Showing content tagged with: sports and events

Expert Advice: Sports Meet Brodie, the First Scottish Deerhound to Earn Champion Tracker Title
Being the "first" to achieve something takes a lot of determination and tenacity, something that Scottish Deerhound Brodie and his owner, Linda Beisswenger, know all too well. In St. Louis, Missouri, Brodie came to Beisswenger as just a puppy. Previously, Beisswenger competed in AKC Tracking with her Borzoi. "I just fell in love with Tracking and I'm still in love […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/scottish-deerhound-earns-champion-tracker/ | July 11, 2019
Expert Advice: Training for Dog Sports 5 Sports You and Your Dog Need to Try This Summer
For many, summer means longer days, no school, vacation, and more time to spend with your pup. This summer, why not try out a new dog sport? There are many activities you and your dog can try out both in the comfort of the air conditioning or in the great outdoors. Why Try a New […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/5-sports-to-try/ | July 2, 2019
Expert Advice: News How to Watch: 2019 Lawton Dog Fanciers Association Dog Show
The 2019 Lawton Dog Fanciers Association Dog Show takes place June 29-30 at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds. Want to stream? Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch the Lawton Dog Fanciers Association Dog Show. How to Watch/Stream Lawton Dog Fanciers Association Lawton Dog Fanciers Association will be streaming live on AKC.tv from Oklahoma […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/watch-2019-lawton-dog-fanciers-association/ | June 27, 2019
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Dog Star of the Month: Kit the Rat Terrier
Kathy Wakefield, from Tualatin, Oregon, grew up with two Rat Terriers — Kelly and Turbo. They were her best friends and learned every trick quickly and willingly. As an adult, Kathy decided it was the right time to get her own dog. She met a few different breeds, but they didn't feel like the right […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-star-of-the-month-kit-the-rat-terrier/ | June 27, 2019
Expert Advice: Events How to Watch Woofstock Dog Show 2019
The 2019 Contra Costa Kennel Club Dog Show, known as Woofstock, is a four-day dog show held on June 6-9, 2019 at the Solano County Fairgrounds in Vallejo, California. Want to stream or attend? Here's everything you need to know about how to watch Woofstock Dog Show. About Woofstock The four-day all-breed conformation shows will […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/how-to-watch-woofstock-dog-show-2019/ | June 5, 2019
Expert Advice: Sports Junior Handler Spotlight: Brielle Duprat
Brielle Duprat was two-and-a-half when her grandmother Karen took her to her first dog show. She remembers watching all of the different breeds, and the grooming prior to competition. Then, at four years old, her aunt Lori had Brielle show her Havanese, Maggie, in the Pee Wee Juniors class. "That started my handling career," says […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/junior-handler-spotlight-brielle-duprat/ | May 31, 2019
Expert Advice: Sports Dog Star of the Month: Ruger the German Shorthaired Pointer
After months of researching to find the right breed. Kristina Tamburr and her boyfriend, from central New Jersey, decided they wanted a dog that was health tested, temperament tested, proven in the field, and proven in the show ring. That's when they decided on the German Shorthaired Pointer (GSP). "We were on a waiting list […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/dog-star-month-ruger-german-shorthaired-pointer/ | May 27, 2019
Expert Advice: Rally Who Says Deaf Dogs Can’t Succeed in Sports? Meet Holly, the Rally Superstar
Watch as 27-year-old Daniela Flores communicates with her deaf dog by waving her hands and giving signals. Holly, an Australian Shepherd, is completely deaf and blind in one eye. Trust— this one word perfectly describes Daniela Flores and Holly, a 9-year-old Australian Shepherd, when they enter the Rally ring. Holly isn't like most Australian Shepherds. She […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/holly-australian-shepherd-deaf-dog/ | May 12, 2019
Expert Advice: Sports The Glen of Imaal Terrier: An Uncommon Competitor
Leaping over a broad jump, hopping through a hoop, and digging furiously underground to find rats. Add in a sniff-out session, some snappy switchbacks around poles, and a 100-yard dash in tizzy time and it looks like a dog in supersonic shenanigans. If this sounds like a flashy, popular breed who always stands in the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/spotlight-rare-breed-glen-imaal-terrier/ | May 10, 2019
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Dog Star of the Month: Kuiper the Whippet
Kuiper (Farseer Out of This World) the Whippet comes from a family of athletes. There's his grandfather, Farseer Cochiti, who held the Guinness World Record for the longest dock dive at 31 feet until recently. Who broke the record? Kuiper's first cousin, Jammin' Farseer Sounders. Sounders broke the record in December by jumping 33 feet and 6 inches. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-star-of-the-month-kuiper-the-whippet/ | April 29, 2019

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