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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 […] | 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
Sports & Events Junior Event: Poodle Club of America
Poodle Club of America Juniors What a GREAT TIME for PCA Juniors!   While entries around the country statistically show a slow decline, the Junior entries at the 2015 PCA Nationals were greater than 90% of Parent Clubs in the United States.  Juniors participated in several disciplines, as well as two new attendees that joined us […] | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Ground Transportation
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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
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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: Breeding Tips & Best Practices AKC Breeder Spotlight: Karen Hanson of Labyrinth Brittanys
  Each month, the American Kennel Club (AKC) profiles breeders to hear how they got started and learn about their breeding program and experience with AKC Marketplace. We recently spoke with Karen Hanson of Labyrinth Brittanys in Maidens, Va. Karen began breeding Brittanys when she was a teenager, and today she is an AKC Breeder […] | September 12, 2017
Expert Advice: General Health Every Little Bit Helps: Health Insurance for Your Puppies
“I am so very happy I activated the (30-day pet insurance policy). I thought for sure she would never need it, but I filled it out anyway. I wanted to be a good puppy owner. I figured . . . you really never know what could happen! Then, even if nothing happens to her, what's […] | September 8, 2017

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