The AKC and GF Sports and Entertainment announce the 2022 tour schedule for AKC Meet the Breeds®, America’s largest in-person dog breed educational showcase. The event is perfect for the whole family with children’s tickets less than $20 and a variety of ticket options. AKC Meet the Breeds® will bring the two-day breed showcase to multiple cities in 2022. Continue reading AKC 2022 Meet The Breeds Tour
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
Have you ever been to a Meet the Breeds event? They’re a lot of fun, and a great opportunity to do your breed research if you’re thinking about bringing a new dog into your household. And, as a bonus, there will be cats, too! Here’s what turned up in my mail bag this morning: Continue reading AKC Meet The Breeds Event January 2020
And bringing up the tail (groan), we have the end-of-the-alphabet breeds.
The breeds starting with “S”, beginning with the massive Saint Bernard.
Leading off this group is the Papillon, a name which is the French word for butterfly. “Why a butterfly?” you may ask? If you see the ears from face-on, they make the head look like a beautiful butterfly.
And we’re now heading into the second half of the alphabet, starting with the Newfoundlands.
Moving on to the K’s!
Moving on with the G’s. I should probably note that not every breed was represented at this event. Some didn’t have tables set up, and some of the tables were not manned, for example, if the breed was being shown at the time I happened by.