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Legislative Alerts Idaho: Governor Signs Bill Providing Certain COVID Liability Protections
The Governor of Idaho has signed House Bill 6, 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. Among other provisions, the new Idaho […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/idaho-governor-signs-bill-providing-certain-covid-liability-protections/ | September 4, 2020
Legislative Alerts North Carolina: Burke County Holding September 9 Hearing on Breeder Permits
The Burke County Animal Advisory Board has scheduled a public hearing for Wednesday, September 9, 2020, to further discuss proposed county breeder permits.   Local breeders, sportsmen, and dog owners are strongly encouraged to attend the hearing and express your concerns (Scroll down for hearing information).  This hearing is in response to a directive from the […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/north-carolina-burke-county-holding-september-9-hearing-breeder-permits/ | September 4, 2020
Expert Advice: Juniors Buddy’s Gift: How An Old Cocker Spaniel on Craigslist Sparked a Boy’s Dog Show Career
It all started about seven years ago, when Jim Moritz, a mailman from Somerdale, New Jersey, was browsing Craigslist. “It was 11:30 at night, and I saw him there,” Jim recalls. “I said, ‘Oh my gosh. He’s so cute.’ ” The face that caught his eye—and captured his heart—was Buddy, an 8-year-old Cocker Spaniel whose […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/buddys-gift-old-cocker-spaniel-craigslist-guided-whole-new-world/ | September 15, 2020
Legislative Alerts North Carolina: Burke County Hearing Tomorrow (September 30) on Breeder Permits
The Burke County Animal Advisory Board has scheduled another a public hearing for Wednesday, September 30, 2020, to further discuss proposed county breeder permits, tethering regulations and, according to the notice, “possibly an unaltered impounded animal fine”. Local breeders, sportsmen, and dog owners are strongly encouraged to attend the hearing and continue to express your […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/north-carolina-burke-county-hearing-tomorrow-september-30-breeder-permits/ | September 29, 2020
Expert Advice: Events Refuse To Lose: The Miracle Show Cluster Where No One Took No for an Answer
Facing COVID-19, cancellations, and a torrential rainstorm, two Washington state all-breed clubs more than 200 miles apart worked together to put on a safe, five-day cluster. In 1995, the Seattle Mariners fashioned an incredible late-season run that catapulted them into the American League playoffs. In the process came the slogan, Refuse to Lose! On August 24, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/refuse-lose-miracle-show-cluster-no-one-took-no-answer/ | September 30, 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
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: 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: 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: 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

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