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Samoyed pulling a weighted cart
Expert Advice: Fitness & Exercise This Secret from the World’s Strongest Dogs Can Improve Your Dog’s Fitness
With a joyful bark and bound, Philo, a 5-year-old Samoyed, pressed his shoulders against his padded harness. Behind him, a cart loaded with gray concrete cinder blocks slowly moved forward, as his handler called out, “Work, work, work.” On that day, Philo pulled a load of more than 1,800 pounds—winning the event at Doggie U […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/secret-to-improve-fitness/ | August 21, 2015
Pages List of Breeds by Group
Each of the AKC registered breeds are assigned to one of seven groups representing characteristics and functions the breeds were originally bred for. Current as of June 1, 2023 [accordion] [accordion_panel title="Herding Group"] HERDING GROUP The Herding Group, created in 1983, is the newest AKC classification; its members were formerly members of the Working Group. […]
https://www.akc.org/public-education/resources/general-tips-information/dog-breeds-sorted-groups/ | August 25, 2015
Press Releases Group Honorees Named for the 2015 American Kennel Club Breeder of the Year Award
New York, NY — The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) has recognized seven breeding programs from the Sporting, Hound, Working, Terrier, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding groups as 2015 AKC Breeder of the Year group honorees. “The individuals that make up these breeding programs have dedicated their lives to the advancement of the purebred dog, producing dogs […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/group-honorees-named-for-the-2015-american-kennel-club-breeder-of-the-year-award/ | August 26, 2015
Expert Advice: News Lost Dog Recognizes Her Family on TV
Kelly and Alfred Schaefer were devastated when their dog Tabitha went missing earlier this month. Alfred, who has Alzheimer’s, wandered outside his Missouri home with the Bichon Frise–Poodle mix. Kelly was able to find her husband, but there was no sign of Tabitha. She created and posted hundreds of flyers, catching the attention of a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/lost-dog-family-tv/ | September 15, 2015
Expert Advice: Fun Facts The Löwchen: More Than a Plain Little Dog
  Looking at these ragamuffin little dogs, you have to ask yourself, why on earth would anyone consider a Löwchen? They have a funny clip, which certainly defines the breed and which we, as breeders, love—but to the general public who keep them in a typical puppy clip, they really don’t look like what people […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/the-lowchen-more-than-a-plain-little-dog/ | September 21, 2015
Chow Chow standing in a meadow.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Chow Chow Facts You May Not Know
The regal Chow Chow has a fascinating history and many unique features. But did you know that they have blue-black tongues? Read on to learn more about this breed.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/fun-facts-chow-chow/ | October 14, 2015
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Shaggy or Supermodel: The Maltese Is One Breed With Two Very Different Looks
The breed standard for the Maltese sums it up: “The Maltese is a toy dog covered from head to foot with a mantle of long, silky, white hair.” But words can't really convey the flashy visual drama and glamour of a Maltese in full show coat. When a stunningly groomed Maltese champion enters the show […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/maltese-two-different-looks/ | November 6, 2015
2015 Breeder of the Year John Buddie, Tartanside Collies; Breeder of the Year awards ceremony at the 2015 AKC Eukanuba National Championship, Orlando FL.
Press Releases John Buddie Named 2015 AKC Breeder Of The Year
John Buddie was presented with the 2015 AKC Breeder of the Year award for his Tartanside Collies at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship on Saturday, December 12, 2015.  The annual award honors those breeders who have made an impact on their breed and dedicated their lives to improving the health, temperament and quality of purebred dogs. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2015-akc-breeder-of-the-year/ | December 13, 2015
Press Releases 2016 National Championship Judging Panel Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) and Royal Canin are pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2016 National Championship to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18, 2016. The 2016 event will showcase the top national and international dogs and will also […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2016-national-championship-judging-panel-now-available/ | February 11, 2016
Expert Advice: News 2016 National Championship Judging Panel Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) and Royal Canin are pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2016 National Championship to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18, 2016. The 2016 event will showcase the top national and international dogs and will also […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/2016-national-championship-judging-panel/ | February 11, 2016

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