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American Kennel Club

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  • My Pet World: Finding certain breeds in shelters

    Q: I know you have a shelter puppy, Steve. Here's our problem: We've always had Newfoundlands. I want to adopt a shelter dog, but how do we find a Newfie? — V.D., Boston A: You don't. Open your mind to getting something that's Newfie-like: just a...
  • 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,...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...