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In Defense of Well-bred Dogs

AKC Gazette breed column, Basset Hounds—Dedicated breeders work to produce healthy, well-adjusted, quality puppies because these puppies become the foundation for our next generation and for the breed’s future. Recently a father and his children saw me walking a Basset

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Posted in AKC Gazette, AKC Gazette breed columns, dog breeder, dog shows, responsible breeder

A Breeder’s Choice

By Lisa Peterson Eight years ago today I whelped a litter of puppies.  This morning I received an email from the owners of one of those puppies. It boldly declared “Happy Birthday Jazzy!” as it has for the previous seven

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Watch These Playful Norfolk Terrier Pups

Meet dog breeder Barbara Miller and her Norfolk Terrier puppies. Learn what goes into being a good breeder and find out if the Norfolk Terrier is a breed that’s right for you. Learn more about the Norfolk Terrier and visit the

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Posted in Breeders, Purpose-Bred Dogs, responsible breeder, Responsible Dog Ownership, Video

AKC Breeder-2-Breeder Seminar

If you’ll be in Orlando this December for the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship, we hope you’ll join us at the AKC Breeder-2-Breeder seminar. Email [email protected] to reserve your FREE spot. Open to breeders, exhibitors and judges.    

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Posted in AKC/Eukanuba National Championship, Breeders, training puppies

Meet the Spanish Water Dog

Spanish Water Dog (SWD) breeder and SWD Club of America President Sheryl Gaines introduces us to the wonderful Spanish Water Dog. The breed, currently in AKC’s Miscellaneous Class, will become a fully recognized member of AKC’s Herding Group on January 1,

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Posted in Breeders, Purpose-Bred Dogs, Responsible Dog Ownership

Healthy Puppies are Home Grown

Recently the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a health alert reporting an increasing number of dogs shipped to the United States with questionable documentation of prior rabies vaccination. The state of Wisconsin passed along the warning and reminded consumers

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A RESPONSE TO HBO REAL SPORTS

In November of last year, AKC received an inquiry from HBO Real Sports. They told us they wanted to do a story about the dog sports in America, how it has evolved and the role that health plays in competition

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