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The Daily Diary

Of all the days of the week, Monday is the most emotionally dependent. People regularly claim to hate it, except on the occasion of a National Holiday, the American workers’ equivalent of a Get Out Of Jail Free card. Its fellow weekdays, by comparison, enjoy an independence that is carefree. Tuesday and Thursday are unencumbered… read more

Dogs Freakin' Rule!

Your Dream Starts Today

Today marks the forty-ninth anniversary of one of the pivotal moments in American history. “I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation,” said Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as the opening statement to his “I Have… 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

Kennel Club of Palm Springs 2012

Palm Springs, in the desert of Southern California, was a destination for pleasure seekers long before the Rat Pack started performing at the Racquet Club. The lure of this desert oasis has been favored by railroad executives, farmers and health and fitness enthusiasts, and made famous to the rest of the world by those notorious… 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

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 – 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

2011 AENC – Day 2 Bred By Winners – Photos

1st Place – Boxer – GCH CH Breho Fortuity Shared Treasure 1st Place – Border Terrier – GCH CH Meadowlake Simply Sinful 1st Place – Belgian Tervuren – GCH CH Sky Acres Flying Solo

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