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2013-01-08 08:25:24

NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Westminster Kennel Club is proud to announce the entries for its 137th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, to be held in New York City on February 11-12, 2013. Entries from all 50 states and several foreign countries have given the 137th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show its largest entry in 15 years - 2,721 dogs - as America's Dog Show extends its standing as the second-longest continuously-held sporting event in this country. There...

2012-12-17 12:22:47

National Champion Beats Thousands of Dogs from All 50 States and Over 50 Countries National Obedience Champion and Best Junior Handler are Repeat Winners! ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Best in Show honors and $50,000 in prize money went to GCH CH Afterall Painting the Sky, a Wire Fox Terrier known affectionately as "Sky" owned by V. Malzoni Jr., T. Steele, S . & M. Olund and Diane Ryan of Rialto, CA. Before a full...

2012-04-03 06:26:37

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NuVet Labs, maker of NuVet Plus vitamins for dogs, recently announced the donation of a full year's supply of the supplement to the Mid Atlantic English Springer Spaniel Rescue (MAESSR) Springerfest 2012. Springerfest is an outdoor event that celebrates the people who make MAESSR successful throughout the year. All volunteers, their families, and especially their dogs are invited to enjoy the nice weather - there is a lake for dogs to...

2011-09-23 11:40:00

MIAMI, Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- September 23rd is Dogs in Politics Day, and petMD.com has set out to recognize some of the biggest names in White House dogs - beginning with Checkers, the Cocker Spaniel who started it all. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110802/PH45832LOGO ) When Richard Nixon was accused of using campaign contributions for personal use, he delivered a speech that tugged at the heartstrings of the American people. He admitted to keeping a gift for...

2011-01-26 12:25:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Network announced today that the 135th WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW, presented by Pedigree®, will air February 14th and 15th at 8/7c. David Frei will be co-hosting with NBC Sports analyst Mary Carillo. Also joining the team will be NBC Sports' Tiffany Simons as a sideline reporter. On Monday, February 14, USA will air the first hour of the show at 8pm and will then switch over to CNBC for the 9-11pm ET/PT portion of the...

2009-06-05 16:06:00

HOUSTON, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The 32nd annual Reliant Park World Series of Dog Shows -- taking place in Houston's Reliant Center, Thursday, July 16, through Sunday, July 19, 2009, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. -- will play host to "Stump," the reigning Westminster Kennel Club champion and Houston native. Stump will greet the crowd, give out pawtographs and pose for photos on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. only. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090605/DA28656) "Stump," a...

2009-03-21 12:22:19

A puppy adopted by U.S. TV talk show host Oprah Winfrey is in stable condition after being treated for parvovirus, a Harpo Productions official says. An unidentified spokesman for Winfrey's production company said the TV star's 13-week-old cocker spaniel, Sadie, is doing well after receiving treatment for the same virus that apparently killed Winfrey's other adopted cocker spaniel, Ivan, the Chicago Tribune reported Thursday. Winfrey, star of The Oprah Winfrey Show, adopted both dogs from...

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2009-03-17 17:00:45

Ivan, one of two 8-week-old puppies Oprah Winfrey adopted from PAWS Chicago this month has died, a spokeswoman for Winfrey's Harpo Productions said. The representative told the Chicago Tribune that Ivan, a blond-colored cocker spaniel who appeared on the March 6 edition of The Oprah Winfrey Show, died from the parvo virus late last week. Ivan was a littermate of Sadie, another cocker puppy Winfrey recently adopted and introduced to the audience on a live program. The Tribune noted that...

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2009-03-17 16:05:00

The second 8-week-old puppy Oprah Winfrey adopted from PAWS Chicago this month has died, a spokeswoman for Winfrey's Harpo Productions said. The representative told the Chicago Tribune that Ivan, a blond-colored cocker spaniel who appeared on the March 6 edition of The Oprah Winfrey Show, died from the parvo virus late last week. Ivan was a littermate of Sadie, another cocker puppy Winfrey recently adopted. The Tribune noted that Winfrey has been a longtime supporter of PAWS, highlighting the...

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2009-03-03 18:14:01

A Chicago animal shelter says that talk show host Oprah Winfrey has adopted an 8-week-old blonde-colored cocker spaniel. (The dog) is really cute, Lisa Nowak, a representative for PAWS in Chicago, told Us Weekly. Oprah saw her and fell in love with her! She was very excited. The magazine said on its Web site that Winfrey and her boyfriend Stedman Graham Sunday adopted the puppy, whom shelter staff had named Amanda. Nowak said she didn't know if Winfrey has since given her a new name. Winfrey...


Latest American Cocker Spaniel Reference Libraries

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2008-07-07 22:06:32

The Russian Spaniel was bred according to Russian hunting requirements following World War II. The breed is a cross of various European spaniel breeds. The breed is similar to a Cocker Spaniel, but taller with a longer body.

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2008-06-03 17:13:11

The Portuguese Water Dog, also called Cão d'Água or the Portuguese Fishing Dog originated as a fishing breed. The breed may trace as far back as 700 B.C. to central Asia, but the breed was predominantly bred and used in Portugal. The Portuguese Water Dog was often used to retrieve broken nets and lost tackle, as well as herd fish into nets and act as a courier from one ship to another. The breed was frequently carried in trawlers which worked their way from Portugal to Iceland to catch...

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2008-05-28 11:12:02

The Phalène is the drop-eared version of a toy breed known as the Papillon. It is the earliest form of the breed, and was a breed used primarily as a companion dog to royalty and the upper class. The breed is generally the same as the Papillon, which is a small, elegant, fine-boned breed which generally stands 8 to 11 inches tall and weighs 6 to 10 pounds. The coat of the breed is generally white with brown or black markings. It is silky and long, and the tail and ears are covered with...

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2008-05-27 13:16:11

The Japanese Chin is a small spaniel and the breed of Japanese royalty. They originated in the Sichuan Province of China. The breed was made famous in England and America during the 19th and 20th centuries. The Japanese Chin weighs 4 to 15 pounds and stands 8 to 11 inches high. It has an oriental, flattened face and large, wide-set eyes. The coat of the breed is long and silky and can be black and white, lemon and white, red and white, or, rarely, black and white with tan points. It also...

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2008-05-24 22:14:13

The Gordon Setter originated in the UK and was bred primarily to hunt game birds. It was developed from the old Land Spaniel, yet it may have been crossed with Hounds or Pointers. In the 1800s, it was believed that the breed was originally produced by mixing a Spanish Pointer with the larger English Spaniel. The breed was first recognized in America in 1892. The Gordon Setter, also called a "black and tan" typically has a deep black coat with chestnut or mahogany markings on their muzzles,...

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