Canine Partners Junior Handler Spotlight: Breyon Gunn
The Road to Orlando: All-American Dogs at AKC Junior Agility Competition The AKC Junior Agility Competition will be held Dec. 15 as part of the AKC Agility Invitational in Orlando, FL. Young people get the opportunity to compete with their dogs in a national setting. We will be spotlighting youth who are competing with All-American […] | November 22, 2017
Earning CGC Was a Walk in The Park
Recently, Mike Penketh and his dog, Frodo, were visiting a park where a dog training class was being held. Mike asked if they could do CGC testing, and the instructor replied, “Yes, usually after an eight-week course.” “Frodo can probably pass now,” said Mike. During this discussion, Frodo sat in a perfect heel position. The […] | November 3, 2017
Puppy Prodigy Earns Novice Trick Dog Title at 12 Weeks of Age
Training began for Jax on the day he joined the Majerle family of Phoenix, AZ. He was nine weeks old. “From day one,” Brandi Majerle said. “At meal time, instead of putting down a bowl full of his food, I treated each meal as a training session. I hand fed him small bites of food […] | October 20, 2017
Congratulations to All-Americans Invited to 2017 AKC Agility Invitational
Congratulations to the top five All-American Dogs in AKC Agility in Regular competition, plus the number one All-American in the Preferred division. Pictured is one of the invitees, Jeter, who will be making his first appearance at the national event! All six dogs have been invited to the 2017 AKC Agility Invitational based on the […] | August 1, 2017
Accomplished dog excels at her favorite job: love and be loved
Mayah RE THDD owned by Barbara Blankenship of Henderson, NV Mayah began work as a therapy dog seven and a half years ago. Her visits have taken her to hospitals, assisted living facilities, and cancer centers, as well as the local library and children’s blind center for reading programs. Mayah has made more than 600 […] | July 28, 2017
Dog leads owner to physical fitness on the way to agility honor
PACH Lindy the Long-Legged Labradoodle MXP4 MXPB MJP5 MJPS PAX NFP T2BP owned by Natasha Wright of Edmond OK Lindy is Natasha’s first dog, and first agility dog. She brought her home in July of 2008 “hoping that getting a dog would encourage a healthier lifestyle, and boy, did it work!” says Natasha. The pair […] | July 27, 2017
Dog born under an abandoned home finds success at Tracking
Abby Salois TD owned by Yuko Salois of La Mesa CA Abby almost didn’t get the chance to have this wonderful story. She and her mother, brothers and sisters were barely existing beneath an abandoned home when Labrador Rescuers pulled the family from its apparent destiny. Named “Susie” by her new guardians, Abby’s mother was […] | July 14, 2017
All the Mojo Needed for Agility Stardom
PACH Mojo! MX MXJ MJB MXP5 MXPS MJP5 MJPS PAX OF owned by Nancye Scalamandre and Jack Bandel of Roswell GA  Mojo has not had an easy life. When he was 18 months old, Nancye and Jack decided to foster him, as he was heartworm positive and the shelter had him scheduled to be euthanized the […] | July 11, 2017
A Little Dog Who is More than Big Enough to Achieve Tracking Glory
Lassie Spirit of The Canyon TD owned by Lynn Wilson of San Diego CA When little 12-pound Lassie was rescued, she didn’t even know how to walk on a leash. In fact, when the collar and leash were first put on her, she froze and wouldn’t even take a step. By letting her take the lead […] | July 9, 2017
This dog hitched a ride to big agility success
MACH Little Miss Odie MXB MJB NF T2B owned by Lorraine Donner of Spring Valley CA Lorraine Donner found Odie, in 2006, running down a road. She had no tags or microchip. “The day I brought her home was a day that changed my life forever. Odie is my heart dog and my best friend,” […] | July 5, 2017

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