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  • Working dogs deserve salute on Labor Day

     
    The American Kennel Club points out that humans aren’t the only workers who deserve a Labor Day break. Dogs do a variety of detection jobs, both in the military and civilian working worlds. The club lists its top 5 detection jobs done by canines....
  • 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...
  • AKC adds 3 breeds: Registry total at 173

     
    From the American Kennel Club: The AKC has added three breeds to its registry. The American English Coonhound joins the hound group, the Finnish Lapphund joins  the herding group, and the Cesky Terrier joins the terrier group. The AKC now recognizes 173...
  • Doggy odors? Try these tips

     
    From the American Kennel Club: Do you keep your dog and your home nice and clean but are noticing some bad pet odors recently? There are some places around your house where these odors are hiding that you might not even realize: Your pet’s bed. To...
  • The dog days of summer can be too hot for dogs

     
    Yesterday evening, on my drive home from work, I spotted a man running along the side of the road with a large dog at his side. The dog’s tongue was hanging out. No wonder! Although it was early evening, the temperature was still above 90 degrees...
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • Scottish deerhound wins Westminster dog show

     
    A Scottish deerhound named Hickory won best in show at the Westminster dog show, the most prestigious competition for purebred dogs in the U.S., as the show concluded its two-day run Tuesday night. It was the first time the Scottish......
  • Westminster dog show 2011: Where we stand going into Day 2

     
    The Westminster dog show is a two-day spectacle that saves its nail-biting best-in-show finale for the end of the second day. Where do we stand so far? The winners of four out of seven groups (categories of dog breeds arranged......
  • 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........
  • Havoc is good to have around when you’re talking about this seizure alert dog trained at Alden’s Kennels

     
    It’s doubtful an intruder would walk into the Leisher house, come face to face with Havoc, a quietly resolute German shepherd, and decide not to …...