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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...
  • 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......
  • 4 competitive show dogs are stolen in Bellflower

     
    A champion Akita headed for one of the country’s biggest invitational dog shows and three other competition dogs vanished Tuesday when the van they spent the night in was stolen from a Bellflower parking lot. Trace, a 3-year-old male Akita......
  • Dogs show off at AKC/Eukanuba National Championship in Long Beach

     
    The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship dog show, held over the weekend at the Long Beach Convention Center, attracted conformation show dogs and highly trained obedience and agility dogs from around the country. Winning the conformation competition --...
  • Norwegian lundehund, Xoloitzcuintli and Entlebucher mountain dog are newest AKC-recognized breeds

     
    New dog breeds were officially recognized by the American Kennel Club in a recent announcement. The AKC also offered a list of its most popular breeds, based on registration statistics....
  • Labrador retriever tops AKC's list of popular breeds; bulldog comes in No. 1 in Los Angeles

     
    For the 20th year in a row, the Labrador retriever is America's most popular dog breed, according to registration statistics released last week by the American Kennel Club. The Lab was followed by the German shepherd, Yorkshire terrier, beagle, golden.......
  • How to find the right dog for your lifestyle

     
    In the market for a new dog? Or are you, perhaps, simply trying to better understand the one you already have? There’s a great place to find valuable information – dog shows. Whether you go to a show like the......
  • Westminster dog show 2011: The contestants prepare

     
    If you're a fan of dog shows, you might know the middle of February not for the holiday it contains, but for the famous show that takes place. We're speaking, of course, of the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, which......
  • Scottish deerhound: What the breed -- best in show at Westminster -- is all about

     
    Scottish deerhound Hickory created a big stir when she became the first member of her breed ever to win best in show at Westminster, America's most prestigious dog show, on Tuesday night. Hickory's win came as a surprise to many......