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Canine Partners Who Says Dogs Can’t Drive? Or at least give directions?
Bonnie Bird shared this photo with the AKC Canine Partners News of her dog, Jigi, commandeering a tractor-trailer while on a hiking trip a few years ago. “Some friends and I were out walking on Chuckanut Mountain near Bellingham, WA, when we came upon a semi-tractor trailer parked beside the road,” Bonnie said. “Jigi jumped up […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/who-says-dogs-cant-drive/ | June 10, 2015
Canine Partners Former Street Dog Now Rally Superstar
Dog trainer Brian Burton rescued Sammy and recognized his extreme intelligence which has been channeled into amazing performances in AKC Rally. Enjoy this video of one of Sammy’s perfect score AKC Rally trials: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjvQn54xZH0 Read more about Sammy's story: It was nearly Christmas 2009 when the New York City Animal Control picked up the terrier […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/former-street-dog-now-rally-superstar/ | June 10, 2015
Canine Partners Meet Canine Partner Sophie
Check out Sophie's story told by her owner, Nicole Woodard. "Sophie is a 5 year old Australian kelpie mix who I rescued from a shelter when she was 3 months old. Her mom and siblings were dropped off in an over night box at the shelter. From the moment I adopted her I knew she […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/meet-canine-partner-sophie/ | June 9, 2015
Canine Partners Delilah – Stature & Age: No Indicator of Talent
MACH Delilah Dog MXB MJB T2B CA owned by Jennifer Rourk of Dallas, OR Ten-year-old Delilah is a Chihuahua mix that Jennifer says embodies the phrase "Size is no indicator of talent. She pours her whole self into everything that she does, and agility is no exception.” At trials in the Pacific Northwest, Delilah and […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/delilah-stature-age-no-indicator-of-talent/ | June 8, 2015
Canine Partners Summer Cool-Down Tip: Easy Snack for Your Dogs
Fleury has decided the best way to keep cool is to lounge in the bird bath, as you can see in this funny shot submitted by her owner Christine Harrison of Ashland, VA. For an easy and fast way to cool down your dogs, try this easy recipe. Take non-fat yogurt and either chicken broth […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/summer-cool-down-tip-easy-snack-for-your-dogs/ | June 8, 2015
Canine Partners Road Tripping with Rover
Kathy Matjeka of Colorado Springs, CO, often hits the road with her pooches, Brewster and Zinger, for weekend getaways. Here she offers some tips for making the most of your canine road trips: Stop often for potty, play and exploration breaks. We like to go into small towns along the route where there is often […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/road-tripping-with-rover/ | June 5, 2015
Canine Partners Playing in the Garden – Learn How Plants Impact Your Dogs
Dogs love being outdoors, rolling in the grass and running through the foliage. Elvis is playing hide-and-go seek in this picture shared by his owner Sandy Misenheimer of Mount Holly, NC. It’s a great time of year to let your dogs enjoy the outdoors, but always be aware of what type of plants grow in […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/playing-in-the-garden-learn-how-plants-impact-your-dogs/ | June 5, 2015
Canine Partners Coursing – Great Exercise for This Active Dog
Ranch Dog CAX owned by Susan Lewis of  Wildomar, CA Ranch Dog or, RD as she is called, is a 5-year-old mixed-breed who came from a Los Angeles rescue group when she was 9 weeks old. “She had lots and lots of energy and after a daily walk of 3 miles, she would still come […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/coursing-great-exercise-for-this-active-dog/ | June 5, 2015
Canine Partners Kids & Dog Playtime – Parental Supervision Required
Kids & Dogs Playtime – Parental Supervision Required Ajax did not mind riding in the shopping cart of his best buddy, Cassandra Saunders, in this cute photo submitted by mom Noel Saunders of Albrightsville, PA, for a 2012 issue of the AKC Canine Partners News. The two loved to play together. Children and dogs belong together and can […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/kids-dog-playtime-parental-supervision-required/ | June 4, 2015
Canine Partners “Demon” Puppy Cured with Agility Job!
MACH Dewey MXB MJS OF T2B owned by Elise Strauss of Anchorage, AK Dewey is a 7-year-old Jack Russell Terrier/Chihuahua mix and is Elise’s first agility dog. She never would have discovered the fun sport if it was not for trying desperately to find a way to keep Dewey busy! “I got him when he […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/demon-puppy-cured-with-agility-job/ | June 4, 2015

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