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Remembering Dr. Robert D Smith

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We received the sad news that Dr. Robert D Smith of St Stephens Church, VA passed away on Saturday, May 25th 2019 following an automobile accident. Dr. Smith was a well-known and revered judge of all AKC Breeds. Dr. Smith devoted much of his life to the sport of purebred dogs. He had been intimately [...]

May 26th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

AKC Board Ad Hoc Committee Regarding Canine Genetic Testing

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Chairman William Feeney has announced the appointment of an ad hoc committee comprised of AKC Delegates, AKC staff, scientists, and veterinarians, each with specific related knowledge and experience, to research and analyze both the current state and the future of canine genetic testing. The committee’s primary work product will be a comprehensive white paper describing [...]

May 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

AKC Canine Health Foundation’s Canine Cancer Research Initiative Receives Champion Sponsorship from Kennel Club of Philadelphia

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The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF), a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the health of all dogs, announces the Kennel Club of Philadelphia (KCP) will direct their Champion Sponsor level gift to the AKC Canine Health Foundation’s 2019 Canine Cancer Research Initiative. This major gift will help support a new clinical trial to fight canine [...]

May 21st, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Remembering Ms. Linda More

Linda More

We received the sad news that Ms. Linda More of Cary, North Carolina passed away today following a long battle with cancer. Ms. More was a highly respected AKC Judge of all Sporting, Hound, Terrier, and Herding breeds. Before embarking on her successful judging career, Ms. More was a breeder of Shetland Sheepdogs and AKC [...]

May 20th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Effective Immediately: Importation of Dogs from Egypt to the U.S. Suspended

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has temporarily suspended the importation of dogs from Egypt, effective May 10, 2019. This suspension also applies to dogs originating in Egypt that are imported from or routed through third-party countries if the dogs lived in those countries for less than six months.

May 14th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Remembering Sari Brewster Tietjen

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We received the sad news that Mrs. Sari Brewster Tietjen of Rhinebeck, New York passed away on Saturday, May 11th. Mrs. Tietjen was a highly revered AKC Judge of all Sporting, Hound, Toy and Non-Sporting breeds. She judged at most premier shows in the United States, including Best in Show at the 2009 Westminster Kennel [...]

May 13th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Remembering Louis Auslander

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By Deb Cooper The sport of purebred dogs has lost another icon.  Louis Auslander died today just shy of his 95th birthday. Lou was past AKC President and Chairman of the Board and was known as the man who was responsible for the rebirth of the International Kennel Club of Chicago–a benched show that was a [...]

May 7th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Remembering Joseph Joly III

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It is with great regret that we report the passing of Mr. Joseph Joly III of Spring Hill, Florida. Mr. Joly passed away on Wednesday, May 1st at his home. Mr. Joly was a longtime and respected AKC Judge of the Toy Group, Best in Show, and a variety of Terrier and Non-Sporting breeds. He [...]

May 6th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Show Cancellation: Trenton Dog Club – Monday, May 6, 2019

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The Trenton Dog Club All Breed Dog Show to be held on Monday, May be 6th 2019 in W Windsor Two, New Jersey has been cancelled due to effects of inclement weather.

May 5th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Retired Naval Officer to Decide Best In Show at the 144th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Mr. Slay

Robert “Bob” Slay Tops Judging Panel at America’s Dog Show Mr. Robert H. Slay of Cary, North Carolina has been given the most prestigious judging assignment in the sport of purebred dogs — deciding who will be the Best In Show winner at the 144th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden. [...]

May 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

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