See Perfect Rally Run by Former Shelter Dog
Moroughan's Roxy RN CGC and her owner/handler Vicki Moroughan score a perfect 100 in her first run at the 2014 AKC Rally National Championship held in Harrisburg, PA. The judge is Donna Eddins from Tennessee. Nearly 1,600 dogs qualified in Rally Novice with entries limited to 80 exhibitors, Roxy placed 10th. Roxy is a 2 […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/see-perfect-rally-run-by-former-shelter-dog/ | September 3, 2015
Year-Old Rescue Pup Earns Title With Just 3 Months of Training!
One-year-old Rainbow was a homeless puppy wandering the streets in Tennessee when she was picked up and turned over to rescue. Retiree Jane Mendleson saw a photo of the little dog and offered to adopt her. Jane, who has trained and shown dogs for many years, has done wonders with the little rescue dog in […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/year-old-rescue-pup-earns-title-with-just-3-months-of-training/ | September 3, 2015
11-Year-Old Horton Shows Older Dogs Still Rock
Horton RAE ONYX CGC owned by Barbara Wojciak of Harpersville, AL Photo by Irene Cotter, Fur-Fetched Photography Horton has had a very exciting year of accomplishments. The formerly homeless dog earned his 20,000-point ONYX title in flyball in July 2014 from the North American Flyball Association (NAFA). Horton has been a member of the Dixie […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/11-year-old-horton-shows-older-dogs-still-rock/ | September 2, 2015
See Agility in Action
Enjoy this beautiful AKC Agility Jumpers with Weaves run by Tessie, a mixed-breed dog in the AKC Canine Partners program. Jumpers with Weaves is a course that features jumps, weaves and sometimes tunnels.
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/see-agility-in-action/ | September 2, 2015
Born in Shelter, Palo Gets Great Home & Coursing Career
Woodacre’s Lucky Dragon CAX owned by Jackie Phillips of San Leandro, CA Palo was born on April 1, 2011, in the Ventura County Animal Regulations animal shelter, in Ventura, CA, after his mom, dad and 30 additional relatives were part of a large-scale humane confiscation. After the court case was closed, Canine Adoption Rescue League […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/born-in-shelter-palo-gets-great-home-coursing-career-2/ | September 1, 2015
University Students Helped by Adopted Therapy Dogs
West Virginia University has adopted three special dogs, two mixed-breeds and a poodle, who provide comfort and company to the students! All dogs, including mixed-breeds and rescues, can be part of the AKC Canine Partners community.
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/university-students-helped-by-adopted-therapy-dogs/ | September 1, 2015
Born in Shelter, Palo Gets Great Home & Coursing Career
Born in Shelter, Palo Gets Great Home & Coursing Career Woodacre’s Lucky Dragon CAX owned by Jackie Phillips of San Leandro, CA Palo was born on April 1, 2011, in the Ventura County Animal Regulations animal shelter, in Ventura, CA, after his mom, dad and 30 additional relatives were part of a large-scale humane confiscation. […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/born-in-shelter-palo-gets-great-home-coursing-career/ | September 1, 2015
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

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