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Borzoi running Fast CAT
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Junior Handler Spotlight: Kirbie Allen
There are few things more beautiful than watching a dog running in a full-out sprint without abandon. On September 16, 2022, dogs from across the United States journey to Kannapolis, North Carolina to compete in the 2022 Fastest Dogs USA. Bolting down the field with the fifth fastest time was Salt, the No. 1 ranking […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/junior-handler-spotlight-kirbie-allen/ | October 14, 2022
Borzoi mom and puppy outdoors.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds How to Read—And Use—A Dog’s Pedigree
Your dog's pedigree is essentially the family tree for your dog. Perusing your dog's pedigree, you may notice some names that re-occur, possibly because they were popular sires of their day. Perhaps you will notice certain dogs with a lot of AKC titles, such as Champion (CH), Field Champion (FC), Companion Dog (CD), or one […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/how-to-read-and-use-my-dogs-pedigree/ | October 11, 2022
Expert Advice: Dog Gear & Accessories Gift Guide for Her: Presents For Women Who Love Dogs
We all know a woman who loves dogs. Whether you're buying for your wife, your mom, your best friend, or yourself, we've compiled the perfect list of gifts for every dog-loving woman. Best Dog Breed Jewelry for Women Best Dog Breed Clothing for Women Best Dog Breed Accessories for Women Best Dog Breed Home Goods […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/gift-guide-for-her-presents-for-women-who-love-dogs/ | August 10, 2022
Press Releases 2022 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 2022 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 NOHS Finals will be held […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2022-national-owner-handled-series-national-breed-puppy-junior-stakes-judging-panels-now-available/ | July 22, 2022
Expert Advice: Juniors Junior Handler Spotlight: Skylar Sowiecki
After taking a training class three years ago, now 16-year-old Skylar Sowiecki swiftly got involved with dog shows. Sowiecki resides in sunny Florida and owns German Shepherd Dogs—but can also be seen showing Borzois and occasionally Beaucerons and Greyhounds. Sowiecki and her two GSDs compete in a variety of sports including Conformation, Rally, Dock Diving, Fast […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/junior-handler-spotlight-skylar-sowiecki/ | June 23, 2022
Press Releases THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB HONORS CENTENNIAL CLUBS
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is pleased to recognize its affiliated dog clubs which have been holding AKC events for over 100 years and are an essential part of the sport of dogs. Founded in 1884, AKC together with its affiliated organizations promote responsible dog ownership, conduct over 23,000 organized dog events per year, breed […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-honors-centennial-clubs/ | May 19, 2022
Dalmatian indoors laying on his back looking up smiling.
Expert Advice: News Does Dog Breed Affect Behavior? In a Word, Yes.
A combination of breed and socialization will help determine how your dog will behave. Here's why breed matters when selecting a pet.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/does-dog-breed-affect-behavior/ | May 12, 2022
Expert Advice: Agility Ninja the ‘One-Eyed Wonder’ Defies Expectations to Run With Agility Elite
At the 2022 National Agility Championship (NAC) in Ocala, Florida, hundreds of the nation's top canines compete with hopes of being named one of the best Agility dogs. Of the qualifying contenders, it's typical to see dozens of Border Collies and Shetland Sheepdogs. This year, there was even a Bulldog and a Borzoi! But a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/ninja-one-eyed-dog-runs-agility/ | April 11, 2022
Expert Advice: Agility How to Watch the 2022 AKC National Agility Championship
Agility is one of the fastest-growing dog sports in the country. It’s challenging, great fun for dog and handler, and thrilling for spectators. For the dog-human team, agility requires athleticism, concentration, training, and, most of all, teamwork. The handler directs the dog through a predetermined pattern of obstacles, including jumps, tunnels, and weave poles, while […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/watch-2022-akc-national-agility-championship/ | March 29, 2022
two poodles outdoors top 5 most popular breeds
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Most Popular Dog Breeds of 2021
It goes without saying that in your house, your dog is the most popular. But what do the statistics say? The American Kennel Club has used registration data to compile the list of 2021’s most popular breeds. As always, the Labrador Retriever tops the list — this time for the 31st year!  The Lab's temperament […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/most-popular-dog-breeds-of-2021/ | March 15, 2022

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