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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
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: 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 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
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
Expert Advice: News Local Dog Club in Washington Thrives Thanks to Approachability & Creativity
It began as a dream about two decades ago and now the Wenatchee Kennel Club’s sparkling new training facility has become Dog Central for the Washington state community of 70,000, which includes several neighboring towns. Make no mistake about it, the 7,880-square-foot building on a 2½-acre site in East Wenatchee is becoming the conduit for […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/local-dog-club-in-washington-thrives-approachability-creativity/ | September 2, 2020
Expert Advice: News Three Rottweilers Help a Navy Veteran Cope with Loss
After his 16-year-old son, Joshua Devon Biggles, tragically drowned, Michael Biggles purchased Rambo, a male Rottweiler puppy. Biggles fell head-over-paws with the brawny working breed. So much so, that he went back the next day and bought Retro, the male littermate he didn't select. Six months later, Biggles and his girlfriend, Mariama Myers, added Rascal, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/three-rottweilers-help-navy-veteran-cope-loss/ | August 26, 2020
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Australian Shepherds Forever: One Family’s Dedication to the Breed
Forty-five years ago Toni Pearson set eyes on a “Samoyed without a tail” that jokingly morphed into an Australian Shepherd. Today, Team Pearson (her husband, David, and twentysomething daughters, Anna and Laura) are all in on this versatile breed under the umbrella of Timberwood Aussies, in Granite Falls, Washington. “When I married David (an Englishman), […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/australian-shepherds-forever-one-familys-dedication-to-breed/ | August 18, 2020
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Dandie Dinmont Terrier History: Behind the Breed
English novelists of centuries past gave us timeless characters who hopscotched from the printed page into our cultural consciousness, from Daniel DeFoe’s “Robinson Crusoe” to Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein.” And in the dog world, there is one exceedingly rare terrier that owes its name – and arguably its continued existence – to a peripheral character in […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/dandie-dinmont-terrier-history-behind-breed/ | August 13, 2020
Expert Advice: Dog Sports How Will Dog Shows Change as We Hit the Reset Button?
Like many of you in the sport, I haven’t been to a dog show since early March. The cancellation of shows nationwide began a little later that month, as we sheltered in place to deal with the pandemic. Of course, our lives in dogs continued during that forced hiatus; we whelped litters, groomed, kept up […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/will-shows-change-hit-reset-button/ | August 12, 2020

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