Rescue Bichon Spends His Days Brightening the Lives of Others
Mister Murphy THDD owned by Christine Witzler of Bowling Green, OH Murphy is a 10-year-old Bichon Frise that Christine rescued when he was a year and a half old. “You could tell at the first meeting that he was born to be a therapy dog,” she said. “He has been in cribs in hospitals with […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/rescue-bichon-spends-his-days-brightening-the-lives-of-others/ | August 12, 2015
Rescue Dogs Help Children Learn to Read
Marley's Mutts, a rescue program in Bakersfield, CA, provides a service called Barks & Books to help local children. Students read to their rescue dogs, which is an incentive for the children to read and promotes confidence in their reading ability since the dogs are non-judgmental. It also helps the rescue dogs who get personal attention […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/rescue-dogs-help-children-learn-to-read/ | August 11, 2015
Retired Service Dog Loves AKC Coursing
Marissa’s Picture Perfect RA CAX owned by Marissa White of San Jose, CA Hunter is a 7-year-old mixed-breed dog from the San Francisco Bay area in California.  He is a retired service dog and spends his days relaxing with his cat friends and chasing bunnies in the field. He loves AKC Coursing Ability and earned […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/retired-service-dog-loves-akc-coursing/ | August 11, 2015
Rescue Dogs Defend Florida Agriculture
  A team of rescue Labrador Retrievers and Labrador-mixes are helping preserve Florida agriculture. They have been trained to detect invasive pests and disease, according to a report by WJXT of Jacksonville, FL
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/rescue-dogs-defend-florida-agriculture/ | August 10, 2015
Rescue Pit Bull Mix Becomes Top Obedience Trial Contender
But the dog that tugged at her heart at the Sacramento County Animal Care shelter was a young brindle Pit Bull mix. “I had taken her out of her pen and played with her. She seemed incredibly smart and was sweet and friendly, but we left that day without adopting a dog,” said Carmen, a […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/rescue-pit-bull-mix-becomes-top-obedience-trial-contender/ | August 10, 2015
Good Samaritans Save Injured Dog & His Companion
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Dogs getting hit on the highway, it happens every day. But when a Good Samaritan saw two dogs trying to cross three lanes of traffic on Highway 71, she had to pull over. She was able to save them with the help of Kansas City’s finest.
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/good-samaritans-save-injured-dog-his-companion/ | August 7, 2015
Good Samaritans Save Injured Dog & His Companion
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Dogs getting hit on the highway, it happens every day. But when a Good Samaritan saw two dogs trying to cross three lanes of traffic on Highway 71, she had to pull over. She was able to save them with the help of Kansas City’s finest.
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/good-samaritans-save-injured-dog-his-companion/ | August 7, 2015
Wonder Dog Riley — Always at the Top of Her Class
Riley is a mixed-breed dog who started showing in AKC Rally in August 2012. Since her first time in the ring, she acted as though she was born to compete. “She had never been to a dog show, or anything like it, but that didn’t matter,” Sandra said. “She loved getting to show off her […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/wonder-dog-riley-always-at-the-top-of-her-class/ | August 7, 2015
Junior Handler & Family Scheduled To Appear on Travel Channel Show
Seventeen-year-old Steven Pink of Punta Gorda, FL, and his Labrador Retriever, Stark, will make an appearance on Big Time RV, a show that airs on the Travel Channel. The episodes are scheduled to appear in a double premiere at 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16. Steven shows Stark in dock diving, as well as […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/junior-handler-family-scheduled-to-appear-on-travel-channel-show/ | August 6, 2015
Preferred Agility Class Gives Millie New Start After Injury
Illinois resident Cathy Mitchell rescued Millie eight years ago from a humane society when the dog was just an 8-week-old puppy. The German Shepherd mix started competing in agility at age 4 years, jumping in the 24-inch height division. Then she suffered a rear leg injury and was sidelined from competition for nearly a year. […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/preferred-agility-class-gives-millie-new-start-after-injury/ | August 6, 2015

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