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Expert Advice: Sports Thirteenth Generation Collie Shines in Obedience, Agility, Herding, and Tracking
Rory is a well-versed Collie with 12 titles in dog sports On his dam's side, Rory's litter represents 13 generations of Kaye's Chelsea Collies Give Rory, a sable and white Collie, the chance to compete in a dog sport, and he struts his athletic stuff with fluff and finesse. The 13th generation of AKC Champion […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/thirteenth-generation-of-collies-does-it-all/ | September 11, 2019
Expert Advice: Sports Meet Polly: A Saintly Service Dog and Accomplished AKC Athlete
Polly the Saint Bernard is both a service dog and an AKC sports champion “She's responsible for me being alive," says Polly's owner, Allison, who at one point lost her memory from Lupus complications Polly has learned to differentiate between her Service Dog work with Allison as her handler and her dog sports work with […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/polly-st-bernard-service-dog-akc-athlete/ | September 6, 2019
Expert Advice: Sports Dog Star of the Month: Reina the Cane Corso
Reina is a two-year-old Cane Corso owned by Lindsey Velasco in California Reina competes in Diving Dogs, Agility, and Conformation but hopes to get started in Rally and become a certified therapy dog Cane Corsos are intelligent, loyal, eager to please, versatile, and athletic When Lindsey Velasco was in college at California State University in […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/dog-star-month-reina-cane-corso/ | August 29, 2019
Expert Advice: News Rewatch All the Action: Dogs React to ESPN Dog Day
ESPN Dog Day was all-day canine coverage broadcast on August 24, 2019. If you missed the action, you can rewatch on-demand on the ESPN app. Don't miss this laugh. Dogs on social media react to watching canine athletes by barking at the TV! You can join! We explain how to get started in Dog Day […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/rewatch-action-dogs-react-espn-dog-day/ | August 26, 2019
Expert Advice: Sports Diving Dogs 101: How to Compete in Dock Diving Step-By-Step
Watch Dock Diving in Action on ESPN Dog Day on August 24. Ready for a splash? Diving Dogs is the perfect sport for water-loving canines and is fun, exciting, and easy-to-do. There are a few simple rules: You throw your dog’s favorite toy into a pool while he waits on a dock about 40 feet long. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/diving-dogs-101-compete-dock-diving-step-step/ | August 21, 2019
Expert Advice: Sports Agility 101: How Do Agility Competitions Work?
Watch Agility in action on ESPN Dog Day on August 24 on ESPN2 starting at noon ET. Many people may not be familiar with agility competitions, where dogs navigate through an obstacle course while racing against the clock. Even for those who have heard of the sport, acting as a simple spectator can be a little […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/agility-competition-101/ | August 20, 2019
Expert Advice: Sports Flyball 101: How to Compete in Flyball for Dogs
Watch Flyball in Action on ESPN Dog Day on August 24. You can feel the anticipation in the air as the dogs line up and wait for a Flyball relay race to begin. A set of drag racing lights signal the start of the race and as the last light turns green the first dog on each team […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/flyball-101-how-to-compete-in-flyball-for-dogs/ | August 20, 2019
Expert Advice: News ESPN Dog Day on August 24 Is Nonstop Dog Sports and Entertainment
ESPN is going straight to the dogs in the best way possible. On August 24, the American Kennel Club is proud to participate in ESPN Dog Day for the first time ever, with dog sports broadcast live on ESPN2 and the ESPN app. What better way to spend a hot "Dogust" day than by watching dogs […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/watch-akc-sports-espn-dog-day-august-24/ | August 19, 2019
Expert Advice: Sports Rocco and Rider Become the First AKC Scent Work Detectives — On the Same Day
The pathway to becoming a full-fledged detective has had its challenges for Rocco and Rider but it has never been a mystery to either, or their Midwest owner/handlers. The AKC Scent Work® Detective title, considered the pinnacle of success in the popular sport, went unclaimed since its inception on Oct. 1, 2017, until July 14 […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/rocco-rider-become-first-akc-scent-work-detectives/ | August 15, 2019
Expert Advice: News How to Watch: 2019 Greeley Kennel Club Dog Show
The 2019 Greeley Kennel Club Dog Show takes place August 17-19 at Island Grove Regional Park in Greeley, Colorado. Want to watch or stream? Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch the Greeley Kennel Club Dog Show. Greeley Kennel Club Dog Show - What to Expect This year's event includes the National Owner-Handled […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/watch-2019-greeley-kennel-club-dog-show/ | August 14, 2019

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