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As the Wheels Turn – The Magic that Is THE Garden

“My friends are making dinner reservations at fancy restaurants in Little Italy and booking Broadway shows….. I’m all, hey, I’m getting on an airplane, doesn’t that count?” Seriously, ramping up to the Garden is always exciting, nervous making, thrilling, tedious, awe-inspiring and anxiety-inducing. Dreams of spot lights and green carpet get mixed up with nightmares… read more

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Best Junior Handler at Eukanuba Classic, Raina Moss.

Raina Moss, from Battle Ground, WA wins the 2015 Eukanuba National Junior Showmanship Championship competition in Orlando, FL today qualifying her to compete as the US representative to the 2016 Crufts Dog Show. She won showing her clumber spaniel, Dirk. She becomes the first junior to win showing a clumber spaniel in this competition. She… read more

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Core Conditioning for Your Dog

While attending the Purina Sporting Dog Summit, several experts gave advice on ways to keep your dogs healthy and injury free. Jennell Appel, DVM, CCRT; James L. Cook, DVM, PhD, DACVS, DACVSMR Purina’s Arleigh Reynolds, DVM, PhD, DACVN all stressed the importance of warming a dog up prior to competition/hunting/exercise and then cooling down afterwards…. read more

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November 2015 President’s Letter

Each year, we celebrate the core of our sport at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship (AENC): our breeders. The Best Bred-By Exhibitor in Show competition continues to make up a large percentage of the AENC entry, with cash prizes for the winners. We honor seven stellar breeding programs that have greatly contributed to the sport in… read more

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See How Dogs Can Detect Cancer Better Than Lab Tests

A dog named Lucy is able to effectively sniff out bladder, kidney, and prostate cancer with more than 95 percent accuracy. According to CNN, she is one of eight dogs currently being used in a new clinical trial by Medical Detection Dogs to sniff out cancer in 3,000 patients in Britain. Since dogs have such… read more

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Notice About Entries From the AENC

Please be aware there has been an unforeseen interruption of service in the Oklahoma City area which effects/impacts all phone/internet and cable services to the Onofrio Dog Show Superintendents. They expect to have this rectified shortly. Also please note: As per AKC Rules and Regulations in Chapter 6: Sec.9: “Whenever the closing day noted above… read more

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CKC Supports Freedom of Choice Regarding Ear Cropping

Following recent changes to the College of Veterinarians of British Columbia bylaws, banning the ear cropping of dogs, CKC has participated in several media inquiries with the assistance of local subject-matter experts and members—resulting in substantial print and broadcast coverage—to correct misunderstandings and to reaffirm CKC’s position: freedom of choice. While none of the 175… read more

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Ask MA Committee to Support Ban on Insurance Breed Discrimination

The Massachusetts Joint Committee on Financial Services is scheduled to consider a bill on November 10 that would protect responsible dog owners by prohibiting insurance companies that offer homeowners insurance from refusing, cancelling, or imposing an increased premium on clients due to the specific breed of dog(s) kept on the property. Summary: Senate Bill 501,… read more

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Cold Spots: Poogan’s Porch

Charleston, SC – There are people in her house. She doesn’t know them, but they come in droves. They eat in her living room, cook in her kitchen, and pay her no mind at all. After such a long life of lonely solitude, the air is thick with conversation and the scent of Lowcountry spices…. read more

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The American Kennel Club Announces Strategic Partnership with FidoTV

New York, NY- The American Kennel Club (The AKC®) would like to announce that it has partnered with new network FidoTV, the first television programming channel dedicated solely to dog lovers on Dish Network (Channel 245). As part of this strategic partnership, FidoTV will air the 2015 American Kennel Club/Eukanuba National Championship evening events December… read more

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