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Expert Advice: News AKCLive! August 15: Meet a Group of Canine Instagram Stars, Watch an Inspiring Agility Team, and More
We had an exciting line-up on the Aug. 15 episode of AKCLive! We visited with a group of canine Instagram stars and chatted with their owners about their growing popularity. We met the inspiring agility team that nabbed first place at this year's AKC National Agility Championship. We learned more about the dogs that currently […] | August 14, 2018
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Expert Advice: Health Keep Your Senior Dog Active by Getting Involved in Sports
Dogs are similar to kids in that they grow up so fast. Before you know it, the little puppy you held with one hand is a senior dog that's starting to gray around the muzzle. While we spend so much time focused on puppyhood, we often forget just how important it is to plan for […] | July 10, 2018
Expert Advice: News AKCLive! July 11: Checking in With an AKC Agility Champion, a Chat About Dog Names, and More
We had an exciting line-up on the July 11 episode of AKCLive! We met with Dr. Cynthia Otto, the Executive Director of the Penn Vet Working Dog Center. We visited with the reigning AKC Agility champion in the 12 inch height division. We went off leash to discuss dog names. AKCLive! is a weekly dog-centric entertainment news […] | July 10, 2018
Expert Advice: News From Evacuation Centers to Hospitals, Therapy Dog Bingley’s Comfort Zone Has No Limits
When Bingley and owner Denise Fitzgerald wake up in the morning, he climbs on top of her, places a paw on each side of her neck, and pushes his little flat face against hers. After that greeting, the day just gets better and better for the Templeton, Calif., pair — and everyone they encounter. Bingley, […] | May 11, 2018
Expert Advice: Home & Living How to Create an Indoor Playroom for Your Dog (He’ll Thank You!)
As many pet owners know, a bored dog with energy to burn is often a naughty dog. One secret to a well-behaved pup is making sure he has enough appropriate mental and physical stimulation every day. Otherwise, he may find his own forms of entertainment, such as figuring out how the cupboard door works or […] | April 26, 2018
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Expert Advice: Agility Meet the Winners of the AKC National Agility Championship
The top agility canine athletes in the nation were crowned on March 25 from an overall entry of 917 dogs at the AKC National Agility Championship held in Reno, Nevada. “These dogs are true athletes, and it’s amazing to see them do what they do best,” said Carrie DeYoung, AKC Director of Agility. “Their performances […] | April 3, 2018
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Expert Advice: Sports How to Watch an Agility Competition 101: Prepare to Get Hooked on the Sport
A lot of dog owners may not be familiar with agility competitions, which see dogs navigate through an obstacle course while racing against the clock. Even for those who have heard of the sport, acting as a simple spectator can be a little intimidating. But in honor of the 2018 AKC National Agility Championship, which […] | March 20, 2018
Expert Advice: News Survey Says: 9 Dog Agility Stats that Prove the Odds Are in Your Favor
The joy of four furry legs outstretched, flying like a superhero over a Bar Jump. The intense energy of a dog zig-zagging through a series of Weave Poles. The heart-stopping second that a dog stops at the edge of the Seesaw just before it tilts down. The exhilaration of a dog agility run simply has […] | March 16, 2018
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny A Celebration of Irish Dog Breeds in Honor of St. Patrick’s Day!
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we're celebrating some of the loveable breeds of Irish descent. Notable Irish breeds include the Irish Red and White Setter, the newest recognized breed of the bunch, as well as the Irish Setter and the Irish Water Spaniel, which share a special place in the AKC's history. They were […] | March 15, 2018
Expert Advice: News Reno or Bust
At first glance, Razzberry the Bichon Frise and Henry the Spinone Italiano don’t appear to have much in common: Razzberry is a toaster-sized ball of snowy white hair with an unnatural hostility to leather footwear. Laidback Henry, by contrast, looks like the famous big dog Benji and swoons at the sight of beef jerky or pigeons. But what these […] | March 6, 2018

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