Tag Archives: Pets

Safety first: Tips for pet-proofing your home

(BPT) – Welcoming a four-legged friend into your family is an exciting time for everyone, but puppies, kittens, dogs and cats can easily find themselves in serious trouble while exploring their new surroundings. It is important to remember that pets are naturally curious and explore their worlds with their mouths, so they will want to interact with or consume anything

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‘AKC Heroes: 2020 Awards for Canine Excellence’ Special Coming to AKC.tv

The American Kennel Club (AKC) is excited to announce its newest special, AKC Heroes: 2020 Awards for Canine Excellence, coming to its digital network, AKC.tv. This five-episode special, scheduled to air November 30th – December 4th at 12pm ET each day, will cover the stories of fifteen remarkable dogs and how the final five were selected for the 21st annual AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine

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Inaugural AKC Fast CAT Invitational Coming to Orlando

Which dog is the fastest in the country? The AKC Fast CAT Invitational will answer that question, as the speediest canines gather for this inaugural, invitation-only event. Dogs of all breeds participate year-long, around the country, in AKC Fast Coursing Ability Tests (Fast CAT) – the 100-yard dash for dogs. Held in conjunction with the AKC National Championship Presented by

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Entries Open Now for the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin

Entries are now open for the 2020 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, which returns to Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) North/South Concourse this December 12th and 13th. Entries are also open for the 4th annual AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes, which will take place on Friday, December 11th at the OCCC. Both premium

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The American Kennel Club Launches New Virtual Home Manners Titling Program

The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce the launch of its exciting new Virtual Home Manners (VHM) Program. The program is designed to help teach dogs proper manners at home. Teaching their dogs to behave at home is important for owners, mentally stimulating for dogs, and home-based training can take place any time that fits into the schedule of

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American Kennel Club Announces Judging Panel for 3rd AKC Virtual Top Dog Challenge

-Entries Open Today-  The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panel for the third AKC Virtual Top Dog Challenge. This virtual conformation competition is open to all AKC recognized breeds including Miscellaneous breeds. Entries close on October 12th at 12pm ET. Heading the panel as Best in Show and Best Puppy judge is Mr. Michael Canalizo of Long

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AKC Family Dog Magazine Wins 2020 Folio Award for Best Animal/Pets Consumer Magazine for May/June 2020, “Youth Issue”

The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is excited to announce that AKC Family Dog Magazine won Folio’s 2020 Eddie award for Best Animals/ Pets Consumer Magazine, Full Issue, for its “Youth Issue” (May/June 2020). The 2020 Folio: Eddie and Ozzie Award announced 300 winners out of thousands of entries this week. The Folio awards have been around for over 25 years

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Celebrate AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day Virtually This Year

–Family-Friendly and Educational Event Returns for its 18th Year– The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) invites you to celebrate the human-canine bond by participating in the 1st ever Virtual AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day on September 17th, sponsored by AKC Pet Insurance. Owning a dog has endless pleasures and rewards, but it’s important to be aware of the responsibilities that come along with it. Each

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