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Expert Advice: News From the Cockpit to Dog-Training Class, This Owner-Handler Blends Two Challenging Worlds​
Bonnet started as Horton’s Novice A dog. The pair competed successfully all the way to a UDX title. The Norwegian Elkhound survived a stroke and was “truly a hero,” showing her owner “what was important in life that I did not already know” he says. While he doesn’t have an iconic Superman “S” on his […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/news/cockpit-to-dog-training-class-owner-handler-blends-two-worlds/ | February 20, 2018
K9 Duke Doberman Pinscher and his Owner
Expert Advice: News Duke Leaves a Memorable K-9 Paw Print on All Who Meet Him
This is the fifth of a series of features on 2017’s AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence Winners who will be honored Dec. 16-17 at the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin in Orlando. You might call Duke an impact dog. He affects the lives of many people around him, particularly his owner, […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/news/duke-leaves-memorable-k9-paw-print/ | December 6, 2017
Press Releases Celebrating All-American Dog Breeds
While many of the dog breeds we know and enjoy today originated in other countries, there are a number of AKC registered breeds which were developed on American soil, and each has its own unique history and heritage: Alaskan Malamute – The Alaskan Malamute, one of the oldest Arctic sled dogs, was named after the […]
http://akc.org/press-releases/celebrating-all-american-dog-breeds/ | June 28, 2004
Pages The Peters family and Windholme Kennel papers
AKE 20.4 1877-1969 EXTANT: 3 linear ft (in 2 flat boxes). Processed by Brynn White, 2016 Click here for a printable PDF of the collection finding aid   The collection is comprised of monographs and other print materials of collector Harry S. Peters, Sr., including a catalog for the first ever Westminster Dog Show and […]
http://akc.org/about/archive/guide-collections/peters-windholme-papers/ | May 19, 2016
Pages Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need an appointment to view or research collections? Yes, an appointment is necessary so that the Archivist can be present and prepared to meet your research needs. At least 48 hours advanced notice is required to assure all desired materials are available for viewing. Please contact the Archivist at (212) 696-8216 or by […]
http://akc.org/about/archive/faq/ | December 19, 2014
Expert Advice: Breeding & Whelping Tips for Success with Fresh, Chilled Semen Breedings
This is an advertorial sponsored by Zoetis. Artificial insemination has been done for many years, but the ability to freeze semen and chill and ship semen has dramatically changed the ability to do planned breedings with incredible success. Vaginal, transcervical, and surgical inseminations are now the norm for many kennels, and it is now possible […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/tips-for-success-with-fresh-chilled-semen-breedings/ | November 2, 2015
Expert Advice: Feature The Saga of Pulaski’s Masterpiece the Poodle, Part 1
In 1960, the Poodle dethroned the Beagle as the AKC’s most registered breed and did it by the most decisive margin yet recorded in history. Its ascension could be largely credited to one 9.5-inch tall, 8-pound grey dog, claimed to have the highest appraisal value of any canine in history. This is the story of […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/news/the-saga-of-masterpiece-part-1/ | June 24, 2019
Expert Advice: Sports My Dog, Myself: Finding Balance in the “Dog World”
When you become a “dog person,” don’t forget the second part of that phrase I don’t know where I picked it up, but it elicits a chuckle each time I repeat it to someone new. “God made dogs,” the joke goes, “and the Devil made dog clubs.” If you are involved in dogs outside the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/my-dog-myself-finding-balance/ | October 8, 2019
Yellow Labrador Retriever puppy eating
Expert Advice: General Nutrition Best Dog Food for Large Breeds
Owning a large breed dog comes with large responsibilities, especially when it comes to food. After all, you want your dog to live a long, healthy, active life, and that starts with good nutrition. Feeding a properly formulated, high-quality diet is one of the most important things you can do to keep your dog healthy […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/food-for-large-breeds/ | June 1, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Why We All Love Golden Retrievers
The Golden Retriever may be a relatively new entry into the world of the purebred dog (only about 150 years old), but you wouldn’t know it if you looked around. These sunny, longhaired beauties seem to be everywhere. You can’t escape their sweet, fuzzy faces. On YouTube, Facebook, and in other media outlets, there’s a […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/why-we-all-love-golden-retrievers/ | October 17, 2016
Press Releases AKC and AKC CAR Disaster Relief Donation to Aid Iowa Agencies in Wake of Flooding
$20,000 Donation to Animal Control That Helped Displaced Animals NEW YORK, NY – The American Kennel Club® and AKC Companion Animal Recovery (AKC CAR) are pleased to announce that the AKC CAR Canine Support and Relief Fund has donated $10,000 to the Kirkwood Foundation for the Friends of the Animal Shelter Fund, the non-profit group […]
http://akc.org/press-releases/akc-and-akc-car-disaster-relief-donation-to-aid-iowa-agencies-in-wake/ | July 25, 2008
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Working Dogs: Meet 30 Purposely-Bred Dogs
You may or may not know that each AKC registered breed (there are currently 193 of them) is assigned to one of seven groups: Herding, Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting, Sporting, Terrier, and Working. In honor of Work Like a Dog Day on August 5, we’re taking a closer look at the Working Group to see what these […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/working-group-dogs/ | July 8, 2019
Judging scottie Mercedes at 2010 Wesminster Kennel Club Dog Show
Expert Advice: Conformation How Judges Pick the Winners at a Dog Show; Judges Explain Their Thought Process
Armed with astute knowledge and many years of hands-on experience, judges enter the dog show ring with a challenging task of selecting one winner. And when you’re on one of the biggest dog show stages, like the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the stakes are higher. A judge must select a single winner out of […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/sports/how-judges-pick-the-winners-at-a-dog-show/ | October 4, 2016
Sports & Events Event Coverage
[AKC Pointing Breed Gun Dog Championship]   Gun Dog Homepage Day 1  |  Day 2  |  Day 3  |  Day 4  |  Day 5  |  Day 6  |  Day 7  |  Photo Coverage Day 8  |  Day 9  |  Day 10  |  Final Day  |  In Conclusion  |  Photo Coverage   Day 1 – AKC Pointing Breed Gun Dog Championship The 2013 AKC Pointing Breed Gun Dog Championship returns to Branched Oak Lake near Lincoln, NE for the 20th […]
http://akc.org/sports/pointing-breeds/field-trials/akc-gun-dog-championships/gun-dog-championships-2016/event-coverage/ | October 26, 2017
Pages FSS News & Updates
(updated 11/12/19) 11/11/19 From the November 2019 Board Meeting – Two new breeds were added to the Foundation Stock Service Program – American Bulldog and Wetterhoun. 10/14/19 The American Belgian Laekenois Association is the official parent club for the Belgian Laekenois and to accept the Belgian Laekenois into the AKC Stud Book on July 1, […]
https://www.akc.org/breeder-programs/foundation-stock-service-program/fss-news-updates/ | November 17, 2017
Expert Advice: Travel Newest AKC Museum of Dog Has Modern, Pop Culture Feel
Manhattan to Missouri to Manhattan. Sounds like a Major League baseball double play, doesn’t it. In a nutshell, that’s the 37-year history of the AKC Museum of the Dog, which opens its doors — at 101 Park Ave. — Feb. 8, the outset of Westminster Weekend. Founded in 1982 in the New York Life Building […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/newest-museum-of-dog-modern/ | January 18, 2019
Sports & Events Careers in Dogs
Introduction Dear Student: This resource guide — — was created especially for you. Making a career choice that you will be happy with is not easy. There are many things to consider before you can really make the right choice for yourself. Of course there are practical matters, such as educational requirements, that should influence […]
http://akc.org/sports/conformation/careers-in-dogs/ | October 26, 2017
Puppy's First Flight Black Lab United PetSafe
Expert Advice: Travel Puppy’s First Flight
Families looking to welcome a new puppy into their lives have more options than ever for connecting with the perfect pet. Whether you’re a breeder sending a puppy to its new home, or you’ve found that special new furry family member a few states away, we can help you make the dog’s flight a breeze. […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/puppys-first-flight/ | December 8, 2016
Travel Tips United PetSafe Airport
Expert Advice: Travel Planning on Traveling With Your Dog? Check Out These Helpful Tips!
United Airlines’ PetSafe service, named 2016’s “Best Pet-Friendly Airline” by Global Traveler’s Leisure Lifestyle Awards, is not only available at 300 airports worldwide, but also features onsite pet hotels at major locations, as well as 70 climate-controlled vans. Dogs are important family members, so to ensure their safe and comfortable travel, PetSafe suggests that owners […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/planning-traveling-dog-check-helpful-tips/ | January 30, 2018
Expert Advice: Home Keeping a Rabbit and Dog in the Same House?
ASK AKC Dear AKC: I have a pet rabbit in my house and I’m thinking of getting a Beagle puppy. Is there a problem keeping them both in the same house? The puppy would only be loose when someone is home. — Hound & Hare Dear Hound: Before considering adding a dog to your household […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/rabbits-and-dog-same-house/ | May 18, 2015
Expert Advice: Home Preparing for a New Puppy
Caring for the New Family Dog As the owner of a new puppy, you can expect the loveable little creature to: Chew the leather handle on your guitar case, the plastic lever on your home office chair, and the wooden leg of your walnut veneer coffee table. Whimper at the side of your bed at […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/preparing-new-puppy/ | April 21, 2015
Sports & Events 2014 Pointing Gun Dog Championship Event Coverage
Non Retrieving Stake — By Bonnie Hidalgo Photo Coverage Retrieving Stake — By Tom Maneely Photo Coverage   Day 1 — Non Retrieving Stake This prestigious all breed Championship kicked off on Tuesday morning, May 6. The site is the Red Rocks BLM field trial area outside of Reno, NV. It is a big, beautiful […]
http://akc.org/sports/pointing-breeds/field-trials/akc-gun-dog-championships/gun-dog-championships-2016/event-coverage-2014/ | October 26, 2017
Pages Chapter 3
Chapter 3 A. First Meeting: First organizational meeting select/elect Chairperson and each committee’s leadership. Determine scope of event and necessary work force. Make a list of preferred judges, possible event facilities, dates and livestock contractors. Timeline 12 to 18 months prior to event: Have organizational meeting B. Chairperson: Communication is important to conducting a successful […]
http://akc.org/rules/herding-test-and-trial-procedural-manual/page-3/ | October 31, 2017
Expert Advice: News 2016 National Championship Judging Panel Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) and Royal Canin are pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2016 National Championship to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18, 2016. The 2016 event will showcase the top national and international dogs and will also […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/news/2016-national-championship-judging-panel/ | February 11, 2016
Press Releases 2016 National Championship Judging Panel Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) and Royal Canin are pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2016 National Championship to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18, 2016. The 2016 event will showcase the top national and international dogs and will also […]
http://akc.org/press-releases/2016-national-championship-judging-panel-now-available/ | February 11, 2016
Sports & Events Obedience: News and Updates
August 20, 2019 AKC Obedience Regulation Changes – Effective September 4, 2019 The AKC Board of Directors approved four ways to improve the time it takes to complete obedience trials to reduce the extended days for clubs, judges and exhibitors. The obedience Brace class eligibility has also been changed. Please see link for detailed regulation language […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/obedience/news-updates/ | October 26, 2017
Pages Conformation Judges Policies
Adjunct Approval (April 1994 Board meeting) + When a new breed becomes eligible for championship competition, there is one three-month window of opportunity for judges to submit applications under the adjunct system. AKC Board Household Judges (July 2000 Board meeting) + A household member of a Board member may submit a judging application under the […]
https://www.akc.org/rules/policy-manual/akc-conformation-judges-policies/ | November 1, 2017
Pages AKC Rescue Network
About AKC Rescue Network + The AKC Rescue Network is the largest network of dog rescue groups in the country, and was officially recognized by the American Kennel Club in late 2013. 160 unique breeds are currently represented within the network. More than 450 AKC Rescue Network groups are located across the United States. AKC’s […]
https://www.akc.org/akc-rescue-network/ | June 14, 2019
Clubs & Delegates AKC Outstanding Sportsmanship Award
In the American Kennel Club’s ongoing efforts to recognize and celebrate its volunteer club members, The AKC Outstanding Sportsmanship Award program was established in 2006 to provide each member club with an AKC Medallion to award to one of its own on a yearly basis. This award honors those individuals who deserve special recognition that […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/clubs/resources/akc-outstanding-sportsmanship-award/ | November 21, 2017
Pages Competition Update Spring 2019
We have some big news to report about All-Americans succeeding at earning the top titles in Agility, Coursing Ability, Rally, Obedience, Tracking and Trick Dog, including the first and second All-American Dogs to become AKC Rally® Champions and two new AKC Champion Trackers! And many All-American Dogs had big success at the 2019 AKC National […]
http://akc.org/register/information/canine-partners/newsletter/competition-update-spring-2019/ | July 2, 2019

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