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Icelandic Sheepdog sitting facing right, head turned left.
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Icelandic Sheepdog Facts You May Not Know
The Icelandic Sheepdog is as old as Iceland itself. The ancestors of these Nordic spitz dogs arrived on the island with its first human inhabitants in the late 800s, and were used to herd and guard sheep, horses, and cattle. Today, these small-to-mid-sized working dogs make loyal, loving family pets.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/fun-facts-icelandic-sheepdog/ | September 10, 2019
Pages Who We Are
AKC Education consists of AKC Canine College, AKC Public Education, AKC Education Webinars, and Library and Archives. Each area plays an important role in achieving the mission and vision of AKC Education and in supporting the mission of American Kennel Club.   AKC Canine College is dedicated to creating quality online courses for judges, groomers, […]
https://www.akc.org/public-education/who-we-are/ | August 5, 2019
Bebout Award Photo
Clubs & Delegates AKC GR Awards Help Support Your Club’s Community Outreach
Did you know the AKC has several grant opportunities and awards that are given throughout the year to various AKC clubs, federations, and other exceptional community leaders who work to advance responsible dog ownership? One award is the Walter Bebout Memorial Award for Leadership in Canine Legislation. The Bebout award honors individuals and organizations that demonstrate […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/government-relations-blogs__trashed/akc-gr-awards-help-support-your-clubs-community-outreach/ | April 13, 2017
Sports & Events AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin
2024 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin Orange County Convention Center Orlando, FL December 14 & 15, 2024 All Sporting, Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting Breeds and Junior Showmanship Competition  will be Judged on Saturday All Working, Terrier, Herding Breeds, Miscellaneous and Best in Show will be Judged on Sunday The 2024 event will showcase the top canine athletes […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/conformation/national-championship/ | November 26, 2018
Sports & Events AKC/Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy & Junior Stakes
The AKC/Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy & Junior Stakes is held in conjunction with the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin   Orange County Convention Center Orlando, FL Friday, December 13, 2024   The AKC/Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy & Junior Stakes is a competition created especially for purebred dogs aged 6-18 months (Puppies 6-12 months/ […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/conformation/royal-canin-puppy-junior-stakes/ | September 21, 2022
Cocker Spaniel (ASCOB) standing outdoors.
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Cocker Spaniel Facts You May Not Know
Did you know that the Cocker Spaniel and English Cocker Spaniel are two different breeds? Learn more about the breed with these Cocker Spaniel fun facts.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/fun-facts-cocker-spaniel/ | August 30, 2016
Sports & Events Conformation: Frequently Asked Questions
Scheduling Conformation Events General Questions Points Schedule Formulation Specialties Held With All-Breed and Group Shows Classes and Entries Submitting Results Awards and Titles Judges and Judging Junior Showmanship Sweepstakes Trophies, Prizes, and Ribbons Club Membership Upload Tool Scheduling Conformation Events AKC recommended Best Practices to hire and assign judges, leading to an efficient schedule. General […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/conformation/resources/faq/ | October 26, 2017
Pages AKC Eddy Award
Good dogs come from good breeders. Good breeders strive to improve their breeds while considering canine health, temperament, training and promoting responsible dog ownership. Part art, part science, and total devotion, breeding is exciting and challenging. Breeder education is key. The American Kennel Club will be honoring Parent Clubs which provide outstanding breeder education materials […]
https://www.akc.org/public-education/resources-for-clubs/akc-eddy-award/ | July 12, 2023
Australian Shepherd herding sheep.
Expert Advice: Breed Preservation National Purebred Dog Day: Celebrating the Purpose-Bred Dog
Purebred dogs are symbols of the people and places that brought them into being. Every year, they're celebrated on National Purebred Dog Day.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/national-purebred-dog-day/ | April 22, 2022
Pages AKC DNA + Health Kit – Included Tests
Order AKC DNA + Health Kit Activate AKC DNA Kit DNA Resource Center All AKC DNA + Health Kits include: The AKC DNA Profile of 201 markers for genetic identity and parentage verification purposes 328 genetic variants for health and traits, including coat color Results are delivered by our trusted service provider (Neogen) with the […]
https://www.akc.org/breeder-programs/dna/dna-resource-center/akc-dna-health/akc-dna-health-kit-included-tests/ | March 12, 2024

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