Busy Texas Poodle Earns Highest Therapy Dog Title
QT Kisses THDD CGC owned by Pat Storlie of San Antonio, TX QT Kisses is a 9-year-old Toy Poodle who has been a therapy dog for nearly six years with Therapy Animals of San Antonio. She visits three facilities every week, including a school where students read to her because she is a StoryTails Dog. […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/busy-texas-poodle-earns-highest-therapy-dog-title/ | June 1, 2017
Hard Working Dog Earns Top Rally Title
Branford CDX PCDX RAE BN GN owned by Linda & John Luce of Lakeland, TN Five years ago, a canine Casanova jumped a fence and had a romance with a lovely Australian Shepherd owned by Linda’s veterinarian. Nine weeks later, the Aussie delivered a litter of six puppies. "The following month we were grieved to […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/hard-working-dog-earns-top-rally-title/ | May 23, 2017
This Dog’s Personal Obstacles are No Obstacle to Amazing Agility Achievement
MACH Camp David’s on the Verge of Greatness MXB MJS MXF owned by Rachel Billick of Tarentum, PA Virgil came into Rachel’s life in 2014 as the last of his litter mates to be adopted from a small shelter in Indiana.  “I just knew this little fella was meant for me; my husband and I […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/this-dogs-personal-obstacles-are-no-obstacle-to-amazing-agility-achievement/ | May 12, 2017
Two Junior Handlers Competing with All-Americans on Agility World Team
Being selected for one of the US World Agility Teams is considered the ultimate achievement by many in the agility world. Now junior handlers who are 18 years old and younger have the same exciting opportunity. The European Open Junior (EOJ) Agility Championships will take place in Luxembourg July 13 – 16, and the 2017 […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/two-junior-handlers-competing-with-all-americans-on-agility-world-team/ | May 9, 2017
Ice Sizzles on the Course
Wendy’s Ice Princess CAX RN – Wendy Brusso – Marion, NY Six months after Wendy lost a beloved dog, Ice came into her life. “I stopped at a local shelter and found a 7-month-old quiet and scared pup. Now, 6 years later, Ice is confident and outgoing. Ice took to luring like a natural, getting […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/ice-sizzles-on-the-course/ | May 3, 2017
Named After Baseball Star, Jeter Becomes Canine Athlete!
MACH Jeter Morris owned by Kaela Morris of Thousand Oaks, CA Jeter is an incredible three-year-old Golden Retriever/Maltese mix who is named after the great shortstop from the New York Yankees, Derek Jeter. “Jeter and I found out about agility when he was seven months old. After our first class, we caught the “agility bug!” […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/named-after-baseball-star-jeter-becomes-canine-athlete/ | May 1, 2017
Meet a Certified Expert at Making People Feel Good
Morris’ Sam THDD owned by Suzanne Morris of Little Rock, Arkansas AKC Therapy Dog Distinguished! That’s what THDD stands for. To earn AKC’s ultimate Therapy Dog title, Sam had to complete 400 visits. To say the least, he’s made a lot of friends. Sam's path to a successful career as a therapy dog began when […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/meet-a-certified-expert-at-making-people-feel-good/ | April 28, 2017
Fifth All-American Dog Earns Utility Dog Excellent Title
Chloe Wild Child UDX OM1 BN RA THD CGC owned by Nancy Nelson of Manorville, NY Chloe became just the fifth All-American Dog to earn the UDX on Oct. 1, 2016, at Suffolk Obedience Training Club. Nancy tells us about their journey to this top obedience title: “The road on this part of our obedience […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/fifth-all-american-dog-earns-utility-dog-excellent-title/ | April 25, 2017
Agility Gives Rescue Pup Much-Needed Confidence
MACH Jaxs MXB MJS MXF owned by Elaine Rinicker of Lutz, FL Jaxs was twice given up to rescue before 5 months of age. Then Elaine adopted him at 6 months of age from Rocket Angels Italian Greyhound Rescue, where they thought he was an Italian Greyhound/Basenji mix. “He was very shy and anxious about everything […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/agility-gives-rescue-pup-much-needed-confidence/ | April 24, 2017
Chance Meeting with Rescue Pup Leads to Agility Partnership
MACH Dixie Belle Black MXB MJS owned by Jennifer Sumpter – Algonquin, IL Shortly after losing her beloved dog of 14 years, Jennifer decided to acquire a dog from a local rescue. During a meet and greet arranged by the rescue, Jennifer was unsure of her decision due to the feeling of not bonding with any […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/chance-meeting-with-rescue-pup-leads-to-agility-partnership/ | April 20, 2017

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