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Pages Competition Update Spring 2021
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. Many dogs are also having success in AKC’s Virtual Titling programs! AGILITY AGCH (Agility Grand Champion) AGCH MACH2 Rosie La Bella MXC PDS MJC PJS MFG TQX T2B5 […]
https://www.akc.org/register/information/canine-partners/newsletter/competition-update-spring-2021/ | March 30, 2021
Labrador retriever head portrait of each color: black, yellow, and chocolate.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Lab Most Popular Breed for 30th Straight Year; Frenchie Jumps to No. 2
When you think of sports dynasties the New England Patriots, Boston Celtics, New York Yankees and Alabama Crimson Tide certainly come to mind. But when you’re talking about dominance, you’d be hard-pressed to do better than the Labrador Retriever, America’s top dog for a record 30th consecutive year (2020). In a country where people’s tastes […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/labrador-retriever-popular-dog-breed-30th-straight-year/ | March 16, 2021
Expert Advice: Feature Adapting to Change: Unexpected Ways Dog People Found Purpose in the Pandemic
2020 was a year of pain, sadness, and frustration. For our sport, it has meant many months of doing without the weekly dog shows where we compete and socialize. We’re all familiar with the old saying, “When life hands you lemons, make lemonade.” That phrase was never truer than in 2020, when fanciers found innovative […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/adapting-change-unexpected-ways-dog-people-found-purpose-pandemic/ | February 5, 2021
Expert Advice: Training The Importance of Decompression When Bringing Home a New Dog
When I first rescued Annie, my mixed-breed, she was riddled with anxiety as a result of a traumatic past. Seeing this scared little soul, all I wanted to do was pick her up and shower her with all the love I felt she deserved. But what she actually needed in those first few months was […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/the-importance-of-decompression-when-bringing-home-a-new-dog/ | January 20, 2021
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Cloudy Eyes in Dogs: What to Know
When you see dogs with cloudy eyes, it may be a natural part of the aging process. But cloudy eyes in dogs can also be a symptom of eye problems.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/cloudy-eyes-in-dogs/ | January 9, 2021
Expert Advice: Lifestyle 25 Adorable Photos of Dogs in Halloween Costumes
Halloween this year may look a little different, but that doesn't have to mean any less fun! It's the perfect time to show off your dog’s adorable looks, and many dog owners choose to dress their dog up for the holiday. Before dressing up your dog in any Halloween costume, keep these dog costume guidelines in mind […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/adorable-photos-dogs-halloween-costumes/ | October 29, 2020
Rottweiler, Beagle, and mixed breed walking together in the park.
Expert Advice: Basic Training Should You Take Your Dog to a Dog Park?
Dog parks are fenced-in, outdoor grounds designated for off-leash dog play. There are many variations, and are some safer and more fun for your dog than others. Also, like any other social activity, it’s important for dog owners to know the expectations. In this case, it’s not just a matter of a social cues. Failing […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/dog-park-etiquette-tips/ | October 7, 2020
Expert Advice: Responsible Breeding Meet AKC Breeder of Merit Dr. Renee Lara
Dr. Renee Lara is that rare gem – a veterinarian who understands dog breeders. And that’s because she is one herself. Owning her own veterinary clinic in Bryan, Texas, since 1990, where she offers a full array of reproductive services, Lara is Platinum Breeder of Merit with her Ehrenvogel German Shorthaired Pointers. She purchased her […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/renee-lara/ | September 29, 2020
Pembroke Welsh Corgi puppy exploring in fall leaves.
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Why Does My Dog Kick The Grass After Pooping?
When you let your dog outdoors to take care of business and notice them kicking grass, sand, and dirt behind them, it's easy to think that the behavior is just a way to keep their area clean. In truth, it's actually a safety mechanism and an important part of how dogs communicate as a species. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-kicks-poop-behavior/ | September 22, 2020
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices AKC Breeder Spotlight: Joseph & Brenna Carlisle of Heritage Hounds
Joseph and Brenna Carlisle are AKC Breeders of Merit Bronze and AKC Bred with HEART breeders. Their kennel, Heritage Hounds, is located on about 80 acres just outside of Birmingham, Alabama. Brenna has bred and shown Standard Longhaired Dachshunds her whole life, and Joseph has bred Treeing Walker Coonhounds and competed in competition hunts with […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/akc-breeder-spotlight-joseph-brenna-carlisle-heritage-hounds/ | September 16, 2020

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