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Canine Partners Congrats to a New Urban Good Citizen!
Piper Mullen CGCA CGCU is only a year and a half old, but she already boasts two AKC titles that are a testimony to her great temperament and her owners’ dedication to training. On June 30, Piper passed the new AKC Canine Good Citizen Urban title, which tests dogs on skills that they need to […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/congrats-to-a-new-urban-good-citizen/ | July 6, 2015
Ann Arbor annual dog show-2015
Expert Advice: Events Ann Arbor Annual Dog Show – July 3rd – 5th, 2015
  Finishing touches are being applied to Monroe County Fairgrounds; Monroe, Michigan for the annual dog show, hosted this July holiday weekend by Ann Arbor Kennel Club. From Friday July 3rd through Sunday 5th more than two thousand dogs will compete in Conformation, Rally, Obedience and Barn Hunt. For the first time ever, Dock Diving […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/ann-arbor-annual-dog-show-july-3rd-5th-2015/ | July 6, 2015
Sockeye Fire Photo
Clubs & Delegates Emergency Preparation: Advance Planning Enables Sled Dog Community to Save 600 Dogs from Wildfire
Members of the mushing community, volunteers, and emergency responders raced to save more than 600 sled dogs from the Sockeye Fire near Willow, Alaska. Photo courtesy Chuck Cubbison. Dog owners raced the flames to save more than 600 sled dogs as a wildfire swept through Alaska’s Mat-Su Valley last week. In the fire’s path were […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/government-relations-blogs__trashed/emergency-preparation-advance-planning-enables-sled-dog-community-save-600-dogs-wildfire/ | June 22, 2015
Beagle howling in a field in winter.
Expert Advice: Why does my dog... Why Do Dogs Howl?
When you think of howling, you might think of wolves. But howling is also a common dog behavior, too. So why do dogs howl? Is it a throwback to their wolf ancestry? Or are there different reasons behind the call?
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/advice/why-do-dogs-howl/ | June 2, 2015
Expert Advice: Basic Training Using Food Rewards in Dog Training
What motivates one dog is not necessarily what motivates another dog. Here's a breakdown of what most dogs would define as their hierarchy of food rewards.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/using-food-rewards/ | May 26, 2015
Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues My Dogs Get Into Mischief
Ask AKC  Dear AKC: I have two Siberian Huskies. We got our female at 14-weeks-old about a year ago and recently we added a 3-year-old male. We would like to have her in the house more but she absolutely will not settle down even with toys and our undivided attention. Outside, she digs, chews, and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/my-dogs-get-into-mischief/ | May 12, 2015
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Pup Culture: Fridge-Toppers
5 Good Dog Books We Can't Even Give Away!Books arrive here at our New York offices by the bushel, sent by publishers in hopes of an AKC Family Dog review or a plug in our social media. For every book we review there are dozens more that, for reasons not always connected to their quality, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/pup-culture-fridge-toppers/ | April 28, 2015
Expert Advice: Feature Breed Improvements: Old Problems and New Solutions
There is a general movement within the dog world that has breeders and their clubs looking for new ways to make breed improvements. This is occurring because of the growing arsenal of tools available to breeders and their clubs. Given these conditions, the opportunity for making improvements is well within the reach of most clubs […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/breed-improvements-problems-solutions-specialty-show/ | April 23, 2015
Expert Advice: Fun Facts The World’s Largest Dogs
Big dogs equal big love and loyalty. Here are the large dog breeds that earn their place at the top of the size chart. Most people will know the Great Dane but what about the lovely Leonberger? When considering getting a dog, size is a factor, but only one of them. The dog’s personality, activity […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/largest-dogs/ | April 9, 2015
Expert Advice: Fun Facts What are the best dog breeds for your kids?
There was a time not long ago that nearly every advertisement featuring a child with a dog seemed to include a Lab or a Golden Retriever, consistently among the most popular dog breeds in America. Today, there’s a bit more variety in the breeds being photographed with children for commercial advertising. Perhaps the public perception […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/best-dog-breeds-for-kids-families/ | April 9, 2015
Canine Partners Meet the First All-America CA
In observance of the fifth anniversary (April 1) of AKC Canine Partners dogs in competition, we are honoring some of the first top achievers in the program. AKC launched the Coursing Ability Test program on Feb. 1, 2011, and the first mixed-breed to earn a title in the fun sport did so less than a […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/meet-the-first-all-america-ca/ | April 3, 2015
Canine Partners Get An Introduction to Agility: AKC’s My Dog Can Do That!
  Riley peered through the tunnel, as if he were Alice about to tumble down the rabbit’s hole into Wonderland. Such a small space, such a big dog, it seemed impossible. Yet, on a bright, sunny Sunday morning in May, Riley’s trusted, well-loved human, Jay Cruz, was asking the 14-month-old Mastiff to squeeze his whole […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/get-an-introduction-to-agility-akcs-my-dog-can-do-that/ | March 25, 2015
Expert Advice: News The Incredible Story Behind The Viral Video Of A Young Girl Mushing
A video of a three-year-old girl dashing through the snow on a sled pulled by a two-dog team of Siberian Huskies has gone viral on social media. What on the surface seems to be a sweet video is actually a sneak peek into the life of a multigenerational mushing legacy. Featured in the video is […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/the-incredible-story-behind-the-viral-video-of-a-young-girl-mushing/ | November 28, 2014
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices From a Breeder’s Notebook: Moving to Plan B
From the Siberian Huskies breed column in the AKC Gazette—To a longtime breeder, a setback can mean it’s time to take a step in a new direction. Successful dog breeding is part art, part science, and part good luck. Experienced breeders are well aware that even the best-laid plans do not guarantee a healthy litter. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/from-a-breeders-notebook-moving-to-plan-b/ | November 14, 2014
Expert Advice: News Journalist Says She Gives Up Puppies When They’re Not Cute Anymore
A writer for the Daily Mail has caught the attention of dog lovers around the world after confessing in an article that she has given up four dogs in four years.Shona Sibary’s article, published last Friday, describes the writer giving away her Husky-mix, Juno, as her daughter sobbed. She admits, “Over the past four years I […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/journalist-says-she-gives-up-puppies-when-theyre-not-cute-anymore/ | July 21, 2014
Expert Advice: Puppy Training Bringing Home Puppy: How to Crate Train Your New Furry Friend
Congratulations on your new puppy!  Once your bundle of joy is home, it’s a good idea to begin crate training.  Your puppy’s crate will essentially become its bedroom – a place to go rest when he needs to get away – as well as keep him safe when you’re not home.  Crate training takes time […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/bringing-home-puppy-how-to-crate-train-your-new-furry-friend/ | December 17, 2013
Expert Advice: Events Celebrate our Four-Legged Veterans
Dogs have served with U.S. soldiers for over 100 years but weren’t officially inducted into the U.S. army until 1942.  Many breeds have served in the United States Military as well as in the search and rescue efforts following the tragic events of 9/11.  Purebred dogs are frequently employed due to their predictability surrounding intelligence, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/celebrate-our-four-legged-veterans/ | November 19, 2013
Press Releases American Kennel Club and Cat Fanciers’ Association Uncover the Inner Dog & Cat of Connecticut
Old money, steady habits and home to one of the oldest institutions in the country. Connecticut is associated with many things, both good and bad.  The state has an official insect (the European Mantis), hero (Nathan Hale), and even a state troubadour (Pierce Campbell) but when it comes to man’s best friend and feline, Connecticut […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-and-cat-fanciers-association-uncover-the-inner-do/ | September 30, 2010
Press Releases American Kennel Club and Cat Fanciers’ Association Uncover the Inner Dog & Cat of Connecticut
American Kennel Club and Cat Fanciers' Association Uncover the Inner Dog & Cat of Connecticut   Old money, steady habits and home to one of the oldest institutions in the country. Connecticut is associated with many things, both good and bad.  The state has an official insect (the European Mantis), hero (Nathan Hale), and even […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-and-cat-fanciers-association-uncover-the-inner-do-2/ | September 13, 2010
Press Releases AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days Unleashed
  Hundreds of Nationwide Events Listed on www.akc.org/rdod Interested in learning training and grooming tips from the pros? Looking for a new canine family member? Or want to start competing in AKC events? Then be sure to mark "AKC® Responsible Dog Ownership Days" on your calendar. This month–long celebration includes hundreds of organizations around the country […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-responsible-dog-ownership-days-unleashed-1/ | July 19, 2010
Press Releases AKC Announces Lifetime Achievement Award Finalists
  The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the nominees for the annual Lifetime Achievement Awards.  Finalists are based on nominations by member clubs.  A winner from the three finalists in each category—Conformation, Companion Events, and Performance—will be voted on by member clubs, with voting ending on September 13, 2010.  There will be […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-announces-lifetime-achievement-award-finalists/ | July 16, 2010
Press Releases American Kennel Club Cautions Owners as Pet Thefts Continue to Rise; State Lawmakers Consider Making
'Dog-Napping' a Serious Crime   AKC Appearance on ABC's Good Morning America Highlights Prevalence of Trend and Reminds Owners to Keep Pets Safe The American Kennel Club® continues to remind pet owners to heed warnings about an alarming rise in "dog–nappings." State houses across America have taken notice and are proposing laws to toughen penalties […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-cautions-owners-as-pet-thefts-continue-to-rise-st/ | December 22, 2009
Press Releases Winners Announced in Meet the Breeds Student Art Contest
New York, NY –The American Kennel Club® and Cat Fanciers’ Association® are pleased to announce the results of the Meet the Breeds™ Art Contest. "Best in Show – Overall" and "Best in Show – Dog" were awarded to Alyssa, a 16-year– old 9th grader from Trumbull High School in Trumbull, CT. Alyssa’s portrait of a […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/winners-announced-in-meet-the-breeds-student-art-contest/ | September 16, 2009
Press Releases Labrador Retriever Holds Firm in Top Spot on AKC’s List of Most Popular Dogs in America
-- AKC Celebrates 125th Anniversary with a Look Back at First AKC Registered Breeds in History -- For the 18th consecutive year, the Labrador Retriever is the most popular purebred dog in America, according to 2008 registration statistics released today by the American Kennel Club® (AKC) But, while more than twice as many Labs were […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/labrador-retriever-holds-firm-in-top-spot-on-akcs-list-of-most-popular/ | January 21, 2009
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny 11 Fascinating Antique Photos of Dogs and People
In her book, Picturing Dogs, Seeing Ourselves: Vintage American Photographs, author Ann-Janine Morey explores the America’s timeless romance with dogs. Featuring 115 antique photos in a variety of settings, from candid snapshots and hunting photos to posed studio portraits, the book provides an intimate look at how the family dog has shaped the American cultural […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/11-fascinating-antique-photos-of-dogs-and-people/ | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog 6 Strange Ways to Stay Fit With Your Dog
We all know that exercising is good for humans and dogs, but so much of it is so repetitive and boring that it becomes a chore. It doesn’t have to be that way. Here some alternatives to help you and your four-footed pal reach your fitness goals. Follow the Bouncing Paws Trampolines are not just […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/six-strange-ways-to-stay-fit/ | January 1, 2009
Who Needs Reindeer? 3 Real-Life Sled Dogs
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Who Needs Reindeer? 3 Real-Life Sled Dogs
As you sit around your tree enjoying the presents delivered overnight, we can't help but think Santa's reindeer have it kind of easy. Fine, so one night a week, they lead Santa's sleigh around the globe, but these breeds of sled dogs reliably pull their weight all year round in some parts of the world. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/who-needs-reindeer-3-real-life-sled-dogs/ | January 1, 2009
Press Releases The AKC and Buena Vista Home Entertainment Team Up to Educate Viewers About Response
The AKC and Buena Vista Home Entertainment Team Up to Educate Viewers About Responsible Dog Ownership   The American Kennel Club® and Buena Vista Home Entertainment announced a joint initiative today to help inform viewers about the joys and responsibilities of owning a dog. This partnership is a result of two highly successful films featuring […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/the-american-kennel-club-and-buena-vista-home-entertainment-team-up-to/ | May 12, 2006
Press Releases AKC Announces Board of Directors Election Results
  --David Keene and Dr. William R. Newman Elected to Board of Directors; Incumbent Director Nina Schaefer Re-Elected; Ronald H. Menaker and David C. Merriam Re-Elected as Chairman and Vice Chairman Respectively -- The Annual Meeting of the AKC Delegates and subsequent meeting of the Board of Directors took place on March 14, 2006. David […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-announces-board-of-directors-election-results-2/ | March 15, 2006
Press Releases Release of The Shaggy Dog and Success of 8 Below Prompt AKC to Remind Potential Dog Owners Not to Get Starstruck
-- Dog Experts Say Researching Breeds and Finding a Responsible Breeder Puts Your Pet in a Leading Role in Your Family. -- In light of the release this week of the film, "The Shaggy Dog," and the recent success of "8 Below" featuring Siberian Huskies, the American Kennel Club reminds moviegoers about the importance of […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/release-of-the-shaggy-dog-and-success-of-8-below-prompt-akc-to-remind/ | March 7, 2006

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