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A Dog Is Not Like Your Sister

AKC Gazette, “Times Past”: In our June 2003 issue, we asked fanciers, Pulitzer Prize–winners, and the world’s leading authorities—kids—to describe the dog-and-child bond. Here are a few responses. “I have heard people say that it’s more difficult now for a

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Help an AKC Club Raise Money for a Police Dog

  The Trap Falls Kennel Club (TFKC) is leading the charge to help the Monroe (Connecticut) Police Department raise money to purchase a new police K-9. “Murphy” is a 15-month old German Shepherd Dog that is currently training in narcotics

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Death in the Family: ACE-winning German Shepherd Gone at 6 Years Old

Bud Boccone We were saddened to hear of the death of Jesse, a German Shepherd search dog from Riverhead, New York. Jesse won the 2013 AKC Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence (ACE) in the Search and Rescue category. “We

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Celebrate our Four-Legged Veterans

Dogs have served with U.S. soldiers for over 100 years but weren’t officially inducted into the U.S. army until 1942.  Many breeds have served in the United States Military as well as in the search and rescue efforts following the

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Throwback Thursday!

Since our Breed of the Week is the German Shepherd Dog, we wanted to share this wonderful throwback from the AKC Gazette archives of three champion German Shepherd Dogs! Shown here are: -Ch. Rhapsody of Grettamarc -Ch. Kalea of Grettamarc

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Breed of the Week: German Shepherd Dogs!

Just in time for the German Shepherd Club of America’s 100th year, we are featuring as our Breed of the Week, the German Shepherd Dog! We love these wonderful dogs and hope you’ll share your love for them with us–your stories, images, videos,

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Throwback Thursday!

Strongheart the German Shepherd was among Hollywood’s first canine stars (seen here in a 1921 still with leading lady Bebe Daniels). Not as well-remembered today as Lassie or Rin Tin Tin, Strongheart was a big celebrity in his time and endorsed

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