The dogs will be out in Pueblo this weekend

elaine | November 8, 2012

This weekend thousands of dogs will descend on Pueblo this weekend.
The Southern Colorado Kennel Club’s All-Breed Dog Show set for Saturday and Sunday at the Colorado State Fairgrounds.
The two-day  American Kennel Club(AKC) show will feature more than 150 breeds of dogs from across the nation taking part in obedience,  rally obedience, and  conformation competitions.
The [...]

Meet a little rescue dog that is making big waves in the surfing world

elaine | March 23, 2011

A rescue pup in California is making big waves in the surfing world. 
Abbie is an active Kelpie that  loves jogging, mountain biking, hiking, even paragliding, but her favorite hobbie; surfing!
It all started when Abbie’s owner , Michael Uy  went to the local dog beach where they both like to swim in the ocean. During one visit, [...]

Labradors stay on top of most popular breed list, but the Bulldog is on the move

elaine | January 26, 2011

The American Kennel Club  announced its nationwide registration statistics today and once again the Labrador Retriever came out on top.
 While the lovable Lab has sat at the top of the list for 20 years, other breeds were on the move.  The Beagle overtook the Golden Retriever for the 4th spot and the Bulldog, who has [...]

Local girl wins big at Eukanuba!

elaine | December 6, 2010

Katie Mazurowski awarded Best Junior Handler (Photo Courtesy American Kennel Club/DogPhoto.com)

A local teen won big at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship dog show in California this weekend. 
Colorado Springs teen, Katie Mazurowski and her English Setter, Lamont took the top prize for the Junior Handler competition at the show. Junior Handlers are judged on how they groom [...]

3 new breeds join the AKC

elaine | June 30, 2010

The American Kennel Club is adding the Cane Corso, Icelandic Sheepdog and Leonberger as the 165th, 166th, and167th AKC recognized breeds.
The Icelandic Sheepdog will join the herding group while both the Cane Corso and Leonberger will join the working Group
The new breeds became eligible for AKC registration on June 1, 2010 and are eligible for [...]

Lovable mutts coming to an AKC show near you

elaine | May 24, 2010

When you think of dog shows, you think of perfectly coifed purebreds strutting their stuff, but things are a changing.
After 125 years of its existence, the American Kennel Club is letting mutts, or “All Americans,” compete in AKC shows in their own category as part of their  “Canine Partners” program. The mixed breed dogs won’t [...]

Happy New Year!!!!

elaine | December 31, 2009

New Year’s Eve traditionally is a time to reflect on our past, and more importantly, look forward to the changes we want to make in the coming year. In addition to your own New Year’s resolutions, your dog might have a few of his own. The American Kennel Club put out a list of  some resolutions [...]