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American Kennel Club

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  • 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...
  • Westminster -- might be snow, will be new dogs

    If you throw a dog show in February in Manhattan, you might want to pack some gloves and galoshes along with the leashes and kibble. New York already got hit with a couple of big snowstorms this year, and who knows what will happen on Monday, Feb. 14,...
  • John O'Hurley co-hosting 10th National Dog Show

     John O'Hurley co-hosting 10th National Dog Show
    Thanksgiving traditions are a wonderful thing. Think Thanksgiving, and you think turkey, family, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and the National Dog Show Presented by Purina. This is the 10th year anniversary of the broadcast with dog show guru...
  • Why is your breed of dog the best breed?

    It's all politics Diane Pucin Los Angeles Times How has the Glen of Imaal terrier not yet won the Westminster Kennel Club dog show you ask? You ask, don't you? Politics! Darn politics. The hardy breed comes from the Glen of Imaal in County Wicklow,...
  • Family Pet Shot By Fearful Dog Owner

    Family Pet Shot By Fearful Dog Owner
    A 4-year-old family pet was shot and killed by a dog owner who says he was attacked Monday. Sacramento Sheriff's deputies called the dead dog a pitbull, but the owner of the the dog says it was an American Bully, a relatively new American Kennel Club...
  • 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...
  • Know Your Enemy - Protect Your Pets

    Hey, everyone loves their pet no matter what it might be. Recently the American Kennel Club documented that dog napping has risen 49 percent during the past year.  Would you believe that the economy is so bad that people would stoop to steal dogs to...
  • Ways to celebrate National Puppy Day in Baltimore

    Ways to celebrate National Puppy Day in Baltimore
    Happy National Puppy Day to all my two-legged and four-legged friends. My name is Krishana Davis and I'm an intern at the The Baltimore Sun. Although I have a knack for fashion and politics, I never turn down a chance to pay homage to my four-legged...
  • 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...
  • Don't let Fido get nabbed: Dognappings on the rise

    Don't let Fido get nabbed: Dognappings on the rise
    We chain up our bicycles, lock our cars and double latch our front doors in order to protect ourselves and our property. But people often leave the thing most important to them out in the open, ripe for the taking — our dogs. It's not something...
  • 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...