Should AKC judges travel to Russia for the 2016 FCI World Dog Show? That’s the question Senior Editor Bo Bengtson poses today. With the passage of recent laws prohibiting any action that serves as “propaganda” for homosexuality, some judges are wondering whether they can, in all good conscience, accept invitations to judge. Bo, himself a judge, considers the dilemma; you may find his conclusion surprising.
Of course young puppies aren’t ready for the jumps involved in agility. But some exercises in the sport can actually help build a future show dog into a better competitor. Today in part 2 of her series on crosstraining puppies, Deb Eldredge, D.V.M., explains how agility obstacles can develop a pup’s confidence and how several specific elements can put your young dog just that much closer to its championship. Take a look!
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