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Havanese laying in the grass.
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog Best Dogs For Apartments
Generally speaking, smaller dog breeds can make good companion dogs for apartments or condominiums. They adapt well in confined spaces, and they don't need a tremendous amount of exercise to keep them happy and healthy. But there are many dog breeds that make good choices for apartments, some of which you may not expect! Bulldog […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/best-dogs-for-apartments/ | February 24, 2020
Press Releases 2020 AKC National Championship Judging Panel Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2020 AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 12 and Sunday, December 13, 2020. The 2020 event will showcase the top canine athletes and will also […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2020-akc-national-championship-judging-panel-now-available/ | February 4, 2020
Expert Advice: Events 2019 AKC National Championship Group Winners
The 2019 AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin on Dec. 14 and 15 had a record number of dogs in its 19th year. The competition began with 5,284 dogs each competing for best in their breed. Best in Group Best of Breed winners then advanced to compete in the group competitions. Each AKC-recognized breed falls […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/2019-akc-national-championship-group-winners/ | December 17, 2019
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Steppin’ Out: Welcome To The World of Musical Freestyle or “Dog Dancing”
Dogs dancing were depicted in ancient pottery, and vaudeville-era included musical numbers with dogs. Modern musical freestyle dates back to the '80s, helped by "heelwork to music" displays at Crufts. Dogs of any breed capable of learning obedience and tricks can ultimately learn musical freestyle. In 2013, Zandra Brown took in a 5 1/2 –year-old […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/welcome-to-the-world-of-musical-freestyle-dog-dancing/ | November 13, 2019
An armful of Pomeranians at the 2018 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin.
Sports & Events Which Breeds Can I Meet?
Hoping to meet a specific dog breed when you visit AKC Meet the Breeds during AKC National Championship in Orlando? Or maybe you just want to meet them all! Don't miss a single wag or woof with this list of breeds that will be in attendance at the 2019 show. Get your tickets now. Dog Breeds […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/akc-national-championship/which-breeds-can-i-meet/ | November 12, 2019
The Mastiff booth at AKC Meet the Breeds, Meet and Compete 2019, New York, NY.
Sports & Events Which Breeds Will Be at AKC Meet the Breeds?
Hoping to meet a specific dog breed (or cat breed), or do you just want to meet all 150+ breeds? Find your favorites on our list of breeds so you won't miss a single wag, whisker, or woof! They'll all be there to meet you at the January 25-26, 2020 AKC Meet the Breeds event. […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/full-breed-list/ | November 4, 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: Dog Sports Junior Handler Spotlight: Brielle Duprat
Brielle Duprat was two-and-a-half when her grandmother Karen took her to her first dog show. She remembers watching all of the different breeds, and the grooming prior to competition. Then, at four years old, her aunt Lori had Brielle show her Havanese, Maggie, in the Pee Wee Juniors class. "That started my handling career," says […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/junior-handler-spotlight-brielle-duprat/ | May 31, 2019
Expert Advice: Grooming Welcome to the Technicolor World of Creative Dog Grooming
Rebecca Stern grew up surrounded by dogs. But when she found herself in New York City after college with no pets in her life, she started looking for a way to spend more time with animals. At the same time, she was looking to explore new ideas for a documentary film. From the very beginning, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/what-is-creative-grooming/ | April 9, 2019
Expert Advice: News Most Popular Dog Breeds – Full Ranking List
Breed 2018 Rank 2017 Rank 2016 Rank 2015 Rank 2014 Rank Labrador Retrievers 1 1 1 1 1 German Shepherd Dogs 2 2 2 2 2 Golden Retrievers 3 3 3 3 3 French Bulldogs 4 4 6 6 9 Bulldogs 5 5 4 4 4 Beagles 6 6 5 5 5 Poodles 7 7 […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/most-popular-dog-breeds-full-ranking-list/ | March 28, 2019

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