Be a true advocate for animal welfare. Write Senators to oppose AB 485, the inhumane bill that will endanger California’s pet population! Despite good intentions, some California lawmakers are placing the surplus of foreign stray and unwanted animals above the health and safety of the citizen pet population through AB 485. One need only look… read more
California, Advocate for Animal Welfare: Write Senators to Oppose AB 485 Before the July 17 Hearing!
A new competition addition for AKC National Championship in Orlando Florida
American Kennel Club (AKC) and Royal Canin joined together to release a new Stakes in the AKC National Championship in Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida in December 15th-17th, the new event will happen in 15th, while the championship starts 16th and 17th of December. The newest addition is AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy… read more
Leadingedge Dog Show Academy, Mastering the Leash
There is a special code at the end of the article! Ever looked at certain lead and wonder how do you do handle this leash? Ever ponder on better methods to use the lead to allow better movement? Have you ever looked at a dog with lots of skin and wondered could this cloth lead work?… read more
Ticks and Their Hiding Spaces
Tick season is here and it is important to keep the parasites off of your dog for their safety. Here are just some spots you want to check right after passing tall grass or just checking ticks. The first spot you want to check out is the ear. Ticks like tall grass and as we… read more
Smoky, Yorkshire Terrier and WWII Working K9
Smoky, a four-pound Yorkshire terrier, went to war by happenstance. She was found in New Guinea near an American military base in 1944. No one was going to send home a lost dog, no matter how tiny. She soon embedded with a unit of the U.S. 5th Air Force and was adopted by one of the photographers… read more
Leadingedge Academy Launches New Handler Education Series- Special Offer at Article End
Are you looking for resources to improve your handling, training, grooming, dog show knowledge yet you’ve been limited by time or access? Want to improve your presentation in the juniors ring? Leadingedge Dog Show Academy, a new YouTube training series, is dedicated to answering these questions. Leadingedge Academy’s curriculum ranges in content specific to a… read more
Saving Lives – A Step-by-Step Tutorial for Dog CPR
Knowing how to behave in an emergency could save the life of your furry friend. To many of us, our animals are part of the family, but would you know what to do if things went wrong? Could you do even the most basic of things such as checking if your dog’s heart is still… read more
Sad news today for publication side of the dog world. Joining Dogs In Review, another publication covering the fancy & the sport of purebred dogs has ceased publication. Dog World, has stopped reporting due to the high costs of producing paper-based publications along with other expenses such as marketing; and digital’s influence on advertising revenues…. read more
DO YOU KNOW A CANINE HERO?
NOMINATE A DOG FOR AN AKC HUMANE FUND AWARD FOR CANINE EXCELLENCE! New York, NY – To celebrate the dogs who do extraordinary things in the service of humankind, the AKC Humane FundSM is seeking YOUR nominations for its AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE). Nominations are now open and winners will be announced… read more
Thank You for the Wonderful Warm Welcome!
Hi, my name is Karissa Groves, I am a junior handler and an avid dog show enthusiast. I began dog showing at 9 years old, with a miniature wire-haired dachshund named Sherman, who I showed in both breed and juniors and was fortunate enough to secure many breed wins, as well as group and junior… read more