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Expert Advice: Basic Training Obedience: The Basics You and Your Dog Both Need
Why do we love dogs so much? Their goofy smiles, their endless energy, their adorable snuggles...the list goes on and on. We have had dogs as companions for thousands of years, and with good reason. When you make the carefully planned decision to get a dog, you know you're in for a lifetime of happiness. […] | September 21, 2016
Expert Advice: Events Sit, Stay, Jump: Masters Agility And Obedience Results
In addition to the renowned conformation show, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show presented by Purina® Pro Plan® hosted the third annual Masters Agility Championship and the inaugural year of the Masters Obedience Championship.   Masters Agility Championship Agility is an athletic event designed to demonstrate a dog's willingness to work in a variety of […] | February 16, 2016
Expert Advice: Events Dog Events Across the U.S. This Labor Day Weekend
Looking for something fun to do this Labor Day weekend? Consider heading out to see beautiful and talented dogs of all kinds at a dog show, agility or obedience trial, herding test, lure coursing trial, earthdog test, or other canine event in your area. Below are just a few of the many AKC dog events […] | September 8, 2015
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Expert Advice: Events Dogs and Owners Enjoy Summer Obedience and Rally Trials in Minnesota
On Saturday and Sunday, August 15-16, the weekend of AKC obedience and rally trials at On The Run! Canine Center in Ham Lake, Minnesota, arrived—and with it heat and humidity, as is typical for this time of year. But that didn’t stop local dog folks from showing up early to help set up and run the annual Cambridge […] | August 21, 2015
Expert Advice: News Dogs Heel, Stay, and Wag Tails at Twin Ports Obedience and Rally Trials
A tail-wagging crowd of well-trained dogs showed their skills at the Twin Ports Dog Training Club’s three days of AKC rally and obedience trials at the Four Seasons Event Center in Carlton, Minnesota, Friday through Saturday, July 10–12. The fun began on Thursday evening, with “5 for 5” run-throughs, a casual get-together where owners can get in some […] | July 14, 2015
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Expert Advice: Events Ann Arbor Annual Dog Show – July 3rd – 5th, 2015
  Finishing touches are being applied to Monroe County Fairgrounds; Monroe, Michigan for the annual dog show, hosted this July holiday weekend by Ann Arbor Kennel Club. From Friday July 3rd through Sunday 5th more than two thousand dogs will compete in Conformation, Rally, Obedience and Barn Hunt. For the first time ever, Dock Diving […] | July 6, 2015
Expert Advice: Did You Know? What are the best dog breeds for your kids?
There was a time not long ago that nearly every advertisement featuring a child with a dog seemed to include a Lab or a Golden Retriever, consistently among the most popular dog breeds in America. Today, there’s a bit more variety in the breeds being photographed with children for commercial advertising. Perhaps the public perception […] | April 9, 2015
Expert Advice: Events Winners Crowned at Rally and Obedience National Championships
The 2015 Obedience and AKC Rally National Champions were crowned this weekend at the American Kennel Club's National Obedience Championship and the AKC Rally National Championship, held at Purina Farms just outside of St. Louis, Missouri. The Championships drew more than 500 of the most highly trained dogs in the nation. Pamela Manaton, AKC Director […] | March 19, 2015
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Seven Facts About Owning a Giant Schnauzer
You know those sweet, obedient, adaptable little Miniature Schnauzers? The Giant Schnauzer is not exactly the same. Rather, he’s a large, strong dog with a natural guarding and territorial instinct. Which isn’t to say that Giants Schnauzers don’t make excellent canine companions, they do. But there are just a few things you should know about […] | January 1, 2009

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