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Sports & Events Titles & Abbreviations
Click below to see titles and abbreviations for: Prefix Titles Suffix Titles Parent Club Titles Other Recognized Titles Other Title Lists: Titles Sorted by Sport Titles Sorted in Alphabetic Order   Prefix Titles Title Title Name AFC Amateur Field Trial Champion: Earning the AFC title [ Field Trial ] AGCH Agility Grand Champion: To earn […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/titles-and-abbreviations/ | November 13, 2017
Press Releases New Championship Event and Two Titles Enhance AKC Pointing Breed Field Trial Program
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is expanding its Pointing Breed Field Trial program with several new offerings: the AKC Walking Gun Dog Championship and two new titles, Grand Field Champion and Grand Amateur Field Champion.   “We’re pleased to add the Walking Gun Dog Championship and the Grand titles to the activities available in AKC’s […]
http://akc.org/press-releases/new-championship-event-and-two-titles-enhance-akc-pointing-breed-field/ | December 6, 2012
Expert Advice: Sports Junior Handler Spotlight: Audrey Boyer
Eleven-year-old Audrey Boyer goes by another name: Whippet Girl. For people that know her, this isn’t surprising. Not only does she have three Whippets (Disco, Yoshi, and Major) but they are her passion. She competes with her dogs in Conformation, Rally, Obedience, and Dock Diving. Her Facebook page, Whippet Girl, is dedicated to helping educate […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/junior-handler-spotlight-audrey-boyer/ | August 2, 2019
Expert Advice: News Advice From Three Palm Springs Dog Show Competitors
Thousands of dogs will start 2019 off by traveling to the Kennel Club of Palm Springs Dog Show at the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, California. Whether you’re attending in person (it’s free!) or watching from your home, here are three competitors on why they started showing dogs. Make sure to tune in to the […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/news/three-dogs-to-watch-at-the-palm-springs-dog-show/ | January 4, 2019
Chairman's Reports February 2012 Chairman’s Report
— 2012 AKC Pointing Breed Gun Dog Championship Attracts Best in Bird Dogs — Later this month, the 2012 AKC Pointing Breed Gun Dog Championship will take place at the Ames Plantation near Grand Junction, Tennessee. The event has drawn an entry of 124 dogs, which includes 105 Field Champions.  This is the largest number […]
http://akc.org/chairmans-reports/2012-02/ | February 13, 2012
Press Releases Best in Show Winner to Receive New Suzuki
American Suzuki Awards Vehicle to AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Winner The American Kennel Club, Animal Planet and The Iams Company announced today that American Suzuki Motor Corporation will award a new car as part of the grand prize for the 2003 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship. The owner/s of the Best in Show winning dog will receive a […]
http://akc.org/press-releases/best-in-show-winner-to-receive-new-suzuki/ | July 31, 2003
Expert Advice: Feature ​This Young Pug is a Crowd Pleaser — No Matter What the Number(s)
  Shari and Kevin Curran have a very busy lifestyle in rural Texas, but somehow a charismatic Pug, named Lionel, has managed to become the centerpiece of their lives. The couple, who live on 80 acres in Canton, Texas, 60 miles east of Dallas, own horses, miniature horses, a pot-bellied pig, alpaca goats, chickens, and, […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/news/young-pug-crowd-pleaser/ | May 31, 2017
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: Feature Goofy Swissy Has Been There, Done That, and Isn’t Fazed by Much of Anything
Nexpa and Holly Webb had a busy week at the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog of America National Specialty in Loveland, Colo., in September 2015. On this day — the Independent Specialty — she was awarded the second highest award for female champions in the ring in a field of over 100. During the week, the […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/news/goofy-swissy-been-there-and-done-that/ | July 26, 2017
Expert Advice: News Clumber Spaniel Josey Trades Search and Rescue for Junior Showmanship
When facing a job or career change, some struggle with the transition and others thrive. For Josey, a six-year-old Clumber Spaniel, it was the latter when she switched from search-and-rescue work to the Junior Showmanship ring. “She has an incredible work ethic and exemplifies a breeder’s goal of a sound mind in a sound body,” says […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/news/clumber-spaniel-josey-junior-showmanship/ | May 15, 2018

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