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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
Lagotto Romagnolo puppy sitting on a path outdoors.
Expert Advice: General Health Tips For Keeping Your Dog Safe This Summer
Summer is the time to have outdoor fun with our dogs. Longer walks in the park, ambitious hikes, beach days, or family travel—the sun is shining, and the outdoors is calling. But hot weather can also make us uncomfortable, and it poses special risks for dogs. From increased exposure to ticks and other insects to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/summer-safety-tips-for-dogs/ | May 20, 2019
Expert Advice: Dog Gear & Accessories Dog Stroller Guide: Picks for Small and Large Pets
If your dog is elderly, has lost some mobility, or is recuperating from surgery or ailment, he might have trouble getting around. And if you have a breed of tiny stature, like the Papillon or Shih Tzu, or one that has difficulty in extreme weather, like the Bulldog or Pug, you may think you'll have […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-stroller-guide-and-top-picks/ | March 29, 2019
Expert Advice: Fun Facts What Do Dogs Dream About?
What do dogs dream about? Is your snoozing hound merrily tracking the scent of rabbits across a meadow, or is your tuckered-out terrier just twitching in their sleep? Do dogs dream the same way people do? Do our dogs dream about us? Their favorite toys or treats? We have so many questions. While it's impossible […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/what-do-dogs-dream-about/ | March 12, 2019
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?
It’s irresistibly cute. A dog with a head cocked to the side makes us smile, and it’s hard not to shower him with praise, pats, or treats. But why do dogs tilt their heads? Do they know how adorable they look, or is something else going on? According to Los Angeles-based certified applied animal behaviorist […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/why-do-dogs-tilt-their-heads/ | January 29, 2019
Papillon head portrait in a field of yellow flowers.
Expert Advice: Lifestyle What Were Toy Group Dogs Bred to Do?
Toy dogs are more than just small. Learn more about each of the Toy Group breeds and find out what exactly these adorable dogs were bred to do.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/toy-group-dogs/ | January 25, 2019
Brussels Griffon
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Can a Big Breed Live With a Small Breed?
When a breeder has puppies to place, the calls from potential buyers are more frequent, and the conversations become more detailed. They are more frequent because your fellow breeders refer callers when they can’t provide the right animal, and more detailed because now you must evaluate the home situation. The most welcome call is from […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/finding-the-right-match-for-a-brussels-griffon/ | December 10, 2018
AKC National Championship 2016
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Brussels Griffons: Should You Ignore the Standard?
At a recent dog show, a dog of another toy breed entered the ring, and he had a very obvious marking that his breed standard calls an “extremely serious fault.”  A very longtime breeder of this breed was showing him. What was the breeder thinking?  Was he making points? Was he hoping the judge didn’t […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/brussels-griffons-should-you-ignore-the-standard/ | December 10, 2018
breeder of merit
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Breeder of Merit Patti Strand Reflects on the Decades She’s Spent Raising Dalmatians
Leopards don’t change their spots, and neither do reputable Dalmatian breeders. Nothing can dampen their enthusiasm for the spotted dogs that have captured their hearts, as well as their couches. Patti Strand of Portland, Ore., has bred Dalmatians with her husband Rod under their Merry-Go-Round (MGR) affix for almost half a century. A former American […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeder-of-merit-dalmatians-patti-strand/ | June 22, 2018
Clubs & Delegates State Issues January 2017
Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Visit the 2017 Legislation Tracking page and click on your state to get the latest updates on state bills monitored by the AKC. Alabama — Senate Bill 17 seeks to create the “Alabama Dog and Cat Breeders Commission” with authority to license dog and cat breeders in the […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/taking-command-january-2017/state-issues-january-2017/ | June 15, 2018

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