Showing content tagged with: AKC National Championship

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Expert Advice: Sports How to Watch AKC Rally: What You Should Know as a First-Time Spectator
The AKC Rally National Championship will take place on March 15 2019, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Tune in to AKC.TV, or download the AKC.TV app on Roku, Apple TV, or AmazonFireTV to catch the live stream. On Friday, March 15, 2019, dogs from around the country will convene in Tulsa, Oklahoma to compete in the AKC Rally National Championship. The dogs and their […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/how-to-watch-akc-rally/ | February 14, 2019
Expert Advice: News Cheers to the AKC National Champion: Whiskey the Whippet Wins Best in Show
Whiskey is typically an acquired taste. But at the largest-ever AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin on December 15 and 16, judges and spectators alike toasted a 3-year-old Whippet by that name who went all the way to Best in Show under judge Elliott B. Weiss. The First Whippet Winner Platinum Grand Champion Pinnacle […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/akc-national-champion-2018/ | January 2, 2019
Expert Advice: News Top Dogs Crowned at 2018 AKC Obedience Classic and AKC Agility Invitational
Hundreds of dogs from all over the United States and beyond met in Florida to weave between poles, sit on demand, and jump through obstacles. Only a few of these dogs came out on top as winners of the AKC Obedience Classic and AKC Agility Invitational at the 2018 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/2018-obedience-and-agility-winners/ | December 18, 2018
Expert Advice: News Bedlington Terrier “Vogue” Wins Best in Show at 2018 AKC National Owner-Handled Series Finals
The top 10 owner-handled dogs from each breed came to compete at the AKC National Owner-Handled Series Finals on December 15. After intense competition at the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canine, the Best in Show honors went to GCHG CH Lamz Strike A Pose RN CAA CGC TKN, a Bedlington Terrier known affectionately as […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/2018-akc-nohs-winner/ | December 16, 2018
Expert Advice: News Kent Boyles and Liz Oster Named 2018 AKC Breeders of the Year
The annual AKC Breeder of the Year award honors those breeders who have made an impact on their breed and dedicated their lives to improving the health, temperament, and quality of purebred dogs. On December 18 at the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin, Kent Boyles and Liz Oster were awarded the 2018 Breeder of the Year award […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/kent-boyles-liz-oster-2018-akc-breeder-year/ | December 16, 2018
Expert Advice: News Whippet “Lizzie” Wins AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes
The only thing better than 1,300 dogs? 1,300 puppies. Nearly 1,300 puppies and junior dogs ages six months to 18 months competed for AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy of the Year on Friday, December 14. Only one came out on top. Aperture I Think I'M Going To Like It Here, a Whippet known as “Lizzie," was […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/whippet-lizzie-wins-breed-puppy-junior-stakes/ | December 15, 2018
Expert Advice: News Love at First Bark: Pumi Wedding Makes History
Dogs are an expected sight at the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin. But what about dogs in tuxedos? On Thursday, December 13, these wedding-ready pups made history. Dog owners Emma Willblad and Viorel Scinteie got married in the first ever ANC wedding with Pumik at their side. [caption id="attachment_70095" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Tuxedo-wearing Pumik […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/first-wedding-akc-national-championship/ | December 14, 2018
Expert Advice: News These AKC Trick Dog Performers Know the Benefits of Trick Training
Did you know you can earn titles for showing off fun tricks?  In fact, at the top level of AKC Trick Dog — AKC Trick Dog Elite Performer — you and your dog are required to perform a routine of tricks strung together into a story or script using at least five props. But do the performers get […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/akc-trick-dog-the-benefits-of-trick-training/ | December 13, 2018
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Expert Advice: News Yes, You and Your Dog Can do Agility
The AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin will take place Saturday and Sunday, December 15 & 16, 2018, in Orlando, Florida. Tune in to AKC.TV, or download the AKC.TV app on Roku, Apple TV, orAmazonFireTV to catch the live stream starting on Saturday, December 15 at 12 p.m. ET. Watch the TV premiere on New Year’s Day on Animal Planet at 6 p.m. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/you-and-your-dog-can-do-agility/ | December 6, 2018
Expert Advice: Conformation Why No Mixed Breeds? And Other Questions About Conformation Dog Shows
While watching a dog show on television or in person, many casual viewers find themselves completely mystified about aspects of the sport. But here are answers to four basic questions to give you a better understanding of dog shows. Who attends dog shows? Most handlers you’ll see in the TV portion of the show are […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/questions-about-dog-shows/ | December 4, 2018

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