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Expert Advice: News American Kennel Club Announces Recipients of 2017 Veterinary Scholarships
  The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and advocate for all dogs, continues its commitment to students pursuing veterinary studies with the announcement of the 2017 AKC Veterinary Outreach Scholarship recipients. This scholarship is designed to support individuals with a background in AKC events and programs, who seek to promote […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/akc-announce-recipients-2017-veterinary-scholarships/ | June 2, 2017
Expert Advice: Feature ​This Young Pug is a Crowd Pleaser — No Matter What the Number(s)
  Shari and Kevin Curran have a very busy lifestyle in rural Texas, but somehow a charismatic Pug, named Lionel, has managed to become the centerpiece of their lives. The couple, who live on 80 acres in Canton, Texas, 60 miles east of Dallas, own horses, miniature horses, a pot-bellied pig, alpaca goats, chickens, and, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/young-pug-crowd-pleaser/ | May 31, 2017
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices Dog Breeding for the Love and Fun of It
We hear a lot about the responsibility of the breeder. By breeder, I do not mean those who breed for puppies they can sell quickly; rather, I mean those seriously and carefully breeding dogs of good quality -- people committed to the betterment of the breed. The first responsibility the breeder has is to himself: […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/love-fun-for-dog-breeding/ | May 8, 2017
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices ​We Ask Dog Breeders, What’s Your Brand?
In the world of denim jeans, there are heavy cotton workhorse jeans with rugged threads woven for durability, with rivets at stress points, a zipper that won’t fail, and belt-loops that could stop a steer in its tracks. There are also jeans made from stretch material, jeans that have embossed pockets, and jeans with a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/dog-breeders-whats-your-brand/ | May 8, 2017
US Capitol Police K9 Unit receive AKC K9 Officers Award
Expert Advice: Events United States Capitol Police K-9 Unit Receives AKC K-9 Award
AKC President and CEO Dennis B. Sprung presented the Award to United States Capitol Police Chief Matthew R. Verderosa, Assistant Chief Steven A. Sund, Deputy Chief Fred P. Rogers and Technician Shawn Haynes, who were accompanied by Will, a black Labrador Retriever. “I am honored to present this award,” said Sprung. “It is a token […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/united-states-capitol-police-k-9-unit-receives-akc-k-9-award/ | May 4, 2017
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

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