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Expert Advice: News Nominate a Deserving Dog for an AKC Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence
To celebrate the dogs that do extraordinary things in the service of humankind, the AKC Humane Fund is seeking YOUR nominations for its 2018 AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE). Entries are now being accepted and award recipients will be announced in the fall. For inspiration, check out the winners from the past five years […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/nominate-a-dog-akc-canine-excellence/ | June 18, 2018
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Expert Advice: News Meet K-9 Copper, the Black and Tan Coonhound That Is a Cocoa Community Hero
Copper, a 16-month-old Black and Tan Coonhound, has achieved more in his 16 months than most people do in their first 10 years of life. Copper is a K-9 with the Cocoa Police Department in Brevard County, Fla. He's also a certified therapy dog and a courtroom dog. We had the pleasure of meeting Copper […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/meet-k-9-copper-the-black-and-tan-coonhound/ | December 22, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Watch Chris Evans’ Adorable Reunion with His Dog, Dodger
It doesn't matter who you are... a regular everyday person, or a Hollywood star, coming home to your dog is still the greatest experience in the entire world. Just ask Captain America star Chris Evans and his dog, Dodger. After 10 (long) weeks apart, Evans came home to an extremely adorable welcome from Dodger. Dodger […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/chris-evans-adorable-dog-dodger/ | September 6, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny 20 Paw-esome German Shepherd Memes
  Everyone loves the German Shepherd Dog. That's why he's America's #2 breed and one of the most recognizable dogs around. So if you love the GSD, you'll really love what we've got in store for you today...namely, 20 of the most paw-esome German Shepherd memes around. They're funny, they're relatable, they're adorable, and most […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/paw-esome-gsd-memes/ | July 14, 2017
Expert Advice: Did You Know? What Do Police Dogs Do?
  Human law enforcement officers need to be a special type of person, and police dogs must be a special type of dog. These impressive animals come from generations of dogs specifically bred to perform the complicated tasks that police dogs are required to accomplish. Generally speaking, this isn’t something all dogs are able to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/what-do-police-dogs-do/ | June 30, 2017
Expert Advice: Did You Know? ​Domestic Detection-Dog Breeding Program: It’s Costly, But Makes Plenty of “Scents”
Members of the P Litter puppies (Labrador Retrievers) move about on their first day of training at the center. The P Litter (TSA/Penn Vet Working Dog Center) was whelped by a foster family and began their training at 8 weeks of age. Each member of this litter is named after a victim of the 9/11 […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/domestic-detection-dog-breeding-program/ | June 28, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Precious Poodle Pups Learn to Fetch
  Ah, puppy life. There isn't anything better. Just ask these Poodle pup siblings. They're only three-months-old, but they're already learning to fetch and they're doing a pretty good job. They even have their teamwork down. After all, everything (including fetch) is better when you do it with a friend. Check them out as they […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/poodle-pups-learn-fetch/ | June 27, 2017
Expert Advice: Sports The Many (Some Surprising) Uses and Benefits of Scent Work
Lisa Mallory's Doberman, Kelly, does an exterior search for birch and anise oil.   We've all heard about the incredible power of a dog's nose. Search and rescue dogs locate victims trapped under feet of rubble; K-9s track down fleeing suspects; and detection dogs alert to the presence of explosives, drugs, or other materials. But […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/many-uses-benefits-scent-work/ | June 19, 2017
Expert Advice: News Kansas Dog Park Renamed to Honor Fallen K-9
  Any day is a great day to honor a K-9 officer. Tuesday, June 13th was a particularly celebratory day for residents and officers of Wichita, Kan. On Tuesday, the Wichita City Council unanimously voted to rename the Meridian Dog Park, "K-9 Rooster Park," the Wichita Eagle reports. K-9 Rooster, a member of the Wichita […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/kansas-dog-park-renamed-honor-fallen-k-9/ | June 14, 2017
Expert Advice: News Congratulations to the United States Capitol Police K-9 Unit
The AKC presented the United States Capitol Police K-9 Unit with the AKC K-9 Officers Award on May 1. The award recognizes the special public service role of dogs that work for government agencies and the skills and partnerships the K-9 handlers have with their dogs. AKC President and CEO Dennis B. Sprung presented the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/congrats-united-states-capitol-k9-unit/ | May 5, 2017

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