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Expert Advice: Health Sentinel Biomedical Announces Availability of New Non-Invasive Laboratory Analysis
-Increases Sensitivity to Detect Canine Bladder and Prostate Cancers to Over 95 Percent- Sentinel Biomedical Inc., a comparative health company has recently announced the availability of CADET® BRAF-PLUS, a powerful new add-on for its CADET® BRAF product that provides enhanced detection of the most common form of canine bladder and prostate cancer. Together, these veterinary […] | January 3, 2019
Make it a Dog-Friendly 4th of July
Expert Advice: General Health Make it a Dog-Friendly 4th of July
Grilling, picnics, parades, and fireworks are all fun ways to celebrate our country's independence. But as you prepare for your festivities, keep in mind that "the rocket's red glare" and picnic scraps can be cause for distress to our family pets. The AKC is here to help you keep your dog's safety and well-being in mind with some […] | June 30, 2017
Expert Advice: News Canine Ambassador and her Vizsla Visit a Second-Grade Classroom
​Stephanie Sherwood, a Canine Ambassador and member of the Kaystone Vizsla Club in Malverne, PA, visited a second-grade classroom with her Vizsla, Judit this past March and it was nothing short of adorable. Stephanie and Judit have been participating as AKC Canine Ambassadors for about a year now, visiting schools, nursing homes and partaking in […] | April 10, 2017
American Kennel Clubs U.S. Detection Dog Conference
Expert Advice: News American Kennel Club’s U.S. Detection Dog Conference
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) hosted a U.S. Detection Dog Conference February 28 – March 1.  The purpose of this conference was to discuss the pressing need for a U.S.-based national breeding program for explosives detection dogs.  A majority of dogs procured by government agencies come from Eastern Europe, and the increasing global demand for […] | March 3, 2017
LVKC Story Telling Winners
Expert Advice: Events Lehigh Valley Kennel Club Host Story Telling Contest
In January, the Lehigh Valley Kennel Club hosted their first annual Story Telling Contest with the theme being “You Won’t Believe What My Dog Did!”. Entrants to this contest came from around Lehigh Valley to show their “tale to tell”. A judging panel read the contestants tale’s and, based on content, decide on semi-finalists. These […] | February 9, 2017
Expert Advice: Events AKC Dog Show Patch Program: Successful Launch
The AKC Dog Show Patch Program successfully launched at the AKC National Championship in Orlando, Fl. this past December. Over 100 Girl Scouts from more than 25 different ​troops participated in the launch. The program went without a hitch and received lots of positive feedback from the scouts and troop leaders alike.  This educational program […] | January 18, 2017
Oscar in vest
Expert Advice: News Florida-Alabama Toy Breeds Club Donates Canine Vest to Mobile Police Department
Back in July, the Florida-Alabama (FL-AL) Toy Breeds Club wanted to donate a K-9 bullet proof vest to the Mobile Police Department. The club is excited to share that they have accomplished that goal and presented the vest to Lawrence Battiste, Assistant Chief of Police, Mobile Police Department (Pictured below), along with two fellow police […] | January 6, 2017
Expert Advice: Events Talcott Mountain Agility Club Says Goodbye to Agility Chute
Talcott Mountain Agility Club offered exhibitors a chance to pay their final respects to the chute at the club’s October 1st & 2nd agility trial held at Star Hill Athletic Center, in Tolland, Connecticut. Club members Kristie Hockaday and Andrea Ruzzo created a space for exhibitors to bid farewell to this former piece of equipment. […] | October 27, 2016
Police K9 2016
Expert Advice: Events Newtown Kennel Club Hosts the Second Annual Western Connecticut Police K-9 Challenge
  Dog lovers had the chance to see teams of police K-9s show off their skills at the second annual Western Connecticut Police K-9 Challenge. This family-friendly event, held on Saturday, October 8th, was hosted by the Newtown Kennel Club as a fundraiser for Second Company Governor’s Horse Guard (2GHG). The charity event raised funds […] | October 26, 2016
Expert Advice: Events Orlando Dog Training Club Holds Successful RDO Day Event
  The Orlando Dog Training Club (ODTC) hosted a successful AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day event at the downtown Orlando public library last month. The club kicked off the seminar with an introduction to selecting a breeder and the right puppy to the more than 145 people in attendance. ODTC also spoke about AKC’s Canine […] | October 26, 2016

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