Managing Stress Together Led This Team to Agility Honor
PACH Bailey Miller MXP4 MXPB MJP3 MJPB PAX OFP T2BP2 owned by Paul A. Miller of Albuquerque, NM The Millers adopted Bailey from the Albuquerque city shelter when she was a puppy in 2009. “She joined our two other older rescue dogs with great enthusiasm and she tried to herd us around our yard,” Paul […] | November 5, 2018
Abandoned Puppy Becomes Honored Canine Athlete
MACH Frankie Girl RAE MXS MJB OF CGCA TKN owned by Kit Young of Camano Island, WA Frankie was abandoned as a young puppy. After a short stay in a foster home, she hitched a ride with Pilots N Paws, making her way to Camano Animal Shelter, (CASA), on Camano Island in WA state. That is […] | October 5, 2018
Congratulations to All-Americans Invited to 2018 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, former shelter dog Olive Hawkins, and her handler, Stephanie Hawkins who will be making their first appearance at the Invitational! All six dogs have been invited to […] | September 25, 2018
One-time Stray Found the Perfect Launch Pad to Athletic Future
Bacon Bits BCAT DE owned by Nancy Christensen of Dallas, TX On their way to return a borrowed crate, a vet and his wife spied a scared, skinny, dirty little dog running down a rural road outside of Austin, TX. “Here’s your crate,” he told its owner upon their arrival. “It’s all filled up with your next rescue […] | September 11, 2018
This Team Cleared Big Hurdles Toward Agility Honor
  MACH Two Minutes for Ruffing MXB MJS NAP NJP XF TKN owned by Linda Arnold of Butler, PA  Brooks was adopted from a local shelter in 2010 at 7 months old, when he “picked” Linda during a visit. He was there because of a hardship surrender due to a family move. “His shelter name […] | September 1, 2018
Quest for Better Manners Results in Big RNC Win
  On June 29, an All-American Dog who started life with his owner as “unpleasant to live with” and who “could not be taken anywhere” made good by winning the Advanced Class at the 2018 AKC Rally National Championship. Keep reading to learn about how this dog and his owner became a successful team. Super […] | August 14, 2018
New Agility Grand Champion: Much More than Good Manners
AGCH MACH12 Moses Raphael York UD BN GN GO RAE4 MXG3 PDS MJS4 PJS MFG TQX T2B8 CGCA CGCU TKA owned by Jordan Patrick York of Evansville, IN Moses is an 8-year-old All-American (Border Collie/Lab mix, Jordan thinks) who started as Jordan’s Novice A dog in 2012. They began with a few puppy classes and […] | August 10, 2018
Fred and Ginger: Busy Team Earns Therapy Dog Honor
Ginger of Lagorce THDD CGCA CGCU TKN owned by Frederick Charles Sake of Miami, FL Ginger is 5 years old, was rescued at 10 weeks of age, and is part Labrador Retriever, part German Shepherd and part “who-knows-what,” Frederick said. She has been working as a therapy dog since December 2013. She and Fred are […] | July 24, 2018
K9 College Roommate Rescue Earns his own Degree
Turbo-Nadir UD BN GN RAE3 AX AXJ NF CGCA TKP owned by Kimberly Ann Hoeppner of Welsh, LA Turbo earned his Utility Dog title at the Tallahassee Dog Obedience Club on Jan. 13. It was a proud moment for this little mixed breed rescue dog, who had been adopted and returned to the shelter three […] | June 23, 2018
Junior Handler and Canine Partner Make EOJ Team Again!
Being selected for one of the US World Agility Teams is considered the ultimate achievement by many in the agility world. Junior handlers who are 18 years old and younger have the same exciting opportunity. This year’s European Open Junior (EOJ) Agility Championships will take place from July 13 to 15 in Roosendaal, Netherlands. For […] | June 13, 2018

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