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Press Releases AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin Draws Largest Entry in History of the American Kennel Club
Dogs from the 50 States, Washington, D.C. and All Over the World Will Vie for Best in Show The AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin continues to top itself, drawing record numbers in its 19th year. An entry of 5,284 dogs will compete for the title of National Champion on December 14 and 15, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-national-championship-presented-royal-canin-draws-largest-entry-history-american-kennel-club/ | December 2, 2019
Yorkshire Terrier laying down in its bed.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Meet Two Similar Yet Different Breeds: Yorkshire Terrier and Silky Terrier
The popular Yorkshire Terrier or 'Yorkie' is often confused with the rarer Silky Terrier or 'Silky,' a breed for which it played a part in the development.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/yorkshire-terrier-vs-silky-terrier/ | October 18, 2019
Expert Advice: Dog Sports The Mixed Blessings of Social Media
For better or for worse, the ways we communicate have been changed forever by social media. Snail mail, faxes (remember those?), and long-distance telephone calls have largely been replaced by the ease and speed of online chatting. Still, convenience is not without its pitfalls. For novices and experienced fanciers alike, there are smart ways to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/mixed-blessings-social-media-dog-sports/ | October 1, 2019
Pages Competition Update Fall 2019
We have some big news to report about All-Americans succeeding at earning the top titles in Agility, Coursing Ability, Rally, Obedience, Scent Work, Tracking and Trick Dog. Big congrats to the first All-American to earn the Scent Work Masters title and the seventh All-American to earn the Obedience Trial Championship! AGILITY Master Agility Championships (MACH)  Multiple Master Agility […]
https://www.akc.org/register/information/canine-partners/newsletter/competition-update-fall-2019/ | September 26, 2019
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Back-to-School Shopping for Dog-Lovers
Love dogs? Love stocking up on back-to-school essentials? Then this is the shopping list for you. From lunch bags and backpacks to pens and pencils, here are some of our favorite supplies perfect for letting your — or your child's — pet-loving personality shine. 1. “Best in Show” Pencils for Dog-Lovers U.S. Toy Dog Pencils […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/back-to-school-shopping-for-dog-lovers/ | August 23, 2019
A vintage portrait of two Smooth Fox Terriers standing on a stoop.
Pages Breeds by Year Recognized
The AKC currently registers 200 dog breeds. The chart below lists all AKC recognized breeds and the year they first became registrable with the AKC.  DATE – BREED 1878 – Pointer  1878 – Retriever (Chesapeake Bay)  1878 – Spaniel (Clumber)  1878 – Spaniel (Cocker)  1878 – Setter (English)  1878 – Setter (Gordon)  1878 – Setter […]
https://www.akc.org/press-center/articles-resources/facts-and-stats/breeds-year-recognized/ | August 12, 2019
Expert Advice: General Health How to Tell If Your Dog Is in Shape Or Overweight
If your pooch is looking a bit more pudgy than usual, it's actually quite common. The battle of the bulge isn't just something people face — so do pets. In fact, according to a 2018 survey conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 55.8 percent of dogs in the United States are overweight or obese. And […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-to-tell-if-your-dog-is-fat/ | August 7, 2019
Brazilian Terrier running through a pond outdoors.
Expert Advice: General Health How to Keep Your Dog Healthy
It's important to know how to keep your dog healthy. Here are some of the key ways to maintain your dog's health, inside and out.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-to-keep-your-dog-healthy/ | June 16, 2019
Couple with a young child walking a Siberian Husky.
Expert Advice: Studies Why Having a Dog is Actually Great for Your Social Life — and Mental Health
When Caroline Myers moved from New York City to Nashville a few years ago, meeting new people was a priority. "As a military spouse, moving to a new location is always a challenge," the 26-year-old social worker explains. Little did she know that Riley Tucker Myers, her Labrador Retriever, would play a major role in […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/dog-actually-great-social-life-mental-health/ | June 5, 2019
Two Bull Terrier puppies wrestling in the grass.
Expert Advice: Puppy Training Keep Your Puppy Active and Out of Trouble With Stimulation and Exercise
In the search for something to do, a bored dog can become a destructive dog, digging up your garden or chewing on the furniture for example. This is especially true of puppies because they are curious, eager to learn about the world around them, and full of energy. Plus, they may not yet understand the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/keep-your-puppy-active-and-out-of-trouble-with-stimulation-and-exercise/ | May 7, 2019
Cairn Terrier running outdoors.
Expert Advice: Training for Dog Sports Is Your Dog a Champion Earthdog?
Historically, small terriers and Dachshunds were used to find and drive away predators that destroyed livestock and compromised the food sources of early farmers. To do their job, these original earthdogs would chase quarry into their underground tunnels – a daunting mission that required persistence, bravery, intelligence, and independence. Today, small terriers and Dachshunds can […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/is-your-dog-a-champion-earthdog/ | April 24, 2019
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle What Were Toy Group Dogs Bred to Do?
Toy dogs are more than just small. Learn more about each of the Toy Group breeds and find out what exactly these adorable dogs were bred to do.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/toy-group-dogs/ | January 25, 2019
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Expert Advice: Common Conditions Kennel Cough in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment
Kennel cough in dogs is a highly contagious respiratory disease in dogs. But what causes kennel cough (also known as canine infectious tracheobronchitis), and how can you prevent your dog from getting it? Learn more about kennel cough in dogs to help keep your pet healthy. How Does Kennel Cough in Dogs Spread? Dogs commonly […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/kennel-cough-in-dogs/ | January 23, 2019
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding AKC Breeder of Merit: Red and Denise Tatro
Harold (“Red”) Tatro III and Denise Tatro of Redglen Lakeland Terriers and Whippets value versatility in their lives as well as their dogs. In the fancy for more than a half-century, this couple from Crowley, Texas, has spanned multiple groups and events with their interests and breeding activities, from conformation to earth dog trials to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breder-of-merit-red-tatro/ | December 12, 2018
Pages Test Your AKC Dog Knowledge!
Whether you want to challenge your general dog knowledge or are simply looking to pass the time with cute dog questions, we've got you covered with our quizzes. Guess the Breeds From Puppy Pictures! Just like humans, a dog’s appearance can change throughout their lives. Some breeds look very different as puppies than they do […]
https://www.akc.org/test-your-akc-dog-knowledge/ | December 12, 2018
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Holiday Cards: A Great Way to Touch Base with Owners
Many breeders design holiday cards and send them out digitally or via “snail mail” to puppy buyers, friends, and family. Holidays are a great time to get in touch with your puppy owners and thank them for giving wonderful homes to your special pups. We thank these breeders for sharing their cards and hope they […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/holiday-cards-great-way-touch-base-owners/ | December 10, 2018
Pages 2018 AKC US Detection Dog Conference
2022 | 2019 | 2018 The second AKC US Detection Dog Conference was a success with a capacity attendance. Internationally known subject matter experts delivered thought provoking presentations that covered the breeding, training and deployment of Explosives Detection Canines as well as discussions on the domestic shortage of these amazing dogs. Thank you to the […]
https://www.akc.org/akc-detection-dog-task-force/akc-detection-dog-conference-2018/ | November 8, 2018
Clubs & Delegates All Puppy Breeds
  Find more information on all the different breeds of puppies. Not sure which puppy is right for you? Take a short quiz to Find a Match. A | B | C | D | E |  F | G | H | I | J |  K | L | M | N | O |  P | R | S | T | V |  W | X | Y A. Breed Group Affenpinscher Toy Afghan Hound Hound Airedale Terrier Terrier Akita Working Alaskan Malamute Working American English Coonhound Hound American Eskimo Dog […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/puppies/all-breeds/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Instinct + Training = Success
By Karla Deithorn, Executive Field Representative When a terrier or a Dachshund does not progress through the levels of Earthdog tests to the owner's expectations, a common question asked is whether or not you need to train the dog for the tests. There are a wide variety of opinions on this subject and that is […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/earthdog/articles/i-t-success/ | October 26, 2017
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle 100 German Dog Names
Maybe you have a German Shepherd Dog puppy, a Rottweiler, or a German Shorthaired Pointer and want to honor his heritage. Or maybe you just like cool-sounding names. Here’s your resource for 100 German dog names, along with their meanings. Surely, one of these fits your dog perfectly. 50 German Male Dog Names Alger—noble, bright […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/100-german-dog-names/ | April 24, 2017

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