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AKC National Owner-Handled Series Finals Judging Panel Released

NOHS 2017

The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is delighted to announce the judging panel for the 2017 AKC National Owner-Handled Series Finals (NOHS). The Finals will be held in December in Orlando, Florida as part of the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin. Breed and group judging will be held Friday, December 15th, with Best in [...]

April 6th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Remembering Quinn “Skip” Harned, Sakarya Anatolian Shepherds

Quinn Skip Harned

Quinn (“Skip”) Harned of Alpine, California, passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017 after a long illness. Quinn Harned ( better known as “Skip”) and his wife Marilyn have been long-time breeders of the Anatolian Shepherd Dog. They obtained their first Anatolian back in 1974. Anatolians carrying the “Sakarya” kennel  name have earned an impressive reputation [...]

April 4th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Remembering Manuel Miyares

Manuel Miyares

The Canine Chronicle regrets to report the sad news that Manuel Miyares recently passed away. Mr. Miyares was a steadfast supporter of the sport of purebred dogs, as a charter member of the Metairie Kennel Club and leader of the cluster of dog shows in Biloxi, Mississippi for many years. He traveled to many dog [...]

April 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

Remembering Pat Jones – Wingssong Papillons

GCh. Wingssong Singular Sensation

We are saddened to report the passing of Pat Jones of Maple Park, Illinois following her battle with terminal cancer. Pat, along with her daughter, Chris Jones, successfully bred beautiful Papillons under the Wingssong prefix for over thirty years. Pat devoted much of her life to the Papillon breed. She bred and owned several Papillon [...]

April 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Remembering Monica Canestrini

Monica Canestrini

The Canine Chronicle is saddened to report the recent passing of Monica Canestrini of Wheat Ridge, Colorado. We received the sad news that Monica Canestrini passed away on Friday, March 31, 2017 following a lengthy illness. Monica was a respected Dachshund breeder, as well as a popular and revered judge of the Hound, Non-Sporting, and [...]

April 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company Supports Canine Health with $219,203 Donation to the AKC Canine Health Foundation

CHF Logo Canine Health

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to prevent, treat and cure diseases in all dogs, is pleased to announce that $219,203 has been donated by Nestlé Purina PetCare Company to support canine health through the Purina Parent Club Partnership (PPCP) Program. “Purina is proud to partner with the AKC [...]

March 30th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Update: Senate Bill 3041 Will Impact Hobby Breeders


The AKC has released the following flyer with information regarding the Senate Bill 3041. The AKC is urging breeders to call Governor Christie’s Office at 609-777-2500 to ask him to veto this bill. Click here to download the printable Action Flyer. The current version of the bill, passed by both houses of the legislature, considers [...]

March 30th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

Lawrence Cornelius Hired as Executive Field Representative For AKC


New York, NY – The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that Lawrence Cornelius has been hired as an Executive Field Representative.  He joins the staff on April 3, 2017 and will be based in the southern California area. “Larry brings a vast knowledge base to the position of Executive Field Representative, with many [...]

March 28th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

FDA Alerts Pet Owners, Veterinarians and Pet Food Manufacturers about Potential Presence of Thyroid Hormones in Pet Foods and Treats


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising pet owners and caretakers, veterinarians, and the pet food industry to be aware that pet food and treats made with livestock gullets (meat from the throat region) have the potential to contain thyroid tissue and thyroid hormones. Pets that eat food or treats containing thyroid hormones may [...]

March 28th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

The American Kennel Club Announces Scent Work As New Sport


New York, N.Y. – The American Kennel Club, the leading authority on dogs, is pleased to announce the launch of its newest sport, AKC Scent Work. Scent Work is a sport that mimics the task of working Detection Dogs – such as narcotics dogs or explosives dogs – to find a specific scent and communicate [...]

March 27th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »


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