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  • Offbeat listing photos: Sell, Luci, sell

    Offbeat listing photos: Sell, Luci, sell
    Luci, an American Kennel Club-registered German Shepherd, is enjoying 15 minutes of fame in an eye-catching listing photo for a 112-acre spread in Decatur, Texas. The asking priced of $1.495 million does not include the golf-cart riding Luci or the P-15...
  • Dog-friendly apartments shouldn't be so tough to find

    Dog-friendly apartments shouldn't be so tough to find
    Dogs are a great reason for starting a conversation -- even in a big city like Chicago. My wife and I were walking our two dogs when and we happened upon a Soft Coated Wheaten terrier. At the other end of the leash, the dog's owners explained that they...
  • 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...
  • 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?...
  • 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...
  • There's no guarantee from kennel club

    With all of this talk of cities banning the sale of mill-bred puppies at pet stores, it left me wondering what sort of reassurance I have when purchasing a pet. If I buy a dog with American Kennel Club (AKC) registration papers, does this guarantee the...
  • Council will vote on puppy sales ban

    Puppy mill prisons came into existence soon after World War I when farmers had lost most of their crops to drought. The farmers simply used their chicken coops and rabbit hutches for the dogs. Today, puppy mills are overseen by the United States...
  • Buy puppies direct from approved breeders

    I have been following the evolving accounts about the Burbank “puppy mill ordinance” and support it without grandfathering in existing pet stores. I'm a 38-year Burbank resident, and over those years purchased purebred puppies from breeders...
  • Hundreds of dogs in Salem hoping to claim the "Best in Show" title

    Hundreds of dogs in Salem hoping to claim the "Best in Show" title
    Hundreds of determined dog owners showed off their prized pooches in Salem this weekend. Sunday was the fifth and final day of the American Kennel Club's Mountain Valley Cluster Dog show. It takes place at the Salem Civic Center each year. This summer,...
  • Bloodhound goes fishing

    Bloodhound goes fishing
    Daisy is an 11-month-old bloodhound who is smart, fit  and fun-loving. The American Kennel Club describes the bloodhound as a "unique looking dog in a baggy suit" but the 75-pound Daisy hasn’t quite grown into her baggy suit yet.   Daisy recently...
  • Harpo the bulldog puppy is dognapped at gunpoint -- and rescued

    Harpo the bulldog puppy is dognapped at gunpoint -- and rescued
    Harpo is safe.  The English bulldog puppy is back at home after being dognapped at gunpoint in an Oregon shopping center parking lot. It all started last week when Jim and Pat Steele got a call from someone interested in buying two of their pups.  The...