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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: 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 Little Dog, Giant Personality: the Miniature Pinscher
There is a lot to love about Miniature Pinschers, aka the "King of Toys," aka "Mr. Personality," and we’ll get to that in a minute. But first let’s clear up a few misconceptions and point out some salient characteristics of the breed.   1. The Miniature Pinscher is NOT a miniature version of the Doberman […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/6-min-pin-facts/ | March 8, 2017
Expert Advice: Fun Facts 7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Norwegian Lundehund
  If you were to choose just two words to describe the Norwegian Lundehund, they would likely be "rare" and "unique." These dogs have so many unusual characteristics, they seem almost otherworldly. Let's take a look at the fascinating attributes of the Norwegian Lundehund. 1. Their Name Comes From the Puffin "Lunde" is the Norwegian […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/7-things-you-didnt-know-about-the-norwegian-lundehund/ | December 23, 2016
Expert Advice: Fun Facts 5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Gordon Setter
  With his silky coat and elegant black-and-tan color pattern, the Gordon Setter is quite a handsome dog. Gordon Setters are relatively rare in the United States, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of reasons to love this breed. Gordon Setter enthusiasts may site intelligence, work ethic, and youthful spirit when telling you why […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/things-didnt-know-gordon-setter/ | May 16, 2015
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
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
Sports & Events AKC 2011 Non Retrieving Championship: Tues
AKC 2011 Non Retrieving Championship: Tuesday Tuesday, May 3, 2011 By Bonnie Hidalgo, AKC Executive Field Representative Brown's B.B.J. (BJ) B M Jim & Sunny House owners, Jim House handler NFC/FC/AFC Tonelli's Sky High (Sky) GSP M Kathleen Boyd owner, Randy Berry handler This was the first brace on the second Tuesday morning of the […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/pointing-breeds/field-trials/akc-gun-dog-championships/gun-dog-championships-2016/tuesday2/ | October 26, 2017
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
detroit kennel club dog show returns to motor city june 2021
Expert Advice: Events Detroit Kennel Club Dog Show Returns to Motor City June 20–21
  After a one-year hiatus, the Detroit Kennel Club dog show returns to the Motor City this weekend with events Saturday and Sunday, June 20–21, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in the Detroit suburb of Novi, Michigan. This year’s show features a number of special attractions, including obedience and rally trials, demonstrations, AKC National Owner-Handled […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/detroit-kennel-club-dog-show-returns-to-motor-city-june-2021/ | June 19, 2015
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Expert Advice: Travel & Adventure Flying With Dogs: Tips From a Pet-Travel ace
The author of “No Pet Left Behind” writes that dog owners can travel with their pets. In her book, “No Pet Left Behind,” Gayle Martz shares the invaluable information and tips she has picked up in her many years as a pet-toting jetsetter. The book covers preparation, training pets to accept a carrier, advice for emergencies, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/travel/flying-with-dogs/ | June 8, 2015
Sports & Events Junior Report: Lauren Hull
The Road to Crufts by Lauren Hull “FIRST GOES TO THE IRISH SETTER!” I could not believe it when I heard the words….I had won Best Junior Handler at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship.  We all work hard to get there…we all hope to win…and then when it happens, it is just unbelievable.  And, if you […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/juniors/junior-spotlight/junior-report-lauren-hull/ | October 26, 2017
Press Releases American Kennel Club Congratulates Westminster Best in Show Winner Stump
  The Sussex Spaniel is a True Original: Among the First AKC Registered Breeds in History "Stump" and owner-handler Scott Sommer won Best in Show at the 133rd Westminster Kennel Club Show. The American Kennel Club®, a non-profit organization whose rules govern more than 20,000 canine competitions each year including the famed Westminster Kennel Club […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-congratulates-westminster-best-in-show-winner-stu/ | February 11, 2009
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
Legislative Alerts Remarks from Dr. J. Holt Regarding PAWS 2005
-- Click here for more information about PAWS -- --Monday June, 13 AKC Delegate Meeting, Chicago IL Remarks from Dr. James Holt, AKC's Legislative Liaison Regarding the Pet Animal Welfare Statute of 2005-- The Chair now calls on Dr. James Holt, AKC's Legislative Liaison to address this body. Dr. Holt: Thank you, Mr. Chairman, and […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/remarks-from-dr-j-holt-regarding-paws-2005/ | June 20, 2005
Canine Partners Charlie – A Rescue Success Story
  This story is brought to us by  Judy Davis. Judy and her husband, Scott, of Deming, WA, are the rescuers – and adopters – of Scott’s Sir Charlie RE. Charlie has a very special story that Judy has graciously shared with us, and we know that you will enjoy this true success tale. My […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/charlie-a-rescue-success-story/ | April 8, 2015
Canine Partners “Pocket Setter” Still Running Great at 10 Years
Spotacular Lil Jazz Hands MXP2 MXP MJP4 MJPB CGC, also known as Sammie, is one-half of a great agility team with his owner Sue Thompson of Raleigh,  NC. At 10 years old, Sammie is running better than ever and closing in on the AKC Preferred Agility Championship through the AKC Canine Partners program. Sue tells us […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/pocket-setter-still-running-great-at-10-years/ | September 1, 2016
Pages Irish Setter Club of America Collection
AKD 1.22 Irish Setter Club of America collection 1860-1991 7 linear ft in 17 boxes Processed by Norma Rosado-Blake, 2009; Additions and edits by Brynn White, 2016.   Click here to the view complete inventory and/or to search all AKC archival collections Click here for a printable PDF of the collection guide   The Irish […]
https://www.akc.org/about/archive/guide-collections/irish-setter-collection/ | December 19, 2014
Pages Gustav Muss-Arnolt Pen Drawings collection
AKE 20.3 1889-1908 1.75 linear ft (in 2 flat boxes.) Processed by Brynn White, 2016   Click here for a printable PDF of the collection finding aid   The collection includes clippings of the 204 pen drawings by promiment dog painter and show judge Gustav Muss-Arnolt published between 1889 and 1908 in the American Kennel Club […]
https://www.akc.org/about/archive/guide-collections/gustav-muss-arnolt-pen-drawings-collection/ | May 19, 2016
Chairman's Reports January 2010 Chairman’s Report
-- Barkfest at Bonhams Benefits AKC Humane Fund -- If you are planning to visit New York City for next month's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show don't miss an opportunity to discover fascinating canine artifacts and fine canine art as well as support the good works of the AKC Humane Fund by viewing one of […]
https://www.akc.org/chairmans-reports/2010-01/ | January 12, 2010
Canine Partners AKC Recognizes Dock Diving Titles
If your dog loves the water and loves to retrieve, then the fun sport of dock diving should be a natural. The AKC began recognizing titles of the new North America Diving Dogs (NADD) organization in June 2014 so now you can also add a dock jumping title to your dog’s AKC records. The sport […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/akc-recognizes-dock-diving-titles/ | March 11, 2015
Canine Partners Canine Partners Junior Handler Spotlight: Deborah Tung
Deborah Tung is a Virginia teenager who does it all with her dogs. Deborah competes in Agility and the fun new sport of Barn Hunt with her All-American Dog, Nigel. Barn Hunt tests all dogs’ hunting ability in finding vermin, which many breeds were developed to perform. Rats are placed in heavy, safe PVC tubes […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/canine-partners-junior-handler-spotlight-deborah-tung/ | March 11, 2015
Canine Partners You Can’t Judge a Dog By His Coat: From Hunting to Herding, This All-American Dog Holds His Own
This article originally appeared in the summer 2013 issue of the AKC Canine Partners News. Since that time, Diesel, now 4 years old, has added many other achievements, including earning the top AKC Rally title of Rally Advanced Excellent. His full name is now Tennessee Diesel Smoke CD BN GN RAE CGCA. The pointers and […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/from-hunting-to-herding-this-all-american-dog-holds-his-own/ | April 23, 2015
Canine Partners Meet AKC Therapy Dog Distinguished – Beck
Meet Colonel Charles Beckwith RN THDD CGCA owned by Kevin & Kathi Zornes of Lucasville, OH Beck has earned the AKC Therapy Dog – Distinguished title for making more than 400 visits to help others! Beck is a Beagle/English Setter mix whom Kevin and Kathi adopted in February 2010. “With a sweet yet fun personality, […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/meet-akc-therapy-dog-distinguished-beck/ | April 8, 2015
Canine Partners Wanna-Be English Setter Earns Agility Championship at English Setter Trial
The rescue group, which focuses on English Setters, agreed to take her. When the transport driver arrived and asked for “the setter,” he was given Amber who was clearly not a setter. But the driver was true to his mission and took her any way. After a few months of fostering, Amber got posted to the A&B […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/wanna-be-english-setter-earns-agility-championship-at-english-setter-trial/ | April 21, 2016
Press Releases American Kennel Club Celebrates Irish Dog Breeds in Spirit of St. Patrick’s Day
AKC Celebrates 125th Anniversary and Tips its Hat to Two Irish Breeds That Were Among the First Recognized In honor of St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th, the American Kennel Club® (AKC) celebrates the loveable breeds of Irish descent. Notable Irish breeds include the Irish Red & White Setter which was welcomed into the AKC […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-celebrates-irish-dog-breeds-in-spirit-of-st-patri-2/ | March 10, 2009
Press Releases Labrador Retriever Holds Firm in Top Spot on AKC’s List of Most Popular Dogs in America
-- AKC Celebrates 125th Anniversary with a Look Back at First AKC Registered Breeds in History -- For the 18th consecutive year, the Labrador Retriever is the most popular purebred dog in America, according to 2008 registration statistics released today by the American Kennel Club® (AKC) But, while more than twice as many Labs were […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/labrador-retriever-holds-firm-in-top-spot-on-akcs-list-of-most-popular/ | January 21, 2009
Expert Advice: General Health Porcupine Quills In Dog
While going through boxes of dog-related material one day, I came across some interesting facts about porcupines. I live in a small country town nestled in an area consisting of mostly woods, streams, stone walls, and rock formations, where an all-too-curious Red and White might possibly encounter this prickly creature. Since two of my Red […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/canine-porcupine-encounters/ | June 16, 2015
Expert Advice: Fun Facts 15 Most Active Dog Breeds
Always on the go and looking to keep a canine by your side? We have rounded up the most active dog breeds. They have no short supply of energy and are a perfect fit for an owner looking for a running buddy or an agility partner. Pembroke Welsh Corgi Pembroke Welsh Corgis are strong, athletic […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/15-most-active-breeds/ | August 17, 2015

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