Showing content tagged with: conformation

Expert Advice: Cute & Funny German Shepherd is SO Excited that His Owner is Home
It's so great to come home after being away and have your dog there to greet you. This German Shepherd's owner has been away for three weeks. Saying he's excited to see her might be an understatement. Watch their adorable reunion below.   .video-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; padding-top: 30px; height: 0; overflow: hidden; […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/german-shepherd-owner-reunion/ | December 30, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Meet the “Enchanted” Herding Dog: the Pembroke Welsh Corgi
The Internet loves him, and Queen Elizabeth II does, too . . . he's known as smart, alert, and affectionate. Who are we talking about? The Pembroke Welsh Corgi, of course! While you would recognize this herding dog if you saw him, do you know his history? The difference between a Pembroke and a Cardigan […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/fun-facts-about-the-pembroke-welsh-corgi/ | December 30, 2016
Expert Advice: Feature The Heartwarming Story of Fidelio the Miracle Bergamasco
Fidelio means faithful in Italian. In English, it’s Fido. And, oh, how appropriate that tag has proven to be for this 6½-year-old, 75-pound Bergamasco show dog. No flash and flair here. More substance and survival. Remember sportscaster Al Michaels’ terrific call in the waning moments of the U.S. hockey team’s epic win over the Soviet […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/fidelio-the-miracle-dog/ | December 28, 2016
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog It’s Never Too Late to Get Involved in the Dog World
  Many people get involved in the dog world because they grew up around conformation, or competed in Juniors, or a family member or friend convinced them to try it out. But ultimately, it doesn't matter how you get involved, everyone is welcome and it's never too late to start. We had the opportunity to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/its-never-too-late-to-get-involved-in-the-dog-world/ | December 18, 2016
Expert Advice: Events How to Watch the 2016 AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin
There are so many reasons why you need to be at the 2016 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin. Beyond being able to meet all 190 of the AKC-recognized breeds, there will be absolutely thrilling displays of dogs' natural athleticism in the form of agility and dock diving; proof of advanced canine comprehension in […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/how-to-watch-2016-akc-nat-champ/ | December 15, 2016
Expert Advice: Events Why You Need To Be at the 2016 AKC National Championship
Conformation, agility, dock diving, and more. If you're a dog lover, you need to be at the 2016 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin. This event is the nexus of all things dog: you'll see and learn everything there is to know about the dog world and leave wanting more. Here's why YOU need to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/akc-national-championship-2016/ | December 7, 2016
Expert Advice: Events Things To Do in Orlando, Florida on December 17 & 18
Want to get away from the cold winter weather as the holidays approach? Planning a trip to warm and sunny Orlando, Fla.? Or maybe you live in "The City Beautiful," and are looking for new and fun activities for your weekend. No matter what your situation, we've got just the thing to do in Orlando […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/things-to-do-in-orlando/ | November 29, 2016
Expert Advice: Events The National Dog Show: Everything You Need to Know
Are you ready for dogs of every breed, size, shape, and haircut? That’s right, it’s Thanksgiving, and that means it’s time for the National Dog Show at noon on NBC! To help you get the most out of your dog show experience, we put everything you need to know in one place. Just follow these […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/everything-you-need-to-know-the-national-dog-show/ | November 18, 2016
Expert Advice: Conformation Heard ‘Round the Ring: Common Dog Show Terms
Watching a dog show can be confusing—albeit, still entertaining—if you're not in the fancy. We prepared a glossary of common dog show terms. Study up now, and be ready to sound like a pro when Westminster rolls around. Bait A bite-size treat, perhaps a bit of liver or cheese, used by a handler to get […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/common-dog-show-terms/ | November 16, 2016
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Bloat (or GDV) in Dogs — What It Is and How it’s Treated
I hate this disease. When I first started as a vet, we gave a dog with bloat a 50-50 chance if he could walk into the hospital. Many were too weak and had to be carried in. They often died. Now, 30 years later, bloat still kills about 30 percent of the dogs it affects, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/bloat-in-dogs/ | November 3, 2016

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