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  • Junior dog handlers prep for Hampton dog show

    If 11-year-old Mckenzie Dunford looks like a natural when it comes to handling show dogs, that's because she is. Not only did she grow up in a family where champion Akitas are an integral part of life, but she also made her first appearance in the ring...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Sounding Off: Animals need help from us

    Huntington Beach contracts with OC Animal Care in the city of Orange, serving 17 cities and unincorporated areas (more than 2.1 million people). I believe it is more than a $600,000 yearly fee. Every coastal city from Seal Beach down through San Clemente...
  • Surfer dog gets national award

    Surfer dog gets national award
    A North County golden retriever that surfs for charity is one of five really good dogs being honored nationally by the American Kennel Club. Winners of the AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence wereannounced Thursday in New York City. The...
  • Westminster -- might be snow, will be new dogs

    If you throw a dog show in February in Manhattan, you might want to pack some gloves and galoshes along with the leashes and kibble. New York already got hit with a couple of big snowstorms this year, and who knows what will happen on Monday, Feb. 14,...
  • 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...
  • Traveling with your pet

    Traveling with your pet
    Traveling with your pet is as American as owning one. According to a 2009-10 National Pet Owners Survey, 71.4 million U.S. households own a pet, mostly cats and dogs. Compared to a parrot or piranha, it's relatively easy to take a cat or dog for a car...
  • 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...