dog owners – Codogfederation http://codogfederation.org/ Mon, 11 Apr 2022 13:27:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://codogfederation.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/icon-71-120x120.png dog owners – Codogfederation http://codogfederation.org/ 32 32 AKC Museum of the Dog Announces New Managing Director and Executive Director https://codogfederation.org/akc-museum-of-the-dog-announces-new-managing-director-and-executive-director/ Fri, 11 Mar 2022 13:00:00 +0000 https://codogfederation.org/akc-museum-of-the-dog-announces-new-managing-director-and-executive-director/ The Board of Directors of the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog announced March 10 Deborah Kasindorf as the museum’s new executive director and CEO. “The AKC Dog Museum is truly a unique and engaging museum. With its location, support from the American Kennel Club, and the premier collection of artwork expressing the special […]]]>

The Board of Directors of the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog announced March 10 Deborah Kasindorf as the museum’s new executive director and CEO.

“The AKC Dog Museum is truly a unique and engaging museum. With its location, support from the American Kennel Club, and the premier collection of artwork expressing the special bond between humans and dogs, this is certainly a rare opportunity,” Kasindorf said. “I would like to thank the AKC Dog Museum Board of Trustees for entrusting me with this wonderful gem of a museum. I look forward to reintroducing it and delighting local visitors and tourists from across the country and beyond. .

Kasindorf has a background in strategic planning, fundraising, communications, marketing, board engagement and resource management. Previously, she served as Vice President and Deputy Director of External Affairs at the Newark Museum of Art and Director of External Affairs at Seattle Children’s Theater.

Now based in New York, Kasindorf’s new role requires her to provide leadership to enable the Museum’s continued success through revenue generation, enhancing visitor experience and programming, education, sponsorship, marketing and ongoing enhancements to the Museum’s art collection.

“We are thrilled to have Deborah Kasindorf join the AKC Museum of the Dog as Executive Director and CEO,” said Jeffrey Ansell, Chairman of the Board of the AKC Museum of the Dog. “Deborah’s work experience in arts and for-profit organizations, along with a lifelong love for dogs, makes her uniquely qualified for this position. The Museum’s Board of Trustees and other constituents look forward to Deborah’s impact to further accelerate the Museum’s success.

The AKC Dog Museum has preserved, interpreted and celebrated the role of dogs in society since its founding in 1982. The museum educates the public about the human-canine bond through its collection of art and exhibits that inspire engagement with dogs. Their collection includes over 1,700 original paintings, drawings, watercolors, prints, sculptures, bronzes and porcelain figurines.

The museum is a partner of American Kennel Club which is a nonprofit organization with the largest purebred dog registry in the world and oversees the sport of purebred dogs in the United States. The AKC champions the purebred dog as a family companion, advances the health and welfare of dogs, protects the rights of all dog owners, and encourages responsible dog ownership.

The role of dogs in our world is important to both the AKC and the Dog Museum. For this reason, Kasindorf, as CEO and executive director, plans to uphold the values ​​and influence of the organization.

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AKC MUSEUM OF THE DOG ANNOUNCES NEW CHIEF AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR https://codogfederation.org/akc-museum-of-the-dog-announces-new-chief-and-executive-director/ Thu, 10 Mar 2022 14:29:00 +0000 https://codogfederation.org/akc-museum-of-the-dog-announces-new-chief-and-executive-director/ In her new role, she will provide leadership to accelerate progress and enable the continued success of the Museum, including revenue generation, enhanced visitor experience and programming, education, sponsorship, marketing and improvements. collections of the Museum’s valuable art collection. former CEO, Alan Fauselwill remain at the AKC Museum of the Dog as Associate Curator, focusing […]]]>

In her new role, she will provide leadership to accelerate progress and enable the continued success of the Museum, including revenue generation, enhanced visitor experience and programming, education, sponsorship, marketing and improvements. collections of the Museum’s valuable art collection. former CEO, Alan Fauselwill remain at the AKC Museum of the Dog as Associate Curator, focusing exclusively on the preservation, expansion and enhancement of the museum’s unique collection, as well as the development of special exhibits to enhance education and visitor experience.

“We are delighted to have Deborah Kasindorf join the AKC Museum of the Dog as Executive Director and CEO,” said jeffrey ansel, Chairman of the Board of the AKC Dog Museum. “Deborah’s professional experiences in arts and for-profit organizations, as well as a lifelong love for dogs, make her uniquely qualified for this position. The Museum’s Board of Trustees and other constituents eagerly await looking forward to Deborah’s impact in further accelerating the Museum’s success.”

“Additionally, on behalf of the AKC Dog Museum Board of Trustees, I would also like to thank Alan Fausel for his tireless leadership as Chief Executive Officer since the Museum opened in 2019 and the two years of planning leading up to it. We appreciate Alan’s commitment and look forward to his continued contributions as he steps into his new role as Assistant Curator,” Ansell continued.

Ms. Kasindorf comes to the Museum after many years of experience in for-profit and not-for-profit ventures, including strategic planning, fundraising, communications, marketing, trustee engagement and resource management . Most recently at the Newark Museum of Art, where she served as Vice President and Deputy Director of External Affairs. She has also worked as Director of External Affairs at the Seattle Children’s Theatre, held various positions at Starbucks Coffee Company, and gained business development experience at several top-tier advertising agencies.

“The AKC Dog Museum is truly a unique and engaging museum. With its location, support from the American Kennel Club, and the premier collection of artwork expressing the special bond between humans and dogs, it is certainly a rare opportunity.” said Kasindorf. “I would like to thank the AKC Dog Museum Board of Trustees for entrusting me with this wonderful gem of a museum. I look forward to reintroducing it and delighting local visitors and tourists from across the country and beyond. .”

Kasindorf is also a member of the American Alliance of Museums as well as an executive sponsor of the Newark Museum of Art’s Diversity, Equity, Access and Inclusion Committee. She holds a BA in American History from Mills College.

She will be based at New York, NY.

About the AKC Dog Museum
Founded in 1982, The AKC The Dog Museum preserves, interprets and celebrates the role of dogs in society and educates the public about the human-canine bond through its collection of art and exhibits that inspire engagement with dogs. The museum houses over 1700 original paintings, drawings, watercolors, prints, sculptures, bronzes and porcelain figurines, a variety of decorative arts and interactive exhibits depicting man’s best friend through the ages. the AKC Dog Museum is a 501(vs)(3) tax-exempt organization financed mainly by donations from individuals and companies. For more information on the AKC Visit of the Dog Museum www.Museumofthedog.org
Become a fan of the AKC Dog Museum on Facebook at akcmuseumofthedog

About the American Kennel Club
Founded in 1884, the American Kennel Club is a nonprofit organization that maintains the world’s largest purebred dog registry and oversees the sport of purebred dogs in United States. the AKC is dedicated to maintaining the integrity of its registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs and breeding for type and function. With over 5,000 licensed and member clubs and affiliated organizations, the AKC champions the purebred dog as a family companion, advances dog health and welfare, works to protect the rights of all dog owners, and promotes responsible dog ownership. More than 22,000 competitions for AKC registered purebred dogs are kept under AKC rules and regulations each year including conformation, agility, obedience, rallying, tracking, herding, lure racing, coonhound events, hunt tests, field and earth dog trials. Affiliate AKC organizations include AKC Humanitarian Fund, AKC Canine Health Foundation, AKC Get together and AKC Dog Museum. For more information, visit www.akc.org.

AKC, American Kennel Club, the American Kennel Club seal and design, and all related marks and logos are trademarks, registered trademarks, and service marks of American Kennel Club, Inc.

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Why is my dog ​​eating grass? – American Kennel Club https://codogfederation.org/why-is-my-dog-%e2%80%8b%e2%80%8beating-grass-american-kennel-club/ Tue, 08 Mar 2022 18:17:34 +0000 https://codogfederation.org/why-is-my-dog-%e2%80%8b%e2%80%8beating-grass-american-kennel-club/ Have you ever taken your dog for a potty break and turned your back, only to find your canine pal nibbling on a large mouthful of grass? Although you may panic and think about the vomit you are going to clean up later, this behavior is not always alarming. But why do they do it, […]]]>

Have you ever taken your dog for a potty break and turned your back, only to find your canine pal nibbling on a large mouthful of grass? Although you may panic and think about the vomit you are going to clean up later, this behavior is not always alarming. But why do they do it, and how do you know when it’s a problem? And are there ways to stop dogs from eating grass?

Reasons why dogs eat grass

There are a variety of reasons dogs find grass a delicacy. These include:

Food deficiency

Some dog owners and veterinarians assume that eating grass is a form of pica, or eating strange non-food items, sometimes caused by dietary deficiency. Many dietary deficiencies are rooted in the lack of vitamins, nutrients or minerals that are missing from daily intake.

This shouldn’t be a problem for dogs on a well-balanced diet, so consider asking your vet to switch dog food if your dog eats grass repeatedly.

need fiber

Eating grass could also be your dog’s way to get more fiber, which helps him digest his food, pass stool, and keep his gastrointestinal system running like clockwork. A switch to high-fiber foods may help.

Instinct

If a dog’s diet is complete and balanced, eating grass may not be related to a deficiency at all – it could be an instinct. The digestive system, dietary needs and cravings of dogs have evolved to accommodate the lifestyle of domestic dogs.

While dogs in the wild did not get their primary source of nutrients from grass, eating a whole animal provided optimal nutrition, especially if the animal’s diet consisted of a variety of plants. Perhaps they naturally crave grass as part of their genetic makeup, dating back to when they hunted their own prey.

Antacid

My active young dog was on a high quality, balanced diet when she suddenly started behaving strangely. Coming out early in the morning, she would frantically gobble down as much weed as she could until she vomited yellow foam. After that, she was perky and ready to embark on her morning two-mile run.

“Yellow foam, or bile, usually indicates the dog has an empty stomach,” says AKC chief veterinarian Dr. Jerry Klein. “Bile can be very irritating and uncomfortable for a dog’s stomach. People take antacids to relieve this pain, but dogs can eat grass to help them release bile and feel better.

In the case of my dog, there was a simple solution to the problem. My vet suggested giving him some of his food as soon as we wake up in the morning as part of our routine. That way, the bile that enters the stomach does what it’s supposed to do – break down food for digestion – rather than cause pain. A small meal in the evening, just before going to sleep, can also help.

Boredom

Maybe you have a fenced in yard and are lucky enough to be able to let your canine buddy play. But most dogs prefer to have your company. If they hang out alone in the garden and eat grass, they may be bored. You can stop the behavior by combining positive reward training, an exercise regimen, and quality time you spend with your dog throwing a ball.

tasty treat

Of course, your dog may also simply enjoy the taste and texture of fragrant, moist grass in his mouth, especially when new grass first emerges in the spring or when your dog is thirsty. Always keep a bowl of fresh water outside to satisfy your dog’s thirst.

Is eating grass bad for dogs?

Eating grass may just be a sign that your dog is trying to ease his stomach upset, and some puppies vomit soon after eating it. That said, a small, limited study conducted at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine showed that only about 22% of the dogs studied vomited frequently after eating grass, and only 9% frequently showed signs of illness before eating grass. grass. The researchers concluded that eating grass and plants is normal behavior for domestic dogs.

But sometimes even normal behaviors can be harmful. The grass can be treated with herbicides and pesticides which are toxic to dogs. Eating grass can also cause dogs to ingest intestinal parasites, such as roundworms and hookworms, left over from animal feces. In either case, your vet may want to perform evaluations with fecal samples or blood tests to check for parasites and toxicity.

If you notice your dog eating grass more frequently or excessively, be alert to potential underlying illnesses that could be causing the behavior. Check for vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss, decreased appetite, bloody stools, lethargy or licking of lips.

How to stop your dog from eating grass

  1. If you can, try to keep your dog from eating grass, especially grass that doesn’t grow on your property. Although chewing on grass is a common behavior for many dogs, you can train your dog not to engage in this behavior to help give him peace of mind. Learn to “let go” and go out with your dog until you are convinced the habit is broken.
  2. Always supervise your dog when there are houseplants nearby, as some varieties can be poisonous if chewed or ingested. It’s best to consult your veterinarian if you suspect your dog has chewed a toxic houseplant or perhaps ingested too much grass with a small amount of chemicals. Don’t use harmful chemicals or fertilizers – plant a dog-friendly garden.
  3. Give your dog smaller, more frequent meals, especially in the morning.
  4. Consider different products or a deterrent spray that will show your dog which areas are off limits.
  5. Ask your veterinarian or veterinary nutritionist to recommend a balanced, nutritious food that will best suit your dog’s age, breed, and activity level.
  6. When you leave your dog in the yard, play with him or give him a safe chew toy.
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Can I take my dog ​​to Crufts? The Kennel Club explains all the rules https://codogfederation.org/can-i-take-my-dog-%e2%80%8b%e2%80%8bto-crufts-the-kennel-club-explains-all-the-rules/ Tue, 08 Mar 2022 11:58:01 +0000 https://codogfederation.org/can-i-take-my-dog-%e2%80%8b%e2%80%8bto-crufts-the-kennel-club-explains-all-the-rules/ Thousands of dogs will compete for a prize at Crufts 2022 when it takes place at the NEC Birmingham. The world’s largest dog show is back after being canceled in 2021 due to coronavirus concerns. There are over 16,000 entries from around the world, including over 14,000 dogs from the UK. Originally 51 dogs from […]]]>

Thousands of dogs will compete for a prize at Crufts 2022 when it takes place at the NEC Birmingham. The world’s largest dog show is back after being canceled in 2021 due to coronavirus concerns.

There are over 16,000 entries from around the world, including over 14,000 dogs from the UK. Originally 51 dogs from Russia participated, but the Kennel Club banned entries from that country following the invasion of Ukraine.

Also competing are 265 dogs from Italy, 244 from the Republic of Ireland, 202 from France and 175 from Germany. Tens of thousands of visitors will also attend the competitions and demonstrations, many of whom are also dog owners. But can you bring your own dog to enjoy the event?

READ MORE: Complete guide to Crufts 2022 on dates, schedule, tickets, discount codes and what’s new

The Kennel Club responded by saying, “Unfortunately no dogs, other than those who have been invited by the Kennel Club and service dogs, are permitted to participate in the show.”

Thus, members of the public cannot simply show up with their own dog(s), unless it is a guide dog, a medical alert dog , an autistic dog, a hearing dog, or another type of service dog trained to support people with disabilities and health issues.

And with thousands of dogs already crammed onto the site for competitions and shows, there will be enough barking and tail-wagging in the building rather than bringing your own pets to create even more noise and of excitement.

The “World’s Biggest Dog Party” returns to the NEC in Birmingham from March 10-13, 2022. Each day different canine categories will be judged for Best in Show.

The four-day event, which in 2020 attracted over 150,000 people and over 27,000 dogs, features a diverse program of dog competitions in different categories and levels, including the prestigious Kennel Club Hero Dog Award (formerly the Friends for Life competition) which recognizes unsung canine heroes, and a crossbreeding celebration with the Scruffts finale.

There will also be opportunities to meet and greet approximately 200 different breeds in the Discover Dogs area, shop at the trade booths, and enjoy the full arena show with all of its exhibits and competitions.

The event culminates with the announcement of the public vote for the Kennel Club Hero Dog Award and then the Best in Show final on Sunday evening.

Three races will also make history at Crufts 2022. Hungarian Pumi will have his own classes for the first time; the smooth-faced Pyrenean Shepherd will make its debut at the show; and the historic Harrier will make its first appearance in the Crufts breed ring since 1898.

Vanessa McAlpine, Events Manager at The Kennel Club, which organizes Crufts, said: ‘We are thrilled to have Crufts returning in 2022, bringing together thousands of dogs and dog lovers and celebrating the unique relationship humans have with our friends. on all fours.

“This year, we are very pleased to host a display of Royal Hunting Dogs in the Main Arena for the first time, commemorating Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, as well as displays of Guide Dogs to mark the 90th anniversary of the charity and Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, who will be celebrating their 40th anniversary after forming at Crufts in 1982. Of course the highlight will always be Best in Show on the final night and we are delighted to see who will win this crown for 2022.”

Follow all of our Crufts coverage here

Read more: Is your dog handsome? These are the 10 best dog breeds in the UK and which are statistically the most beautiful and the ugliest

Watch Crufts winner Maisie take a hilarious emergency bathroom break live on TV during the lap of honor

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10 Best Websites for Dog Owners https://codogfederation.org/10-best-websites-for-dog-owners/ Wed, 23 Feb 2022 17:23:18 +0000 https://codogfederation.org/10-best-websites-for-dog-owners/ For dog owners, the past few years have not been easy. You’ve had to deal with issues such as separation anxiety – when your pet becomes extremely stressed and destructive when left alone – or lack of socialization, leading to fear or aggression, all while veterinarians have been late thanks to more adoptions and checks […]]]>

For dog owners, the past few years have not been easy.

You’ve had to deal with issues such as separation anxiety – when your pet becomes extremely stressed and destructive when left alone – or lack of socialization, leading to fear or aggression, all while veterinarians have been late thanks to more adoptions and checks postponed during the pandemic.

Fortunately, there are plenty of online resources that can meet the growing demand for support, help you navigate training, and learn about service and maintenance.

SEE ALSO:

Separation anxiety in dogs can be difficult. Here’s how you can help.

We’ve done the legwork and rounded up our favorite sites for all dog owners to have at their fingertips, to help you with anything you might come across.

Informally known as the ASPCA, the nonprofit was founded by Henry Bergh in 1866 when he saved a horse from being beaten by a carriage driver. Since then, the organization has been saving animals. In addition to posting dogs (and cats) for adoption, the ASPCA site has tons of behavioral and health resources on how to care for your dog, Do-it-yourself dog toysand introduce your dog to a new baby.

The ASPCA has a long tradition of animal welfare.
Credit: ASPCA

It is not hyperbole to say that the AKC represents the gold standard for dog breeds. The mission of the organization is to maintain a registry and standards of purebred dogs. Lofty mission statement aside, the AKC loves all kinds of dogs and has expert resources on everything from safe cleaning products to use around your dog with the difference in characteristics between Golden Retrievers and Labrador Retrievers.

Image of Labrador with AKC logo in background

It’s not just for thoroughbreds. The AKC has resources for every type of dog.
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What began as a sanctuary in Utah in 1984 for stray dogs and cats has grown into a national organization dedicated to the rescue, promotion and adoption of animals. The Best Friends Animal Society website has a comprehensive resource center dedicated to animal rescues and advocacy. Learn more behavior problems and find guides on how to rescue dogs safely.

Image of a person wearing a t-shirt that says "save them all" holding a chihuahua

Best Friends has a wealth of information for rescue and stray dog ​​adopters.
Credit: Best Friends Animal Society

Like an Amazon specifically for pets and pet owners, Chewy is the one-stop-shop for food, supplies, treats, toys, medicine, and anything else you might need for your dog ( or cat, horse or bird). known for his dedication to customer servicefast shipping and innovative thinking, exemplified by the launch of a veterinary telemedicine service during the pandemic.

Image of a dog playing with a stuffed monkey

The convenience of a huge bag of dog food delivered right to your door
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Whether you’re looking for a restaurant in your neighborhood or planning a vacation, check out BringFido first. The site has a database of over 250,000 pet-friendly restaurants, hotels, activities, events, and services worldwide, from dog-friendly happy hours to dog-friendly honeymoon resorts. Additionally, each entry contains detailed information about the company’s pet policy and customer reviews.

Screenshot of a map of the United States showing dog-friendly places

Know all pet-friendly locations so you can plan ahead.
Credit: Screenshot: BringFido

Written and reviewed by veterinarians and pet experts, PetMD provides health information and advice for all your parenting needs. Whether it’s something small like how to clean your dog’s teeth, or an emergency like what to do if your dog accidentally ingested weed (yeah, that happens often) this site is a great resource to bookmark.

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Consider PetMD your first line of defense when treating your dog’s health.
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You may know Rover as a site for booking dog walkers and sitters, but did you know they have a dog blog? We love it because it solves some of the everyday problems faced by the average dog owner: What do you do with your dog on a rainy day? How long you can leave your dog alone? Additionally, there is information from its user database (with their consent), such as best dog names of 2021.

Image of a dog pulling on a rope next to the text of the main female dog names

Not just for booking sitters and dogs, Rover is also a destination for animal content.
Credit: Rover

Anyone who doesn’t spoil their dog must be made of stone, because showering our puppies with toys and treats (in moderation) is one of the best parts of having a dog. Bark Box makes this easy with a monthly subscription. To sign up you create a profile about your dog including special needs/ allergies and you can set preferences like more/less treats or more/less toys. There are also different boxes that meet specific needs like “Super Chewer” for dogs that need tough toys or “Bark Bright” for dental care.

Image of plush toys and treats from Bark Box

Rewarding your pup has never been easier.
Credit: Bark Box

Finding the right dog trainer can be daunting. Start your search with the CCPDT database, one of the most reputable organizations for certifying professional dog trainers. A trainer with CCPDT certifications (which are CPDT-KA or CPDT-KSA) tells you that they have undergone extensive and rigorous training. Not all good trainers have this certification, and not all trainers with this certification are great, but it’s a useful starting point.

Image of a dog in a park giving its paw to a woman

This site is your key to finding a trainer that works for you.
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Just like other passionate communities, Reddit is a gold mine for dog owners. Its community format is perfect for lively discussions, sharing stories and learning from other dog lovers. We like r/AskVet for direct answers from veterinary professionals and r/DogTraining for all sorts of tips and tricks, like hyper-specific articles on perfume training or how responsiveness address.

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Join communities on Reddit to connect with other dog owners.
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DOGS READY TO TAKE BACK TAMPA WITH AKC MEET THE BREEDS® | State https://codogfederation.org/dogs-ready-to-take-back-tampa-with-akc-meet-the-breeds-state/ Thu, 10 Feb 2022 08:00:00 +0000 https://codogfederation.org/dogs-ready-to-take-back-tampa-with-akc-meet-the-breeds-state/ NEW YORK, February 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Tickets are on sale NOW for Tampa first AKC Meet the Breeds®, get to the Tampa Congress Palace Saturday April 23rd and sunday april 24and2022. The American Kennel Club® (AKC) and GF Sports & Entertainment are hosting this two-day educational event to Tampa to give attendees the unique […]]]>

NEW YORK, February 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Tickets are on sale NOW for Tampa first AKC Meet the Breeds®, get to the Tampa Congress Palace Saturday April 23rd and sunday april 24and2022. The American Kennel Club® (AKC) and GF Sports & Entertainment are hosting this two-day educational event to Tampa to give attendees the unique opportunity to meet and play with many different dog breeds while learning about responsible pet ownership and finding the best breed(s) for their lifestyle directly from the experts. From Affenpinschers to Yorkshire Terriers, this canine extravaganza is fun for the whole family. Participants can:

  • Meet and Play with over 100 different dog breeds in stalls that describe each breed’s country of origin, historical purpose/function
  • Discover new breeds and talk to breed experts to determine which dog will suit their lifestyle
  • To learn about responsible pet ownership
  • To see fun and entertaining demonstrations of dog sports and working dogs showing off their skills
  • To hire in unique activities such as testing your own agility skills in our interactive fun zone. Participants can also take part in games and photo ops with the whole family.

The event is open to the general public and is perfect for the whole family. Admission is $20 for children and $30 for adults. Upgraded VIP entry is also available. The tickets are on sale now through the tour’s exclusive ticket provider SeatGeek®.

“We are delighted to organize this event florida west coast,” said the AKC executive secretary Gina DiNardo. “With the city of Tampa Being extremely dog-friendly, we are thrilled to introduce such a vibrant city to this unique event where they can see their favorite breeds and learn about new ones. Tampa was made for an event like this.”

Not only will you be able to meet and play with many different breeds of dogs, but there will also be exciting demonstrations that showcase the dogs’ athleticism and work ethic, including:

  • Agility – Watch these super talented dogs navigate an obstacle course of jumps, weaves and tunnels courtesy of the Dog Training Club of Tampa.
  • Obedience – Experience the precision work of competitive obedience dogs as they heel, retrieve and demonstrate how dogs can progress from basic to next-level skills presented by the Dog Training Club of Tampa.
  • lap dog – Move, sit and stay! These dogs’ routines are sure to impress the whole family, courtesy of the Dog Training Club of Tampa.
  • disc dog – Enjoy this fun, fast-paced sport that takes fetch play to a whole new level, brought to you by the Central Florida Disc Dogs
  • Rally – Experience this thrilling sport that’s both skill and thrill as dogs and their owners navigate a course of obedience tasks courtesy of the Dog Training Club of Tampa.
  • K9 Search and Rescue – Don’t miss this demonstration of search and rescue dogs doing what they do best thanks to the sarasota K9 search and rescue team.

This event will take place with applicable COVID-19 protocols in place.

For images from our previous Meet The Breeds event held at San Diego, CaliforniaClick on here.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit our website here.

About the American Kennel Club

Founded in 1884, the American Kennel Club is a nonprofit organization that maintains the largest purebred dog registry in the world and oversees the sport of purebred dogs in United States. The AKC is dedicated to maintaining the integrity of its registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs, and breeding for type and function. With its more than 5,000 chartered and member clubs and affiliated organizations, the AKC champions the purebred dog as a family companion, advances canine health and welfare, strives to protect the rights of all dog owners and promotes responsible dog ownership. More than 22,000 competitions for AKC-registered purebred and mixed breed dogs are held each year under AKC rules and regulations, including conformation, agility, obedience, rallying, tracking , herding, lure racing, coonhound events, hunt tests, field and land dog tests. Organizations affiliated with the AKC include the AKC Humane Fund, AKC Canine Health Foundation, AKC Reunite, and AKC Museum of the Dog. AKC clubs comprise America’s largest lifesaving network. For more information, visit www.akc.org.

AKC, American Kennel Club, the American Kennel Club seal and design, and all related marks and logos are trademarks, registered trademarks, and service marks of American Kennel Club, Inc.

Become a fan of the American Kennel Club on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @AKCDogLovers

About GF Sports & Entertainment

GF Sports & Entertainment is a global events and operations company that enhances the experience of live sports, entertainment and interactive events. The company owns two of the oldest American tennis tournaments on the ATP Tour, the Dallas Open and the Truist Atlanta Open, as well as the National Lacrosse League New York Riptide. In partnership with the American Kennel Club (AKC), the premier registry and governing body for canine events in United States, they operate the AKC Meet the Breeds® touring show. GF Sports & Entertainment also incubates new and emerging sports concepts, including Wolf Pack Ninjas, which organizes ninja-focused events around the world.

GF Sports & Entertainment was founded in July 2015 by new Yorkprivate equity firm based at GF Capital. For more information, please visit www.gfsportsandentertainment.com

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Most Popular Dog Breeds in New York State https://codogfederation.org/most-popular-dog-breeds-in-new-york-state/ Sat, 05 Feb 2022 23:29:10 +0000 https://codogfederation.org/most-popular-dog-breeds-in-new-york-state/ It’s no secret that dogs are man’s best friend. I’ve owned a dog since I was a kid and can’t imagine living with my dog ​​by my side. Dog owners form a tight-knit community, who come together to share their special bond with their four-legged family member or multiple dogs in many cases. We have […]]]>

It’s no secret that dogs are man’s best friend. I’ve owned a dog since I was a kid and can’t imagine living with my dog ​​by my side.

Dog owners form a tight-knit community, who come together to share their special bond with their four-legged family member or multiple dogs in many cases.

We have owned a beaglebull (pitbull/bagle mix) named Odessa for three years and she is simply amazing. He’s a rescue dog who just needed a loving home. We don’t know what her backstory was, or why on earth an 18-month-old dog was in a shelter like her, but we thank our lucky stars every day that she found her way into our lives.

When you walk around your neighborhood in New York State, you may see more dog breeds than others. I know we see a lot of Labs in my neighborhood of South Buffalo, but are there certain dog breeds that are more popular than others in New York State?

Perhaps you notice a greater abundance of certain dog breeds in your neighborhood in New York State.

It turns out that there are dog breeds that are more popular than others.

According to Reader’s Digestthe three most popular dog breeds in New York are:

  1. Labrador Retrievers
  2. german shepherds
  3. Golden retriever

It is perfectly logical. I’ve lost count of the number of labs and goldens I’ve seen in western New York neighborhoods. German Shepherds are also beautiful dogs. It is a dream to have one in our family one day.

Pennsylvania also has exactly the three most popular dog breeds.

If you are about to get a dog, take the leap of faith and adopt one. So many dogs need loving homes and rescue dogs deserve a chance, as many of them are in shelters through no fault of their own.

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To prepare for a potential incident, always keep your vet’s phone number handy, as well as an after-hours clinic you can call in case of an emergency. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center also has a hotline that you can call at (888) 426-4435 for advice.

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CALLING ALL CANINE HEROES! NOMINATE A DOG FOR AN AKC HUMAN FUND AWARD FOR CANINE EXCELLENCE! | https://codogfederation.org/calling-all-canine-heroes-nominate-a-dog-for-an-akc-human-fund-award-for-canine-excellence/ Thu, 13 Jan 2022 15:37:55 +0000 https://codogfederation.org/calling-all-canine-heroes-nominate-a-dog-for-an-akc-human-fund-award-for-canine-excellence/ NEW YORK, January 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — To celebrate dogs who do extraordinary things in the service of humanity, the AKC Humane FundSM is looking for YOUR nominations for its AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE). Applications are open now until July, 1stst and winners will be announced in late 2022. Winners will […]]]>

NEW YORK, January 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — To celebrate dogs who do extraordinary things in the service of humanity, the AKC Humane FundSM is looking for YOUR nominations for its AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE). Applications are open now until July, 1stst and winners will be announced in late 2022. Winners will be highlighted in a made-for-TV special created by AKC productions.

Each year, the AKC Humane Fund honors five dedicated and hardworking dogs for their significant contributions to an individual or to the community as a whole. Since its inception in 2000, 110 ACE awards have been given out. Past ACE recipients have included a Golden Retriever who surfs to raise money for charity and a Dalmatian who doubles as a pet and fire safety dog, among dozens of other dogs incredible.

“There are so many amazing dogs out there making life better for their human counterparts every day,” said Doug Ljungren, chairman of the AKC Humanitarian Fund. “The annual ACE Awards give us the opportunity to share the stories of these canine heroes in recognition of their contributions.”

A prize is awarded in each of the following five categories:

Uniformed Service K-9

Eligibility: K-9 working full-time in city, county, state, or federal law enforcement; the military; fight against the fire ; customs and border patrol; emergency services.

Exemplary Companion

Eligibility: Dogs without formal training or certification who have nevertheless distinguished themselves in some way and made a significant contribution to their owners or communities.

Search and rescue

Eligibility: Dogs certified to assist in wilderness and urban tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and locating missing persons.

Therapy

Eligibility: Certified therapy dogs working in hospitals, schools, disaster sites, war zones and anywhere the affection of a good dog can bring comfort.

A service

Eligibility: Assistance dogs that enrich the lives of owners with physical or mental disabilities, including but not limited to guide dogs for the blind, knowledgeable dogs, hearing dogs, balance dogs.

**(To note: Applicants performing therapy work without certification are considered in the Exemplary Journeyman category.)

The 2022 AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence are proudly sponsored by Eukanuba™. Winners of the AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE) will receive $1,000 to donate to a pet-related charity of their choice, a one-year supply of Eukanuba premium dog nutrition and an engraved sterling silver tag.

Anyone, including the owner or handler, can submit a nomination. Past nominations are eligible for resubmission for these awards. Submissions for the AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence for 2022 must include:

  • A digital photograph of the dog. Files must be larger than 1 MB and a minimum of 300 dpi. The photo must include uniquely the designated dog.
  • A description of 500 words or less of how the dog demonstrated excellence.
  • Call name, breed, age and sex of the dog.
  • Name(s), address, telephone number and email address of owner/applicant.

Applications will be accepted by July 1, 2022 and must be submitted here, with a photo sent to communications@akc.org.

For more information on ACE awards or to nominate a dog, visit the AKC Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence (ACE) page.

The AKC Humanitarian FundSM promotes responsible pet ownership through education, awareness and grantmaking. Through its programs, the AKC Humane Fund supports parent club lifesaving activities; helps domestic violence shelters that allow pets and provides resources for responsible dog owner education. Contributions to the AKC Humane Fund are fully tax deductible, as permitted by law under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code.

About the American Kennel Club

Founded in 1884, the American Kennel Club is a nonprofit organization that maintains the world’s largest purebred dog registry and oversees the sport of purebred dogs in United States. The AKC is dedicated to maintaining the integrity of its registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs, and breeding for type and function. With its more than 5,000 chartered and member clubs and affiliated organizations, the AKC champions the purebred dog as a family companion, advances canine health and welfare, strives to protect the rights of all dog owners and promotes responsible dog ownership. More than 22,000 competitions for AKC-registered purebred and mixed breed dogs are held each year under AKC rules and regulations, including conformation, agility, obedience, rallying, tracking , herding, lure racing, coonhound events, hunt tests, field and land dog tests. Organizations affiliated with the AKC include the AKC Humane Fund, AKC Canine Health Foundation, AKC Reunite, and AKC Museum of the Dog. For more information, visit www.akc.org.

AKC, American Kennel Club, the American Kennel Club seal and design, and all related marks and logos are trademarks, registered trademarks, and service marks of American Kennel Club, Inc.

Become a fan of the American Kennel Club on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @AKCDogLovers

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AKC Dog Registry recognizes Mudi, Russian toy breeds https://codogfederation.org/akc-dog-registry-recognizes-mudi-russian-toy-breeds/ Fri, 07 Jan 2022 21:59:18 +0000 https://codogfederation.org/akc-dog-registry-recognizes-mudi-russian-toy-breeds/ A strong Hungarian farm dog and a tiny dog ​​related to old Russian aristocracy have been recognized by the American Kennel Club. The AKC is a private group that registers purebred dogs and organizes competitions and other events for dog owners. These include the world famous annual Westminster Kennel Club show. AKC officials announced this […]]]>


A strong Hungarian farm dog and a tiny dog ​​related to old Russian aristocracy have been recognized by the American Kennel Club.

The AKC is a private group that registers purebred dogs and organizes competitions and other events for dog owners. These include the world famous annual Westminster Kennel Club show.

AKC officials announced this week that they are adding the mudi and the Russian toy to its registry.

The Mudis are part of a large family of Hungarian Sheepdogs, comprising the Puli and Pumi breeds. Fans say the average height, shaggy Mudis are energetic, hardworking and have many skills. They say dogs can herd sheep, hunt, kill small animals called rodents and compete in these skills.

Kim Seiter is a dog from New Jersey agility coach. It has four mudis.

“They are not for the inactive person,” Seiter said. But, she added that the breed is smart and trainable.

Images of the dogs were used on stamps for mail to their home country in 2004, along with other Hungarian breeds.

This undated photo, provided by the American Kennel Club, shows the Russian Toy breed. (American Kennel Club via AP)

The other new AKC breed is the Russian toy. The AKC says small dogs should weigh no more than 2.7 kilograms and have long legs for their size. The group also says the breed has a lively demeanor.

Russian toys developed from small English terriers that won the favor of wealthy Russian landowners around four hundred years ago.

AKC official Gina DiNardo said the breed enjoys “being close to their humans, which makes them a wonderful companion for an owner who can be a lot with the dog.

The AKC is the oldest purebred dog registry in the United States. It recognizes 199 races.

Recognition requirements include having at least 300 dogs of the breed spread across at least 20 states. Many newer and popular mixed breeds, such as Labradoodles and Puggles, are not recognized by the AKC.

Some animal rights activists dislike dog breeding and the purebred market. They say the industry is abusing dogs, both purebred and mixed.

AKC says breeding can be done responsibly and helps maintain predictable qualities this people are looking for in dogs.

I am Caty Weaver.

Caty Weaver wrote this story from documents including those of The Associated Press.

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Words in this story

aristocracy nm the highest social class in some countries: people with special titles (such as Duke and duchess), who usually own land and who traditionally have more money and power than other people in a society

shaggy adj. covered in long, matted hair or fur

herd v. gather and move (a group of animals)

agility nm able to move quickly and easily

stamp nm a small piece of paper that you buy and then stick to an envelope or parcel to pay for the shipping cost

companion nm a person or animal you hang out with or enjoy being with

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Don’t get tagged: it’s time to register your dog https://codogfederation.org/dont-get-tagged-its-time-to-register-your-dog/ Wed, 05 Jan 2022 07:30:00 +0000 https://codogfederation.org/dont-get-tagged-its-time-to-register-your-dog/ Whether your dog is one of the two breeds newly recognized by the American Kennel Club or rather a classic dog, it’s time to renew the dog’s registration with the City and Borough of Juneau. Technically, the deadline has passed. But it’s not too late to make sure Fido is in compliance with local regulations. […]]]>


Whether your dog is one of the two breeds newly recognized by the American Kennel Club or rather a classic dog, it’s time to renew the dog’s registration with the City and Borough of Juneau.

Technically, the deadline has passed. But it’s not too late to make sure Fido is in compliance with local regulations.

According to the CBJ order, all dogs over 6 months of age and residing in Juneau for more than 30 days must be registered with Juneau Animal Rescue each year by January 1. However, authorities do not assess late fees until after March 31.

Karen Wood, director of animal control and protection at Juneau Animal Rescue – the group has contracted with CBJ to provide animal control service – said that so far around 1,500 dogs have been registered since the start. of the new registration period on November 1.

This undated photo, provided by the American Kennel Club, shows the Russian Toy breed. The American Kennel Club has announced that the Mudi and the Russian Toy have been fully recognized and are eligible to compete in the Herding Group and the Toy Group respectively. These additions bring the number of breeds recognized by the AKC to 199. (Courtesy photo / American Kennel Club)

“We had a big rush at the start, then a big rush towards the end of December,” she told the Empire in a telephone interview Wednesday morning.

She said the group typically registers 3,500 to 4,000 dogs each year. She said the pandemic had suppressed registration numbers a bit last year.

Wood said registering dogs helps reunite pets with their owners if a dog gets lost.

“The main advantage is that if the dog gets lost and has a tag, we can contact an owner. A lot of times we can just take the dog home, ”said Wood.

She said if officers find an unlicensed dog, they take it to the shelter until the owner is located and produces a valid rabies vaccination certificate. She said fines and fees also apply when unlicensed dogs are found.

Wood said it costs $ 20 to register a spayed or neutered dog and $ 45 to register an unaltered dog until March 31. After April 1, registration costs an additional $ 15. An unregistered dog that is impounded is liable to a fine of $ 95, based on the CBJ order.

“It’s cheaper to get the license,” she said, adding that the money raised through the licensing efforts helps help other animals in need and fund certain operations, like pick up injured animals, deal with dog bites and help aggressive animals.

Aurora Hauke, vice-chair of the board, agreed.

“It’s good to know that when you follow the law and register your dog, you are helping other animals,” she said in a phone interview with the Empire on Wednesday afternoon.

Until 2019, Juneau Animal Rescue was known as Gastineau Humane Society. They have been promoting local animal welfare since 1963. In recent years, the group has expanded its business, Hauke ​​said.

“We have a groomer on our team. We have a daycare and a boarding house for dogs. Food and tracks are on sale in the lobby, ”she said, adding that merchandise bearing the rescue logo is also available as a fundraiser.

How to register

Dog owners can register their puppies, renew and pay for a dog license, upload proof of rabies vaccine, update contact information, and update spay and neuter information online at the address https://www.juneauanimalrescue.org/licensing.html or by calling (907) 789-6997.

Are you looking for a dog?

If you want to add a dog to your family, Wood and Hauke ​​suggest adoption.

“We recommend adoption through us or state agencies first,” said Wood. “There are animals that need a home because people can’t keep them. ”

Wood said shelters in Anchorage will ship dogs to Juneau and that, in his experience, shipping is a bit easier in Alaska than from other states.

Additionally, she said Juneau Animal Rescue receives dogs, including litters of puppies from nearby villages and other shelters across the state if they fill up.

She said mixed breeds, including lab and husky mixes, are common, and purebred dogs are often available for adoption as well.

Hauke ​​said she found her dog through Juneau Animal Rescue.

“I adopted my dog ​​from the shelter. He is a purebred dog. It has 8 years of history of which nothing is known. But, he is very soft and cuddly. We’re just working on his manners, ”Hauke ​​said.

Wood said the shelter doesn’t have many dogs available for adoption at the moment. But, he says, there are animals in the shelter that are receiving veterinary care and will be available soon.

Hauke ​​and Wood suggest filling out adoption paperwork first and then monitoring dogs available online at https://www.juneauanimalrescue.org/.

“Our paperwork is pretty painless,” Hauke ​​said.

New races on the block.

An athletic Hungarian farm dog and small pet of old Russian aristocrats are the latest breeds in the American Kennel Club’s breed line.

The club announced on Tuesday that it recognizes the Russian toy and the mudi. This means they are eligible to compete for the best in show at many American dog shows, including the AKC’s big annual championship and the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club show.

The mudi (pronounced as “moody”) originated from long lines of Hungarian sheepdogs before a museum director became interested in the breed and gave it a name around 1930. Fans say the shaggy dogs in size Average are vigorous, versatile and hardworking, able to herd sheep, hunt wild boars, catch rats and participate in dog sports such as agility and dock diving.

A black Mudi, a Hungarian sheepdog species, helps lead a herd of 120 buffaloes from its summer pasture to its winter habitat at the premises of Kiskunsag National Park in Budapest, Hungary on January 25 2017. The American Kennel Club announced that the Mudi and the Russian Toy have been fully recognized and are eligible to compete in the Herding Group and the Toy Group respectively.  These additions bring the number of breeds recognized by the AKC to 199. (Sandor Ujvari / MTI)

A black Mudi, a Hungarian sheepdog species, helps lead a herd of 120 buffaloes from its summer pasture to its winter habitat at the premises of Kiskunsag National Park in Budapest, Hungary on January 25 2017. The American Kennel Club announced that the Mudi and the Russian Toy have been fully recognized and are eligible to compete in the Herding Group and the Toy Group respectively. These additions bring the number of breeds recognized by the AKC to 199. (Sandor Ujvari / MTI)

“They’re very perceptive, and they have a subtle quality,” and are very easy to train, but they need things to do, said Kim Seiter, canine agility trainer in Oak Ridge, New Jersey, who has four. . “They are not for the inactive person.”

Dogs – the correct plural is “mudik” – were featured on postage stamps in their homeland in 2004, as were other Hungarian breeds.

The Russian toy developed from small English terriers that wowed Russian elites in the early 1700s. The small dogs – believed to weigh no more than 6.5 pounds (2.7 kg) – have a silky figure. long legs, a cheerful expression and a lively demeanor, according to the breeders.

“They are extremely affectionate” with their owners, but can be reserved with strangers and need to meet a lot of new people as puppies, says Nona Dietrich of Minnetonka, Minnesota, breeder and member of the Russian Toy Club of America. “And they’re funny. They have a hell of a attitude.

The AKC is the oldest purebred dog registry in the United States. It recognizes 199 breeds, including the two newcomers, and acts as the governing body for numerous dog shows.

Recognition requirements include having at least 300 purebred dogs in at least 20 states and promulgating a breed standard that specifies ideal characteristics, from temperament to toe. Many popular hybrid or “designer” breeds, such as Labradoodles and Puggles, go unrecognized, but there is a chance they will one day if breeders decide to pursue them.

Some animal rights and welfare advocates lament the dog breeding and purebred market, saying they are stimulating puppy mills and blocking adoptable animals in shelters.

The AKC says breeding can be done responsibly and preserves somewhat predictable characteristics that help people find and engage with the right dog for them.

Juneau’s best dog (names)

Popular names

According to Wood, dog names in Juneau tend to be gender specific and often evoke a sense of belonging. Here are the top local picks:

Females

-Bella

– Moon

– Sadie

Males

– Loki

– Taku

– Kodiak

The local list includes cross-checks with popular names nationwide. According to Rover.com, the top names in 2021 include:

Females

-Bella

– Moon

– Lucy

Males

– Max

– Charlie

– Cooper

However, the American Kennel Club rates Loki as a trending name on their dog name website.

• Contact reporter Dana Zigmund at dana.zigmund@juneauempire.com or 907-308-4891.



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