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Sports & Events AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin – 2019
AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin returns to Orlando, Florida on December 14 & 15, 2019. Watch live on or your favorite device. | 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
Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Expert Advice: News AKCLive! July 18: Fire Safety Tips, Pembroke Welsh Corgis, and More
We had an exciting line-up for the July 18 episode of AKCLive! We met Steve Reiss and his dog, Pretzel, who had just returned from the AKC Rally National Championship. We offered up some tips for National Pet Fire Safety Day. We previewed the newest Meet the Breeds documentary, which was all about Pembroke Welsh […] | July 17, 2018
junior akc rally national championship
Expert Advice: Sports Meet a Junior Competitor in the 2018 AKC Rally National Championship
Some of the country’s best rally competitors will be gathered together in Wilmington, Ohio, on Friday, June 29, for the 2018 AKC Rally® National Championship. Although she’s only 16 years old, Skye Marvin is one of those handlers. Even more impressive, Skye is entering not one dog, but two. The first is her Cairn Terrier named […] | June 25, 2018
AKC Rally and Obedience
Expert Advice: Sports Two Rally and Obedience Competitors Talk Juggling Both at the AKC National Championships
When it comes to the dog sports of AKC Rally® and Obedience, both are thrilling sights to behold. Obedience is like a silent, choreographed routine in which the dogs show a willingness and enjoyment to be working with their handlers, who use very few verbal commands, creating a rather awe-inspiring presentation. Though many dogs have […] | June 19, 2018
Expert Advice: News From the Cockpit to Dog-Training Class, This Owner-Handler Blends Two Challenging Worlds​
Bonnet started as Horton's Novice A dog. The pair competed successfully all the way to a UDX title. The Norwegian Elkhound survived a stroke and was "truly a hero," showing her owner "what was important in life that I did not already know" he says. While he doesn’t have an iconic Superman "S" on his […] | February 20, 2018
Expert Advice: News Why You Need to See Obedience and Rally at the AKC National Championship
Obedience People and dogs have been companions and work partners for centuries. This requires teamwork, as well as the dog's ability and willingness to respond to directions and behave accordingly. Of course, the same could be said for the modern day; we all want our dogs to behave well in public places, in the presence […] | November 30, 2017
Expert Advice: News 5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the 2017 AKC National Championship
It's almost that time of year again. No, we're not talking about the holiday season; we're talking about the AKC National ChampionshipDog Show Presented by Royal Canin! This year's show will take place Dec. 16-17 in Orlando, Fla., with additional events held in conjunction with the championship occurring throughout that week. If you haven't heard […] | October 19, 2017
Expert Advice: Events Top Dogs Crowned at AKC Obedience Classic and AKC Agility Invitational
The 2016 AKC Obedience Classic and the AKC Agility Invitational were held December 17-18, 2016 in conjunction with the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin, demonstrating the highest level of training and teamwork between dog and handler. Obedience and agility competitions for junior handlers were held for the sixth year, and an AKC Rally® […] | December 21, 2016

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