This Dog Loves to Put on Her Boogie Shoes
We found Molly in a newspaper ad in Ohio; her mom was a Collie and her dad was an Australian Shepherd. I've had dogs all my life as just pets. Our vet suggested puppy classes and that led to obedience classes. She passed the AKC Canine Good Citizen test at just 6 months old that […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/this-dog-loves-to-put-on-her-boogie-shoes/ | July 21, 2016
Dino Continues Pulling in the Carting Awards
Drafting, or carting, is a sport most commonly associated with large draft breeds like Bernese Mountain Dogs and Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs. But all breeds can compete in the sport – and many dogs enjoy pulling their own weight! Former shelter dog Dino, formally known as Woodacre’s Court Jester, recently added three more titles in […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/dino-continues-pulling-in-the-carting-awards/ | July 19, 2016
Novice A Dog Earns Rare Perfect Score in Obedience Competition
Photo courtesy of Houston PetTalk Magazine/Rebecca Burwell It is rare for even the most experienced competition obedience dog to earn a perfect score of 200. But recently, an All-American Dog achieved a flawless performance in his first time in the Novice class. Super Cooper Trooper CD BN RN and his owner Josh Wiggins of Spring, […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/novice-a-dog-earns-rare-perfect-score-in-obedience-competition/ | July 18, 2016
Maggie Can’t Read But She Inspires Many to Love Books
Loudon’s Maggie THDD CGC owned by Rennie Loudon of Warwick, RI Maggie is a Reading Education Assistance Dog.  The AKC Canine Partners member is certified with Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs and registered with R.E.A.D. Intermountain Therapy Animals and Cold Noses Warm Hearts. She recently was bestowed with the AKC Therapy Dog Distinguished title for […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/maggie-cant-read-but-she-inspires-many-to-love-books/ | July 15, 2016
Foster Failure Becomes Dog Sports Success
Rosemary Strasser of Omaha, NE, was not looking for a new dog, but a friend with Midwest Rescue Network kept telling her she had just the dog for her. “For two weeks she kept saying, ‘You have to come meet him; he’s just your type of dog,’ “, Rosemary said. “We fostered him, and I […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/foster-failure-becomes-dog-sports-success/ | July 13, 2016
Teen & Her Dog Persevere to Win Master Agility Championship
Vermont resident Haley Bouchard was just 13 when she and her dog Willow entered the AKC Agility ring in 2011 – one year after the launch of the AKC Canine Partners program. “Their first few years in competition were tough. There are lots of 15 second videos of Willow running out of the ring,” said […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/teen-her-dog-persevere-to-win-master-agility-championship-2/ | July 6, 2016
Teen & Her Dog Persevere to Win Master Agility Championship
Teen & Her Dog Persevere to Win Master Agility Championship   Vermont resident Haley Bouchard was just 13 when she and her dog Willow entered the AKC Agility ring in 2011 – one year after the launch of the AKC Canine Partners program. “Their first few years in competition were tough. There are lots of […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/teen-her-dog-persevere-to-win-master-agility-championship/ | July 6, 2016
Born on July 4th, This All American Dog Boasts A Patriotic Name & Important Job
Adrienne Daily of Colfax, IL, tells us why Independence Day is a very special day for her dog, who boasts the registered name of And Justice For All THD CGC. In this photo, he is having an important conversation with Abraham Lincoln on the lawn of the McLean County Museum of History. Justice truly is […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/born-on-july-4th-this-all-american-dog-boasts-patriotic-name-important-job/ | July 1, 2016
Locked in Basement for Years, Rescued Dog Becomes Honored Therapy Dog
Coconut THDD CGC spent his first three years of life in a basement until his owner turned him over to a shelter. Dr. Elizabeth Lynch of Greenwich, CT, saw something special in Coco and took him home. With a lot of love, training and trust building, Coco has become a wonderful therapy dog and recently […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/locked-in-basement-for-years-rescued-dog-becomes-honored-therapy-dog/ | June 30, 2016
Congratulations to the 3rd All-American UDX!
Jasmine of Lindenbrook UDX and Nan Daley of Woodside, CA, have become just the third All-American Dog team to achieve the AKC Obedience title of Utility Dog Excellent (UDX). This challenging goal requires dogs to qualify in both Open B and Utility B classes on the same day 10 times. Jasmine achieved this in just […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/congratulations-to-the-3rd-all-american-udx/ | June 28, 2016

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