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Expert Advice: Dog Sports Dog Athlete of the Month: Kirby the Brussels Griffon
To some, Kirby may look like a Pug, but he's not: this little Brussels Griffon is a Dog Star who will let you know who's boss. Bringing Home a Brussels Griffon Veterinarian Christina Coudret had never heard of the Brussels Griffon breed until a technician she worked with at a veterinarian clinic was fostering for […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/dog-athlete-of-the-month-kirby-brussels-griffon/ | May 12, 2021
Pomeranian holding a paint brush with paints.
Expert Advice: Lifestyle How to Teach Your Dog to Paint
Have you seen the TikTok dog painting challenge where pups use their tongues to paint? Tongue painting with your dog is a fun way to spend some time with them. Plus, the finished paintings make the perfect personalized gifts for your dog's favorite people, such as trainers, groomers, vets, friends, and family. Tongue Painting with […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-diy-craft-how-to-teach-your-dog-to-paint/ | April 23, 2021
Briard puppies sitting together outdoors.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Replying to Puppy Inquiries: How Responsible Breeders Should Respond
Recently I helped a breeder friend compile a package of handouts to send to prospective owners. This was her first litter so she was new to the process. I was surprised to learn that her bitch’s breeder had not sent her anything comparable when she was shopping for a puppy. I used to think these […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/replying-puppy-inquiries-responsible-breeders-respond/ | April 8, 2021
Labrador retriever head portrait of each color: black, yellow, and chocolate.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Lab Most Popular Breed for 30th Straight Year; Frenchie Jumps to No. 2
When you think of sports dynasties the New England Patriots, Boston Celtics, New York Yankees and Alabama Crimson Tide certainly come to mind. But when you’re talking about dominance, you’d be hard-pressed to do better than the Labrador Retriever, America’s top dog for a record 30th consecutive year (2020). In a country where people’s tastes […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/labrador-retriever-popular-dog-breed-30th-straight-year/ | March 16, 2021
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Cloudy Eyes in Dogs: What to Know
When you see dogs with cloudy eyes, it may be a natural part of the aging process. But cloudy eyes in dogs can also be a symptom of eye problems.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/cloudy-eyes-in-dogs/ | January 9, 2021
Expert Advice: Basic Training How to Teach Your Dog Emotional Self-Control
Does your dog jump all over you when you're trying to put down the food bowl? Do they paw and whine for attention? What about rushing out the front door or pulling on the leash? These are all common dog behaviors because dogs do what works for them in the moment. They're not particularly patient. In other […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/teaching-your-pup-self-control/ | November 19, 2020
Expert Advice: Lifestyle 25 Adorable Photos of Dogs in Halloween Costumes
Halloween this year may look a little different, but that doesn't have to mean any less fun! It's the perfect time to show off your dog’s adorable looks, and many dog owners choose to dress their dog up for the holiday. Before dressing up your dog in any Halloween costume, keep these dog costume guidelines in mind […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/adorable-photos-dogs-halloween-costumes/ | October 29, 2020
Expert Advice: Lifestyle 10 Science-Based Benefits of Having a Dog
The benefits of having a dog are rooted in scientific facts. Learn about how dog ownership can benefit your health and social life.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/10-science-based-benefits-dog/ | October 20, 2020
Pages Rescue Network E Breeds
English Cocker Spaniel Learn about English Cocker Spaniels [accordion] [accordion_panel title="Rescue Organizations"] English Cocker Spaniel Club of America Karen Kirby, 317-339-1546 [/accordion_panel] [/accordion] English Foxhound Learn about English Foxhounds [accordion] [accordion_panel title="Rescue Organizations"] Carolina Coonhound Rescue [/accordion_panel] [/accordion] English Setter Learn about English Setters [accordion] [accordion_panel title="Rescue Organizations"] ESAA Rescue Trust Maryl Aldrich, Trustee, esaarttrustee.maryl@yahoo.com Another […]
https://www.akc.org/akc-rescue-network/rescue-network-e-breeds/ | July 13, 2020
Three Labrador Retrievers sitting outdoors, each a different coat color.
Expert Advice: News The Lab is the Most Popular Dog Breed in the U.S. – For Record 29th Straight Year!
There just seems to be no stopping the Labrador Retriever! For a record 29th year (2019), the versatile sporting breed reigns supreme on the American Kennel Club registry list, a run like no other breed has seen in the record books. Changes in the top ten Little changed in the top ten standings from 2018. Following […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/labrador-retriever-most-popular-breed-29th-year-row/ | May 1, 2020
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding AKC Breeder Spotlight: Susan Kustrup of Tallie Farms Beagles 
Susan Kustrup, owner of Tallie Farms Beagles in Manahawkin, NJ, has lived in New Jersey all her life. She is an AKC Breeder of Merit, having bred and shown dogs since 1977, and has bred and shown Tallie Farms Beagles for the past 15 years. She is a past board member of the Central New Jersey Hound Association.   AKC: How did you get started in breeding dogs? Susan: I started […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/akc-breeder-spotlight-susan-kustrup-tallie-farms-beagles/ | April 27, 2020
Expert Advice: Events Wire Fox Terrier “Pierce” Named 2019 Puppy/Junior of the Year
Who's the best puppy? More than 1,300 puppies later, we have an answer. Hundreds of puppies and junior dogs ages six months to 18 months competed for AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy of the Year on Friday, December 13. Only one came out on top: "Pierce" the Wire Fox Terrier. Fleet St Forged At Hampton Court […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/winner-2019-akc-puppy-stakes/ | December 13, 2019
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog The Best Dog Movies On Disney Plus
Disney Plus (stylized as Disney+) is finally here and it is overwhelmingly full of content. There are so many shows and movies to choose from that it seems almost impossible to choose what to watch. First, Disney is known for its wholesome content, both animated and live-action, which often involves animals. Where do you go […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/the-best-dog-movies-on-disney-plus/ | November 28, 2019
Expert Advice: Feature Alva Rosenberg: Dog Show Dean & Judge Against Whom All Others Measured
Every sport has had its great ones. And the sport of dogs had Alva Rosenberg. Excruciatingly modest and correspondingly revered, Alva Rosenberg was, and arguably still is, the most respected judge in the history of dog shows in America, and perhaps the world. Even the British, who invented the conformation game and have no tendency to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/alva-rosenberg-iconic-discerning-dog-show-judge/ | November 8, 2019
Dandie Dinmont Terrier puppy exploring outdoors.
Expert Advice: Breed Preservation Going Rare: The Joys of Owning a Vulnerable Dog Breed
Owning an endangered breed can be incredibly rewarding. It's no secret that what’s old is new again. As a millennial, I know that what used to be known as "used clothing" is now "vintage" and all the rage. Many of us have gone back to eating local and embracing a "farm-to-table" mentality when it comes […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/going-rare-the-joys-of-owning-a-vulnerable-breed/ | October 10, 2019
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Born with a Deformity, Jordi the Three-Legged Dog Defies Odds
In November 2015, a 2-ounce Cocker Spaniel named Jordi was born. Her breeder, Kathy Korab, was not only shocked by her small size but by her leg as well. Her front right leg was deformed, folded in toward her body. On top of that, the mother had rejected the entire litter and all three puppies needed to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/born-with-deformity-jordi-defies-odds/ | October 3, 2019
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Breeder of Merit: Nancy Edmunds of Vizcaya Vizslas
Life may be a box of chocolates, but after you’ve nibbled enough bonbons, you know which flavor you like best. Over the past four decades, Nancy Edmunds of Travelers Rest, South Carolina, has owned quite a Whitman’s Sampler of purebreds, including Cocker Spaniels, Manchester Terriers, Whippets, Brussels Griffons, Poodles, and Afghan Hounds. But in 1985, she finally came across her forever breed: the Vizsla. After almost 30 years breeding those Hungarian […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/vizsla-breeder-of-merit-nancy-edmunds-interview/ | September 27, 2019
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Dog Ear Infections: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and Prevention
An estimated 20 percent of dogs have some form of ear disease. Here are the symptoms and treatment for dog ear infections.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dog-ear-infections/ | September 2, 2019
A vintage portrait of two Smooth Fox Terriers standing on a stoop.
Pages Breeds by Year Recognized
The AKC currently registers 200 dog breeds. The chart below lists all AKC recognized breeds and the year they first became registrable with the AKC.  DATE – BREED 1878 – Pointer  1878 – Retriever (Chesapeake Bay)  1878 – Spaniel (Clumber)  1878 – Spaniel (Cocker)  1878 – Setter (English)  1878 – Setter (Gordon)  1878 – Setter […]
https://www.akc.org/press-center/articles-resources/facts-and-stats/breeds-year-recognized/ | August 12, 2019
Pages Competition Update Spring 2019
We have some big news to report about All-Americans succeeding at earning the top titles in Agility, Coursing Ability, Rally, Obedience, Tracking and Trick Dog, including the first and second All-American Dogs to become AKC Rally® Champions and two new AKC Champion Trackers! And many All-American Dogs had big success at the 2019 AKC National […]
https://www.akc.org/register/information/canine-partners/newsletter/competition-update-spring-2019/ | July 2, 2019
Pages AKC Title Recognition Spring 2019
The AKC works with several non-AKC service and sports organizations to recognize the titles that AKC-registered dogs earn in their programs. This includes the AKC Therapy Dog titling program and the AKC Search & Rescue title program. AKC also recognizes titles of the Barn Hunt Association (BHA); North American Diving Dogs (NADD); and the North […]
https://www.akc.org/register/information/canine-partners/newsletter/akc-title-recognition-spring-2019/ | July 2, 2019
Expert Advice: Feature From Babies to Boxers: Constance Bannister and the Art of Photographing Dogs
The AKC Museum of the Dog will feature Constance Bannister's work starting July 9. The new exhibit is titled "Women & Dogs in Art in the 20th Century" and will highlight several female artists. That great comedian and curmudgeon, W.C. Fields, warned of the perils of sharing the stage with animals or children. Both, he […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/constance-bannister-and-the-art-of-photographing-dogs/ | July 1, 2019
Bonnie Threlfall dog breeder
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Breeder of Merit: Bonnie Threlfall
People in the sport of dogs can wear many hats, and Bonnie Threlfall of Cary, North Carolina, has pretty much donned them all: Born into a dog-show family, she has been breeding her Edgewood English Cocker Spaniels for more than 40 years. After a decade-long stint as a professional handler in the late 1970s into […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeder-of-merit-interview-bonnie-threlfall/ | March 26, 2019
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Expert Advice: Training The Power of Proper Puppy Socialization and Training Classes
Most dog owners have no doubt heard about the importance of socializing their puppy. Proper socialization means providing positive experiences with as many new people, dogs, and situations as possible. It’s essential for developing a confident and well-adjusted adult dog that is comfortable with all life has to offer. Unfortunately, despite the significance, many people […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/puppy-training-classes/ | May 16, 2018
Pages Junior Spotlight Winter 2018
CANINE PARTNERS SPOTLIGHT - MEET BREYON AND LIGHTNING – A TALENTED TEAM WITH BIG GOALS Breyon Gunn worked hard to convince his parents that he and his brother should have a dog, and he has more than proven to them that it was a great decision to add Lightning to the family. Little Lightning Bolt […]
https://www.akc.org/register/information/canine-partners/newsletter/junior-spotlight-winter-2018/ | March 12, 2018
Pages 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Nominees
In its endless pursuit to recognize outstanding members of the fancy, The American Kennel Club Lifetime Achievement Awards were created and first awarded in 1999 to honor our best. The purpose of the awards is to celebrate those individuals whose many years of dedication have led to significant contributions to our sport on a national […]
https://www.akc.org/about/awards-and-honors/lifetime-achievement/nominees/2018-lifetime-achievement-award-nominees/ | December 13, 2017
Clubs & Delegates All Puppy Breeds
  Find more information on all the different breeds of puppies. Not sure which puppy is right for you? Take a short quiz to Find a Match. A | B | C | D | E |  F | G | H | I | J |  K | L | M | N | O |  P | R | S | T | V |  W | X | Y A. Breed Group Affenpinscher Toy Afghan Hound Hound Airedale Terrier Terrier Akita Working Alaskan Malamute Working American English Coonhound Hound American Eskimo Dog […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/puppies/all-breeds/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Having a WONDERFUL Time With Their Dogs
Dear Performance Events: I have been doing both AKC and ASFA lure coursing for a number of years, with several sighthound breeds. But my husband and I have also run non-sanctioned lure coursing fun days at our farm for as many years as well. We initially confined them to the sighthound breeds but started allowing […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/coursing/coursing-ability-test/articles/wonderful-time/ | October 26, 2017
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices ​Meet Breeder of Merit Kathy Rust of Kizmar Vizslas
  The American Kennel Club (AKC) recognizes Breeders of Merit for their dedication to breeding purebred dogs with the appearance, temperament, and abilities that are true to their breed standard and for their commitment to health screening and 100 percent puppy registration. The AKC celebrates their success in and passion for canine sports. They are […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/meet-the-breeder-of-merit-kathy-rust-of-kizmar-vizslas/ | June 20, 2017
Press Releases 2017 National Championship Judging Panel Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2017 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 16 and Sunday, December 17, 2017. The 2017 event will showcase the top national and international canine athletes […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2017-national-championship-judging-panel-now-available/ | February 14, 2017

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