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  • 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........
  • 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......
  • AKC: Michigan Regulatory Reform Committee Will Not Hear Proposed Michigan Pit Bull Ban

    AKC: Michigan Regulatory Reform Committee Will Not Hear Proposed Michigan Pit Bull Ban
    According to a statement on their website, the American Kennel Club has been informed by the Chairman of the Michigan House Regulatory Reform Committee that he will not be hearing House Bill 4714. This bill would have ultimately banned ownership of...
  • Doggone Birds

    Doggone Birds
    This story originally appeared in the Chicago Tribune on July 6, 2006. Like a furry rocket, Max the border collie streaked across Foster Avenue Beach on Wednesday, a blur to the dozen or so beachgoers and a threat to the nearest flock of sea gulls. With...
  • Westminster Dog Show winner Finnegan on FOX43 Morning ews

    The Westminster Dog Show winner, Finnegan, was on FOX43 Morning News Moday, February 28th. His "call" name is Finnegan but his "registered" name is Rainbow Springs Wicklows Warrior of Ber-D-Mar.  He is a Grand Champion and the 2011 Glenn of Imaal...
  • My Pet World: Finding certain breeds in shelters

    Q: I know you have a shelter puppy, Steve. Here's our problem: We've always had Newfoundlands. I want to adopt a shelter dog, but how do we find a Newfie? — V.D., Boston A: You don't. Open your mind to getting something that's Newfie-like: just a...
  • Teaching new dogs old tricks

    GLENDALE — Officials say they will take a wait-and-see approach before accepting two new pups from South Korea into Glendale's K-9 program. The Jindo pups would represent a major change from the German shepherds that have been staples of police K-...
  • Local artist is dogging it

    All 16 of Sarah Prescott's dogs will have their day on Saturday and Sunday, even though they exist only on paper. The 16 canines are images in Prescott's watercolor painting entitled, "The Future of AKC." The piece was chosen as the winner of the 10th...
  • American Kennel Club- Eukanuba Dog Show and Six Flags Toy Drive

    Gayle Anderson was live in Long Beach for the American Kennel Club/Eukanuba National Championship. Nearly 2,500 dogs will compete for more than $225,000 in cash prizes at the Tenth Annual AKC/Eukanuba National Championship (AENC) on December 4th and 5th,...
  • Skinhead Murder Prompts PETA "KKK" Ad

    Skinhead Murder Prompts PETA "KKK" Ad
    A T.V. ad produced by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is raising eyebrows among dog owners in the Sacramento area. It is linked to the death of white supremacist David Lynch, who was murdered last week in Citrus Heights. The ad shows a meeting...
  • My Pet World: Persians still reign as most popular cats in America

    As the Labrador retriever is the most popular dog breed in America (according to American Kennel Club registration statistics), the Persian is our most popular pedigreed cat. The Cat Fanciers' Assn. (CFA) recently announced annual registration numbers...