Protecting the whole family: Shelter provides a safe haven for pets as well as victims
By John Osborne Collier Citizen Angel, a recent addition at the Shelter for Abused Women and Children in Naples, sit in the lap of a staff member. The facility is one of very few that allows domestic violence victims to bring their pets along with them. Laura Torres/Citizen Correspondent Oftentimes, dogs are a woman’s best […] | October 16, 2014
Dogs + Ebola: What Every Owner Needs to Know From the American Kennel Club and the AKC Canine Healt
In recent weeks, dog owners, supporters and donors have looked to the AKC Canine Health Foundation and the American Kennel Club for credible information regarding Ebola virus in dogs.   At issue is whether humans can get Ebola from dogs, and whether dogs can even get Ebola in a form that is transmittable. Due to […] | October 14, 2014
Dogs Breeds That Don’t Shed: 19 Best Breeds for Allergy Sufferers
There are a variety of breeds that don’t shed, each with different temperaments and energy levels, so you can find the right breed for your lifestyle. Breeds that Don‘t Shed Bedlington Terrier: The gentle, loveable Bedlington Terrier is known for its curly, wooly coat that resembles a lamb. The breed doesn’t need intense exercise – […] | October 10, 2014
Hypoallergenic Dogs: Breeds for People with Allergies
There are also ways to prep your home that will help keep allergens at bay when you have a dog. Be sure to wash your pet‘s bed often, keep up with his grooming, and don‘t let him sleep on your bed. It‘s also helpful to remove heavy carpets and drapes that trap dander. Best Breeds […] | October 10, 2014
AKC Announces Recipients of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Awards
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement awards. This year’s recipients have greatly advanced the sport of purebred dogs through their dedication to breeding, exhibiting, judging, teaching and club involvement. The three winners were selected from votes cast by AKC member clubs. They will be honored […] | October 7, 2014
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 […] | September 30, 2014
The 15 Largest Dog Breeds: More Dog To Love
Some people live by the motto "bigger is better," and it extends to their dogs too. There are many large dog breeds, each with different care and training needs. Exercise Most large dog breeds were bred for a purpose or function. Some breeds were meant to be hunters, others guard dogs. Dogs with great endurance […] | September 18, 2014
AKC’s Canine Good Citizen Program Turns 25
New York, NY – The American Kennel Club’s (AKC®) groundbreaking Canine Good Citizen® program is proud to announce its 25th birthday! Long considered the gold standard for dog behavior in communities across the country, CGC® is getting #social to celebrate with its human and canine friends across the country. The two-part training program, which stresses […] | September 18, 2014
Working Like A Dog! American Kennel Club Celebrates Our Canine Coworkers This Labor Day
Humans aren’t the only members of the workforce! This Labor Day, the American Kennel Club celebrates the evolution of our canine coworkers – what jobs they were originally bred to perform and what work you can see them doing now. Dogs do so many important jobs. From hunting to bomb detection to saving lives, dogs […] | August 29, 2014
Purina Pro Plan Renews Sponsorship of AKC Registered Handlers Program
  New York, NY — The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce that Purina® Pro Plan® will continue its sponsorship of the AKC Registered Handlers Program (RHP) for the next three years. The RHP strives to maintain high standards and integrity among professional handlers within the sport of purebred dogs. “Support from partners […] | August 29, 2014

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