From The Dog Lady’s mailbag: Bring in the new year with one of the world’s largest and most prestigious dog shows, The AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin, returns to Animal Planet as a three-hour special on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020 at 6 p.m. ET/PT. An encore of the special will air two hours following the conclusion of the premiere beginning at midnight, and re-airs will be available on AKC.TV.
The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce the launch of the AKC Trick Dog program. The program will include four levels allowing dogs with any amount of experience the ability to participate. Teaching their dog tricks is enjoyable for owners, mentally stimulating for their dogs and can take place at any time or place that fits their lifestyle. Continue reading Interested In a New Sport Where You Can Make Your Dog a Champion?→
The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship dog show was actually held way back on December 17th & 18th, but ABC today got around to airing a (highly edited) show. From 200 breeds shown at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center, here are the group winners:
Sporting: Black Cocker Spaniel named Beckham
Herding: German Shepherd Dog named Capi
Hounds: Harrier named Chet
Working: Boxer named Scarlett
Toy: Affenpinscher named Joe
Terriers: Wire Fox Terrier named Eira
Non-Sporting: Standard Poodle named London
I began writing for the next issue of our bi-weekly newsletter, Straight Poop, today, and realized I’d better get my Westminster preview submitted if I want it published before the show. So, I spent the day researching the invited champions. You’ll have to read the article if you want to know my picks, but what about you? Have you picked out any early favorites? Let us know who you like by commenting below.