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2013-01-30 12:24:21

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular As Bigger Breeds Shake up the List NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, the Labrador Retriever took New York City's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2012 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog breeds in the U.S. "The Labrador Retriever has overtaken the top spot in New York City from the Yorkshire Terrier, the breed that had reigned supreme over the past several years," said...

2013-01-30 12:23:39

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular As Bigger Breeds Shake up the List NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, the German Shepherd Dog took Detroit's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2012 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog breeds in the U.S. "Motor City loves large breeds," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "The German Shepherd Dog, Rottweiler, and Labrador Retriever all went up the list in 2012, while the...

2013-01-30 12:23:37

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular As Bigger Breeds Shake up the List NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Dallas's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC(®)) 2012 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog breeds in the U.S. "Dallas has a soft spot for Bulldogs," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "This kind and courageous breed held tight to its runner-up position as most popular breed in...

2013-01-30 12:23:34

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular As Bigger Breeds Shake up the List NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, the German Shepherd Dog took Cincinnati's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2012 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog breeds in the U.S. "There's a new top dog in Cincinnati - the German Shepherd Dog," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "This dependable breed has taken the top spot away from the Lab."...

2013-01-30 12:23:31

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular As Bigger Breeds Shake up the List NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the German Shepherd Dog took Chicago's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC(®)) 2012 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog breeds in the U.S. "The German Shepherd Dog remains Chicago's top dog, with the Labrador Retriever close behind," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "The Bulldog is also inching toward...

2013-01-30 12:23:27

- Lab Ties Poodle for the Longest Consecutive Reign at #1 and Bulldog Enters Top 5 - NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proving that bigger really is better, the American Kennel Club (AKC(®)) announced today that the Bulldog has muscled its way into the top 5, becoming the fifth most popular dog in the U.S. according to AKC Registration Statistics, bumping the tiny Yorkshire Terrier into sixth place for the first time since 2003. The Golden Retriever also pushed its...

2013-01-24 12:25:59

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- America's Dog Show trots into Madison Square Garden with the 137(th) WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW, and presenting partner Purina® Pro Plan®, along with co-sponsors Progressive Insurance and Subaru on February 12 at 8pm ET/PT on USA Network. David Frei will be co-hosting with NBC sports analyst Mary Carillo. Also rounding out the team will be NBC Sports' Carolyn Manno as a sideline reporter. The competition will be televised live on CNBC on...

2013-01-23 12:23:06

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 12(th) edition of the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship, featuring the country's premier dogs vying for the biggest dog show prize in the world and special features like a ceremony honoring hero dogs, will air on ABC on Saturday, February 2(nd )at 2 pm EST (check local listings). To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

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...

2012-12-07 12:21:27

NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The holidays are a fun and happy time, but they are also extremely hectic. One family member that can get lost in the hustle and bustle is the dog. Because of the added stress and frequent travel that the holidays can bring, the American Kennel Club (AKC(®)) offers safety tips for dog owners, and also reminds those considering adding a dog to their home this holiday season that puppies are not stocking stuffers. "Nothing tops a holiday...


Latest American Kennel Club Reference Libraries

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2008-09-06 21:14:45

The Afghan Hound is a sighthound "“ a dog that hunts by sight, as opposed to a scenthound). It is one of the most ancient dog breeds, dating back thousands of years. It is a tall dog, standing 24 to 29 inches and weighing 45 to 60 pounds. It is distinguished by its size as well as its thick, silky coat and its ring-curled tail. Other names for the Afghan Hound include the Balkh Hound, Baluchi Hound, Barutzy Hound and Kabul Hound. The coat of the Afghan Hound may be any color, and many...

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