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  • Dogs to Mitt: We are not luggage!

     
    Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney has critics in all corners, and his furry ones came out -- accompanied by their people -- to protest Tuesday. About a dozen humans and a few dogs turned out at a demonstration, organized by......
  • Westminster Dog Show coverage returns to CNBC and USA Network in 2013

     
    CNBC and USA Network will once again have live coverage of the famed Westminster Dog Show, now in its 137th year in 2013. In the past, the two networks have split coverage on opening night of the show, with CNBC picking up the last two hours so USA...
  • Pennsylvania dogs do well at Westminster

     
    Dogs with pennsylvania connections made a good showing this year at 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Monday and Tuesday. Banana Joe, a 5-year-old affenpinscher handled by a Lancaster County man was named best of show Tuesday at the prestigious......
  • Most popular dog breeds announced by American Kennel Club

     
    The American Kennel Club has released their annual list of the most popular dog breeds. Place your bets! Did your dog take the top spot? Or has your pup fallen from grace?...
  • Thanksgiving TV specials 2012

     
    Updated Nov. 20, 2012, 4:23pm CT We've broken down the list of Thanksgiving TV marathons, as well as some upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas episodes of your favorite TV shows. Now, here is a look at some of the top standalone Thanksgiving TV specials...
  • AKC salutes dogs most often used in military service

     
    An announcement from the American Kennel Club: In honor of Veterans Day and in celebration of the New York City return of AKC Meet the Breeds at the Javits Center on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 19-20, the American Kennel Club celebrates the breeds most...
  • Tibetan mastiff is sold for record price in China

     
    Tibetan mastiffs, a breed of dog whose original purpose was guarding livestock in the Himalayan mountains, have a new and seemingly unlikely occupation: status symbol. Owning one of the large working dogs has become a way for the wealthiest residents........
  • Video goodness: Dog rides a scooter

     
    We were mesmerized the moment we first glimpsed Norman, a dog with a remarkable scooter-riding ability, in a post on Urlesque. At the time, we were unaware of his growing stardom -- he's appeared on "Good Morning America" and "Late......
  • Advice dog owners can dig

     
    From the American Kennel Club: If you have trouble with your dog digging in your yard, or in newly planted gardens, take note of a few tips from Mary Burch, an animal behavorist and AKC Canine Good Citizen director. “Dogs dig for a number of...
  • Legislature passes bill to halt automatic ‘dangerous dog’ label

     
    From the Best Friends Animal Society: The Florida Legislature passed a bill Wednesday, May 4, that would end the automatic designation of “dangerous” for dogs removed in busts of dogfighting operations. The bill awaits Gov. Rick Scott's...
  • Dogs of Mexico: Chihuahua and Xoloitzcuintli

     
    Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, the American Kennel Club tips its collective hat to two dog breeds of Mexican descent. THE CHIHUAHUA is the 13th most popular breed in the U.S., according to 2010 AKC registration statistics. The breed's name comes from the...
  • Keep dogs safe in summertime

     
    We have a few reminders from American Kennel Club Canine Partners about summertime hazards for dogs and how to avoid them. Keep cool.  When heat and humidity are making you uncomfortable, chances are that your dog is suffering too and is becoming...