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  • Is the 'cava-poo-chon' the perfect dog?

    Is the 'cava-poo-chon' the perfect dog?
    When it comes to dog lovers, hearts are melted by the cute face of a puppy. A new dog breed is said to keep the adorable face of a puppy for its entire lifespan. Labeled the 'cava-poo-chon,' the breed is a 'tribrid' or triple cross of a King Charles...
  • CT Mixed Breeds To Compete In Westminster's New Agility Event

    CT Mixed Breeds To Compete In Westminster's New Agility Event
    When the American Kennel Club first began allowing mixed breeds into agility events, Lisa Tibbals welcomed the chance to compete with Sadie, a scruffy female terrier mix rescued from dire straits in Kentucky. But she was miffed by the reaction from some...
  • What makes a perfect dog? How judges chose past Best in Shows

    NEW YORK -- Yes, we know your dog is perfect, and no, we don't need you to show us another picture to prove it. But there is your idea of perfection, and then there is the judges' idea at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, where the lopsided ears,...
  • Wire fox terrier Sky wins Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

    NEW YORK – Sky, a wire fox terrier with scores of best-in-show titles under her furry white belt, added another one to the collection Tuesday night by winning the top prize at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. The ginger-and-white dog defeated...
  • Maryland bloodhound is a top dog at Westminster Kennel Club

    Maryland bloodhound is a top dog at Westminster Kennel Club
    Nathan, the floppy-jowled, big-eared, giant Bloodhound from Maryland who arguably drew the loudest cheers at this year’s Westminster Kennel Club show, almost never made it out to compete. “I thought about not even showing Nathan,” says...
  • Traveling with your pet

    Traveling with your pet
    Traveling with your pet is as American as owning one. According to a 2009-10 National Pet Owners Survey, 71.4 million U.S. households own a pet, mostly cats and dogs. Compared to a parrot or piranha, it's relatively easy to take a cat or dog for a car...
  • My Pet World: Persians still reign as most popular cats in America

    As the Labrador retriever is the most popular dog breed in America (according to American Kennel Club registration statistics), the Persian is our most popular pedigreed cat. The Cat Fanciers' Assn. (CFA) recently announced annual registration numbers...
  • Doggone Birds

    Doggone Birds
    This story originally appeared in the Chicago Tribune on July 6, 2006. Like a furry rocket, Max the border collie streaked across Foster Avenue Beach on Wednesday, a blur to the dozen or so beachgoers and a threat to the nearest flock of sea gulls. With...
  • Hold onto your pups: Dog kidnappings on the rise

    Hold onto your pups: Dog kidnappings on the rise
    Yipe -- here's a disturbing story. Dog-nappings are up in a big way in 2011... more than 30 percent! According to this report in the Chicago Sun-Times, the American Kennel Club, which tracks dog kidnappings, is saying the crime has surged 32 percent this...
  • A dog day to look forward to

    Northeastern Maryland Kennel Club's third annual Responsible Dog Ownership Day will be observed Sept. 25, from noon to 4 p.m., at the Abingdon PetSmart, 412 Constant Friendship Blvd. Free, and open to well-behaved pets and their owners, the event will...
  • Protecting your pets

    Protecting your pets
    Do you have a dog or a cat? Are you keeping them safe from pet theft? According to Ines de Pablo, founder of the pet safety company Wag'N Enterprises, the theft of our furry friends has been on the rise in 2011. And the American Kennel Club agrees --...