RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

American Kennel Club

A collection of news and information related to American Kennel Club published by this site and its partners.

Top American Kennel Club Articles

Displaying items 89-99
  • Junior dog handlers prep for Hampton dog show

    If 11-year-old Mckenzie Dunford looks like a natural when it comes to handling show dogs, that's because she is. Not only did she grow up in a family where champion Akitas are an integral part of life, but she also made her first appearance in the ring...
  • 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...
  • All the dogs are teacher's pets in this class

    All the dogs are teacher's pets in this class
    You can always teach an old dog new tricks, insists Emily Boeshaar. "You just have to find the method." As a professional dog trainer based in Gloucester, Boeshaar teaches puppies and older dogs, little ones and big ones, in obedience. "My students...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show: Whippet Chanel wins hound group

     
    Ch. Starline's Chanel, a 2-year-old female whippet owned by Lori and Carey Lawrence, beat a top-ranked petit basset griffon vendeen to win the hound group at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Monday. Handler Lauri Wilson, who guided Chanel......
  • Missouri voters have their say on the state's controversial puppy-mill proposition

     
    As voters across the country go to the polls, many animal lovers are watching one state in particular: Missouri, where debate has been raging for months over a proposition that would impose new regulations on large-scale dog breeding operations....
  • Study shows fewer veterinary students are planning to work with large animals

     
    FRESNO, Calif. — The number of veterinarians who work with cows, pigs, chickens and other farm animals is on the decline as many prepare to retire and fewer students opt for large animal practice, results from a recent study showed.......
  • Caption this: A whippet's mad dash

     
    If there's one big asset a whippet has going for it, it's got to be speed. No wonder, then, that this whippet is named Dash. He's pictured here running on a Hong Kong beach last month -- we only wish......