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 [...]
Here is another fun photo to share for this #ThrowbackThursday. Can you guess the talented and successful professional handler shown in this week’s #ThrowbackThursday? Guess who? Head back here on Monday to check your answer! Do you have a fun photo that you would like to share for #ThrowbackThursday? Email Cheslie at cheslie@caninechronicle with your [...]
The Virginia Kennel Club will be offering a great educational opportunity at the end of April. A seminar focusing on Breed Type in a Breeding Program will be held on April 29 & 30, 2017. It will be presented by Pat Trotter, David Fitzpatrick, Beth Sweigart and Doug Johnson of Bugaboo Old English Sheepdog fame. That’s a lot of years of knowledge and experience! It’s not often that you can find this kind of breeding experience in one room, let alone have the chance to listen and talk to those experts at length. Folks can contact Dr. Robert Smith at (804) 769-0113 for more information.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Bob Vetere, president and CEO of the American Pet Products Association (APPA), announced at Global Pet Expo, an annual pet products trade show presented by APPA and the Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA), that the overall spending in the pet industry has surpassed previous spending by more than $6 billion. Pet industry spending for 2016 [...]
The Canine Chronicle is saddened to report the recent passing of Mr. Ken Miller. We received the sad news that AKC judge Mr. Ken Miller passed away on Friday, March 24th at the North Carolina Veterans Home in Salisbury, North Carolina. Mr. Miller was 86 years old. Ken Miller was a past well respected and [...]
When I planned this article on the GSD, little did I know how timely it would be? As you all know, an amazing example of the breed achieved the ultimate in the dog show world….
When we talk about how a dog can fit smoothly into human so- ciety, the key to success is how it can adapt to its environment on a daily basis to meet expectations in its behavior.
Policy decisions in any area have winners and losers. This is true in corporate America, in social and religious groups
like Boy Scouts and churches, and in legislative arenas from town halls to Congress.