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Expert Advice: Obedience Rescued Afghan Hound Earns Utility Dog Title
When you think about breeds competing in Obedience and earning a Utility Dog (UD) title, an Afghan Hound probably isn't the first breed that comes to mind. Count on Golden Retrievers, Shetland Sheepdogs, Border Collies, Labrador Retrievers, and German Shepherd Dogs to lead the pack of breeds who achieve UDs in obedience. But Hope, a blue and white […] | June 7, 2019
Expert Advice: Sports Junior Handler Spotlight: David Frasca
At just 15 years old, junior handler David Frasca has been competing in dog sports for two-thirds of his life. He works with six dogs in six sports: Agility, Rally, Obedience, CAT, Fast CAT, and Herding. David started in sports at five years old, but ten years later, he still can't choose a favorite between […] | April 26, 2019
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Expert Advice: Events AKC Crowns 2019 National Champions in Obedience, Rally, and Agility
There are champions, and then there are champions. Every year, the American Kennel Club acknowledges the most accomplished dogs in a trio of sports – Agility, Obedience, and Rally – by hosting championship competitions to which the nation’s top-ranked dogs are invited. A handful of these top winners then run, jump, weave, heel, or retrieve their […] | March 20, 2019
Expert Advice: Obedience Maverick the Border Collie Wins 2019 National Obedience Championship
After narrowing down the National Obedience Championship competitors to the top 50 in the nation, one dog took the top prize. Maverick the Border Collie, handed by Mitzi Tinaglia, won first place. Awards were given for the top ten dogs. Top 10 NOC Winners 2019 National Obedience Champion – Maverick the Border Collie, handled by Mitzi […] | March 18, 2019
Expert Advice: Obedience 2019 National Obedience Championship Group Winners
On Saturday, March 16, the top 50 of 118 dogs advanced to the next day of competition at the National Obedience Championship. The winners and top four dogs in each of the eight groups were also announced. Sporting Group Beacon the Golden Retriever, handled by Kathy Rasinowich This is Rasinowich's 17th NOC. "Beacon is like Clem […] | March 17, 2019
Expert Advice: Obedience Meet the Oldest Dog to Compete in the 2019 National Obedience Championship
If you’re the owner of a senior dog, you might think your dog sports days are behind you. But participating in dog sports with your dog can provide mental and physical exercise, the thrill of competition, and a chance for you both to have fun. With veterinarian approval, there are still many sports you and your dog can participate in. In […] | March 6, 2019
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Expert Advice: Sports How to Watch a Dog Obedience Competition: Good Manners Are Fun!
The AKC National Obedience Championship will take place Saturday to Sunday, March 16 and 17, 2019, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Tune in to AKC.TV, or download the AKC.TV app on Roku, Apple TV, or AmazonFireTV to catch the live stream. Some of the best obedience competitors in the world will be gathered in Tulsa, Oklahoma on March 16 and 17 2019, […] | February 14, 2019
Expert Advice: News Westminster’s Masters Obedience Champion: You Gotta Have Heart
On Monday afternoon, a black Labrador Retriever named “Heart” earned the title of Masters Obedience Champion at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show – an accomplishment she has logged every year since the competition began in 2016. The 6½-year-old Lab is owned and handled by professional dog trainer Linda Brennan of Columbia, New Jersey, […] | February 13, 2019
Expert Advice: News Winners of Best in Show at 2019 Palm Springs Dog Shows
After four days of competitions at the Palm Springs All-Breed Dog Show in Indigo, California, two dogs were awarded Best in Show on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. Saturday's All-Breed Dog Show Results Saturday's Best in Show winner was the Wire Fox Terrier, "GCHB Kingarthur Van Foliny Home," (also known as King) handled by Gabriel Rangel, […] | January 8, 2019
Expert Advice: News Top Dogs Crowned at 2018 AKC Obedience Classic and AKC Agility Invitational
Hundreds of dogs from all over the United States and beyond met in Florida to weave between poles, sit on demand, and jump through obstacles. Only a few of these dogs came out on top as winners of the AKC Obedience Classic and AKC Agility Invitational at the 2018 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin. […] | December 18, 2018

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