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Expert Advice: Feature How to Be More Inclusive to LGBTQ Dog People at Shows and Beyond
Editor’s Note: The American Kennel Club has had a long history of inclusion across our sport for exhibitors and spectators from all walks of life. We are sharing the stories and voices of LGBTQ community members. Here, Sassafras Lowrey shares tips on how to be more inclusive as dog owners and handlers. You can read […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/lgbtq-101-dog-people/ | June 2, 2022
Press Releases LABRADOR RETRIEVER CONTINUES ITS REIGN AS TOP DOG WHILE BULLDOG GETS BUMPED FROM TOP 5
No one can keep the Lab down! The American Kennel Club (AKC®) announced at a virtual press conference today at the AKC Museum of the Dog that the ever-popular Labrador Retriever is the nation’s favorite dog for the 31st consecutive year. While the loveable Lab remains a constant at the top of the charts, the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/labrador-retriever-continues-reign-top-dog-bulldog-gets-bumped-top-5/ | March 15, 2022
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Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Most Popular Dog Breeds of 2021
It goes without saying that in your house, your dog is the most popular. But what do the statistics say? The American Kennel Club has used registration data to compile the list of 2021’s most popular breeds. As always, the Labrador Retriever tops the list — this time for the 31st year!  The Lab's temperament […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/most-popular-dog-breeds-of-2021/ | March 15, 2022
Pages Junior Spotlight Winter 2022
Meet Tessa Trusner: The Family Pet Became Her Sports Partner Name: Tessa Trusner Age: 14 Grade: Eighth Hometown: Stephens City, VA Family: Sisters, Audrey and Ella; Parents, Katie and Ryan Trusner Just a few months after Molina became the Trusner family pet, it became clear that she would really be Tessa’s dog. Now the pair […]
https://www.akc.org/register/information/canine-partners/newsletter/junior-spotlight-winter-2022/ | March 4, 2022
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Expert Advice: Alternative Medicine Why Music is Therapeutic for Dogs
Some dogs take to music right away, even howling along to their favorite tunes. Other dogs tend to retreat from these sounds in fear. The fact that pleasant sounds can capture a dog's attention is something people know intuitively and science confirms it. If you listened to a recording of dogs and their owners, you'd […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/why-music-is-therapeutic-for-dogs/ | February 23, 2022
Astra and Artoo
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Dog Athletes of the Month: Artoo the Mixed Breed and Astra the Smooth Collie
When Carla Repko was younger, she and her brother would beg and beg their parents for a dog and were sadly unsuccessful with each attempt. So naturally, when she bought her first house, the first thing she did was get a dog: a mixed breed named Artoo. While his behavior was great in the first […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/athlete-of-the-month-artoo-and-astra/ | February 17, 2022
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Expert Advice: Grooming How to Clean and Care for Your Dog’s Paws
Whether it's raining, snowing, or just plain dirty out, nothing will stop your dog from wanting to frolic outdoors. This means you need to be prepared to clean off whatever your pup picks up on their paws before it comes back inside with them, or worse, causes them harm. Dog Booties One of the easiest […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/clean-dog-paws/ | January 24, 2022
Expert Advice: Juniors 14-Year-Old Natalia Backos is a Third Generation Breeder, Owner, & Handler
Natalia Backos, a 14-year-old from Greensburg, Pennsylvania, has never known a time when she didn't spend her weekends at dog shows. A proud third-generation breeder/owner/handler, Backos is following in the footsteps of her grandmother and mother, alongside her sister. Her dogs include her Parson Russell Terriers BISS GCH Panther Creek Stone Cold Sober "Boozer" and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/december-junior-handler-feature-natalia-backos/ | January 14, 2022
Otterhound puppy chewing on a treat in the grass.
Expert Advice: Puppy Training Setting Schedules and Developing a Routine for Your New Puppy
There are so many new experiences and things to think about when you bring home your puppy that you may forget one of the most important parts of puppy homecoming: establishing a routine. Structure will help your new canine family member feel secure and know what’s expected of him. The best way to do this is to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/setting-schedules-and-developing-a-routine-for-your-new-puppy/ | January 1, 2022
Sports & Events AKC National Tracking Invitational 2021
The 9th AKC National Tracking Invitational was held at the gorgeous Branched Oak Recreation Area in Raymond, Nebraska. The American Kennel Club sincerely appreciates the hard work, and dedication to the sport of Tracking the Nebraska Kennel Club and Cornhusker Kennel Club of Lincoln, Nebraska members showed by hosting this National Tracking Invitational. Results Saturday, […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/tracking/events/akc-national-tracking-invitational/past-events/akc-national-tracking-invitational-2021/ | December 14, 2021

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