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Expert Advice: Events Congratulations to the 2017 Junior Scholarship Recipients
Twenty-four exceptional students from 16 states have been awarded the AKC Junior Scholarship for 2017. The scholarships are offered to high school, college and graduate school students, and range from $500 - $2,000. “These young men and women are dedicated not only to the sport of purebred dogs, but to their academics as well,” said […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/congratulations-to-the-2017-junior-scholarship-recipients/ | April 21, 2017
Beverly Hills Dog Show
Expert Advice: Events Beverly Hills Dog Show Presented by Purina Showcases Top Honors for Purina Pro Plan-Fed Dogs
Purina Pro Plan-fed dogs made a clean sweep by winning Best in Show and all the Group Firsts at the inaugural “Beverly Hills Dog Show Presented by Purina.” “Rip” (GCH Fidelis Ripcord), a 3-year-old red male Doberman Pinscher, stole the show by capturing the coveted Best in Show title at the Saturday event held by […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/beverly-hills-dog-show-presented-by-purina-showcases-top-honors/ | April 18, 2017
Expert Advice: Events How to Watch the Beverly Hills Dog Show
Looking to get your doggy-fix this weekend? Look no further than the Beverly Hills Dog Show presented by Purina®. With nearly 200 different dog breeds and a red carpet for the pups and their handlers to strut their stuff, this will be a competition unlike any other. The Beverly Hills Dog Show is held annually […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/how-to-watch-the-beverly-hills-dog-show/ | April 14, 2017
Expert Advice: Feature Show Dog Spotlight: Floppybear the Samoyed
“Love me, because I’m beautiful,” Floppybear seems to be telling breed judge Judy Daniel at the 2015 Conejo Kennel Club Dog Show in City of Industry, Calif.  He’s a show dog—and he knows it! When Floppybear struts his stuff with swagger and verve—the wow factor kicks in! At last month’s Kennel Club of Beverly Hills […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/samoyed-show-dog-spotlight/ | April 11, 2017
Expert Advice: Did You Know? The Old English Sheepdog is an Adaptable, Loving, and Intelligent Companion
The Old English Sheepdog (OES) was developed as a drover’s companion that could work in the climate of the English countryside. His thick, double coat makes him instantly identifiable, and he is a loving, family pet that needs plenty of human attention. Here are eight interesting facts about this member of the Herding Group. 1. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/8-interesting-facts-about-the-old-english-sheepdog/ | March 28, 2017
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Fun Facts About the Top 10 AKC Breeds
Ever year, the AKC announces the list of most popular dog breeds. The Labrador Retriever has been top of the list for three years in a row, followed in 2016 by the German Shepherd Dog and Golden Retriever. While America obviously knows and loves these dogs, let's see how much YOU really know. Have you […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/top-ten-breeds-2016/ | March 20, 2017
Expert Advice: Did You Know? 6 Fascinating Facts to Learn About the Welsh Springer Spaniel
The Welsh Springer Spaniel, also known as the Welsh Springer or the Welshie, is an active hunting dog with a loyal and agreeable personality. He is built to work hard all day long and has an intelligent and kind expression. Here are seven fascinating facts about this compact breed with the gorgeous red and white […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/6-facts-welsh-springer-spaniel/ | March 16, 2017
Expert Advice: Did You Know? The Charming , Funny, and Lovable Havanese Is Impossible to Resist
It’s a cold heart, indeed, that can resist a Havanese. Even if you prefer large dogs, working dogs, or no dogs at all, this bundle of charm can turn you into a fan. What’s so winning about this toy breed?   1. Just look at him! That silky coat, arched tail, and soulful brown eyes […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/6-reasons-to-love-the-havanese/ | March 14, 2017
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Meet the Loyal and Intelligent Cesky Terrier
The short-legged but muscular Cesky Terrier is relatively rare in the United States, with less than 600 dogs to be found in the country. These fairly small terriers are sensitive and full of energy, but are not quite as excitable as some other terrier breeds. Cesky is pronounced "chess-key" after the breed’s country of origin, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/9-facts-about-the-cesky-terrier/ | March 9, 2017
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Dedicated to Health & Education – Hear from a Bred with H.E.A.R.T. Breeder
Laura Haas has loved bringing puppies into the world for as long as she can remember. As a child through young adulthood, she helped her family with their hobby of breeding German Shepherd Dogs. She stopped the endeavor after she married and started raising a family of her own. But an encounter with a new […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/akc-bred-with-heart-breeder-laura-haas/ | March 9, 2017

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