Meet a Junior Handler & Her Rescue Dog
Melanie Woods and her mother Colleen Woods of Sewickley, PA, rescued Luci, who is now a multi-dog sports titled competitor through AKC Canine Partners. Both Melanie, a junior handler, and her mother show Luci in AKC Agility, Obedience, Rally and Coursing Ability. Luci also competes in Barn Hunt through the Barn Hunt Association (BHA); the […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/meet-a-junior-handler-her-rescue-dog/ | April 29, 2015
From Alley to Rally – Success Story of a Little Street Dog
This story originally appeared in the summer 2012 issue of the AKC Canine Partners News and later was reprinted in a 2013 issue of AKC Family Dog magazine. The story won first place in the 2013 Dog Writers Association of America writing competition in the category of “Magazine Feature Article with the topic of Rescue.”Since […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/from-alley-to-rally-success-story-of-a-little-street-dog/ | April 29, 2015
Meet the first All-American Dog to Hit the Century Mark in Coursing!
Iyong Tapat Kaibiagan CAX4 owned by Stephanie J. Markgraf of Locust Grove, VA Kai, a retired service dog, is the first All-American Dog to earn the AKC Coursing Ability Excellent 4 title for successfully passing 100 runs. "Lure Coursing is the best outlet for him to satisfy his prey drive and have lots of doggy […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/meet-the-first-all-american-dog-to-hit-the-century-mark-in-coursing/ | April 29, 2015
Meet Multiple MACH & PACH Harley
MACH4 PACH Harley MXC MJC MXP3 MXPB PAX NF owned by Cheryl Alfred of Las Vegas, NV Harley was one of the first mixed-breeds in the country to earn the AKC Master Agility Championship and moved to the Preferred Agility class, which allows dogs to jump a height division lower, after he finished his fourth […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/meet-multiple-mach-pach-harley-2/ | April 28, 2015
Meet Lili – Super Cute & Knows Her Tricks Too!
You will have a smile on your face after watching this cute video starring Lili, an adorable mixed-breed who is smart too! Mixed-breed dogs, like Lili, can join in AKC sports and programs through the AKC Canine Partners program for all dogs, including mixed-breeds and rescues.https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/meet-lili-super-cute-knows-her-tricks-too/ | April 28, 2015
Meet the First All-American To Earn the Top Coursing Ability Title!
Creek Ridge’s Found in a Pickle CAX2 RN owned by Terry & Suzanne Lane of Peachtree City, GA Pickle, once an abandoned puppy, is the first All-American Dog to earn both the AKC Coursing Ability Excellent title (for passing the Coursing Ability Test 25 times) and also earning the Coursing Ability Excellent 2 title for repeating […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/meet-the-first-all-american-to-earn-the-top-coursing-ability-title/ | April 28, 2015
Meet Multiple MACH & PACH Harley
Meet Multiple-MACH & PACH Harley MACH4 PACH Harley MXC MJC MXP3 MXPB PAX NF owned by Cheryl Alfred of Las Vegas, NV Harley was one of the first mixed-breeds in the country to earn the AKC Master Agility Championship and moved to the Preferred Agility class, which allows dogs to jump a height division lower, […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/meet-multiple-mach-pach-harley/ | April 28, 2015
Once a Throwaway Puppy; Now an Obedience & Rally Winner
Meet Bosco CDX GN RAE owned by Betty Carlson & Patricia Carlson of Akron, OH In the summer of 2005, Bosco was born somewhere near Tampa, FL Luckily for him, he was picked up as a puppy from the side of the road by Betty, who is Patricia’s sister-in-law. Betty adopted Bosco and brought him […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/once-a-throwaway-puppy-now-obedience-rally-winner/ | April 27, 2015
Former Island Dog Excels at AKC Rally/Obedience Trials
Has H. Has CDX RAE CGCA owned by Judith Kovach of Wausau, WI Has was born in 2004 on St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where he lived until early 2011. His mother was a Weimaraner, and his father was a Blue Tick Coonhound. Judith was still living in the Virgin Islands when she […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/island-dog-excels-at-akc-rally-obedience-trials/ | April 27, 2015
More Sports for All Dogs: Drafting & Carting
Drafting and carting are sports that are open to all breeds of dogs, including mixed-breeds, by several national breed clubs. Pulling carts to help transport items was a task that many dogs were – and still are – trained to do to help around farms. Dogs like to pull – and this gives them an acceptable […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/more-sports-for-all-dogs-drafting-carting-2/ | April 24, 2015