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  • Labrador retriever tops AKC's list of popular breeds; bulldog comes in No. 1 in Los Angeles

     
    For the 20th year in a row, the Labrador retriever is America's most popular dog breed, according to registration statistics released last week by the American Kennel Club. The Lab was followed by the German shepherd, Yorkshire terrier, beagle, golden.......
  • How to find the right dog for your lifestyle

     
    In the market for a new dog? Or are you, perhaps, simply trying to better understand the one you already have? There’s a great place to find valuable information – dog shows. Whether you go to a show like the......
  • AKC wants your mischievous dog videos

     
    From Rebecca Mercer with the American Kennel Club: From singing doggy divas to canines who steal scraps from the table, the American Kennel Club and the Canine Companies are looking for fun videos of misbehaving dogs for upcoming episodes of Meet the...
  • Westminster dog show 2011: The contestants prepare

     
    If you're a fan of dog shows, you might know the middle of February not for the holiday it contains, but for the famous show that takes place. We're speaking, of course, of the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, which......
  • Scottish deerhound: What the breed -- best in show at Westminster -- is all about

     
    Scottish deerhound Hickory created a big stir when she became the first member of her breed ever to win best in show at Westminster, America's most prestigious dog show, on Tuesday night. Hickory's win came as a surprise to many......
  • Scottish deerhound wins Westminster dog show

     
    A Scottish deerhound named Hickory won best in show at the Westminster dog show, the most prestigious competition for purebred dogs in the U.S., as the show concluded its two-day run Tuesday night. It was the first time the Scottish......
  • Westminster dog show 2011: Where we stand going into Day 2

     
    The Westminster dog show is a two-day spectacle that saves its nail-biting best-in-show finale for the end of the second day. Where do we stand so far? The winners of four out of seven groups (categories of dog breeds arranged......
  • Tibetan mastiff is sold for record price in China

     
    Tibetan mastiffs, a breed of dog whose original purpose was guarding livestock in the Himalayan mountains, have a new and seemingly unlikely occupation: status symbol. Owning one of the large working dogs has become a way for the wealthiest residents........
  • Video goodness: Dog rides a scooter

     
    We were mesmerized the moment we first glimpsed Norman, a dog with a remarkable scooter-riding ability, in a post on Urlesque. At the time, we were unaware of his growing stardom -- he's appeared on "Good Morning America" and "Late......
  • Advice dog owners can dig

     
    From the American Kennel Club: If you have trouble with your dog digging in your yard, or in newly planted gardens, take note of a few tips from Mary Burch, an animal behavorist and AKC Canine Good Citizen director. “Dogs dig for a number of...
  • Legislature passes bill to halt automatic ‘dangerous dog’ label

     
    From the Best Friends Animal Society: The Florida Legislature passed a bill Wednesday, May 4, that would end the automatic designation of “dangerous” for dogs removed in busts of dogfighting operations. The bill awaits Gov. Rick Scott's...