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Producing Pedigrees, Not Winners


By Amy Fernandez The nineteenth century author and judge, James Watson, was one of the dog world’s sharpest critics. He had plenty to say about every aspect of the game, but pedigree junkie ranked among his favorite targets. He thought it ironic that American breeders “worship the fetish of pedigree in animals – while holding [...]

May 29th, 2023 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

Happy Memorial Day from The Canine Chronicle


The Canine Chronicle would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Memorial Day holiday. Have a great day while honoring those who have fallen while in service to our country.

May 29th, 2023 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

Lessons from the Experts – The Afghan Hound


by Amy Fernandez We all have stories we have been told, but we cannot reveal the source. Here is one of those stories that has to be told. Unfortunately, we can’t reveal the storyteller. It’s fair to say that learning every breed is like trying to learn to play the piano all over again. A [...]

May 28th, 2023 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

From The CC Vault: Trends


By Peter Baynes Originally published: August 2012 Of all the trends, I believe the most alarming is the adoption of hybrids or mutts as opposed to purebreds. We operate a boarding kennel, and many years ago eighty percent of boarders would be purebred, now we are lucky if thirty percent fit into that category. The [...]

May 28th, 2023 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

Creative Genius


By Chris Robinson There has been a lot of publicity, in recent years, about the value of “independent thinkers” in any organization. The ability to be creative in thinking, to think “outside the box,” “around the box” and “through the box” is a greatly prized trait in most situations. That being the case, my dogs [...]

May 27th, 2023 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

Dogs Behind Bars


by Attila Márton I have a gut feeling that I’ve arrived into a different world. I feel uncomfortable, even if I know that I’ll be confined only temporarily. I’m waiting to be let in in the oppressive presence of a concrete fence. Sluice gates, open spaces, where I can’t see anyone, yet I know I [...]

May 27th, 2023 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

22nd Annual Purina Cares Day Featured Food Distribution to People and Pets In-Need, Service Projects Throughout St. Louis and Across the Country


Since its founding nearly 129 years ago, Purina has been giving back to pets and people in need. Each May, the company’s associates from across the United States are encouraged to take time away from work to volunteer in their communities. This past Tuesday, nearly 2,000 St. Louis-based Purina employees took part in the company’s 22nd annual Purina Cares Day [...]

May 26th, 2023 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

Sunrise Service Dogs – A Brighter Path Together


Heather & Colton Johnson are proud to introduce Sunrise Service Dogs, a charitable 501(c)(3) organization committed to providing assistance dogs to those that need them most – people with disabilities, children, and first responders. It’s an incredible opportunity to offer pure-bred, purpose bred service dogs to our home community here in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and [...]

May 26th, 2023 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured | Read More »

#ThrowbackThursday – Guess Who?


Guess Who? Are you ready for this week’s great #ThrowbackThursday photo? Who is this successful breeder and handler? Check back on Monday for the correct answer! Don’t forget! Do you have a fun photo that you would like to share for #ThrowbackThursday? Email Liz Powell at with your photos!

May 25th, 2023 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured,The Buzz | Read More »

10 Important Tips from Penn Vet to Keep Pets Healthy This Summer


With the beginning of summer just around the corner, Veterinarians at Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital offer the following tips to keep pets healthy and cool during the hot days ahead: Do not leave your pet alone in your car. Vehicles heat up quickly in the sun, and animals left in them can succumb to heat stroke within [...]

May 25th, 2023 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured,Health & Training | Read More »


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