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  • What Is The Sporting Dog Group?

    What Is The Sporting 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!

  • What Is The Working Dog Group?

    What Is The Working Dog Group?

    The Working Dog Group is one of seven breed categorizations recognized by the AKC, or the American Kennel Club. Find out which breeds are included and what they have in common.

  • Which Dog Groups Make The Best D&D Classes?

    Which Dog Groups Make The Best D&D Classes?

    Is your beagle a Rogue or a Bard? Is that Great Dane of yours very Barbarian-like? We classify AKC dog groups as Dungeons & Dragons classes for your reading entertainment!

  • How To Register Your Dog As A Therapy Animal

    How To Register Your Dog As A Therapy Animal

    If you have a compassionate, well-behaved pup with love to spare, and you want to volunteer as a therapy dog team at hospitals, schools, and more, here's what you have to do.

  • 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 […]