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Expert Advice: Training How to Get Your Dog Used to the Vacuum Cleaner
Is your dog scared of the vacuum cleaner? We explain why dogs fear these cleaning machines, and what you can do to get your dog used to the vacuum cleaner.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/how-to-get-your-dog-used-to-the-vacuum-cleaner/ | November 23, 2021
Press Releases AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin Draws Entry of More Than 5,000 Dogs in its 21st Year
Canine Athletes from the 50 States, Washington, D.C. and 13 Countries Will Vie for Best in Show The AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin continues to draw impressive numbers. An entry of 5,051 dogs will compete for the title of National Champion on December 18 and 19, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Combined with the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-national-championship-presented-royal-canin-draws-entry-5000-dogs-21st-year/ | November 22, 2021
Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers together in the grass.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Best Dog Breeds for People With Allergies
So, you want a dog but you seem to have an allergy attack whenever you're around one? You're not alone! It's estimated that 10 and 20% of people are allergic to cats and dogs, causing many prospective puppy owners to wonder which dogs are hypoallergenic. Spoiler alert: none of them are. That's right: no dog […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/hypoallergenic-dog-breeds/ | November 12, 2021
Pages 2019 Most Popular Dog Breeds
    Breed Rank Retrievers (Labrador) 1 German Shepherd Dogs 2 Retrievers (Golden) 3 French Bulldogs 4 Bulldogs 5 Poodles 6 Beagles 7 Rottweilers 8 Pointers (German Shorthaired) 9 Pembroke Welsh Corgis 10 Dachshunds 11 Yorkshire Terriers 12 Australian Shepherds 13 Boxers 14 Siberian Huskies 15 Cavalier King Charles Spaniels 16 Great Danes 17 Miniature […]
https://www.akc.org/most-popular-breeds/2019-full-list/ | September 14, 2021
Expert Advice: News Watch ESPN Dog Day “Bark in the Park” on August 26
ESPN is going straight to the dogs in the best way possible. On August 26, the American Kennel Club is proud to participate in ESPN Dog Day for the second time, with dog sports broadcast live on ESPN2 and the ESPN app. What better way to spend a hot August day than by watching dogs […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/watch-akc-sports-espn-dog-day-august-26/ | August 23, 2021
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices Puppy Temperament Tests: A Tool to Help with Placement
As a breeder, you know how important it is to match puppies with the best possible homes, whether they are destined to be show dogs, working dogs, sport dogs, or companions. And of course, you have to decide which one to keep for yourself! You watch them carefully from birth and get to know each […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/puppy-temperament-tests-tool-help-placement/ | June 15, 2021
Golden Retriever swimming wearing a life vest fetching a toy.
Expert Advice: Fitness & Exercise Can All Dogs Swim? How to Teach a Dog to Swim
Does your dog run with excitement to every body of water in sight? Maybe you can’t walk past a creek or pond without your pup diving in. Or maybe your dog treats water like the enemy and will do anything to stay dry. Every dog is different and not all are born with a love […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/teach-dog-to-swim/ | June 3, 2021
Expert Advice: Health How Long Can You Keep Your Dog Outside?
How long can you keep your dog outside? Here we explore just how to determine when it's time to call your dog back inside after a day of outdoor fun.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-long-can-you-keep-your-dog-outside/ | May 25, 2021
Press Releases 2021 National Owner-Handled Series & National All-Breed Puppy & Junior Stakes Judging Panels Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panels for the 2021 National Owner-Handled Series (NOHS) Finals and the AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida in conjunction with the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin. The […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2021-national-owner-handled-series-national-breed-puppy-junior-stakes-judging-panels-now-available/ | May 18, 2021
Labrador retriever puppies sleeping side by side in the grass.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds The Most Popular Dog Breeds of 2020
For the most updated statistics, check out the latest rankings of America's most popular dog breeds. Is your dog’s breed winning popularity contests this year? Now you can find out! The most popular dog breeds of 2020 were released on March 16, 2021, based on American Kennel Club registration statistics. America continues its love affair […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/the-most-popular-dog-breeds-of-2020/ | March 16, 2021
Press Releases 2021 AKC National Championship Judging Panel Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2021 AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 18 and Sunday, December 19, 2021. The 2021 event will showcase the top canine athletes and will also […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2021-akc-national-championship-judging-panel-now-available/ | February 11, 2021
Pages Previously Aired Judges Education Webinar-2020
Monday, March 30 Welsh Springer Spaniel Tuesday, March 31 Belgian Laekenois Wednesday, April 1 Ibizan Hound Thursday, April 2 Puli Friday April 3 Airedale Terrier Monday, April 6 Sloughi Tuesday, April 7 Affenpinscher Wednesday, April 8 Lagotto Romagnolo Thursday, April 9 Rottweiler Monday, April 13 Finnish Spitz Tuesday, April 14 Welsh Terrier Wednesday, April 15 […]
https://www.akc.org/public-education/akc-education-webinar-series/previously-aired-judges-education-webinar-2020/ | December 1, 2020
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Why One Couple Chose a Purebred Over a Designer Dog
When Maria B. Moya was growing up, she always wanted a dog, but it wasn’t possible where her family lived. Then she got out on her own and moved to Hoboken, New Jersey. In her new town, everyone, it seemed, had a dog. Many of them were the trendy mixed-breeds, known as "Goldendoodles." Moya, who […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/one-couple-chose-purebred-over-designer-dog/ | October 19, 2020
Press Releases American Kennel Club Announces Judging Panel for 3rd AKC Virtual Top Dog Challenge
-Entries Open Today-  The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panel for the third AKC Virtual Top Dog Challenge. This virtual conformation competition is open to all AKC recognized breeds including Miscellaneous breeds. Entries close on October 12th at 12pm ET.   Heading the panel as Best in Show and Best […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-judging-panel-3rd-akc-virtual-top-dog-challenge/ | September 28, 2020
Sports & Events AKC Virtual Top Dog Challenge – Judging Panel
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panel for AKC Virtual Top Dog Challenge III. This virtual conformation event is open to all AKC-recognized breeds and Miscellaneous class breeds. Best in Show and Best Puppy Michael Canalizo   Regular and Puppy Groups SPORTING Mr. Douglas A Johnson HOUND Mr. Eugene Blake […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/conformation/akc-virtual-top-dog-challenge/judging-panel/ | September 24, 2020
Negrito, Xoloitzcuintli; c. 1935
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Xoloitzcuintli History: From Ancient Aztec Dog to Loving Companion
The Xoloitzcuintli has long been associated with death in Aztec Society, most recently depicted in the Pixar movie "Coco." Here's the Xolo's breed history.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/xoloitzcuintli-history/ | July 23, 2020
Press Releases American Kennel Club Announces Judging Panel for 2nd AKC Virtual Top Dog Challenge
- Entries Open August 3rd- The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panel for the second AKC Virtual Top Dog Challenge. This virtual conformation competition is open to all AKC recognized breeds including Miscellaneous breeds. Entries close on August 10th at 12pm ET. Heading the panel as Best in Show and […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-judging-panel-2nd-akc-virtual-top-dog-challenge/ | July 23, 2020
Pages Rescue Network C Breeds
Cairn Terrier Learn about Cairn Terriers [accordion] [accordion_panel title="Rescue Organizations"] Cairn Terrier Club of America Patricia Gould, 9510 190th Place SW Edmonds, WA 98020; 406-459-8290; CairnPup@gmail.com Col. Potter Cairn Rescue Network [/accordion_panel] [/accordion] Canaan Dog Learn about Canaan Dogs [accordion] [accordion_panel title="Rescue Organizations"] Canaan Dog Rescue Network, Inc. [/accordion_panel] [/accordion] Cane Corso Learn about Cani Corso [accordion] […]
https://www.akc.org/akc-rescue-network/rescue-network-c-breeds/ | July 13, 2020
Pembroke Welsh Corgi puppy being held in the arms of a young woman.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds The Most Popular Dog Breeds of 2019
Wondering how popular your pooch really is? Now you can find out. The most popular dog breeds of 2019 were released on May 1, 2020 (also National Purebred Dog Day) based on 2019 AKC registration statistics. It may come as no surprise that the Labrador Retriever takes the top spot for the 29th year in a row, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/2020-popular-breeds-2019/ | May 1, 2020
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Downsizing For Compatibility: Aligning Desired Temperament With Size
Many of us originally selected our breeds based on general appearance, compatible temperament, and acceptable grooming and exercise requirements. While we each remain staunchly faithful to our breeds of choice, the time may come when downsizing, for whatever reason, becomes a desired option. Perhaps it’s a move to smaller living space or the inability to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/downsizing-for-compatibility-temperament-and-size/ | March 27, 2020
Havanese laying in the grass.
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog Best Dogs For Apartments
Generally speaking, smaller dog breeds can make good companion dogs for apartments or condominiums. They adapt well in confined spaces, and they don't need a tremendous amount of exercise to keep them happy and healthy. But there are many dog breeds that make good choices for apartments, some of which you may not expect! Bulldog […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/best-dogs-for-apartments/ | February 24, 2020
Press Releases 2020 AKC National Championship Judging Panel Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2020 AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 12 and Sunday, December 13, 2020. The 2020 event will showcase the top canine athletes and will also […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2020-akc-national-championship-judging-panel-now-available/ | February 4, 2020
Expert Advice: Events 2019 AKC National Championship Group Winners
The 2019 AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin on Dec. 14 and 15 had a record number of dogs in its 19th year. The competition began with 5,284 dogs each competing for best in their breed. Best in Group Best of Breed winners then advanced to compete in the group competitions. Each AKC-recognized breed falls […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/2019-akc-national-championship-group-winners/ | December 17, 2019
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Steppin’ Out: Welcome To The World of Musical Freestyle or “Dog Dancing”
Dogs dancing were depicted in ancient pottery, and vaudeville-era included musical numbers with dogs. Modern musical freestyle dates back to the '80s, helped by "heelwork to music" displays at Crufts. Dogs of any breed capable of learning obedience and tricks can ultimately learn musical freestyle. In 2013, Zandra Brown took in a 5 1/2 –year-old […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/welcome-to-the-world-of-musical-freestyle-dog-dancing/ | November 13, 2019
An armful of Pomeranians at the 2018 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin.
Sports & Events Which Breeds Can I Meet?
Hoping to meet a specific dog breed when you visit AKC Meet the Breeds during AKC National Championship in Orlando? Or maybe you just want to meet them all! Don't miss a single wag or woof with this list of breeds that will be in attendance at the 2019 show. Get your tickets now. Dog Breeds […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/akc-national-championship/which-breeds-can-i-meet/ | November 12, 2019
The Mastiff booth at AKC Meet the Breeds, Meet and Compete 2019, New York, NY.
Sports & Events Which Breeds Will Be at AKC Meet the Breeds?
Hoping to meet a specific dog breed (or cat breed), or do you just want to meet all 150+ breeds? Find your favorites on our list of breeds so you won't miss a single wag, whisker, or woof! They'll all be there to meet you at the January 25-26, 2020 AKC Meet the Breeds event. […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/full-breed-list/ | November 4, 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
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Junior Handler Spotlight: Brielle Duprat
Brielle Duprat was two-and-a-half when her grandmother Karen took her to her first dog show. She remembers watching all of the different breeds, and the grooming prior to competition. Then, at four years old, her aunt Lori had Brielle show her Havanese, Maggie, in the Pee Wee Juniors class. "That started my handling career," says […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/junior-handler-spotlight-brielle-duprat/ | May 31, 2019
Expert Advice: Grooming Welcome to the Technicolor World of Creative Dog Grooming
Rebecca Stern grew up surrounded by dogs. But when she found herself in New York City after college with no pets in her life, she started looking for a way to spend more time with animals. At the same time, she was looking to explore new ideas for a documentary film. From the very beginning, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/what-is-creative-grooming/ | April 9, 2019
Expert Advice: News Most Popular Dog Breeds – Full Ranking List
Breed 2018 Rank 2017 Rank 2016 Rank 2015 Rank 2014 Rank Labrador Retrievers 1 1 1 1 1 German Shepherd Dogs 2 2 2 2 2 Golden Retrievers 3 3 3 3 3 French Bulldogs 4 4 6 6 9 Bulldogs 5 5 4 4 4 Beagles 6 6 5 5 5 Poodles 7 7 […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/most-popular-dog-breeds-full-ranking-list/ | March 28, 2019

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