Posts with tag Chinook


Three Breeds to Debut at Westminster

This year the Westminster Kennel Club welcomes three new breeds to the green carpet: the Rat Terrier (entry 20), The Portuguese Podengo Pequeno (entry 8) and the Chinook (entry 4). We want to thank Westminster Kennel Club & the breed clubs for working with us to introduce our audience to these unqiue breeds. RAT TERRIER… read more

Boykin Spaniel. Photo © Boykin Spaniel Club and Breeders Association of America.

It’s a Great Day to Celebrate Our American-Made Breeds

The United States is sometimes referred to as a cultural melting pot, a place where immigrants from around the world come together to form an entirely original society. Although this metaphor has been challenged in recent years, it cannot be denied that America’s roots stretch in the direction of every nation on Earth. The migration… read more


American Explorers and the American-Made Chinook

Robert E. Peary was an American explorer who for many years was believed to be the first person to reach the North Pole, on April 6, 1909. A U.S. Navy admiral, Peary was granted leave to pursue exploration of the land to the north of the United States and the Canadian territories. In the late… read more

Christi McDonald

How a Breed Moves from AKC’s FSS to the Miscellaneous Class

How often do you see a breed of dog that you can’t quite identify? There are well over 300 recognized breeds of dogs in the world, and today it seems that American dog show enthusiasts are more likely than ever to come across a purebred dog unfamiliar to them. The American Kennel Club currently recognizes… read more