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Canine Partners Two Junior Handlers Competing with All-Americans on Agility World Team
Being selected for one of the US World Agility Teams is considered the ultimate achievement by many in the agility world. Now junior handlers who are 18 years old and younger have the same exciting opportunity. The European Open Junior (EOJ) Agility Championships will take place in Luxembourg July 13 – 16, and the 2017 […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/two-junior-handlers-competing-with-all-americans-on-agility-world-team/ | May 9, 2017
Expert Advice: Responsible Breeding Schipperke Breeder Krista Nuovo-Roe on Life With This Foxy-Faced Breed
Dedicated to the Schipperke breed, professional breeder and handler Krista Nuovo-Roe of DeLamer Schipperkes has been involved with dogs since she was a child. Since then she has grown into a serious competitor who has worked extremely hard to produce champion dogs. While Nuovo-Roe began working with a different, much larger type of breed, the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/life-with-schipperkes/ | November 29, 2016
Expert Advice: News Everything Dog Lovers Need to Know About Hurricane Harvey
Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone that has been affected by Hurricane Harvey. Here is some useful information on disaster preparedness and response, how you can help, and what AKC is doing for dogs and people in need.  Please check back, as we are constantly updating this page with the most up-to-date information and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/hurricane-harvey/ | August 30, 2017
Expert Advice: Travel & Adventure 18 Things You’ll Need If You Plan To Travel With Your Dog This Summer
Summer is vacation time and it's even better when our canine buddies can come along. After all, dogs love vacations, too. So, whether you're preparing for a long car ride, camping and hiking, a wide sandy beach, or a visit with old friends, here's some gear that will make traveling with your dog a lot […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/travel/things-if-you-plan-to-travel-with-your-dog/ | May 24, 2016
Sports & Events Event Coverage
[AKC Pointing Breed Gun Dog Championship]   Gun Dog Homepage Day 1  |  Day 2  |  Day 3  |  Day 4  |  Day 5  |  Day 6  |  Day 7  |  Photo Coverage Day 8  |  Day 9  |  Day 10  |  Final Day  |  In Conclusion  |  Photo Coverage   Day 1 – AKC Pointing Breed Gun Dog Championship The 2013 AKC Pointing Breed Gun Dog Championship returns to Branched Oak Lake near Lincoln, NE for the 20th […]
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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Chapter 3 A. First Meeting: First organizational meeting select/elect Chairperson and each committee's leadership. Determine scope of event and necessary work force. Make a list of preferred judges, possible event facilities, dates and livestock contractors. Timeline 12 to 18 months prior to event: Have organizational meeting B. Chairperson: Communication is important to conducting a successful […]
https://www.akc.org/rules/herding-test-and-trial-procedural-manual/page-3/ | October 31, 2017
Delaware KC K9 Officer
Expert Advice: News Delaware County Kennel Club Honors K9 Officer
  "APO" is a magnificent German Shepherd Dog born 2/1/2012 and has had a most interesting, unusual, and intriguing life. He is now retired from the U.S. Army and did complete two tours of duty in IRAQ in 2013 and 2014 as an Explosive Detection Officer. If he could only talk, can you imagine what […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/delaware-county-kennel-club-honors-k9-officer/ | May 25, 2017
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Expert Advice: General Health First Aid for a Dog Burns
Medically Treat Any Burn on Your Dog to Avoid Infection Due to the potential for secondary infection and other harmful complications, all burns should be taken seriously. Burns from fire, smoldering materials, hot water, grease, tar, and smoke are among the most painful of injuries. (Burns can also stem from electrical sources—as in when a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/first-aid-for-a-dog-burns/ | March 23, 2015
Sports & Events 2013 VCD Title Holders
THE FOLLOWING DOGS HAVE EARNED VCD TITLES ON THE DATES LISTED BELOW: VCD1 1/5/2013.  Eastern Waters' Makai Wind VCD1 BN RN, RET-CHES. Owned by: Doreen W Palmer/Gary W Palmer of COLUMBIA, CT. VCD1 1/6/2013.  Rogue Gaia Kuymal VCD2 HSAs MX MXJ MJB MXF, BEL SHP. Owned by: David Vesely/Joan Hagar of CORVALLIS, OR. VCD1 1/6/2013.  K-Tai Sey What? […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/vcd-title-holders/2013-vcd-title-holders/ | November 30, 2017
Sports & Events 2012 VCD Title Holders
THE FOLLOWING DOGS HAVE EARNED VCD TITLES ON THE DATES LISTED BELOW FOR 2012: VCCH 3/25/2012. TC OTCH CT Outburst Chasing Butterflies UDX RAE HSAds HSBds HIAds HIBd HXAds MXB MJB NAP OJP, BRDR COLLS. Owned by: Gerianne F Darnell of COUNCIL BLFS, IA. VCCH 6/2/2012. VCCH MACH3 Redwoods Sea Fox UDX3 OM3 RE MXC MJB2 MXF THD, […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/vcd-title-holders/2012-vcd-title-holders/ | November 30, 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
Legislative Alerts Jim Holt Interview
-- Click here for more information about PAWS -- The following is an interview with AKC's federal government relations consultant Jim Holt in response to dog owners' questions about PAWS. The article originally appeared in Dog News June 10th, 2005. Who is regulated under current law and how would PAWS change that? In simple terms, […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/jim-holt-interview/ | June 10, 2005
Canine Partners All Paws on Deck – Canine Boating Tips
Remi, Sassi and Anna love to go boating in the summer with owner Barbara Kappe and her family of Tinton Falls, NJ. Barbara said her canine crew loves to spend holidays and weekends on the St. Lawrence River. Many dogs love to go boating with their owners, but it is a good idea to get them […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/all-paws-on-deck-canine-boating-tips/ | June 15, 2015
Canine Partners Odette: My One-Time Therapy Dog
Not every dog is cut out for the demanding role of a therapy dog. Rachel Shaw shared this story about her rescue Catahoula Leopard Dog and her discovery along the training road that Odette preferred not to do therapy work - except for one special moment that she will never forget. This story originally appeared in […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/odette-my-one-time-therapy-dog/ | June 24, 2015
Canine Partners 11-Year-Old Former Shelter Dog Achieves Agility Championship
Siren is an 11 1/2 year old mixed breed that Kelly McFaul-Solem rescued in 2005 from a shelter in Minnesota. “It was definitely love at first sight,” she said. “She was very skittish and afraid of new situations when we brought her into our lives. Agility has helped her blossom into the sweet, athletic dog she […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/11-year-old-former-shelter-dog-achieves-agility-championship/ | September 23, 2016
Chairman's Reports July 2010 Chairman’s Report
–– AKC Companion Animal Recovery Canine Support and Relief Fund Spearheads Disaster Preparedness –– With this year’s hurricane season forecast to be especially treacherous and the recent tornadoes, wildfires and floods that have plagued communities across the United States, our attention naturally turns to the safety of our companion animals. Since the creation of the […]
https://www.akc.org/chairmans-reports/2010-07/ | July 13, 2010
Canine Partners Get An Introduction to Agility: AKC’s My Dog Can Do That!
  Riley peered through the tunnel, as if he were Alice about to tumble down the rabbit’s hole into Wonderland. Such a small space, such a big dog, it seemed impossible. Yet, on a bright, sunny Sunday morning in May, Riley’s trusted, well-loved human, Jay Cruz, was asking the 14-month-old Mastiff to squeeze his whole […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/get-an-introduction-to-agility-akcs-my-dog-can-do-that/ | March 25, 2015
Canine Partners Shelter Dogs Give Support to Veterans Thru Collaborative Program
Buster’s owners did not want him because he kept running away. Rather than provide secure fencing or a kennel, they dumped him at the shelter. Today, the 3-year-old Labrador mix still specializes in escaping without jumping over a single gait or slipping through any open doors. Buster helps a war veteran escape from his bad […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/shelter-dogs-give-support-to-veterans-thru-collaborative-program/ | April 16, 2015
Canine Partners Tenacious Terrier Mix Proved Great Partner for Junior
Thirteen-year-old Halli was only 2 years old when the cute terrier mix joined her family, but the partnership that was meant to be almost did not happen, Halli’s mother Cathie Tyler recalls. Shelter staff felt that the scruffy little dog was too much dog for a mother with a young child and did not even […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/tenacious-terrier-mix-proved-great-partner-for-junior/ | August 27, 2015
Press Releases AKC and Cat Fanciers’ Association Debut ‘Meet The Breeds’ At New York City’s Javits Center
Click here for more information World's Largest Showcase of Cat & Dog Breeds to be Held in October in New York City; Unique Event Presented by PetPartners, Inc.   New York, NY — The American Kennel Club® (AKC®), in conjunction with the Cat Fanciers' Association® (CFA®), is pleased to announce that "Meet the Breeds™" will […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-and-cat-fanciers-association-debut-meet-the-breeds-at-new-york-cit/ | March 20, 2009
Expert Advice: News Heroic Teen Stabs Bear to Save His Dog
We recently comes across several stories of pet owners acting courageously when their dogs’ lives were threatened by wild animals. For instance, one woman fought off a python that had wrapped around her dog. Another tussled with an alligator that snatched her dog. And then there’s Pierce Orminston, a 15-year-old Canadian, who saved his dog […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/stabs-bear-save-dog/ | October 15, 2015
Expert Advice: News These Dogs Were Near Death In A Burning House, Then Firefighters Worked a Miracle
Arizona firefighters showed both heroism and heart when they dashed into a burning house in Tucson at around 7:30 a.m. on Oct. 14, and rescued two dying dogs. They rushed the limp creatures outside, where other members of their team immediately got to work, administering oxygen with the Tucson Fire Department’s (TFD) pet CPR kits. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/dogs-death-firefighters-miracle/ | October 16, 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 Healing the bodies and broken hearts of the pets displaced by Katrina: A volunteer’s story
On the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina wreaking havoc in the southeastern United States, Seattle Times journalist Ranny Green reflects on his time in Louisiana on assignment with Noah's Wish, an organization that helps animals affected by natural disasters. Read Ranny's diary of his trip below, which originally ran in The Seattle Times in 2005. -- […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/katrina-volunteers-story/ | August 27, 2015
Expert Advice: News The Pumi: There’s More To The 190th Breed Than Meets The Eye
Don’t let that introductory Pumi persona fool you! That’s one of the cautions surrounding the American Kennel Club’s newest recognized breed, which numbers only about 350 in the United States. “People tell me all the time – your Pumis look so adorable, like stuffed animals, koalas or even Ewoks,” says Karen Beattie Massey, of Issaquah, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/more-to-the-pumi-than-meets-the-eye/ | August 9, 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
AKC Breeder Spotlight Oksana Fagenboym Rock 'N Rolla Poodles
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices AKC Breeder Spotlight: Oksana Fagenboym of Rock ‘n Rolla Poodles
AKC Breeder of Merit Oksana Fagenboym, of Rock ’n Rolla Poodles, was born in Ukraine and has lived with dogs all her life. As a little girl, she picked up puppies and kittens from the street and brought them home. Unfortunately, her family could not keep them because they lived in a hostel. So, they […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/akc-breeder-spotlight-oksana-fagenboym-rock-n-rolla-poodles/ | January 29, 2018
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Expert Advice: Dog Gear & Accessories 10 Great Gifts for Puppies and the People Who Love Them
We bet you want to shower your new pup with gifts, so why resist temptation? Choose from our 10 great gifts for puppies! There are ideas for the dog lovers on your list, too. Personalized Puppy Pack A gift for you and your new pup, the Puppy Pack has toys and treats he'll love, his […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/10-gifts-puppies-and-people-who-love-them/ | November 8, 2017
Expert Advice: Basic Training The Name Game – Does Your Dog Like Her Name?
Many dogs hate their names because their owners always use their names as part of a verbal correction. Make sure your dog likes its name. Here is a fun game to play to increase the positive association. They constantly hear: “Rover, No!” “Rover, Down!;” “Rover, Quiet!” The list goes on and on. It might be […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/name-game-dog-like/ | July 23, 2015
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Expert Advice: Fun Facts Do You Live in a Dog State or a Cat State?
There are cat people; there are dog people. Well, guess what? States divide along those same furry lines. The majority of Americans love their pets — 68 percent of U.S. households have one. So do you live in a dog state or a cat state? Which beloved domestic animal reigns supreme by state? To find […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/do-you-live-in-dog-state-or-cat-state/ | September 5, 2017

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