Hey Milo, Can You Pick Up a Loaf of Bread?
Milo's owner, Megan Yaroll of Ridgefield, WA, has taught him dozens of tricks, using a target stick and clicker. Above, he demonstrates pushing a grocery cart and he can even put the groceries in the cart! Milo puts his tricks to good use. Megan is an elementary school teacher so Milo often goes to school […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/hey-milo-can-you-pick-up-a-loaf-of-bread/ | July 14, 2015
Scared Little Shelter Dog Becomes Agility Champion
Nicole Carazo of Riverside, CA, wrote this compelling story of a little shelter dog that she rescued with no intention of keeping. The dog had so many issues that no one would adopt her so Nicole started training her and realized that she had something really special. Today, that dog is MACH2 She’s a Keeper […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/scared-little-shelter-dog-becomes-agility-champion/ | July 14, 2015
Red Rooney: From Wags to Riches
Jennifer Isaacs of Kansas City, KS, shared this wonderful story and video of Red Rooney, her Beagle Mix who has an incredible, “Wags to Riches” story. Red was rescued after a three-month stay at the Lawrence Humane Society in Lawrence, KS. Originally brought there for “running at large,” shelter life was not easy for Red; […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/red-rooney-from-wags-to-riches/ | July 13, 2015
Former Shelter Dog Helps Many through Therapy Work
“We both enjoy doing this because we like seeing how the residents light up when Max enters the facility,” Burn said. “It provides joy to all involved in the encounters.” Steve rescued Max from the Arlington (TX) Animal Services Center in December 2009. He is a mixed breed and, according to a DNA test, he […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/former-shelter-dog-helps-many-through-therapy-work/ | July 13, 2015
Tilly Sue: One Athletic Dog – Watch her Tackle the Mulch Pile
John Capille of St. Petersburg, FL, shared this great video of his extremely athletic All-American Dog, Tilly Sue, vaulting on the mulch pile. Tilly also likes balancing acts and playing around with her best friend, Ajax. Tilly Sue is a member of the AKC Canine Partners community for all dogs, including mixed-breeds and rescues. Catch […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/tilly-sue-one-athletic-dog-watch-her-tackle-the-mulch-pile/ | July 10, 2015
Saved From Death Row, Dog Recovers to Become Award Winner
Beowolfe CD BN RAE2 owned by Michael Gilbert of Springfield, OH Michael saved Beowolfe from an animal shelter just three days before he was scheduled to be put to sleep. “But I can honestly say Beowolfe has saved my life a thousand times and given me a new lease on life,” he said. Michael trained […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/saved-from-death-row-dog-recovers-to-become-award-winner/ | July 10, 2015
Does Your Dog Love to Run, Jump and Play Ball? Flyball Might Be the Answer
Dogs love flyball which is one of the few canine team sports. There are four dogs on a team, and they race against another team in a relay race. Each dog must clear four hurdles, hit a box that releases a ball, which they must catch and carry back over the hurdles. The first team […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/does-your-dog-love-to-run-jump-and-play-ball-flyball-might-be-the-answer/ | July 9, 2015
Up-For-Adoption Deaf Dog Is One Smart Guy – Ziggy Demos His Many Tricks!
This is Ziggy and he's available for adoption! He saw Dr. Clapper last week for a surgical consultation. Isn't he one smart dog?? Posted by Bryan Road Animal Hospital on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Laurie Metzger of Foley, MO, is serving as a foster mother for Ziggy, a deaf American Staffordshire Terrier mix, who has […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/up-for-adoption-deaf-dog-is-one-smart-guy-ziggy-demos-his-many-tricks/ | July 9, 2015
Left Behind at Adoption Fair, Star Found Her Own Home
MACH2 Estrellita owned by Dr. Dody Tyneway-Robi DVM of Calabasas, CA Dody met Star, a Chihuahua mix, five years ago following an adoption fair at her veterinary office. “Unfortunately, there were no adoptions that day,” she said. “As I was locking up the shop, they were packing up to leave, and I started petting some of […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/left-behind-at-adoption-fair-star-found-her-own-home/ | July 8, 2015
Presley – Iron Dog In Training!
Presley - Iron Dog in Training! Dog trainer Mitch Metz of New Jersey shared photos and video of his hound mix, Presley, who he bills as the "World's Strongest Dog." Presley can bound 5 feet in the air from a stand-still and you can see his strength training as he lefts a 12-foot tree limb. […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/presley-iron-dog-in-training/ | July 8, 2015