Despite being hugely popular and instantly recognizable, dogs such as a Labradoodle are hybrids and can’t be registered with national kennel clubs, and therefore don’t officially “exist.” Find out why and what it takes to register as a new breed.
The Working Dog Group is one of seven breed categorizations recognized by the AKC, or the American Kennel Club. These dog breeds vary in their original purpose, as well as their look and size. However, the words “robust” and “headstrong” describe every dog featured in the group.
Are you wondering if your dog is in the Herding Dog Group? The Herding Dog Group in particular has been recognized officially since 1983, though its true origin goes back much further. Here’s what you should know about the Herding Dog Group.
Of all the groups, the Sporting Dog Group might be the most recognizable both in breed and purpose, as much of this group is still used for the tasks they were originally bred for. Here’s what you should know about Sporting Dogs!
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 […]
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 inflammatory […]
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 dog […]
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 her […]