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Oooh! Look At All These Upcoming Dog Shows!

AKC.tv is pleased to announce its list of programs slated to air in Fall 2021. From Flyball to Agility to AKC National Championship events, AKC.tv has a variety of live events to entertain and educate dog lovers.

The action begins with the Morris & Essex Kennel Club Dog Show, a highly anticipated event that combines all the aspects of the dog show and social world. The Morris & Essex Kennel Club was founded by Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge in 1927 and is currently held every five years. The 2020 show was postponed to 2021 and over 4,000 dogs are entered this year to compete for Best in Show. Continue reading Oooh! Look At All These Upcoming Dog Shows!

Braintree, MA K-9 Unit Receives Grant Following K-9 Kitt’s Death

Cain, a dog purchased by the Fortuna (CA) PD with the help of a grant awarded in 2020.  Photo:  AKC Reunite
Cain, a dog purchased by the Fortuna (CA) PD with the help of a grant awarded in 2020. Photo: AKC Reunite

AKC Reunite, the largest non-profit pet identification and recovery service provider in the United States, is pleased to announce a $7,500 donation to the Braintree Police Department in MA through its AKC Reunite Adopt a K-9 Cop matching grant program. Funds were raised by contributions from the South Shore Kennel Club and community members, with AKC Reunite matching donations at a three-to-one ratio. This donation comes in the wake of the death of K-9 Kitt, a 12-year veteran police dog with the Braintree Police Department who was shot and killed in the line of duty this past June. Continue reading Braintree, MA K-9 Unit Receives Grant Following K-9 Kitt’s Death

9/11 Search and Rescue Dog Magnets

MOD SAR Magnets

Are you looking to spruce up your refrigerator door? Check out these new magnets from the AKC Museum of the Dog online store!

These new magnets feature several Search and Rescue dogs, in honor of the Museum of the Dog’s newest exhibition, 9/11 Remembered: Search and Rescue Dogs. Take home your own piece of history and honor the legacy of these canine heroes. Featuring art by Ron Burns. Continue reading 9/11 Search and Rescue Dog Magnets

Greeley Kennel Club Livestream

Photo:  AKC
Photo: AKC

I’ve been pretty focused on football restarting this weekend, but it turns out there’s also a dog show to watch!

WHAT: See some of the nation’s top dogs compete for the highest honor at this year’s 2021 Greeley Kennel Club Dog Show.

Live coverage of groups and Best in Show judging will be available on Saturday on AKC.tv.

WHEN: Saturday, August 21st, 2021: Greeley Kennel Club
Live streaming of the event will begin at 5:15pm ET

WHERE: Tune in to watch the live coverage of this event on AKC.tv through your browser or the app.

Happy watching!

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

LIFESAVING AKC PET DISASTER RELIEF TRAILERS DEPLOYED TO 50 LOCATIONS TO HELP DISPLACED PETS

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Photo: AKC

From The Dog Lady’s mailbag: AKC Reunite, the largest non-profit pet identification and recovery service provider in the United States, is pleased to announce the 50th deployment of its AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailers. These life-saving trailers donated to local emergency management teams through the AKC Pet Disaster Relief program are available to dispatch to any local disaster scene that needs assistance sheltering pets. AKC Reunite has also provided funds to support the work of organizations that are saving and reuniting pets with their owners during natural disasters. Continue reading LIFESAVING AKC PET DISASTER RELIEF TRAILERS DEPLOYED TO 50 LOCATIONS TO HELP DISPLACED PETS

AKC Museum of the Dog Search and Rescue Plush

MoD SAR Plush

In honor of the upcoming 20th anniversary of 9/11, the AKC Museum of the Dog is offering for sale these 10″ plush search and rescue dogs. Aren’t they cute?

Click here to order. Or, if you’re in the town so nice they named it twice, stop by the museum and be sure to visit the gift shop! Their address: 101 Park Ave, New York, NY 10178.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

AKC News Roundup

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Photo: AKC

The AKC has been sending out press releases right and left, so I have a few pieces of news from them to share with you. This will be a long post, so I want to shout out the highlights right here at the top:
1. Responsible Dog Ownership Days return for the 19th year. Kits are available to help you get started hosting an event.
2. Down and Back podcast, season 2, an historical look at dogs and dog shows, is now available.
3. New, additional dates announced for Meet the Breeds. Continue reading AKC News Roundup

AKC Crowns National Champions in Obedience and Rally

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Photo: AKC

The top dogs in the nation were crowned from an overall combined entry of more than 640 dogs this past weekend at the AKC National Obedience Championship and AKC Rally® National Championship. Competitions were held July 9th-11th, 2021 at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington, OH.

“It was absolutely incredible to watch these outstanding performances as the new National Champions were crowned in Obedience and Rally,” said Doug Ljungren, AKC Executive Vice President of Sports and Events. “These dogs exemplify the very finest in their sports from across the country. We’re thrilled to celebrate the dedication and many talents of these dog and handler teams.”

“We are also grateful to our exhibitors, volunteers, clubs and judges for their support of local events over the past year in exceptionally challenging times,” said Pamela Manaton, AKC Director of Obedience, Rally and Tracking.
The 2021 Winners:

AKC National Obedience Championship
The 2021 AKC National Obedience Champion is: OTCH7 HIGH TIMES TOTALLY SAUCED UDX7 PCD OGM SH, a GOLDEN RETRIEVER known as “JUICY,” handled by SHARRI SIBERT of SCHOOLCRAFT, MI. Continue reading AKC Crowns National Champions in Obedience and Rally