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Sports & Events Creating a Confident Herding Partner
by Tammie Rogers I am amazed at a herding dog's courage. We often ask our dogs to control and pilot animals that can weigh hundreds of pounds more than they do. We ask them to manage ewes with baby lambs and cows with newborn calves. We ask them to move livestock that doesn't want to […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/herding/articles/creating-a-confident-herding-partner/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Livestock and Your Puppy? Not Yet!
by Lacey Herbel "Don't chew on that!" "Bad puppy! We don't potty inside!" "No! No! No! Stop barking!" When buying a new puppy, many people find that they don't come already trained. There are plenty of things that need to be tweaked before beginning training for a herding dog. Many times a new or even […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/herding/articles/livestock-and-your-puppy/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Taking the Mystery Out of Owning Sheep
Keeping a flock of sheep for stockdog training is an option that many handlers would love to have, but many feel they don't have the facilities or knowledge to maintain a flock of sheep. A little bit of research into this species of animal can take much of the mystery away and open up great […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/herding/articles/taking-the-mystery-out-of-owning-sheep/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Field Trial Grounds being Developed in Alabama by Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
By: Al Grounds DCNR has formed a user group committee and had their first meeting recently to receive input from the various groups and to form a working relationship. The beagle community was represented by Larry Dillard, Taylor Gilbert and the bird dog was represented by Rick Stalling Dane Harris and Jerry Champion. All cattle […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/pointing-breeds/hunt-tests/articles/al-grounds/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Instinct + Training = Success
By Karla Deithorn, Executive Field Representative When a terrier or a Dachshund does not progress through the levels of Earthdog tests to the owner's expectations, a common question asked is whether or not you need to train the dog for the tests. There are a wide variety of opinions on this subject and that is […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/earthdog/articles/i-t-success/ | October 26, 2017
Clubs & Delegates Tips for Garnering Media Coverage
Ways to Increase the Chance of TV News Coverage for Your Dog Show TV crews are eager to cover local stories and your hometown dog show easily fits the bill. Even if there may be a bigger dog show, your local show can serve as a lead-up, building anticipation toward larger shows. Luck sometimes plays […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/promote/media-resources/tips-for-garnering-media-coverage/ | October 26, 2017
Chairman's Reports May 2007 Chairman’s Report
Since February we have been waging a legislative battle against California Assembly Bill 1634 which would require mandatory spaying/neutering for all dogs over 4 months of age unless the owner qualifies for and purchases an intact dog permit through the local authorities. This would mean that those wishing to keep their dogs intact would be […]
https://www.akc.org/chairmans-reports/2007-05/ | May 8, 2007
Chairman's Reports June 2009 Chairman’s Report
-- Legislative Successes Depend on Active Club Members and Breeders -- The AKC’s long-standing reputation and credibility as the authority for all matters relating to dogs are among the reasons why policymakers regularly seek our input when developing dog-related legislation. The AKC’s grassroots organization of nearly 5,000 local dog clubs, thousands of responsible dog owners […]
https://www.akc.org/chairmans-reports/2009-06/ | June 9, 2009
Chairman's Reports June 2013 Chairman’s Report
-- Creating a New Conversation -- New York, NY – Given that I spent nearly 45 years in the advertising agency business, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that one of my favorite TV programs is “Mad Men” – the quintessential show about the advertising business in the 1960s, a time I remember well. One episode […]
https://www.akc.org/chairmans-reports/2013-06/ | June 11, 2013
Chairman's Reports March 2015 Chairman’s Report
New York, NY - As I am sure you will recall, before Ronald Reagan became President of the United States, he had a very successful career as a television and film star and as the head of the Screen Actors Guild. What you might not remember was his long-running role as GE spokesman. Starting in […]
https://www.akc.org/chairmans-reports/march-2015-chairmans-report/ | March 12, 2015

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