Posts with tag Pam Manaton

Winners in each height division of the National Agility Championship pose with AKC Chief Operating Officer Daryl Hendricks, at left, and AKC Vice President of Performance and Companion Events Doug Ljungren, at right. Photo © American Kennel Club.

First AKC Companion Events Extravaganza Draws 1,600-plus Dogs

Almost 1,700 dogs, along with their owners, support teams and fans, descended on Tulsa, Okla., earlier this month for the inaugural American Kennel Club Companion Events Extravaganza, which combined obedience, agility and rally in one venue. Both AKC Director of Agility Carrie DeYoung and Pamela Manaton, who is the director of obedience, rally and tracking,… read more

The winners of the 2012 AKC Agility Invitational were Toy Fox Terrier Blink with Johanna Ammentorp and Chinese Crested Ziggy with Estelle Robinson, in back, and, in front from left, All American Dog Crush with ArynHervel, Border Collie Maja with SilvinaBruera and All American Dog Roo with Stacey Campbell. Photo © AKC/Great Dane Photo.

Agility, Obedience Teams Shine in Florida

Even with thousands of dogs, handlers and support teams filling the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando for the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship, performance events manage to draw plenty of competitors and fans. It’s (Almost) All About Speed Six hundred and forty-three dogs, including those run by juniors, did the speed and accuracy thing in the… read more


Performance Dogs, Handlers Get Moment in the AKC/Eukanuba Spotlight Too

It’s almost time for one of the biggest show weekends of the year, made even bigger by a change in the entry requirements of the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. But the weekend isn’t only about show dogs, as hundreds of obedience and agility champions descend on the city as… read more