Take a Work Trip with Cash, the Service Pit Bull
Cash shows that service dogs do not have to be retrievers! The wonderful calm Pit Bull assists his owner with mobility needs and, here, he accompanies her on a trip to the grocery store. Cash is wearing a head halter - not a muzzle - and his service dog working vest.
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/take-a-work-trip-with-cash-the-service-pit-bull/ | August 31, 2015
Once Scared of the World Puppy Now Confidently Competing
Callahan’s Christmas Bliss OA OAJ NF owned by Lori Callahan of Clearwater, FL Callahan’s Christmas Bliss had an early life that was anything but merry.  Rescued from a Puerto Rican shelter with 278 other dogs, Bliss barely survived distemper and a bad case of mange.  The spaniel-retriever mix’s first six months of life were spent […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/once-scared-of-the-world-puppy-now-confidently-competing/ | August 31, 2015
Oy! Didn’t Let Injury Slow Him Down
MACH Kyndaara's Magical Me owned by Ronda & Scott Dillard of Nevada, TX Oy! (yes, the exclamation point is part of his call name) is an 8-year-old Rat Terrier-Corgi mix who joined the rest of the “Dillard Corgi Crew” as a puppy. His early agility career was cut short before his second birthday when an […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/oy-didnt-let-injury-slow-him-down/ | August 28, 2015
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
Badger Shows Positive Training Works!
Badger is a mixed-breed rescue dog who lives with his owner in Australia. He has learned dozens of cute tricks through positive reinforcement training and aspires to be named Australia's most talented pup! In America, mixed-breed dogs can compete in AKC sports and programs through the AKC Canine Partners program.
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/badger-shows-positive-training-works/ | August 27, 2015
Make Your Dog Part of a Team – Try Flyball
Outrun’s Guardian of the Pattern FDCh owned by Susan Cleveland of Plantation, FL Wixer is 5 years old and plays flyball with Ka-tet Flyball club in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Flyball is one of the few canine team sports in which four dogs on a team compete head-to-head against another four-dog team in a relay race. Dogs must […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/make-your-dog-part-of-a-team-try-flyball/ | August 26, 2015
Champion Trick Dog Brings Cheer to Patients, Students
MACH2 Hailey MXS MJG MXF T2B THDD CGCA owned by Karen Profenna of New City, NY Karen had never trained a dog beyond just the basic “sit” and “down” commands until her fiancé’ gave her Hailey as a present, and she knew she had to find something to keep the high-energy puppy entertained. The Beagle-Boston […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/champion-trick-dog-brings-cheer-to-patients-students/ | August 26, 2015
Abused Pit Bull Fitted with Prosthetic Legs
An abusive owner cut off Goody's hind legs, but she now walks again, thanks to a loving owner, a Dallas veterinarian, and a company that makes artificial limbs for animals, according to the report from the Today Show
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/abused-pit-bull-fitted-with-prosthetic-legs/ | August 25, 2015
The Wide World of Canine Sports: Older Dog Enjoying New “Tricks”
But luckily, there are numerous dog sports and activities to keep every age of dog happy and active. When Keller’s Toccoa Millie CAX CGC aged out of her favorite sport of AKC Coursing Ability, her owners Bob & Paulette Keller looked for other options that would keep the 9-year-old canine athlete engaged and focused. The […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/the-wide-world-of-canine-sports-older-dog-enjoying-new-tricks/ | August 25, 2015
Great Tricks Performed by Adopted Rescue Dog
Zoey, an adopted mixed-breed dog, has learned numerous tricks and great impulse control skills, as you will see in this video. All dogs, including mixed-breeds, can be part of the American Kennel Club through the AKC Canine Partners program.
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/great-tricks-performed-by-adopted-rescue-dog/ | August 24, 2015

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