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 […] | 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 […] | 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 […] | March 11, 2015
AKC Recognizes Dock Diving Titles
If your dog loves the water and loves to retrieve, then the fun sport of dock diving should be a natural. The AKC began recognizing titles of the new North America Diving Dogs (NADD) organization in June 2014 so now you can also add a dock jumping title to your dog’s AKC records. The sport […] | March 11, 2015
All-American Dog Wins A Top Honor at Westminster Agility Championship
Congratulations to NAC MACH2 Roo! CD on winning the High Scoring All-American Dog Award at the 2015 Westminster Kennel Club Master Agility Championship held Feb. 14 in New York City. Roo! also made the finals of the 24-inch jump height division and placed second. Last year, she won that division! Roo! is owned and trained […] | March 11, 2015
All-Americans To Compete at 2015 AKC Rally National Championship
  There are 31 Canine Partners-enrolled dogs entered in this year’s RNC that takes place March 13 at Purina Farms in St. Louis, MO.   Here are the contenders:   Stella CD RAE7 AXP AJP NFP – Karen Powell – KY Biggie RAE2 MXP MJP XFP RATN – Karen Powell – KY Medendorps Hoodoo By […] | March 11, 2015
AKC Canine Partners Juniors Spotlight: Nicole Sieling
  Nicole Sieling and her All-American Dog, Lillie, took first place in their division at the 2013 AKC Juniors Agility Competition held in December in Orlando, FL, in conjunction with the AKC Agility Invitational.  Nicole adopted Lillie from a shelter as a puppy, and the two have discovered dog sports together. This was their third […] | March 11, 2015
Canine Partners Junior Handler Spotlight: Deborah Tung
Deborah Tung is a Virginia teenager who does it all with her dogs. Deborah competes in Agility and the fun new sport of Barn Hunt with her All-American Dog, Nigel. Barn Hunt tests all dogs’ hunting ability in finding vermin, which many breeds were developed to perform. Rats are placed in heavy, safe PVC tubes […] | March 11, 2015
Gander Raises Awareness of Service Dogs’ Healing Magic
Gander Raises Awareness of Service Dogs’ Healing Magic     When the 2014 winners of the AKC Humane Fund Awards of Canine Excellence (ACE) were presented at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championships, the roll call included a former shelter dog who almost lost his life and a military veteran who nearly took his own life. Gander […] | March 11, 2015
Incredible Nose Earns Top Titles & Finds Lost Pets
Griffin Fielding TDX owned by Maureen Fielding of N. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Seven-year-old Griffin came into being through an accidental mating between a black German Shepherd female and a German Short-haired Pointer male. “He is a fine hunting dog with a strong work ethic, making him an excellent tracking dog,” Maureen said. Griffin started […] | January 29, 2015

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