AKC News Nips

Posted by on May 7, 2013 in AKC News, Dog Training, News Nips, Online Content |

  AKC Launches Dog Training Hotline Get Advice Quickly through New Telephone Service Did your dog eat the remote again? Are your walks around the block more like pulling matches? Dog training help is now just a phone call away with the launch of a new American Kennel Club service the AKC GoodDog! Helpline. Experienced dog trainers staff the hotline and answer owners questions about common problems. The trainers only employ positive reinforcement methods. The service is open...

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AKC NOI & Agility Invitational Follow Up Coverage

Posted by on Jan 9, 2012 in AKC News, News Nips, Online Content |

The 17th AKC National Obedience Invitational and the 6th AKC Agility Invitational A Great Experience For All by Linda D. Bohm Hardly visible, sitting ever so quietly, nine and a half year old Chihuahua Rosie did not dare move an inch. On the left was a Bernese Mountain Dog and on the right a Standard Schnauzer¦ she sat tall and confidently, hoping to win the AKC 2011 Obedience Invitational in Orlando, Florida, last month. A hundred feet away, on the other side of the...

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AKC Obedience & Agility Celebrate Milestones

Posted by on Dec 14, 2011 in AKC News, News Nips, Online Content |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: December 14, 2011 Contact: AKC Communications Phone: 212-696-8228 Email: communications@akc.org   AKC OBEDIENCE AND AGILITY TO CELEBRATE MILESTONES AT AKC/EUKANUBA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP – New Events Just For Juniors at the AKC National Obedience Invitational and AKC Agility Invitational Add To Celebration – New York, NY ” Two of AKCs Companion Events “ Agility and Obedience “ are celebrating sport milestones at the AKC/Eukanuba...

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AKC Responsible Dog Ownership

Posted by on May 20, 2011 in AKC News, News Nips, Online Content |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 19, 2011 Contact: AKC Communications AKC CALLS ON ALL DOG ORGANIZATIONS TO SPREAD RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNERSHIP LIFESTYLE THIS SEPTEMBER Host an AKC RDO Day During September to Join the Celebration! New York, NY Each year, the American Kennel Club® calls on its more than 5,000 affiliated dog clubs and all other pet-related organizations from around the country to participate in AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days. The nationwide initiative...

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2011 AKC National Agility Championship

Posted by on Apr 11, 2011 in AKC News, News Nips, Online Content |

DogSport Magazine Event Coverage Article & Photography By Linda D. Bohm “If I ever thought I had the slightest chance of making the Finals, I would have gotten my hair done,” screamed novice handler Rosemary Nero when she learned she had placed 6th in the 12 inch division last Sunday at the 15th National Agility Championship. A newcomer to the world of agility, this 58 year old had been running her four year old red poodle Remy the past three years, never...

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Event Coverage: The 2010 AKC NOI

Posted by on Jan 27, 2011 in AKC News, News Nips, Online Content |

2010 AKC National Obedience Invitational Coverage By Vita Allison Wow, this is big. This is really big. My friend’s simple statement perfectly summed up the experience of attending the AKC Eukanuba National Championship, referred to as the largest dog show on the planet. We walked through the early morning darkness into the Long Beach, CA Convention Center and Arena. The numerous vendor stalls were still empty, ready unveil treasures to the thousands who would pass...

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