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Pages List of Breeds by Group
Each of the AKC registered breeds are assigned to one of seven groups representing characteristics and functions the breeds were originally bred for. Current as of June 1, 2023 [accordion] [accordion_panel title="Herding Group"] HERDING GROUP The Herding Group, created in 1983, is the newest AKC classification; its members were formerly members of the Working Group. […]
https://www.akc.org/public-education/resources/general-tips-information/dog-breeds-sorted-groups/ | August 25, 2015
Press Releases Courtney Korff Named 2015 AKC/AVMF Veterinary Scholarship Recipient
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) continues its support of students pursuing veterinary studies with the presentation of the 2015 AKC/American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) Veterinary Scholarship to Courtney Korff, a third-year student at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. This $5,000 scholarship, offered since 2009, is designed to support individuals with a background in […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/courtney-korff-named-2015-akc-avmf-veterinary-scholarship-recipient/ | August 3, 2015
Canine Partners Rudy: A Small Therapy Dog With a Big Heart
Lemke’s Rudy THDD owned by Judy Lemke of West Sacramento, CA Ten-year-old Rudy is an unassuming little dog who is a mix of Schipperke and Toy Poodle. “Packed within this small dog is a loving and willing heart,” Judy said. Rudy tested in March 2009 for Lend A Heart, Lend A Hand Animal Assisted Therapy […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/rudy-a-small-therapy-dog-with-a-big-heart/ | July 24, 2015
Expert Advice: Fun Facts List of Unique Dog Breeds
For purposes of imposing a consistent format at dog shows, the AKC family of breeds is divided into seven groups. The hounds, terriers, and toy dogs each have their own group. The herding dogs that move livestock are grouped together, and so are the big working dogs that pull, protect, patrol, and do other heavy work. Likewise, sporting dogs, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-breeds-dont-fit-the-mold/ | July 16, 2015
Ann Arbor annual dog show-2015
Expert Advice: Events Ann Arbor Annual Dog Show – July 3rd – 5th, 2015
  Finishing touches are being applied to Monroe County Fairgrounds; Monroe, Michigan for the annual dog show, hosted this July holiday weekend by Ann Arbor Kennel Club. From Friday July 3rd through Sunday 5th more than two thousand dogs will compete in Conformation, Rally, Obedience and Barn Hunt. For the first time ever, Dock Diving […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/ann-arbor-annual-dog-show-july-3rd-5th-2015/ | July 6, 2015
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices Unhappy About Poor Sportsmanship at Dog Shows? Be the Change
Much has been talked about and written of late about a disturbing trend evident at dog shows: poor sportsmanship. We’ve all heard comments such as “Well, handlers always win with that judge,” or “I can’t believe that dog won the breed,” or “Can you believe what was put up for Winners?” Let’s go back in […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/sportsmanship-at-dog-shows/ | June 17, 2015
Pages Pembroke Welsh Corgi Club of America Collection
1936-2005 2008:012 Collection processed by Norma Rosado-Blake Click here for inventory Provenance A gift from Sandi Eaton of the Pembroke Welsh Corgi Club of America. Arrangement The collection is arranged into five series and several sub-series: Meeting minutes Publications Pembroke Welsh Corgi Newsletter Corgis in America catalogs books Documents Correspondences national specialty Photos/Negatives The meeting […]
https://www.akc.org/about/archive/guide-collections/pembroke-collection/ | December 19, 2014
Pages Glossary
  Welcome to the AKC . We have put together definitions for dog words that you may not be familiar with. If you have additional questions regarding the glossary, please contact our Special Services Department. A Abdomen The belly or under surface between the chest and the hindquarters. Acetabulum The concave lateral portion of the […]
https://www.akc.org/about/glossary/ | December 19, 2014
Press Releases The 25 Smallest Dog Breeds
Daily Life Smaller dogs don’t necessarily need to work off loads of energy, so they are quite suitable for apartment life. But not all small dogs live to be lap warmers! Certain breeds like Dachshunds or small terriers would also love country life and the opportunity to run around on a farm. If your family […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/smallest-2014-sept/ | September 30, 2014
Press Releases James W. Smith Named 2012 AKC Breeder of the Year
Award Presented at AKC/Eukanuba National Championship   James W. Smith of North Collins, NY was honored with the 2012 AKC Breeder of the Year Award for his Absolutely Smooth Fox Terriers at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship on Sunday, December 16, 2012.  The annual award honors those breeders who have dedicated their lives to improving the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/james-w-smith-named-2012-akc-breeder-of-the-year/ | December 16, 2012

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