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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......
  • 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...
  • Study shows fewer veterinary students are planning to work with large animals

     
    FRESNO, Calif. — The number of veterinarians who work with cows, pigs, chickens and other farm animals is on the decline as many prepare to retire and fewer students opt for large animal practice, results from a recent study showed.......
  • Caption this: A whippet's mad dash

     
    If there's one big asset a whippet has going for it, it's got to be speed. No wonder, then, that this whippet is named Dash. He's pictured here running on a Hong Kong beach last month -- we only wish......
  • 4 competitive show dogs are stolen in Bellflower

     
    A champion Akita headed for one of the country’s biggest invitational dog shows and three other competition dogs vanished Tuesday when the van they spent the night in was stolen from a Bellflower parking lot. Trace, a 3-year-old male Akita......
  • Dogs show off at AKC/Eukanuba National Championship in Long Beach

     
    The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship dog show, held over the weekend at the Long Beach Convention Center, attracted conformation show dogs and highly trained obedience and agility dogs from around the country. Winning the conformation competition --...
  • Norwegian lundehund, Xoloitzcuintli and Entlebucher mountain dog are newest AKC-recognized breeds

     
    New dog breeds were officially recognized by the American Kennel Club in a recent announcement. The AKC also offered a list of its most popular breeds, based on registration statistics....
  • Labrador retriever tops AKC's list of popular breeds; bulldog comes in No. 1 in Los Angeles

     
    For the 20th year in a row, the Labrador retriever is America's most popular dog breed, according to registration statistics released last week by the American Kennel Club. The Lab was followed by the German shepherd, Yorkshire terrier, beagle, golden.......
  • How to find the right dog for your lifestyle

     
    In the market for a new dog? Or are you, perhaps, simply trying to better understand the one you already have? There’s a great place to find valuable information – dog shows. Whether you go to a show like the......
  • AKC wants your mischievous dog videos

     
    From Rebecca Mercer with the American Kennel Club: From singing doggy divas to canines who steal scraps from the table, the American Kennel Club and the Canine Companies are looking for fun videos of misbehaving dogs for upcoming episodes of Meet the...
  • Westminster dog show 2011: The contestants prepare

     
    If you're a fan of dog shows, you might know the middle of February not for the holiday it contains, but for the famous show that takes place. We're speaking, of course, of the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, which......
  • Scottish deerhound: What the breed -- best in show at Westminster -- is all about

     
    Scottish deerhound Hickory created a big stir when she became the first member of her breed ever to win best in show at Westminster, America's most prestigious dog show, on Tuesday night. Hickory's win came as a surprise to many......