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
This Dog Knows the Tricks of the Trade!
AKC Canine Partners member Faust holds the title of Intermediate Trick Dog (ITD) through the Do More With Your Dog! program. Faust’s owner Jennifer McLean, a Louisiana resident, has taught Faust dozens of tricks and does not plan to stop adding on skills until he achieves the most advanced title of Expert Trick Dog and […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/this-dog-knows-the-tricks-of-the-trade/ | May 28, 2015
Spring Fever – Dogs Can Have It Too
Cammie, a member of the AKC Canine Partners community, is loving spring time, relaxing in this beautiful field of yellow, in this photo submitted by her owner Laura Lang. Dogs and people love getting outside and enjoying the warmer weather and beautiful sites in spring, but don’t forget that dogs can be impacted by pollen […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/spring-fever-dogs-can-have-it-too/ | May 28, 2015
Meet a Gremlin-Ewok Mix Who Loves Agility
MACH Jinx Falkenburg McLean MXB MJB owned by Adrienne McLean of Richardson, TX Jinx was rescued as a small puppy and had obviously been feral for some amount of time, Adrienne said. “I call her a gremlin-ewok mix, and people seem to get it instantly. She's smart, but is sometimes hard to motivate. Food matters […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/meet-a-gremlin-ewok-mix-who-loves-agility/ | May 27, 2015
Does Your Dog Need Glasses?
Collin, a member of the AKC Canine Partners community, is borrowing his owner Barbara Harlow’s spectacles for some heavy duty reading material. In reality, dogs do not see as well as a human. Perfect human vision is 20/20 while a dog’s average vision is 20/75. Dogs can see best at dusk and dawn and can […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/does-your-dog-need-glasses/ | May 27, 2015
Service Dog Means Peace of Mind for Owner
A service dog named Tatiana, a Labrador-Golden retriever mix, has been honored with hero’s awards for saving the life of her owner, Cristina Marie Saint-Blancard of Plantation, FL. Service dogs are specially trained dogs who are taught skills to assist people with special needs. This includes people with limited mobility or hearing loss. Service dogs […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/service-dog-means-peace-of-mind-for-owner/ | May 27, 2015
It’s Hard to Return to Work But Norbert Makes it Easier!
We all know it is difficult to return to routine after a long holiday weekend, but adorable Norbert, a member of the AKC Canine Partners community, would sure make it alot easier. Norbert helps his owner Cynthia Hill of Antioch, IL, in her office every day. Here, he is serving as a paper weight! Share photos […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/its-hard-to-return-to-work-but-norbert-makes-it-easier/ | May 26, 2015
School Has Special Hero in Nola
Nola is a former honorable mention award winner in the AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence. She makes school very special for many students at a New Jersey school. Since April 2012, Nola has served as the therapy dog for the Little Egg Harbor School District in the southernmost part of Ocean County, NJ. […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/school-has-special-hero-in-nola/ | May 26, 2015
This Top-Titled Girl Likes to Have Fun
Jbach's Little Piece of Heaven CD BN RAE CGCA owned by Justine Embach of Waterford, MI Justine adopted Abbey from a shelter in 2007 when the pup was about 12 weeks old. “Abby loves to work, but also has a goofy side, which you can see in her photo,” Justine said. Abbey started obedience training […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/this-top-titled-girl-likes-to-have-fun/ | May 26, 2015
Teen Never Gives Up on Shy Rescue Pup – Now Winning Agility Ribbons
Meet teenager Sayward Kemp of Morgantown, WV, and her Beagle-mix, Keira, who compete in agility. We know you will enjoy the story of how Sayward committed to never giving up on her formerly scared, shy rescue puppy. It takes less than a minute for Sayward Kemp to run Keira through an agility course. The 18-year-old […]https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/teen-never-gives-up-on-shy-rescue-pup-now-winning-agility-ribbons/ | May 22, 2015