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2019 NAC Regular Winners
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: Rally 12-year-old Schipperke Wins AKC Rally National Championship
Senior dogs really can do it all. On Friday, March 15, Carol Davis and her 12-year-old Schipperke, Misty, won the 2019 AKC Rally National Championship. "I can't tell you how good it feels," Davis says. "The past three years, we've always placed second. Today we got first." Davis says she plans to celebrate with her cheering section […] | March 15, 2019
Expert Advice: Rally Meet the Oldest Dog Competing in the 2019 AKC Rally National 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 11, 2019
Expert Advice: Rally Following House Fire, Rally Becomes More Than Pure Sport for this Alabama Family
The 2019 AKC National Rally Championship takes place March 15 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. If you can't attend, tune in to the live stream by going to on any device or download the AKC.TV app on Roku, Apple TV, or AmazonFireTV. Rally has taken on an entirely new meaning in recent months for the Cruise family of Blountsville, Alabama […] | February 28, 2019
Expert Advice: Sports Junior Handler Spotlight: Steven Reiss and His Australian Shepherd
The AKC Juniors program offers children ages nine to under 18 an opportunity to develop their handling skills and learn about good sportsmanship, dogs, and dog shows. Juniors are eligible to compete in Showmanship, Obedience, Agility, Rally, Tracking, Hunt Tests, Herding, Field Trials, Earthdog, Lure Coursing, Coursing Ability, and Coonhound Events. There is no minimum […] | February 22, 2019
Expert Advice: Sports How to Watch AKC Rally: What You Should Know as a First-Time Spectator
The AKC Rally National Championship will take place on March 15 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. On Friday, March 15, 2019, dogs from around the country will convene in Tulsa, Oklahoma to compete in the AKC Rally National Championship. The dogs and their […] | February 14, 2019
Expert Advice: Rally Reaching RACH: The First Rally Champion Reflects on How He Got Here
Bob Fullum and Zorro will be competing at the Rally National Championship on March 15 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. If you can’t attend, tune in to the live stream by going to on any device or download the AKC.TV app on Roku, Apple TV, or AmazonFireTV. After a particularly rough day of competing in novice obedience with his chocolate Labrador Retriever, Bob […] | December 21, 2018
Sports & Events AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin – Information
AKC National Championship by Royal Canin returns to Orlando, Florida on December 15 & 16, 2018. Here's how to catch the big dog show in person or on AKC.TV. | November 28, 2018
Expert Advice: News This 88-Year-Old Competitor Proves There Are No Age Limits When It Comes to Dog Sports
Donna Elizares is 88, yet she still embraces the mental and physical dynamics of dog-ring challenges. Since 1946, when she was a 16-year-old showing a Pekingese in conformation, Elizares, of Damascus, Ore., has competed in American Kennel Club (AKC) sports. She was inducted into the Papillon Club of America Hall of Fame in 2017 and […] | September 14, 2018
Expert Advice: News AKCLive! August 22: Meet a Broadway Dog Trainer, Watch an Inspiring Junior Competitor, and More
We have an exciting line-up on the Aug. 22 episode of AKCLive! We visit with a trainer who works with dogs on Broadway. We meet a young man who has found success with his Standard Poodle in several AKC sports. We see what a walk through Times Square looks like from a dog's-eye view. AKCLive! […] | August 21, 2018

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