Posts with tag Superstorm Sandy


Among the Shows Closing January 16, 2013

By the time entries close on Wednesday, January 16, for shows around the country, the all too brief period that dog show folks were off for the holidays will be a distant memory, and everything will be more or less back to what is normal for the dog show world – one dog show after… read more


Response to Superstorm Sandy – Part II: Fed’s Action Protects Lives

Part I of this story reported on the assistance that the American Kennel Club Companion Animal Recovery (CAR) department has distributed to aid animals and their owners affected by Superstorm Sandy, which devastated parts of the East Coast three weeks ago. During a conversation with AKC Director of Communications Lisa Peterson, she noted that things were… read more

A dog’s senses can distinguish friend from foe, and often signal that a favorite person is on the way home. Photo © Korgathegreep/Dreamstime.

Animal Intuition Signals Things to Come

As Hurricane Sandy made its way up the Atlantic coast last week, forecasters predicted that communities in the Mid-Atlantic region would likely experience a catastrophic storm surge and massive power outages. While residents in the storm’s path hurriedly prepared their properties for a worst-case scenario, pet owners in the target areas may have noticed subtle… read more

Agility Trials, CATs Canceled Due to Superstorm Sandy

The superstorm that has devastated so many communities along the Atlantic coast has caused a number of dog clubs to cancel their events scheduled for this weekend. The Staten Island Companion Dog Training Club was forced to cancel its all-breed agility trial November 2-4 in nearby Sewaren, N.J. The New York City borough and the… read more

Reaching Out After Superstorm Sandy

Many fanciers within the dog community are dealing with the devastating effects of Superstorm Sandy that pummeled the Mid-Atlantic and New England states with 80-mph winds on Monday. As recovery efforts continue today, residents living in the hardest hit communities are still without power and many have lost their homes altogether. More than 750,000 New… read more