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Legislative Alerts Indiana: Support Bill Providing Liability Protections for COVID Exposure on January 13
Tomorrow  (Wednesday, January 13), the Indiana Senate Judiciary Committee will be considering Senate Bill 1, which provides certain liability protections when there has been exposure to the COVID-19 virus. This new law may be of potential interest to some AKC-affiliated clubs with concerns about conducting their events while under a higher-than-normal exposure to liability risks. […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/indiana-support-bill-providing-liability-protections-covid-exposure-january-13/ | January 12, 2021
Expert Advice: Alternative Medicine COVID-19 Brought Telemedicine Into the Veterinary Office. Is It a Good Thing?
“HOLD STILL!” Telemedicine sounds easy—talk to your vet, never leave your armchair.  And sometimes it is. But sometimes it isn’t. Like now. Have you ever tried holding your dog while pulling his lips back to expose his rearmost molars while at the same time trying to aim your cell-phone camera at the tooth in question? […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/virtual-healing-covid-19-brought-telemedicine-veterinary-office-good-thing/ | January 11, 2021
Expert Advice: Juniors Junior Handler Spotlight: Ariella Harris & Her Doberman Pinscher
Seventeen-year-old Ariella Harris was the first person in her family to show dogs. Today she's the number one Junior Handler Doberman Pinscher handler in the country. Although she might be the first dog fancier in the family, Ariella's family members are no strangers to working with animals. As a third-generation horse-woman, Ariella is proud to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/junior-handler-spotlight-ariella-harris/ | January 5, 2021
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Meet the Biewer Terrier: The Newest AKC-Recognized Breed
In the COVID-19 era, you better be careful when uttering the word fever. But rest assured, Biewer Fever is all about smiles and plenty of engaging inquisitiveness tossed in for good measure. Welcome the Biewer (pronounced Beaver) Terrier to the American Kennel Club’s full-fledged competition family in the Toy Group. As the AKC’s 197th recognized […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/biewer-terrier-akc-recognized-breed-2021/ | January 4, 2021
Expert Advice: News Virtual Home Manners & Other AKC Programs Increase Accessibility
COVID-19 has changed the way we live and the things that we are able to do with our dogs. But amidst all the cancellations and hardships, one bright light has been the expansion of virtual competition in dog sports, and the ability to participate in dog events remotely. One of the exciting side effects of […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/increasing-accessibility-with-the-akc-virtual-home-manners-title/ | December 22, 2020
Expert Advice: Events Border Collie “Amos” Wins 2020 AKC Trick Dog Competition as “Hairy Pawter”
More than 100 competitors from 29 states and Canada submitted videos of performances for the 2020 AKC Trick Dog Competition. This 2nd Annual competition was a virtual event, open to Elite Performers, AKC’s highest level of trick dogs. The videos were then judged by three AKC licensed judges who selected the winners. The winner, it […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/border-collie-amos-wins-2020-trick-dog-hairy-pawter/ | December 22, 2020
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Dog Athletes of the Month: Literary Corgis Shine in Dog Sports
Czarina Ellingson held her breath as she took the leash off her Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Gatsby, at an Agility trial. She had decided that if he didn't obey her, Czarina would pick him up and walk him out of the ring — therefore willingly disqualifying them from their favorite dog sport. Gatsby — named after […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/dog-athletes-month-literary-corgis-shine-dog-sports/ | December 16, 2020
Expert Advice: Feature Dalmatian “Monson” Awarded 2020 Therapy ACE Award
Each year, the AKC Humane Fund pays tribute to five dedicated, hardworking dogs for making significant contributions to an individual or entire community. One award is given in each of the following categories: Uniformed Service K-9, Service, Therapy, Search and Rescue, and Exemplary Companion Dog. “Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” –author Roger Caras […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/dalmatian-monson-awarded-2020-therapy-ace-award/ | December 1, 2020
Expert Advice: Lifestyle New Book ‘Dog’s Best Friend: The Story of an Unbreakable Bond’ Reflects on Human-Canine Relationship
“Dog’s Best Friend: The Story of an Unbreakable Bond,” by Simon Garfield Talk about timing for a book release! Has there ever been a period in your lifetime when you felt more connected to your dog? COVID-19 has altered our lifestyle this year with work and study at home nonstop, which means we all need […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/book-review-dogs-best-friend-the-story-of-an-unbreakable-bond/ | November 16, 2020
Expert Advice: Training Distraction Training During the Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has given us a lot more time at home with our dogs. That's meant more time for training, either on our own or with virtual dog training classes. One advantage of this at-home learning has been the lack of distractions. It's easier to teach your dog new behavior without anything disrupting their […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/distraction-training-during-the-pandemic/ | November 11, 2020

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