Showing content tagged with: AKC National Championship

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Expert Advice: News Why You Need to See Obedience and Rally at the AKC National Championship
Obedience People and dogs have been companions and work partners for centuries. This requires teamwork, as well as the dog's ability and willingness to respond to directions and behave accordingly. Of course, the same could be said for the modern day; we all want our dogs to behave well in public places, in the presence […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/need-see-obedience-rally-akc-national-championship/ | November 30, 2017
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Expert Advice: News A Focused Gunner Hits the Mark –and Now He Has One Happy Family
This is the fourth of a series of features on 2017's AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence Winners who will be honored Dec. 16-17 at the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin in Orlando. "The White Fluffy Puppy That Became a Tow Truck." Sounds like the perfect title for a children's book, doesn't […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/focused-gunner-has-one-happy-family/ | November 27, 2017
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Expert Advice: News AKC National Championship Draws Record Entry
We've done it again. In the 17th year of the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin the event has drawn record entry numbers. An entry of 4803 dogs will compete for the title of National Champion on December 16 and 17, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. Combined with the other weekend events including the inaugural […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/akc-national-championship-draws-record-entry/ | November 21, 2017
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Expert Advice: News ​No Matter What the Environment, “Mr. Dennis” Brought Comfort to All
This is the thirdof a series of features on 2017's AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence Winners who will be honored Dec. 16-17 at the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin in Orlando. It was apparent from puppyhood that the "Skye" was the limit for this little guy. From the time he was […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/no-matter-what-dennis-comfort-to-all/ | November 21, 2017
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Expert Advice: News AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin: A History in Pictures
The 2017 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, on Saturday, December 16, and Sunday, December 17. Entering its 17th year, the National Championship has seen many historic firsts, memorable moments, and new attractions guaranteed to keep interest high among spectators and exhibitors […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/akc-national-champ-history-pictures/ | November 15, 2017
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Expert Advice: News Why You Need to Meet the Breeds® at the AKC National Championship
There's a special event at the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin in Orlando, Fla. where the only competition may be for which dog breed you fall in love with first. AKC Meet the Breeds® gives dog lovers, adults and children, alike, a unique chance to meet and play with dogs of more than […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/why-meet-the-breeds-at-akc-national-champ/ | November 15, 2017
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Expert Advice: News Why You Need to See Conformation at the 2017 AKC National Championship
The signature event held by the AKC is the dog show, also known as a conformation event. During a conformation event, dogs are judged according to their written breed standard. And contrary to what you may think, it's not just a beauty pageant, although the dogs are certainly beautiful. The goal of conformation is to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/see-conformation-2017-akc-national-championship/ | November 9, 2017
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Expert Advice: News ​What Does a Ticket to the 2017 AKC National Championship Get You?
If you're like me, then the idea of going to one of the premier dog sporting events in the U.S. fills you with pure, unbridled joy. Buying tickets, however, can be complicated and a little frustrating. But not this year! At this year's AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, one ticket gets you into […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/ticket-to-2017-akc-national-championship/ | November 9, 2017
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Expert Advice: News 2017 Breeder of the Year Honorees Represent Dedication and Commitment to Purebred Dogs
Each year, we are proud to recognize and celebrate the men and women who dedicate their lives to improving the health, temperament, and quality of purebred dogs. These breeders are the heart of our organizations and they deserve to be recognized for their incredible work. One breeder is chosen from each of the seven groups […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/2017-breeder-of-the-year/ | November 6, 2017
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Expert Advice: News ​From Her Searching to Her Smiles, Piglet Is Right at Home Everywhere
Lori Wells, of Lancaster, Calif., and her search-and-rescue partner, Piglet, take a break during a deployment in the Las Vegas area. This is the second of a series of features on 2017's AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence Winners. There is nothing about the name "Piglet" or "Catahoula Leopard Dog" that would suggest an […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/searching-to-smiles-piglet-everywhere/ | November 1, 2017

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