175-Pound Dog is Ambassador for Pits & Big Dogs
Meet Hulk, a 175-pound Pit Bull who stops traffic in New York City. He is a big sweet heart and serves as a wonderful ambassador for pits and big dogs. Pit Bulls can join the AKC through the AKC Canine Partners program for all dogs!
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/175-pound-dog-is-ambassador-for-pits-big-dogs/ | September 29, 2015
Preparing Your Canine Partner for New Baby Arrival
Photo by Lauren Dinh - Playful Soul Photography Lebowski and his feline friends, Maude and Lexy, have been studying on what to expect when their new sibling arrives as mom Kristi Petree is expecting a baby soon! Lebowski, a Labrador-Rhodesian Ridgeback mix, shares live with his cat buddies, Kristi, and dad Aaron Tieman in Irvine, […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/preparing-your-canine-partner-for-new-baby-arrival/ | September 29, 2015
Put on a Coat & Cool Down
Turbo is a member of the AKC Canine Partners program for all dogs, including mixed-breed dogs. His formal name is Turbo-Nadir CD BN GN RAE CGCA and he is an accomplished AKC Obedience & Rally competitor, who also holds the AKC Canine Good Citizen-Advanced title. But after hours his favorite thing is going hiking with owner […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/put-on-a-coat-cool-down/ | September 28, 2015
Once Skinny & Hairless, Annie is Now Healthy Agility Competitor
Annebolyn NA NAJ CGC owned by Marlene Groman of Aiken, SC Photos by Phyllis Easley Annebolyn, also known as Annie, is a rescued mixed-breed. When Marlene adopted her she was "all skin and bones, had no hair, and was flea infested." Thanks to Marlene's love and care, Annie is now healthy, in good weight and […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/once-skinny-hairless-annie-is-now-healthy-agility-competitor/ | September 28, 2015
Pit Bull Flyball Team Raises Awareness About BSL
The Revolution Flyball Club of Pennsylvania includes a team of all Pit Bulls and a Pit Bull mix. You can see them in action in this video filmed at a flyball tourney held in conjunction with the Philadelphia Kennel Club dog show last year. Team BSL (stands for Breed Specific Lineup) was formed to educate the public about […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/pit-bull-flyball-team-raises-awareness-about-bsl/ | September 25, 2015
Bella Discovers Water!
Bellarina CGC, also known as just Bella, discovered water over the summer, says her owner Debra Savarese of Polk City, FL. She had her first experience at Key Largo (photo above) and then had a cute encounter with water while on vacation at Tybee Island, GA. Bella is a member of the AKC Canine Partners […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/bella-discovers-water/ | September 25, 2015
Dogs Can’t Read But They Help Others Learn
Ten-month-old Ghost Mottaghi, a member of the AKC Canine Partners program, looks very handsome in his reading glasses in this photo submitted by his owner, Marjan Mottaghi of Waltham, MA. Dogs may not be able to read, but they make valuable contributions to helping children learn to read. Many programs around the country organize therapy […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/dogs-cant-read-but-they-help-others-learn/ | September 24, 2015
Take Your Small Dog With You on Bike Rides
AKC Canine Partners member Kimberwulf, a Poodle-Shih Tzu mix, loves going for a bike ride with her mom, Patty Buckels of Apache Junction, AZ. She wears her protective glasses and sun visor and is ready to relax in the basket that secures to Patty's handlebars. Such baskets are a great way for your small dog […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/take-your-small-dog-with-you-on-bike-rides/ | September 24, 2015
A Memorial to a Special Canine Partner
We were saddened to learn that Patches, one of the first dogs in the AKC Canine Partners program, passed away at nearly 16 years of age on Saturday, Sept. 19. Patches was formally known as He’s a Patchwork Puppy CD BN GN RAE OAP OJP OFP. He and his owner, Sheila Dempsey of Jane Lew, […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/a-memorial-to-a-special-canine-partner/ | September 22, 2015
Zoe the Therapy Dog Gives Mr. Alex a Special 90th Birthday!
Being a certified therapy dog is the best life has to offer, especially to a dog who was found on the streets of South Phoenix, AZ, picked up as a stray by the county, and even put on the euthanasia list before being rescued by Ruby Ranch Pet Rescue and Sanctuary and then adopted by […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/zoe-the-therapy-dog-gives-mr-alex-a-special-90th-birthday/ | September 22, 2015

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