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Remembering James W Smith – Absolutely Smooth Fox Terriers


The Canine Chronicle regrets to relay the news that Mr. James W Smith, master breeder of Absolutely Smooth Fox Terriers has passed away. Mr. Smith was the AKC Breeder of the Year representing the Terrier Group in 2012. The AKC wrote the following about his dedication to purebred dogs when he received the award. “Jim [...]

April 5th, 2018 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Blue Ridge Beef Voluntarily Recalls BRB Complete Raw Pet Food Because of Possible Contamination


Blue Ridge Beef of Eatonton, GA, is voluntarily recalling lot#GA0131 of BRB Complete raw pet food because of the potential of contamination with Salmonellaand Listeria monocytogenes. The cause of the recall: This recall was initiated after samples collected and tested by the FDA showed positive for Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. There has been no consumer or pet illnesses in association [...]

April 2nd, 2018 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

National Agility Champions Crowned in Reno, NV


New York, NY – The top agility canine athletes in the nation were crowned this past weekend from an overall entry of 917 dogs at the American Kennel Club (AKC©) National Agility Championship held in Reno, Nevada.  “These dogs are true athletes, and it’s amazing to see them do what they do best,” said Carrie [...]

March 28th, 2018 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Limited Production of Two Varieties of Milo’s Kitchen Dog Treats Voluntarily Recalled Due to Potentially Elevated Levels of Thyroid Hormone

Milo's Kitchen

The J.M. Smucker Company today announced a limited, voluntary recall of specific lots of two varieties of Milo’s Kitchen® dog treats, distributed nationally, because the products potentially contain elevated levels of beef thyroid hormone. The impacted production includes the following items and lots: Milo’s Kitchen Steak Grillers/ Steak Grillers Recipe with Angus Steak - 0 7910051822 7, 0 7910051822 7 0 7910051822 7, 0 7910051823 4, 0 7910052776 2 [...]

March 26th, 2018 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

2018 AKC Conformation Point Schedule Released

Dog SHow

The AKC has released the new 2018 Conformation Point Schedule. It will take effect on May 16, 2018. To check out the new point schedule in your state, click here.

March 22nd, 2018 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Remembering Stephen Hubbell


We received the news that Mr. Stephen Hubbell of Weaverville, California passed away today, March 21, 2018 following a fall at his home this week. Mr. Hubbell was a popular and respected AKC Judge of all breeds. Before becoming an AKC Judge in 1969, he was a longtime Great Dane breeder-owner-handler, professional handler, and a [...]

March 21st, 2018 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

United Airlines Suspends PetSafe Travel


United Airlines released the following statement regarding the suspension of United PetSafe Travel: Effective immediately, we are not accepting any new reservations for PetSafe travel. We will honor any existing PetSafe reservations confirmed as of March 20, 2018, although we will assist any customer that wishes to cancel their reservation. This suspension does not affect [...]

March 21st, 2018 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Ohio Advancing Bill to Update Breeder Laws


AKC Legislative Alert On Wednesday, the Ohio House Government Accountability and Oversight Committee advanced a bill that makes numerous changes to the state’s laws regulating high volume dog breeders. As passed by the committee, House Bill 506, sponsored by Representative Brian Hill, is an effort to update the laws in a reasonable manner.  We thank [...]

March 20th, 2018 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company Supports Canine Health with $227,442 Donation to the AKC Canine Health Foundation

Dr. J. Charles Garvin, CHF Board President, Dr. Diane Brown, CHF CEO, and Ann Viklund, Purina Director of Conformation

The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation (CHF), a nonprofit organization committed to better health for all dogs, is pleased to announce that $227,442 has been donated by Nestlé Purina PetCare Company to support canine health through the Purina Parent Club Partnership (PPCP) Program. Since it began in 2002, the PPCP Program has raised more [...]

March 19th, 2018 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Flying the Unfriendly Skies – Part II


It could almost be called a comedy of errors if not for the tragic consequences. Just one day after United made headlines around the world for the callous treatment and death of a passenger’s ten-month-old Frenchie pup, a German Shepherd with an intended destination of Kansas City was somehow was re-routed to Tokyo. Yes, that Tokyo!

March 16th, 2018 | Posted in Breaking News,Current Articles,Featured | Read More »


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