Willa Gamage.TKE
Trick Training Brings out the Performer in This Once Shy Dog
Willa Do It Right CGC TKE owned by Michelle Gamage of Fork Union, VA                                                                                                 Willa is a 3-year-old All American Dog, otherwise known as “Shy Dog Willa.” She was adopted at 4 months old and was always shy around people. Using trick training to build confidence, Willa is now able to perform for crowds doing […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/trick-training-brings-performer-shy-dog/ | May 20, 2020
AKC Canine Partners 10th Anniversary Series: Trailblazers
1st Versatile Companion Dog: Rodger Rowbinawitz VCD3 PUTD GO VER RAE MXP NF OFP CA FDCH & Sue Kotlarek of Romulus, MI The AKC Versatile Companion Dog program honors multi-talented dogs that earn titles in Obedience, Agility and Tracking – and a little dog named Rodger was the first All American Dog to earn levels […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/akc-canine-partners-10th-anniversary-series-trailblazers-11/ | April 21, 2020
AKC Canine Partners 10th Anniversary Series: Trailblazers
1st AKC Masters Scent Work Dog: Reba’s Fancy Red Heart BN RI FDC CA FCAT ACT2 SWAE SWM SCME SIME SEME SHDE THDN CGCA CGCU TKI & Barbara Bumcrots of Maumee, OH When Barbara adopted Reba, she was 8 months old and already had two homes. They began working together right away in agility. “Reba […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/akc-canine-partners-10th-anniversary-series-trailblazers-10/ | April 20, 2020
AKC Canine Partners 10th Anniversary Series: Trailblazers
First All-American Dog to Earn Fast CAT Title: Koda Dane Lincoln Mo Rausch CAX FCAT2 RATM CGC TKN & Jeanette Rausch of Mount Juliet, TN Koda was the first All-American Dog to earn the first-level AKC Fast CAT title of BCAT on May 14, 2016, at the Blue Grass Coursing Club test in Radcliff, KY, […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/akc-canine-partners-10th-anniversary-series-trailblazers-9/ | April 17, 2020
AKC Canine Partners 10th Anniversary Series: Trailblazers
1st AKC Coursing Ability Excellent: Creek Ridge Found in a Pickle CAX RN & Terry Lane of Peachtree City, GA Pickle was just a small puppy sitting in the middle of a road when Terry spotted him, stopped, and saved his life. “He was ugly and had adolescent mange. A friend of ours saw the […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/akc-canine-partners-10th-anniversary-series-trailblazers-8/ | April 16, 2020
AKC Canine Partners 10th Anniversary Series: Trailblazers
1st AKC Champion Tracker: CT Griffin Fielding & Maureen Fielding of N. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 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. […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/akc-canine-partners-10th-anniversary-series-trailblazers-7/ | April 15, 2020
AKC Canine Partners 10th Anniversary Series: Trailblazers
Grand-View My Retirement Plan BN RAE2 TD CGCA CGCU TKI & Trish Simon of Borden, IN Trish’s neighbor found then 3-month-old Zoey and her littermate running with a young Beagle through a field in December 2008. “On her way home, my neighbor saw me and stopped.  ‘Hey Trish, look what I found.’ The Beagle was […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/akc-canine-partners-10th-anniversary-series-trailblazers-6/ | April 14, 2020
AKC Canine Partners 10th Anniversary: Trailblazers
1st AKC Rally Masters Title: PACH Uggie Bug Jones CDX RM RAE FDC AX AXJ MXP7 MXPG MJP7 MJPS PAX2 OF MFPB T2BP2 SIN SEN SBN CGCA CGCU TKP & Shannon Jones of Cary, NC It was a cold day in February 2003 when a tiny puppy, freezing and starving, was discovered hiding in Shannon’s […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/akc-canine-partners-10th-anniversary-trailblazers/ | April 13, 2020
AKC Canine Partners 10th Anniversary Series: Trailblazers
1st AKC Rally Champion: RACH Chloe Wild Child UDX OM1 BN VER RM3 RAE3 SWN SCNE SCA SIA SEA THD CGC TKA & Nancy Nelson of Manorville, NY  A rescue group rescued Chloe from a kill shelter as a puppy. “When I adopted her, she was 6 months old and her rescue foster mom told […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/akc-canine-partners-10th-anniversary-series-trailblazers-5/ | April 9, 2020
AKC Canine Partners 10th Anniversary Series: Trailblazers
Woodacre’s Court Jester UD RAE RDC TKN & Jackie Phillips of San Leandro, CA Dino is truly a success story as he was surrendered to a shelter by his family at about 9 months of age because they had “too many kids and not enough time for the dog.” The shelter scheduled him for euthanasia […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/akc-canine-partners-10th-anniversary-series-trailblazers-4/ | April 8, 2020

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