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The Greatest Dog That Ever Lived

Think you know a great dog when you see one? Of course you do! If you’re a dog show junkie (and we know you are) you’ve seen more than your fair share of “great ones” over the years. Heck, you may have bred, owned or shown a great one yourself. “Great” dogs come in many… read more

Kennel Club of Palm Springs – Sunday, January 8, 2012

Sunday’s Best in Show Kuvasz with handler Diana Wilson. Kuvasz # 5 CH Szumeria’s Wildwood Silver Six Penc (Tanner) Handler: Diana Wilson Breeders/Owners: Mercedes Villa & Lynn Brady, Constance Townsend & Claudia Muir Judge Robert Stein awards Sunday’s Best in Show Brace to Richard and Collette Gagne’s Siberian Huskies CH Echo Call’s Bullet Proof and Echo… read more

Kennel Club of Palm Springs – Saturday, January 7, 2012

Saturday’s Best in Show English Setter with handler Bruce Schultz. English Setter #48, GCH Oakley’s B’Dazzled (Dazzle) Handler: Bruce Schultz. Breeders: Jim Jannard and Paula Dempsey Owners: Donald & Georjean Jensen and Erik & Jennifer Strickland Saturday & Sunday’s Best Junior Handler, Sarah Dwight with English Cocker Spaniel GCH After Hours Look Who’s Talking. Saturday’s Best of Breed Japanese Chin, CH… read more

The Informed Breeder

The Informed Breeder: Semen Collection and Packaging for Chilled Semen Shipment

The Informed Breeder: Semen Collection and Packaging for Chilled Semen Shipment By Valeria Rickard, DVM The American Kennel Club allows breeders to perform their own collections for chilled semen shipments. However, AKC does not provide training or continuing education classes for breeders on how to do this properly, and unfortunately we have had many samples… read more

Federal PUPS Legislation Information Update

The American Kennel Club and our Washington, D.C.-based advocacy team continue to closely monitor the federal Puppy Uniform Protection and Safety (PUPS) legislation introduced last spring as Senate Bill 707 (S.707) and House Bill 835 (H.R. 835). Each of the bills has been assigned to the Agriculture Committees of their respective chambers. To date, no… read more


AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB CELEBRATES OWNER/HANDLERS IN THE SPORT WITH NEW SERIES FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: AKC Communications Phone: 212-696-8228 Email: Date: December 21, 2011 New York, NY— More than 80% of the dogs being exhibited in the show ring today are family dogs shown by their owners. To celebrate the dedication and enthusiasm of… read more


NEW YORK, NY (December 20, 2011) – The American Kennel Club® is pleased to announce the judging panel for the 12th Annual AKC/Eukanuba National Championship to be held in Orlando, Fla. on Saturday, Dec. 15 and Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012. The 2012 event will once again showcase the nation’s top AKC-registered and international dogs as… read more

GCH CH Jaset's Satisfaction

2011 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship – BEST IN SHOW

GCH Jaset’s Satisfaction – Standard Poodle Handled by Ann Rairigh Owned by Beth Harris & Michel Molnar & Jamie Danburg Bred by Sandra Tompkins & Chris Bailey Best In Show judged by Mrs. Robert D. Smith The Non-Sporting Group judged by Mr. Frank T. Sabella Best of Variety judged by Mrs. Michele L. Billings

2011 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship – Group Summary Results

THE SPORTING GROUP Group Placements 1st Place – Cocker Spaniel Black – GCH CH Casablanca’s Thrilling Seduction 2nd Place – Pointer – GCH CH Chesterhope Sharp As 3rd Place – Weimaraner – GCH CH Northwoods Send Money Honey 4th Place – Irish Setter – GCH CH Greengate The Boss At Beaubriar RN Bred by Exhibitor… read more

2011 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship – TERRIER GROUP WINNERS Photos

1st Place – Wire Fox Terrier – GCH CH Steele Your Heart 2nd Place – Smooth Fox Terrier – GCH CH Slyfox Sneak’s A Peek 3rd Place – Skye Terrier – GCH CH Cragsmoor Buddy Goodman 4th Place – Border Terrier – GCH CH Meadowlake Simply Sinful

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