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Expert Advice: Dog Sports The Glen of Imaal Terrier: An Uncommon Competitor
Leaping over a broad jump, hopping through a hoop, and digging furiously underground to find rats. Add in a sniff-out session, some snappy switchbacks around poles, and a 100-yard dash in tizzy time and it looks like a dog in supersonic shenanigans. If this sounds like a flashy, popular breed who always stands in the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/spotlight-rare-breed-glen-imaal-terrier/ | May 10, 2019
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Expert Advice: Dog Sports Earthdog 101 – Tap Into Your Small Terrier’s or Dachshund’s Instincts
Does your terrier or Dachshund love to dig in the dirt? Maybe he squirms his way into animal tunnels and comes out with a surprise in his mouth. What is he thinking? Well, there's a reason Dachshunds and small terriers are classified as earthdogs. Rather than trying to stop this “bad” behavior, channel the go-to-ground […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/earthdog-101-tap-into-your-small-terriers-or-dachshunds-heritage/ | April 9, 2019
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Expert Advice: Fun Facts The Terrier Group: Planet Earthdog
Among the marvels of human ingenuity is the way various breeds of dog were developed, mentally and physically, to tackle specific jobs. Consider the farmer’s eternal war against rodents and other burrowing mammals that devastate grain stores, raid henhouses, tear up fields, dig away riverbanks, and carry disease. As their number-one weapon in subterranean warfare, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/the-terrier-group-planet-earthdog/ | January 28, 2019
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Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices Meet Breeder of Merit Karen Fitzpatrick of Meadowlake Border Terriers
If you're a musician, there's the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. If you're an actor, there are the Oscars. And if you're a dog breeder, the maraschino cherry atop a lifetime of hard work is to be named an American Kennel Club Breeder of the Year. After all, anyone can have a one-hit wonder, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/meet-breeder-of-merit-karen-fitzpatrick/ | November 20, 2017
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Dog Breeds Russell Terrier
Upbeat, lively, inquisitive, and friendly, the jaunty Russell Terrier was developed by England's "Sporting Parson" for use in foxhunts. The adorable Russell Terrier looks like a plush toy come to life but is an eager, tireless working terrier.
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/russell-terrier/ | November 6, 2017
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Dog Breeds Parson Russell Terrier
The Parson Russell Terrier is a bold and clever terrier, swift enough to run with horses and fearless enough to dig in and flush a fox from his lair. Independent problem solvers, PRTs can have their own ideas on how to go about things.
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/parson-russell-terrier/ | November 6, 2017
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Dog Breeds Lakeland Terrier
A bold, zesty “big dog in a small package,” the Lakeland Terrier, named for the Lake District of his native England, was once a farmer’s dog bred to work in packs on sheep-stealing foxes. The Lakeland's coat is hard, wiry, and low-shedding.
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/lakeland-terrier/ | November 6, 2017
Cairn Terrier sitting in the grass.
Dog Breeds Cairn Terrier
Cairn Terriers are happy, busy little earthdogs originally bred to fearlessly root out foxes and other small, furred prey in the rocky Scottish countryside. Curious and alert, Cairns like having a place where they can explore and dig.
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/cairn-terrier/ | November 6, 2017
Expert Advice: Fun Facts 6 Things You Didn’t Know About the Lakeland Terrier
The Lakeland Terrier is known for his curiosity and problem-solving ability. This intelligent breed loves a physical or mental challenge and is well suited for an active lifestyle. Here are more interesting facts about the Lakeland Terrier: 1. They Were Named for Their Birthplace The Lakeland Terrier is named for the Lake District of England, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/6-facts-about-the-lakeland-terrier/ | March 31, 2017
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Meet the Loyal and Intelligent Cesky Terrier
The short-legged but muscular Cesky Terrier is relatively rare in the United States, with less than 600 dogs to be found in the country. These fairly small terriers are sensitive and full of energy, but are not quite as excitable as some other terrier breeds. Cesky is pronounced "chess-key" after the breed’s country of origin, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/9-facts-about-the-cesky-terrier/ | March 9, 2017

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