Left Behind at Adoption Fair, Star Found Her Own Home
MACH2 Estrellita owned by Dr. Dody Tyneway-Robi DVM of Calabasas, CA Dody met Star, a Chihuahua mix, five years ago following an adoption fair at her veterinary office. “Unfortunately, there were no adoptions that day,” she said. “As I was locking up the shop, they were packing up to leave, and I started petting some of […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/left-behind-at-adoption-fair-star-found-her-own-home/ | July 8, 2015
Presley – Iron Dog In Training!
Presley - Iron Dog in Training! Dog trainer Mitch Metz of New Jersey shared photos and video of his hound mix, Presley, who he bills as the "World's Strongest Dog." Presley can bound 5 feet in the air from a stand-still and you can see his strength training as he lefts a 12-foot tree limb. […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/presley-iron-dog-in-training/ | July 8, 2015
Summer Adventures in Cape Cod with Canine Vacation Buddies
For the past 35 years, we have had the great pleasure of spending most or all of the summer at Cape Cod, MA, with our many generations of Golden Retriever and mixed-breed dogs. As we near the salt water, the dogs always sniff the air and eagerly look out the window at the many salt […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/summer-adventures-in-cape-cod-with-canine-vacation-buddies/ | July 8, 2015
Which is Which: Therapy Dog or Service Dog?
AKC GoodDog! Helpline trainer Christie Canfield, who teaches therapy dog classes and works with service dogs, explains the difference in therapy dogs and service dogs. A question we are frequently asked at the AKC GoodDog! Helpline is 'Can I train my dog to be a therapy or service dog?' The difference is often confusing, yet the […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/which-is-which-therapy-dog-or-service-dog/ | July 7, 2015
Former Street Dog is Natural at Dog Sports
Medendorps HooDoo By Barribeau CD RAE2 NA OAJ NF CAA FMX owned by Billie Medendorp of Decatur, AL Daisy was an emaciated stray found wandering in a busy street before she was rescued and then adopted by the Medendorp family. “Daisy only weighed 13 pounds, had mange and was full of parasites,” Billie said. “With good […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/former-street-dog-is-natural-at-dog-sports/ | July 7, 2015
JoJo Takes the Plunge
JoJo, an All-American Dog or mixed-breed, works up the courage to jump in the pool for her favorite toy, with some encouragement from a human friend! Mixed-breeds are part of the American Kennel Club through the AKC Canine Partners program. For information, look here.https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/jojo-takes-the-plunge/ | July 6, 2015
Vacationing at the Beach with Your Buddy
Twelve-year-old Buddy loves spending vacation weeks by the sea shore in his favorite red, white & blue chair. The 12-year-old Chihuahua-terrier mix looks forward to beach trips with his owner, Michelle Antonio of Benicia, CA. Taking your dog to the beach can be a great way to spend a beautiful summer day. However, as a responsible dog […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/vacationing-at-the-beach-with-your-buddy/ | July 6, 2015
Congrats to a New Urban Good Citizen!
Piper Mullen CGCA CGCU is only a year and a half old, but she already boasts two AKC titles that are a testimony to her great temperament and her owners’ dedication to training. On June 30, Piper passed the new AKC Canine Good Citizen Urban title, which tests dogs on skills that they need to […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/congrats-to-a-new-urban-good-citizen/ | July 6, 2015
Odie Says Agility is a Great Way To Spend the Holiday!
Little Miss Odie AX MXJ is a 10-year-old terrier mix who is still going strong competing in the most advanced level of AKC Agility - an exciting obstacle course for dogs. This weekend, she is showing her patriotic pride by running the course in her red, white and blue! Odie shares life and agility fun […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/odie-says-agility-is-a-great-way-to-spend-the-holiday/ | July 2, 2015
This Dog Loves to Play Ball
This Chinese Sharpei - Rhodesian Ridgeback mix entertains herself for hours, playing with her favorite red ball. This holiday weekend, spend some extra time with your best canine buddy at their favorite game!https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/this-dog-loves-to-play-ball/ | July 2, 2015