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 […] | 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 […] | 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! | July 2, 2015
Ready for the Fourth Festivities? Keep Your Dog Safe from Fireworks
Scout is ready for Independence Day festivities with in his red, white and blue top hat! The adorable 2-year-old mixed-breed dog, who is a member of the AKC Canine Partners program, shares life with Sarah Rose Stewart of Jacksonville, FL, and holds the AKC Canine Good Citizen title! Holidays are a great to spend extra […] | July 2, 2015
Therapy Dog Works Miracles at Psychiatric Hospital
Blazin Blue Golden Bear THD CGC, owned by Beverly Kozlowski and Patti Stitz, is a hard working therapy dog. His owner Beverly tells us of a special day when he made a big difference. The benefits that Blaze has made to veterans is indescribable. He meets with male and female, old and young veterans and sailors. Our […] | July 1, 2015
Gator: Not the Fastest, But Definitely the Cutest
MACH Gator Zurborg MXB MJS owned by Laurie Zurborg of Trabuco Canyon, CA Gator was adopted by Laurie at 8 months of age. “He was severely ill and during recovery he stole my heart. He's been my soul mate ever since, sharing my pillow each night,” Laurie said. A long-time agility competitor, Laurie started training Gator […] | June 30, 2015
Pediatric Dentist Shares Therapy Dog Success Story
This article appeared in the May issue of the American Dental Association (ADA) News. In the photograph, Dr. Alan Golden, Elysia Yriarte and Natalia Caraballo smile for the camera while petting Flossie, a dental therapy dog, and her half-sister Lexa, a dental therapy dog-in-training. By Kimber Solana, ADA News At the Golden Pediatric Dentistry & […] | June 30, 2015
Dog Sports Great Way to Keep High-Energy Dog Busy
Toby’s Sister Shiloh RN CAA RATN owned by Joe Horne of Florence, SC Joe discovered lure coursing while researching ways to keep his Border Collie mix, Shiloh, entertained.  “I had never been involved in any kind of dog related events, but I started looking for any kind of sport to keep her busy so she […] | June 29, 2015
Former Stray Dog Brightens the Lives of Veterans
Danny & Jeannette Templeton of Roanoke, VA, shared this story with the AKC Canine Partners News about the work their rescue dog, Buddy, does to help veterans. In 2005, we rescued our second dog, Buddy, a Beagle mix puppy, from a campground we frequent.  My husband, Danny, discovered him while riding around the lake. Buddy […] | June 29, 2015
Skylar Overcame Back Injury to Earn Agility Honor
MACH Sweet Skylar MXB MJS owned by Lynn Van Vleet of Rockford, IL Skylar was 3 months old when Lynn brought her home. “She was a very happy and energetic puppy. I decided to take her to obedience classes and she achieved her AKC Canine Good Citizen award,” Lynn said. “I knew she had a lot […] | June 29, 2015

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