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Expert Advice: Conformation What to Wear to Your First Dog Show
Miss Emily von Alpensee, 2 years old, is an exquisite, reasonably well-trained young Leonberger. This weekend, we’re going to see how she does in the conformation show ring.As a newcomer, that means I’ve had to figure out how to “gait” her (essentially running with her on a leash in a straight line known as the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/first-dog-show-what-not-to-wear/ | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: News Match in the Mall Held by Abilene Kennel Club
  A Conformation dog show...in a mall?! Who's ever heard of such a thing? We hadn't until we learned about "Match in the Mall" held by the Abilene Kennel Club in Abilene, Texas. The club held this small "match" to bring the wonder and excitement of the sport of purebred dogs to the public, and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/abilene-kennel-club-sport-of-purebred/ | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: Breeding & Whelping Infertility In The Bitch CHF and Zoetis Podcast Reproduction Series
The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) and our corporate alliance, Zoetis, are pleased to bring you the fifth installment in a podcast series devoted to canine reproduction education for pet owners, breeders, and veterinarians. In this podcast we are discussing infertility in the bitch, with reproductive specialist Dr. Cheryl Lopate of Wilsonville Veterinary Clinic in […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/infertility-in-the-bitch-chf-and-zoetis-podcast-reproduction-series/ | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: Did You Know? The Doberman Breeder: An Endangered Species?
Anti-breeding ways of thinking distract people from remembering that it's through the breeding of good dogs that the breed exists and continues. In the 1970s the Doberman Pinscher was among the top five breeds in popularity. At that time, most specialty shows had well over 100 Doberman entries, with some shows having so many that […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/the-doberman-breeder/ | January 1, 2009

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