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Golden Gate Kennel Club Hosts Annual Dog Shows This Weekend

The Golden Gate Kennel Club hosts its 115th and 116th annual dog shows this weekend! If you’re in the San Francisco area, stop by to meet more than 100 different dog breeds (including very rare ones!), watch a Hollywood-themed doggie

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“Can My Dog Do That?” You’ll Never Know Till You Try

AKC Gazette breed column, Bearded Collies: Try something new with your dog in 2015 — there’s a veritable feast of canine activities out there that he’s likely to enjoy. I recently spent a pleasant afternoon cruising on Lake Ontario in

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A New National Champion!

Congratulations to new National Champion dog “Charlie” and all the winners at the 2014 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship! The Skye Terrier topped a record entry of more than 4,100 dogs competing at the show December 13–14 in Orlando, Florida. The weekend

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Pantroversy! Should Women Wear Pants in the Ring?

AKC Gazette “Times Past”— In the January 14, 1973, New York Times, dog columnist Walter Fletcher asked fanciers a contentious question: Should women wear pants in the ring? Here are some responses. Jeanette Cross I’ve made a practice of wearing

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AKC/Eukanuba Flashback: Mick, Stallion on a Lead

AKC Gazette, “Times Past” —We take a fond glance back 12 years, when Kerry Blue Terrier Ch. Torums Scarf Michael went Best in Show under Connie Barton at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship. Here’s a thumbnail portrait of the mighty Mick.

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Try Dock Diving With Your Dog

Looking for a fun new activity to try with your dog? Check out the sport of dock diving! The sport is open to ALL dogs. Learn how to get started at northamericadivingdogs.com or the AKC website. The American Kennel Club

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Watch AKC This Week

Enjoy AKC This Week, which shares buzz around recent and upcoming shows, news from the dog world, and interviews with members of the fancy.

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