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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

2011 AENC – HERDING GROUP WINNERS – Photos

1st Place – German Shepherd Dog – GCH CH Babheim’s Captain Crunch 2nd Place – Smooth Collie – GCH CH Bit O Heavens Sorceress 3rd Place – Cardigan Welsh Corgi – GCH CH Aubrey’s Tails Of Mystery 4th Place – Bouvier des Flandres – GCH CH Rocheuses Me And My Shadow Of Cornus

2011 AENC – WORKING GROUP WINNERS – Photos

1st Place – Boxer – GCH CH Winfall Brookwood Styled Dream 2nd Place – Portuguese Water Dog – GCH CH Spyglass’s Legend Of Bahia 3rd Place – Newfoundland – CH Good As Gold Anmalamual Del Basaburua 4th Place – Standard Schnauzer – GCH CH Charisma Maxim Von Diable

2011 Legislative Successes

The following list provides some of the highlights of AKC Government Relations’ (AKC GR) legislative successes through November 8, 2011. Other victories not included in this list have been won by other AKC federations, clubs, and responsible dog owners and breeders around the country who continue to work tirelessly to promote positive canine legislation in… read more

Breeder Buzzwords – The Irish Red and White Setter

Known by many as the “other” Setter throughout the 20th century, the Irish Red and White Setter has gone from near total obscurity to become one of the Sporting Group’s most stylish and capable birddogs. According to the Irish Red and White Setter Association of America, the setting Spaniels of the Emerald Isle were originally… read more

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