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Expert Advice: Breed History Japanese Chin History: Japan’s Royal Spaniel
In Japan, there are Inu (dogs) and there are Chin. To the Japa­nese. the distinction needs no clarification: Chin are royalty. They are descendants of dogs that warmed the laps of Chinese aristocracy and kept court with the women of the Imperial Palace. The Japanese Chin's true origin is in China, where the breed's chronol­ogy […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/japanese-chin-history-japans-royal-spaniel/ | October 21, 2021
Kai Ching at the 1941 Santa Barbara Kennel Club show.
Expert Advice: Breed History Chinese Crested History: Worldwide Origins of the Quirky, Hairless Breed
With spotted pink skin, furry socks, and a crested hairdo, it's hard to mistake the Chinese Crested for any other breed. Yet in earlier times, the Chinese Crested was known by several different names: the Chinese Hairless, Chinese Edible Dog, Chi­nese Ship Dog, and Chinese Royal Hairless. Even locally, the breed took on different nicknames […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/chinese-crested-history-worldwide-origins-quirky-hairless-breed/ | September 23, 2021
Best of Breed: GCHG CH Wang's Taxi Taxi Bobby D, Shih Tzu; Toy Group judging at the 2020 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Madison Square Garden, New York, NY.
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Shih Tzu Facts You May Not Know
Did you know these facts about the Shih Tzu dog breed? Learn more about this Asian breed that makes an excellent companion from the AKC Toy Group.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/fun-facts-shih-tzu/ | September 21, 2021
Pages 2019 Most Popular Dog Breeds
    Breed Rank Retrievers (Labrador) 1 German Shepherd Dogs 2 Retrievers (Golden) 3 French Bulldogs 4 Bulldogs 5 Poodles 6 Beagles 7 Rottweilers 8 Pointers (German Shorthaired) 9 Pembroke Welsh Corgis 10 Dachshunds 11 Yorkshire Terriers 12 Australian Shepherds 13 Boxers 14 Siberian Huskies 15 Cavalier King Charles Spaniels 16 Great Danes 17 Miniature […]
https://www.akc.org/most-popular-breeds/2019-full-list/ | September 14, 2021
Expert Advice: Health How to Prevent & Clean Tear Stains on Your Dog’s Face
After confirming that your dog is healthy, the following tips can help you prevent and clean tear stains from your dog's face.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/tear-stains-prevent-and-clean/ | August 30, 2021
Expert Advice: Vet's Corner Traveling With Your Dog
TIPS FROM THE AKC’S CHIEF VETERINARY OFFICER, DR. JERRY KLEIN After over a year of being asked to stay home, all of us are craving a change in scenery. As the country reopens, so does the ability to travel. Some of us may want to take our dogs along for the ride. Before you and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/vets-corner/traveling-with-your-dog/ | July 21, 2021
Pembroke Welsh Corgi enjoying getting brushed outdoors.
Expert Advice: Grooming Summer Grooming Tips to Keep Dogs Cool
Warmer weather typically means spending more time outdoors with your dog. These grooming tips will help keep your dog feeling cool and comfortable. As a bonus, they will also enhance the relationship you have with your pet. “Grooming is one of nature’s strongest ways of bonding,” says Jorge Bendersky, a certified master groomer and best-selling author. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/at-home-grooming-tips-summer/ | June 27, 2021
Expert Advice: Events Meet The 2021 Westminster Dog Show Group Winners
Nearly 2,600 dogs vied for the coveted title of Best in Show at the 145th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show presented by Purina® Pro Plan®. After three days of breed competition and two days of group competition, seven dogs moved forward to Best in Show competition. Working group Samoyed: Vanderbilt 'N Printemp's Lucky Strike Sporting group German […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/watch-seven-top-dogs-compete-westminster-best-show/ | June 16, 2021
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Bedlington Terrier History: Head of a Lamb, Heart of a Lion
Dogdom has quite a few breeds that take their inspiration from other species: The dainty Papillon is named for its butterfly-evoking ears. The Shar-Pei is always channeling its inner hippopotamus. And a number of Asian breeds, from the Pekingese to the Tibetan Spaniel, were intentionally bred to evoke the king of beasts in miniaturized form. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/bedlington-terrier-history/ | June 7, 2021
Press Releases 2021 National Owner-Handled Series & National All-Breed Puppy & Junior Stakes Judging Panels Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panels for the 2021 National Owner-Handled Series (NOHS) Finals and the AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida in conjunction with the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin. The […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2021-national-owner-handled-series-national-breed-puppy-junior-stakes-judging-panels-now-available/ | May 18, 2021

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