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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: 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: 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: 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: Health 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
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: Vet's Corner COVID-19 and Dogs – What You Need to Know
It’s been about a year since we first heard the words Corona and COVID on the airwaves and reports. Today, with a vaccine looming, we still are still having massive outbreaks of COVID-19 throughout the country and may still we have questions about the virus, the disease and ideal protocol.  But what we have gained […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/vets-corner/covid-19-dogs-need-know/ | January 20, 2021
Expert Advice: Feature Diversity at Dog Shows: One Woman’s Journey
Rolissa Nash has been fighting her whole life for equality in and out of the show ring. Rolissa Nash was born in 1950 — a premature baby wedged halfway between a century. At only four pounds, 11 ounces, her difficult birth was just the beginning of her lifelong health struggles, and only one of the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/diversity-at-dog-shows-rolissa-nash/ | January 21, 2021
Expert Advice: Feature Postcards From Lockdown: Even in the Italian Alps, There Was No Escaping COVID-19
I wasn’t initially too worried about the impact the lockdown would have on my dog. We live at the top of Courmayeur, a town with a population less than 3,000, in the Italian Alps, at the foot of Mont Blanc. It’s a tranquil location, nearly 5,000 feet above sea level, with access to stunning mountain […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/postcards-from-lockdown-even-in-the-italian-alps-there-was-no-escaping-covid-19/ | January 21, 2021
Legislative Alerts Maryland: Support Bill Providing Liability Protections for COVID Exposure
On Tuesday, January 26, the Maryland Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee will be holding a hearing on Senate Bill 210, which provides certain liability protections when there has been exposure to the COVID-19 virus. Those AKC clubs with concerns about the ability to conduct events while under a higher potential exposure to liability actions associated with […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/maryland-support-bill-providing-liability-protections-covid-exposure/ | January 22, 2021

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