Posts with tag Beagle

6 Organizations that provide Therapy Dogs for Vets

1. Hero Dogs, Inc. Hero Dogs, Inc. is a non-profit organization that trains and provides the services of therapy dogs for wounded veterans. Some war veterans, who have served in US Armed Forces, are wounded, injured, or even partially disabled. All dogs trained by this organization are prepared to assist those war heroes, so the… read more

Show Dogs Dual Lives – Giving Back Part 1

Being a therapy dog is a perfect second career for many of our show dogs. In fact, many show dogs are naturals for this kind of work. Your average show dog has just about seen it all, heard it all and done it all. He has walked on slippery cement floors, shiny linoleum and carpet… read more

Fairy ‘Tails’ Can Come True!

If you show in conformation, you daydream. The dreams start small – maybe I can at least be second out of my class of three! And then, dreams grow – maybe I can win my class! Maybe I can get the points or even someday go BOB. With time, the dreams take on a life… read more

Many people purchase – or rescue – a puppy as a precursor to parenthood. Photo by Stephanie Swartz/Dreamstime.

Pooch Popularity: Babies, Buddies and Bodyguards

The AKC dog registration statistics for 2012 represent 175 breeds and varieties of purebred dogs, ranked in order of popularity from most registered (Labrador Retriever) to least (English Foxhound). Although the nation’s oldest purebred dog registry no longer publishes figures for the total number of dogs and litters registered, its latest list still makes it… read more


Get Your Greeley On! Day Two

8:00 AM I am starting my day with 32 15-inch Beagles, one of our most recognizable breeds. The Greeley Kennel Club’s all-breed show and its accompanying limited-breed show & specialties have drawn entries from all over the US. However, today Clay Coady’s Best Of Breed would be a local dog, from the Veteran class, 11-year-old… read more