It’s Vacation Time – Let Your Dog Join in the Fun
Janie Semprevivo, owner of mixed-breed dog Tey-ha, tells how to give your dogs the ultimate vacation. Before rescuing Tey-ha in February of 2009, I never really went on any vacations as I own my own grooming salon that keeps me busy year-round. But Tey-ha changed my life. Now we go to Camp Gone to the […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/its-vacation-time-let-your-dog-join-in-the-fun/ | June 2, 2015
Enjoy This Great Video of Murray’s Road to MACH!
We know you will enjoy this wonderful video of rescue dog Murray’s Road to the AKC Master Agility Championship! https://vimeo.com/104271983. MACH Paved With Good Intentions MXB MJB XF owned by Tamar Fuhrer & Jon Faria of Culver City, CA Tamar and Jon adopted Murray in March 2011 from LA Harbor Shelter. He had already been […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/enjoy-this-great-video-of-murrays-road-to-mach/ | June 2, 2015
Lilly: A Good Dog is a Happy Dog
Lilly of Kirschway RAE CGCA, owned by Jill Hubbard of Fairdale, KY, has earned the top title in AKC Rally competition – the Rally Advanced Excellent (RAE) and also has passed the AKC Canine Good Citizen-Advanced test. It all started with puppy kindergarten! Lilly is a rescued Great Pyrenees mix that joined Jill’s pack of […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/lilly-a-good-dog-is-a-happy-dog/ | June 2, 2015
Enjoy The Ride With Abbie – Most Awarded Surf Dog
Michael Uy put together this video about his ride with his rescue dog Abbie, a member of the AKC Canine Partners program. Michael adopted Abbie from Humane Silicon Valley. The Southern Californian loves surfing and he discovered one day that his dog does too! Abbie is one of the top surfing dogs in the world, […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/enjoy-the-ride-with-abbie-most-awarded-surf-dog/ | June 1, 2015
Tally Overcomes Fears to Earn Top Agility Honor
MACH Werz’s Tallulah MXB MJS owned by Mary Ann Werz of Iowa City, IA Tally was found on a farm in Iowa and was fostered by Protégé Rescue. Mary adopted her in 2010 when she was about 4 years old to be a companion to her Jack Russell Terrier. Mary was already training her terrier in […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/tally-overcomes-fears-to-earn-top-agility-honor/ | June 1, 2015
I’m Not Kidding – This is My Best Friend!
George seems to be winking over his joke. Yes, Theodore the Hamster is his best buddy, says owner Sherry Lam, who shared this adorable photo with the AKC Canine Partners News. Many dogs are friendly with cats and other small animals, but always proceed with caution when introducing your dog or puppy to a cat, […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/im-not-kidding-this-is-my-best-friend/ | June 1, 2015
It’s the Weekend – Let’s Hit the Pool!
Sipper is ready for weekend warm weather fun with his shades and beach towel, in this cute photo sent in by his owner Wendy Marcus. If you and your canine buddy are heading for the outdoors, make sure your dog gets protection from the sun, the same as you. Dogs can get sunburned, especially short-haired […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/its-the-weekend-lets-hit-the-pool/ | May 29, 2015
Ten Pounds of Pure Speed
Diva NJP CAX owned by Debra Lajoie of Buda, TX “The zing of the string transforms Diva from a mild-mannered terrier mix into 10 pounds of speedy courser,” Debra says. Diva is crazy for AKC Coursing Ability Tests. She earned her first coursing ribbon on Dec. 1, 2012. Less than two years later, the little […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/ten-pounds-of-pure-speed/ | May 29, 2015
So You Want to Have a Therapy Dog? Here’s Some Helpful Info
AKC GoodDog! Helpline Trainer Elizabeth Sandling teaches therapy dog classes and is a long-time therapy team volunteer with her Shetland Sheepdogs, Sandy and Nivy. Here she gives owners some helpful tips on becoming a therapy dog team with their canine partner. Why Volunteer As a Therapy Dog Team: Therapy dogs provide affection, support, and comfort […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/so-you-want-to-have-a-therapy-dog-heres-some-helpful-info/ | May 29, 2015
An Agility Champion at Age 14!
PACH Rylee G. RN MXPB MJP6 MJPS PAX owned by Molly Gorecki of Green Bay, WI Rylee earned her Preferred Agility Championship at age 14, showing that senior dogs can still perform and like to stay active. Molly says of Rylee: “What can I say about my first agility dog Rylee? She has changed by […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/an-agility-champion-at-age-14/ | May 28, 2015