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  • 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........
  • Havoc is good to have around when you’re talking about this seizure alert dog trained at Alden’s Kennels

     
    It’s doubtful an intruder would walk into the Leisher house, come face to face with Havoc, a quietly resolute German shepherd, and decide not to …...
  • 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...
  • Teaching new dogs old tricks

    GLENDALE — Officials say they will take a wait-and-see approach before accepting two new pups from South Korea into Glendale's K-9 program. The Jindo pups would represent a major change from the German shepherds that have been staples of police K-...
  • Local artist is dogging it

    All 16 of Sarah Prescott's dogs will have their day on Saturday and Sunday, even though they exist only on paper. The 16 canines are images in Prescott's watercolor painting entitled, "The Future of AKC." The piece was chosen as the winner of the 10th...
  • American Kennel Club- Eukanuba Dog Show and Six Flags Toy Drive

    Gayle Anderson was live in Long Beach for the American Kennel Club/Eukanuba National Championship. Nearly 2,500 dogs will compete for more than $225,000 in cash prizes at the Tenth Annual AKC/Eukanuba National Championship (AENC) on December 4th and 5th,...
  • Sounding Off: Animals need help from us

    Huntington Beach contracts with OC Animal Care in the city of Orange, serving 17 cities and unincorporated areas (more than 2.1 million people). I believe it is more than a $600,000 yearly fee. Every coastal city from Seal Beach down through San Clemente...
  • Surfer dog gets national award

    Surfer dog gets national award
    A North County golden retriever that surfs for charity is one of five really good dogs being honored nationally by the American Kennel Club. Winners of the AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence wereannounced Thursday in New York City. The...
  • Surfer dog a finalist for national 'Hero Dog' award

    Surfer dog a finalist for national 'Hero Dog' award
    SAN DIEGO -- An Escondido dog that surfs for charity is a finalist the "American Hero Dog'' award, the American Humane Society announced Monday. Ricochet, a 3-year-old golden retriever, counterbalances the boards to keep special needs children and...