AKC Utility Dog: Wilbur
AKC Utility Dog (UD), Wonderful Wilbur UD and Sheila O’Brien of Richfield, MN Long-time obedience competitor Sheila O’Brien was looking for a German Shepherd Dog when she spotted a photo of a terrier-mix puppy on PetFinder.com. “He and his brother were from a kill shelter in Missouri. I wasn’t looking for a little dog but […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/akc-utility-dog-wilbur/ | March 23, 2015
AKC Rally Dog: Chok Dee
AKC Rally Advanced Excellent (RAE), Chok Dee CD BN RAE THD and Laura Manchester of Hillsdale, NY Chok Dee is a 9-year-old dog who started his life as a street dog in Bangkok, Thailand. When he was about a year old, a volunteer veterinarian from Boston came across him while helping a local rescue organization […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/akc-rally-dog-chok-dee/ | March 23, 2015
AKC Tracking Dog: Kaija
  Sarah first saw Kaija, a 9 week old Bloodhound-Coonhound mix on Craigslist. “A young family had bought her and soon realized she was a true working breed with a LOT of energy.” Sarah adopted her and says, “Kaija was my wild child, so wild I didn't start formal training until she was 3 years […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/akc-tracking-dog-kaija/ | March 20, 2015
AKC Therapy Dog: Lexi
Debbie first saw Lexi as a puppy at an adoption event in front of a pet store. “We had just lost our previous dog to cancer and did not plan to get another one for a while. But Lexi captured our hearts with her happy face, easy-going attitude, and obvious intelligence.” Debbie started training Lexi […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/akc-therapy-dog-lexi/ | March 20, 2015
AKC Master Agility Champion: Chance
  In 2008, Diana was meeting a friend at a gas station near her home to follow her to a dog event. “Upon arriving, I saw a young, mixed breed dog sitting on the curb tied to a fire hydrant. My friend ran up to my car and was very upset. She said, ‘They left […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/akc-master-agility-champion-chance/ | March 20, 2015
AKC Utility Dog: Zoey
Carmen adopted pit bull mix, Zoey, from Sacramento County Animal Care and Regulation at about 9 months of age. “Zoey gets along well with other dogs and animals and loves all people, in particular children. She frequently makes me laugh with her outgoing personality. Zoey is very intelligent and quickly learns new exercises/behaviors.” At 1 […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/akc-utility-dog-zoey/ | March 20, 2015
Congrats to Two All-Americans Placing in the RNC Top Tens!
  Congrats to all the Canine Partners-enrolled dogs for outstanding performances at the 2015 AKC Rally National Championship that took place Friday at Purina Farms. Two All-Americans Placed in the Top Ten in their Classes: - Third Place, Rally Advanced - Emerald Wolf Ava Crowder BN RA & Brenda Wendt of Iowa - Sixth Place, […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/congrats-to-two-all-americans-placing-in-the-rnc-top-tens/ | March 18, 2015
The Joys of Agility
  You and your dog can both enjoy working—and playing—together by participating in AKC agility trials. In these events, you will run alongside your dog, urging her on, as she does things like run through a tunnel, jump through a tire, leap over jumps and weave through poles. In order to participate, your dog needs […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/the-joys-of-agility/ | March 17, 2015
Pig Competes in Dog Obedience and Agility
Pig Competes in Dog Obedience and Agility At the Seattle Kennel Club’s Dog Show, a different four-legged pet is hogging the spotlight. Amy, a six-month-old 45-pound mini pig made her debut in agility and obedience during demonstrations at the Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show on Saturday, March 7. Her owner, Lori Stock, had trained several dogs […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/pig-competes-in-dog-obedience-and-agility/ | March 17, 2015

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