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Expert Advice: News Flynn the Bichon Frise Wins 2018 Westminster Best in Show
Following two nights of challenging competition, GCHP CH Belle Creek's All I Care About Is Love, a Bichon Frise known as "Flynn," has been awarded the coveted Best in Show title at the 2018 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show presented by Purina® Pro Plan® at Madison Square Garden in New York on Feb. 13. The decision was made by […] | February 13, 2018
Expert Advice: News Westminster Dog Show 2018: Group Winners, Best in Show
After two long days of breed judging at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the best dogs came out to compete in their respective groups. A grand audience at Madison Square Garden watched closely as these beautiful dogs made their way around the ring. Here are the winners for 2018.   Hound Group Winner GCHG CH Belisarius JP My […] | February 12, 2018
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Expert Advice: News J.B. the Cavalier Has Given This Special Family Something to Truly Bragg About
When their perky, 18-pound Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, J.B. (James Bond), enters the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show breed ring at 12:30 p.m. Monday, owners Lynnette and Randy Bragg’s focus will be in two directions. Yes, that’s right! Their attention, of course, will be directed on this special young champion, but their eyes will be […] | February 9, 2018
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Expert Advice: News Westminster Will Be Just One of Many Accomplishments For This Doberman
It’s been said that every dog-owner relationship is unique. Well, welcome to Chester and Steve Garcia’s world, which can best be summed up: better late than never. Westminster 2018 will be the pair’s first trip to America’s most iconic dog show, February 10-13, 2018, in New York City. And amazingly, they are the only entry […] | February 5, 2018
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Allan Unleashed: When Emotion Clouds Your Judgment
Whether it’s learning pedigrees, wrapping your head around difficult breed standards, or staying on top of important medical issues that can adversely affect our beloved show dogs, achieving success in our sport demands that we remain lifelong students. We pore over a wealth of data and try to make the wisest, most objective decisions possible. […] | February 1, 2018
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Expert Advice: News Storm, the Doberman Who Owned Westminster
In the early 1950s, a stunning Doberman Pinscher came charging out of California to vanquish the best show dogs the East Coast elites had to offer. In the process, he became an international superstar. Among the treasures of the AKC Library & Archives is the Len and Shirley Carey collection of photos, clippings, scrapbooks, correspondence, […] | January 31, 2018
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 […] | 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 […] | November 9, 2017
Apps Events Calendar
This is the master calendar for all AKC-sanctioned and AKC-sponsored dog sports events in the United States and its territories. You can search the calendar by event type, breed, location, and month. Event Type is the controlling and default category. After you've selected an event type (select just one!), you can narrow your search using […] | November 1, 2017
AKC Jr Handler Program
Sports & Events Upcoming Junior Clinics
Informal FREE clinics, conducted by AKC Registered Handlers Program members, and open to anyone under the age of 18 interested in learning more about handling. The exact times and ring locations are posted at the superintendent's desk on the day of the event. No pre-registration necessary. Show up with a dog on a lead ready for some […] | October 26, 2017

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