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
Two Dogs Become First All-Americans to Earn CAX3
The winter brought a major achievement in the sport of AKC Coursing Ability as two dogs became the first All-American Dogs to earned the Coursing Ability Excellent 3 (CAX3) titles, meaning they have achieved the feat of passing the test 75 times. The new CAX3 title holders are best friends, and their owners are neighbors […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/two-dogs-become-first-all-americans-to-earn-cax3/ | March 11, 2015
Most Titled All-American Dog in Rally: Tater RAE8
    Bossman Sweetater Freighter RAE8 earned his eighth Rally Advanced Excellent (RAE) title on Feb. 14, 2015, at the Lakeland-Winter Haven Kennel Club dog show in Lakeland, FL. Eight-year-old Tater is owned by James & Barbara Roberts of Lakeland, FL, and is handled by James. The couple saved Tater a few years ago when […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/the-most-titled-all-american-dog-in-akc-rally/ | March 11, 2015
A Great Next Step After CGC — The AKC Obedience Title of Beginner Novice
If your dog has received the AKC Canine Good Citizen (and perhaps also the AKC CGCA) title, you may have asked “What’s next?”  One answer could be the AKC Beginner Novice obedience title. The Beginner Novice class is a great “next step” for CGC dogs since it works on advancing the skills your dog has […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/a-great-next-step-after-cgc-the-akc-obedience-title-of-beginner-novice/ | March 11, 2015

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