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Delta to Stop Accepting Pets as Checked Baggage

Delta will no longer accept pets as checked baggage, but will continue to transport allowable pets in all cabins of service except Delta One, effective March 1, 2016. Customers may also ship pets for travel within the United States as freight through Delta Cargo. One notable exception to this new policy: Members of the military… read more


A World Without the AKC?

It’s time to start thinking about a world without the American Kennel Club.  Unless the AKC matches the political machine in every state capital put there by the Humane Society of the United States, it’s only a matter of time until the great ship that is the AKC sinks below the waves. It is not… read more

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Perspectives – One Dog, or 100, All Dogs Deserve Kindness and Great Care

The American Kennel Club (AKC) is a not-for profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the advancement of purebred dogs as family companion and the health and wellbeing of all dogs. For more than 130 years, AKC has been recognized worldwide as the expert on purebred breeding and all aspects of responsible dog ownership. The AKC is… read more


Nancy Kay DVM – Two-For-One Holiday Book Sale

It is once again time for my two-for-one holiday book sale. Purchase Speaking for Spot or Your Dog’s Best Health and receive a second book for free. There’s no limit on quantity- purchase as many books as you like at this two-for-one price. The books you order will arrive all decked out in holiday wrapping… read more


15th Annual AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Draws Largest Entry in the History of the Event

Dogs from All 50 States and 27 Countries Will Vie for Best in Show NEW YORK, NY (November 13, 2015) – The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship has drawn record numbers in its 15th year. An entry of 4,670 dogs will compete for the title of National Champion on December 12 and 13, 2015 in Orlando, Florida…. read more

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Get to Know Donna Beadle of Eclipse Kennels

  An Interview with Donna Beadle of Eclipse Kennels.  Donna talks about her success in the breed, memorable wins, and Berger Picard breed traits. Where are you located? South of Minneapolis, MN What is your kennel’s slogan/motto/goal? To enhance and preserve the Berger Picard Breed How long have you been breeding & showing? 16 years… read more


KC Considering ‘Unique’ Register for Crossbreeds

IF THE Government and the public are to find the Kennel Club credible it must consider the increase in the popularity of crossbred dogs. The issue can no longer be ignored, members were told at the SGM, so the club is to consider opening a unique register for crossbreeds. But it does not want to… read more


Six Kennel Clubs Join Together with Proposals to Reform FCI

SIX KENNEL clubs have joined forces to demand changes from the FCI.   The Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian and Swedish clubs want to see reform and have come up with a list of propositions they hope will bring it about quickly.   Together, the six countries account for half the FCI’s revenue – making… read more

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As the Wheels Turn – Getting Back on the Pony

When I was a kid, we had a truly wicked Shetland/Welsh mare named, of all things, Princess. My mom told the story, many times, of being on the phone and watching out the kitchen window as my three year old self went out, caught the bay paint witch, tied her to the fence and went… read more


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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