Showing content tagged with: AKC National Championship

Expert Advice: News Why You Need to See Agility at the 2017 AKC National Championship
Agility is one of the fastest growing dog sports in the country and the single fastest growing event held in conjunction with the AKC National Championship Dog Show Presented by Royal Canin. It's challenging, great fun for dog and handler, and thrilling for spectators. For the dog-human team, agility requires athleticism, concentration, training, and, most […] | November 1, 2017
Expert Advice: News 5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the 2017 AKC National Championship
It's almost that time of year again. No, we're not talking about the holiday season; we're talking about the AKC National ChampionshipDog Show Presented by Royal Canin! This year's show will take place Dec. 16-17 in Orlando, Fla., with additional events held in conjunction with the championship occurring throughout that week. If you haven't heard […] | October 19, 2017
Expert Advice: News Why You Need to See Dock Diving at the 2017 AKC National Championship
With so many events going on at the AKC National Championship Dog Show Presented by Royal Canin, how do you choose which ones to attend? Since 2014, a new exciting event has been added, and if you've never witnessed the intensity, grace, and sheer joy of a dog leaping off a dock to retrieve a favorite […] | October 18, 2017
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Expert Advice: News This “Little Red Dog” Has Given Her Gritty Owner a Jump Start on Life
This is the first of a series of features on 2017's AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence Winners. She's only 2 years old, and Amber is already an American Kennel Club (AKC) Bronze Grand Champion on paper but more important, an inspiration and a lifeline for her 54-year-old owner, Sonja Benavidez, of Geneseo, Ill. […] | October 6, 2017
Expert Advice: News Westminster Winner, Rumor, Has Litter of Eight Puppies
Westminster's 2017 Best in Show winner, Rumor the German Shepherd Dog, has had a litter of eight puppies. Rumor had her litter of four boys and four girls at the end of August, Madison Channel 3000 reports. Rumor retired from the show world after her Westminster win in February 2017. But life hasn't settled down […] | October 6, 2017
Expert Advice: News Five Of Our Favorite Stories Of Dogs Doing AMAZING Things
Every year, the American Kennel Club honors five outstanding dogs with the Award for Canine Excellence (ACE).   This is our 16th year honoring our canine heroes and the winners are more amazing than ever before and we want to introduce you to them.   1. Pablo, the Belgian Malinois Pablo is a nine-year-old Military Working […] | August 23, 2017
Expert Advice: Feature Goofy Swissy Has Been There, Done That, and Isn’t Fazed by Much of Anything
Nexpa and Holly Webb had a busy week at the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog of America National Specialty in Loveland, Colo., in September 2015. On this day — the Independent Specialty — she was awarded the second highest award for female champions in the ring in a field of over 100. During the week, the […] | July 26, 2017
Expert Advice: Feature ​This Young Pug is a Crowd Pleaser — No Matter What the Number(s)
  Shari and Kevin Curran have a very busy lifestyle in rural Texas, but somehow a charismatic Pug, named Lionel, has managed to become the centerpiece of their lives. The couple, who live on 80 acres in Canton, Texas, 60 miles east of Dallas, own horses, miniature horses, a pot-bellied pig, alpaca goats, chickens, and, […] | May 31, 2017
German Shepherd Rumor wins Westminster 2017 best in show
Expert Advice: News Rumor the German Shepherd Dog Wins 2017 Westminster Best in Show
Following two nights of challenging competition, GCh. Ch. Lockenhaus' Rumor Has It V Kenlyn, a German Shepherd Dog known as “Rumor," has been awarded with the coveted Best in Show title at the 2017 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show presented by Purina® Pro Plan® at Madison Square Garden in New York on Feb. 14. The decision was […] | February 15, 2017
Expert Advice: Conformation The Puli’s Storied Path to Best in Show
When a Puli named “Preston,” won Best in Show at the AKC National Championship last month, he had one handler, one breeder, and several thousand co-owners. Preston became every Puli person’s dog the moment Dr. Anthony DiNardo pointed to him as his choice to win it all. It was a watershed moment for a dog […] | January 31, 2017

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