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Expert Advice: Puppy Training How to Socialize Your Dog From Home
Puppies have a short time window for optimal socialization, and that requires exposure to multiple different surfaces, people of all backgrounds, and various new situations. But what about the puppies who happen to be within that window now, during this time of necessary social distancing due to COVID-19? How can they be socialized so they […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/socialize-puppy-times-social-distancing/ | November 4, 2021
Expert Advice: Dog Sports LA Dog Training Group Earns AKC Titles, Changes Public Perception
When it comes to dealing with challenges, you can put the Los Angeles Responsible Pit Bull Owners’ (LARPBO) spirit and spunk right at the top of the list. In late summer, the non-profit organization began reaching into its deep toolbox to enhance local attitudes toward a breed battling a longtime stigma of bark, bite, and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/la-responsible-pit-bull-owners-earn-akc-titles-change-public-perception/ | October 29, 2021
Expert Advice: Juniors Meet Ella Lambert, a 15-Year-Old Trick Dog Instructor
At 15 years old, Minnesotan Ella Lambert has already developed a strong passion for AKC sports. She and her dogs are active competitors in Tricks, Rally, Disc, Dock Diving, and her favorite, Agility, which she calls her "heart sport." Lambert is also a Certified Trick Dog Instructor (CTDI) who helps junior handlers and adults get […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/junior-handler-ella-lambert-tricks-agility/ | September 8, 2021
Expert Advice: Juniors Junior Handler Spotlight: Ryley Kirkland Reflects On Being No. 1 Junior Handler
A third-generation handler from South Carolina, Ryley Kirkland first experienced the thrill of entering the ring at three years old. Now 15, Kirkland ended 2020 as the #1 Junior Handler in the country and has been in the top 4 Junior Handlers for 2021. Her dogs are Bullet, a Treeing Walker Coonhound (Ch Stackem Up Lutras […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/may-junior-handler-feature-ryley-kirkland-1-junior-handler-in-the-country/ | July 16, 2021
Expert Advice: Feature Behind the Scenes of ‘Dogs: Season 2, Episode 1’
It all started with a tweet. “Your story could be in Season 2 of DOGS.” The June 2019 post from Dogs producer Glen Zipper included an announcement about the Netflix show’s second season. Your story could be in Season 2 of DOGS. 🐶👇 https://t.co/aoxWtSdPtO — Glen Zipper (@Zipper) June 12, 2019 Around the same time, the Live […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/behind-the-scenes-of-dogs-season-2-episode-1/ | July 13, 2021
Press Releases U.S. Congress: AKC Lauds Introduction of Healthy Dog Importation Act of 2021 to Protect Animal and Public Health
MEMORANDUM: The American Kennel Club welcomes the introduction today of the Healthy Dog Importation Act of 2021 in the U.S. House of Representatives. AKC is grateful for the bipartisan leadership of Congressmen  Kurt Schrader, DVM (D-OR-5) and Congressman Dusty Johnson (R-SD- ALL)  in sponsoring the bill, and believes this will go a long way to addressing concerns […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/u-s-congress-akc-lauds-introduction-healthy-dog-importation-act-2021-protect-animal-public-health/ | June 29, 2021
Expert Advice: Feature Gaining Gail Sheehy’s Dog: Passages Through Grief & Friendship
Chollie was a gift meant to ease grief. That’s one of the first things I learned about my friend Gail Sheehy’s Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. After losing her Tibetan Spaniel in 2007 and her husband Clay Felker in 2008, Gail welcomed Chollie into her life at just the right moment. After two sad and lonely […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/gail-sheehy-passages-chollies-story/ | June 14, 2021
Expert Advice: Juniors Junior Handler Spotlight: Lenore Hedemark Shines as No. 1 American Hairless Terrier Junior
Lenore Hedemark, a 14-year-old from North Carolina, is the number-one American Hairless Terrier Junior Handler for the past two years. As an up-and-coming show photographer and active competitor, Lenore began showing dogs at 11 years old. She stepped into the ring for the first time with her aunt's ex-racing Greyhound registered with a Purebred Alternative […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/lenore-hedemark-is-the-number-one-american-hairless-terrier-junior/ | June 8, 2021
Legislative Alerts Reopening Information by State 
The following list provides information on COVID-19 shelter in place/closure orders with respect to rules impacting access to pet care, supplies, and services. Please visit AKC legislative alerts  (www.akcgr.org) to view some of the actions we’ve taken and to learn what you can do to help. COVID-19 Directives by State Alabama - https://governor.alabama.gov/assets/2020/09/Safer-at-Home-Order-Final-9.29.2020.pdf Alaska - https://covid19.alaska.gov/reopen/ […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/status-animal-services-state-closures/ | May 24, 2021
Expert Advice: Dog Sports How to Watch Top Dogs Compete in the 2021 AKC Agility Premier Cup on ESPN
Don't miss the top agility dogs and handlers from across the country as they gather at the World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Florida for the AKC Agility Premier Cup. The two-hour event will air on ESPN on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 7 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. PT. From a Borzoi to a Pyrenean Shepherd to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/watch-2021-agility-premier-cup-espn/ | May 17, 2021

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