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THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB NAMES 2017 BREEDER OF THE YEAR GROUP HONOREES

The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to recognize breeding programs from the Sporting, Hound, Working, Terrier, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding groups as 2017 AKC Breeder of the Year group honorees.   “The breeders honored with this award are truly committed to excellence, consistency, breed standard and type,” said Dennis Sprung, AKC President and CEO. … read more

Big news on Thursday, 14th of September, 2017.

Thursday, 14th of September was a great event for the dog world, as this was the inaugural of the Eukanuba Performance Games at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington, Ohio. Four days packed with dog performance events designed to test a dog’s speed, agility & performance! Early Thursday morning, the event was officially opened with a ribbon… read more

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Eukanuba Performance Games Dock Divers Go For Record Breaking Distance

Eukanuba Performance Games, in Wilmington Ohio, hosted six events over the weekend with Friday’s focus on Dock Diving, with Finals on Sunday. Dock diving, if you’ve never seen it,  requires the dogs to run across a dock and jump after a toy thrown by their handler.  The game is not based upon catching the toy,… read more

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AKC HUMANE FUND DONATES $10,000 TO CITY OF HOUSTON IN WAKE OF HURRICANE HARVEY DEVASTATION

In support of the people and pets affected by Hurricane Harvey, the AKC Humane Fund has donated $10,000, through its “Sandy Fund,” to the city of Houston to aid in relief efforts.  The donation was made to the Greater Houston Community Foundation and the Hurricane Harvey Relief fund created by Mayor Sylvester Turner.   The… read more

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Stem Cell Treatment for Spina Bifida Helps Dogs and Children at UC Davis

Sibling bulldogs Darla and Spanky, born with spina bifida, are the first patients to be successfully treated with a unique therapy—a combination of surgery and stem cells—developed at UC Davis by a team of veterinary and human medicine researchers and clinicians. The breakthrough may lead to advancements in human treatments for babies with the disease…. read more

New Video from Leadingedge Dog Show Academy – Stack Boxes

Hey all, a new video from Allison Foley’s Leading Edge Academy and stay tuned for a Special code! In this one video, Leadingedge Dog Show, shows you how to handle a stacking box in this quick video. A quick run through and more will be available through her academy. Leadingedge has a very generous offer for… read more

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American Kennel Club and AKC Museum moves to Kalikow building

American Kennel Club, (AKC), and the Museum of the Dog are planned to move to the Kalikow building,  101 Park Avenue in New York City. The headquarters for the AKC will be moved in by early fall of 2018 and the museum will be planned to move in early 2019. AKC headquarter’s will be on the… read more

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Form Versus Function

Having been involved with multiple sporting dog breeds, all have wrestled with the ongoing debate of how to not split the breed in to show lines versus hunting lines. My primary sporting breed has managed overall to produce dogs competing in the show ring that are also hunting dogs by far and large.  Wirehaired Pointing… read more

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Best In Show Daily Introduces Two New Contributors

Hi! My name is Style. Actually, it’s Puppy Style ‘cause I’m named after a human kid named Style, but I’m not so sure you are interested in all that. My big fancy name is Blackwoods She’s Got Brazile’n Style, STAR puppy, CGC. But no one EVER calls me that. I’m a 9 month old Rat… read more

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Allison Foley’s Leadingedge Dog Academy: Handling, Beginners

You have a show dog? Feeling overwhelmed? Then take this course! A comprehensive step-by-step visual guide to teach you all you need to know about showing your dog! 30 step-by-step videos, 5 printable diagrams, 35+ pdf’s and an e book to guide you through the process of showing your dog! Join Allison in her engaging classes and… read more

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