pets. They form strong bonds with children and have a loveable disposition. Bulldogs don’t […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/8-most-popular-medium-sized-dogs/ | January 1, 2009
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Expert Advice: Fun Facts Beauty and her Beasts: The Beloved Dogs of Lauren Bacall
Movie fans mourn the passing of Lauren Bacall, star of such classics as “To Have and Have Not,” “Key Largo,” and “How to Marry a Millionaire,” who died Tuesday at age 89. Bacall was famous as half of one of Hollywood’s great power couples. She married Humphrey Bogart in 1945, and together they reigned as […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/lauren-bacall/ | January 1, 2009
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Expert Advice: Breeding & Whelping Type: The Breeder’s Foundation
Anyone who aspires to be a breeder rather than merely a producer of puppies must first understand the nuances of correct type, following the recipe given in the breed standard. Just what is type? In general, with regard to purebred dogs type means those physical features and characteristics that define the breed—that make a Golden […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/type-the-breeders-foundation/ | March 20, 2015
Canine Partners Jethro Leroy: AKC Rally Star Who Loves His Favorite Ball
Jethro Leroy Kromer RAE owned by Brenda Kromer of Punxsutawney, PA Jethro is a 5-year-old Border Collie/ Cocker Spaniel mix. He and his brother Bo came to live with Brenda as puppies, and Jethro began obedience training when he was 5 months old. “We enjoyed it so much that we have continued ever since,” Brenda […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/jethro-leroy-akc-rally-star-who-loves-his-favorite-ball/ | August 18, 2015
Chairman's Reports April 2009 Chairman’s Report
-- Responsible Breeders Part of a Long Tradition of Presidential Pets -- Yesterday, America finally got their first peek at the Obama family settling in with their new AKC-Registered Portuguese Water Dog, Amigo's New Hope, affectionately known as "Bo." Since the first mention of a potential "first" dog many months ago, the Obamas have taken […]
https://www.akc.org/chairmans-reports/2009-04/ | April 15, 2009
Canine Partners That Terrible Teething Time – Boy, My Bed Tastes Great!
Money Penny,  a Cocker Spaniel puppy, really liked the taste of her bed – plus the hassock for a snack, but who could get mad at that cute face, says her owner Jackie Curr of Spring, TX. It is natural for dogs to chew, and puppies chew a lot when they are teething. Teething typically […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/that-terrible-teething-time-boy-my-bed-tastes-great/ | January 29, 2016
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny These Adorable Cocker Spaniel Puppies Are Ready for Their Close-Up
Cocker Spaniels are known for their happy, friendly temperament, and the breed’s sweet personality is a big part of why it has been the favorite of many for centuries. With an ever-wagging tail, they look up at you eagerly with soulful eyes, their face framed by silky, long ears. The breed standard says the Cocker’s […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/cocker-spaniel-puppies-ready-for-close-up/ | November 2, 2015
Expert Advice: News The Top 10 Most-Googled Dog Questions of 2016
In our modern digital age, we often turn to the Internet for things we don't know the answer to. And this of course, includes all our dog-related questions! As any dog owner knows, sometimes your dog is doing something, like watching TV, and you want to know why it is that he does that. So […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/top-10-most-googled-dog-questions/ | December 16, 2016
Expert Advice: News 2016 National Championship Judging Panel Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) and Royal Canin are pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2016 National Championship to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18, 2016. The 2016 event will showcase the top national and international dogs and will also […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/2016-national-championship-judging-panel/ | February 11, 2016
Press Releases 2017 National Championship Judging Panel Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2017 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 16 and Sunday, December 17, 2017. The 2017 event will showcase the top national and international canine athletes […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2017-national-championship-judging-panel-now-available/ | February 14, 2017
Press Releases 2016 National Championship Judging Panel Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) and Royal Canin are pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2016 National Championship to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18, 2016. The 2016 event will showcase the top national and international dogs and will also […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2016-national-championship-judging-panel-now-available/ | February 11, 2016
Press Releases Snoopy Crowned Canine King of Pop Culture
  Proving that Snoopy is the hippest dog of all, "Joe Cool" himself was named the top dog in pop culture by the American Kennel Club (AKC) and AOL’s PawNation.com today during a press conference in front of a special Snoopy exhibit at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City.  The […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/snoopy-crowned-canine-king-of-pop-culture/ | December 22, 2009
Press Releases Bulldog Muscles Its Way Into AKC’s List Of Top 10 Most Popular Dogs In America
Bulldog Makes the List for First Time in Nearly 75 Years; Labrador Retriever Continues to Fetch Top Spot AKC Appears on NBC Today Show to Announce 2007 Registration Statistics - New York, NY – Today the American Kennel Club® announced that the Bulldog, a popular sports team mascot and one of the most recognizable and iconic […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/bulldog-muscles-its-way-into-akcs-list-of-top-10-most-popular-dogs-in/ | January 16, 2008
Press Releases Celebrating All-American Dog Breeds
While many of the dog breeds we know and enjoy today originated in other countries, there are a number of AKC registered breeds which were developed on American soil, and each has its own unique history and heritage: Alaskan Malamute - The Alaskan Malamute, one of the oldest Arctic sled dogs, was named after the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/celebrating-all-american-dog-breeds/ | June 28, 2004
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Are Your Dogs Protected?
By Robin Tingley, English Cocker Spaniel Club of America Are your dogs protected? Of course they are, you are thinking—you keep up with all vet checks, vaccinate according to best practices, microchip, and do health testing. You are careful with whom you place your puppies, and you follow their welfare. But what if something happens to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/are-your-dogs-protected/ | January 15, 2015
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Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Breeder Spotlight: Lisa Gaertner of Pinecliff Cocker Spaniels
Lisa Gaertner of Pinecliff Cockers is a lifelong New Jersey resident and has owned Cocker Spaniels for the past 30 years. She is an AKC Breeder of Merit, member of the American Spaniel Club, treasurer of the Keystone Cocker Spaniel Club, and board member of the Cocker Spaniel Club of New Jersey. In addition to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeder-spotlight-lisa-gaertner-pinecliff-cocker-spaniels/ | September 21, 2018
Pages 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Nominees
In its endless pursuit to recognize outstanding members of the fancy, The American Kennel Club Lifetime Achievement Awards were created and first awarded in 1999 to honor our best. The purpose of the awards is to celebrate those individuals whose many years of dedication have led to significant contributions to our sport on a national […]
https://www.akc.org/about/awards-and-honors/lifetime-achievement/nominees/2018-lifetime-achievement-award-nominees/ | December 13, 2017
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Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Breeder of Merit: Bonnie Threlfall
People in the sport of dogs can wear many hats, and Bonnie Threlfall of Cary, North Carolina, has pretty much donned them all: Born into a dog-show family, she has been breeding her Edgewood English Cocker Spaniels for more than 40 years. After a decade-long stint as a professional handler in the late 1970s into […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeder-of-merit-interview-bonnie-threlfall/ | March 26, 2019
Pages AKC Title Recognition Spring 2019
The AKC 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 Dogs (NADD); and the North […]
https://www.akc.org/register/information/canine-partners/newsletter/akc-title-recognition-spring-2019/ | July 2, 2019
Pages Competition Update Spring 2019
We have some big news to report about All-Americans succeeding at earning the top titles in Agility, Coursing Ability, Rally, Obedience, Tracking and Trick Dog, including the first and second All-American Dogs to become AKC Rally® Champions and two new AKC Champion Trackers! And many All-American Dogs had big success at the 2019 AKC National […]
https://www.akc.org/register/information/canine-partners/newsletter/competition-update-spring-2019/ | July 2, 2019
Pages Junior Spotlight Winter 2018
CANINE PARTNERS SPOTLIGHT - MEET BREYON AND LIGHTNING – A TALENTED TEAM WITH BIG GOALS Breyon Gunn worked hard to convince his parents that he and his brother should have a dog, and he has more than proven to them that it was a great decision to add Lightning to the family. Little Lightning Bolt […]
https://www.akc.org/register/information/canine-partners/newsletter/junior-spotlight-winter-2018/ | March 12, 2018
Expert Advice: Feature From Babies to Boxers: Constance Bannister and the Art of Photographing Dogs
The AKC Museum of the Dog will feature Constance Bannister's work starting July 9. The new exhibit is titled "Women & Dogs in Art in the 20th Century" and will highlight several female artists. That great comedian and curmudgeon, W.C. Fields, warned of the perils of sharing the stage with animals or children. Both, he […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/constance-bannister-and-the-art-of-photographing-dogs/ | July 1, 2019
Expert Advice: Feature Alva Rosenberg: Dog Show Dean & Judge Against Whom All Others Measured
Every sport has had its great ones. And the sport of dogs had Alva Rosenberg. Excruciatingly modest and correspondingly revered, Alva Rosenberg was, and arguably still is, the most respected judge in the history of dog shows in America, and perhaps the world. Even the British, who invented the conformation game and have no tendency to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/alva-rosenberg-iconic-discerning-dog-show-judge/ | November 8, 2019
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Breeder of Merit: Nancy Edmunds of Vizcaya Vizslas
Life may be a box of chocolates, but after you’ve nibbled enough bonbons, you know which flavor you like best. Over the past four decades, Nancy Edmunds of Travelers Rest, South Carolina, has owned quite a Whitman’s Sampler of purebreds, including Cocker Spaniels, Manchester Terriers, Whippets, Brussels Griffons, Poodles, and Afghan Hounds. But in 1985, she finally came across her forever breed: the Vizsla. After almost 30 years breeding those Hungarian […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/vizsla-breeder-of-merit-nancy-edmunds-interview/ | September 27, 2019
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding AKC Breeder Spotlight: Susan Kustrup of Tallie Farms Beagles 
Susan Kustrup, owner of Tallie Farms Beagles in Manahawkin, NJ, has lived in New Jersey all her life. She is an AKC Breeder of Merit, having bred and shown dogs since 1977, and has bred and shown Tallie Farms Beagles for the past 15 years. She is a past board member of the Central New Jersey Hound Association.   AKC: How did you get started in breeding dogs? Susan: I started […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/akc-breeder-spotlight-susan-kustrup-tallie-farms-beagles/ | April 27, 2020
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Expert Advice: News The Lab is the Most Popular Dog Breed in the U.S. – For Record 29th Straight Year!
There just seems to be no stopping the Labrador Retriever! For a record 29th year (2019), the versatile sporting breed reigns supreme on the American Kennel Club registry list, a run like no other breed has seen in the record books. Changes in the top ten Little changed in the top ten standings from 2018. Following […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/labrador-retriever-most-popular-breed-29th-year-row/ | May 1, 2020

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