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  • The Westminster Dog Show begins today

    The Westminster Dog Show begins today

    Dog lovers, break out the popcorn and put on your giant foam fingers — or rather, paw prints, because the Superbowl of all dog shows starts tonight. When the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show kicks off this morning in New York, a whopping 2,721 dogs representing 187 different breeds will make their turns around […]

  • HSUS report: Is the AKC helping protect puppy mills?

    HSUS report: Is the AKC helping protect puppy mills?

    A report released last week by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) suggests that the American Kennel Club (AKC) is actively working to suppress anti-puppy mill legislation and alleges the AKC has allowed individuals who don’t provide the legal amount of minimum care to register their litters with them. Among the most potentially […]

  • AKC reports an increase in dognappings

    AKC reports an increase in dognappings

    Whether it is a testament to these poor economic times or just an increase in the number of incidents reported to the police, the idea is nevertheless terrifying to those of us who own and love dogs. The American Kennel Club is reporting that trends indicate an alarming increase in the number of dognapping and […]

  • Bark Buckle UP and Christina Selter aka: Pet Safety Lady’s dear friend Surf Dog Ricochet

    Bark Buckle UP and Christina Selter aka: Pet Safety Lady’s dear friend Surf Dog Ricochet

    SURF DOG RICOCHET RECEIVES 2010 AMERICAL KENNEL CLUB HUMANE FUND AWARD FOR CANINE EXCELLENCE! Bark Buckle UP and Christina Selter aka: Pet Safety Lady’s dear friend the two year old, golden retriever Ricochet, the SURFice dog who surfs for fun, wins contests and most importantly, has been inspiring millions of people around the world with […]