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2014-02-04 16:30:29

- Improvements Made to the Animal Welfare Act - NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Kennel Club(®) (AKC(®)) applauds the US Senate today for passing a new five-year farm bill that addresses AKC concerns regarding recent regulatory changes to the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) regarding the redefinition of retail pet stores and licensing exemptions. The House of Representatives passed the bill last week. The measure now goes to the White House for President...

2013-06-21 23:03:26

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces an associate membership with Partners for Healthy Pets. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is pleased to announce an associate membership with Partners for Healthy Pets. This alliance of more than 20 leading veterinary associations and animal health companies is committed to a vision of improved overall health for pets. Created by the American Veterinary Medical Foundation, Partners for Healthy Pets...

2013-05-22 23:28:49

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company supports the AKC Canine Health Foundation for the seventeenth consecutive year. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Nestlé Purina PetCare Company continues its long-standing support of canine health with recent donations to the AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) for the seventeenth consecutive year. Combined, the 2013 donations represent over $1 million and make a significant impact on the health concerns of all dogs. "Purina is proud to partner with...

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...

2011-01-18 15:36:00

-- Watch Reckon Defeat Nearly 2,500 Top Dogs During the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Broadcast on January 23, 2011, on ABC Television Network -- NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AKC/Eukanuba National Champion and New Hampshire's Top Dog, Australian Shepherd Ch. Propwash Reckon, received an Official Commendation today from New Hampshire Governor John Lynch, congratulating him and owners Leslie Frank and Judy Harrington for his Best in Show win at the AKC/Eukanuba...

2010-11-10 09:57:00

Dogs from 49 States and More Than 40 Countries Compete for Over $225,000 in Prize Money and Prestigious Wins Event Broadcast on ABC Network Television on Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011 NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 2,500 dogs will compete for more than $225,000 in cash prizes at the Tenth Annual AKC/Eukanuba National Championship (AENC) on Dec. 4 and 5, 2010 in Long Beach, Calif. The two-day event is held in conjunction with the AKC Agility Invitational and the AKC...

2010-01-06 09:02:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Every dog has a tale; but until now the story of a mixed-breed dog hasn't always been easy to tell. Officially launching at the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC), Wisdom Panel Professional, the newest state-of-the art canine genetics test from Mars Veterinary(TM), a global leader in pet care and canine genetic breed identification and a division of MARS® Incorporated - is the industry's gold standard genetic analysis for...

2009-04-13 08:57:00

-- Newest 'First' Dog Prepares to Makes Its Mark on Washington -- NEW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Kennel Club congratulates the Obama family on the anticipated arrival of their 6-month-old Portuguese Water Dog, Amigo's New Hope, affectionately known as "Bo." Bo was bred by Art and Martha Stern, long-time breeders who reside near Dallas, TX, and is a littermate of Senator Ted Kennedy's pup Cappy. The first dog ever owned by the Obama family, as well the nation's...


Latest Boykin 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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2008-05-22 21:19:22

The Field Spaniel is a medium-sized gun dog and the first spaniel developed for confirmation showing specifically. Breeders wanted to create a solid black spaniel, instead of one with a base color and white markings. The Field Spaniel was created by breeding Cocker Spaniels and Irish Water Spaniels, along with other black spaniels. The breed became so popular and was the focus of so many breeders that it began to go downhill. Breeders bred the Field Spaniel with Sussex Spaniels and Basset...

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2008-05-22 19:39:44

The English Springer Spaniel is a hunting dog used for flushing and retrieving game. It was first recognized as separate from other Spaniels in the 1800s. Prior to the use of guns for hunting game, the English Springer Spaniel would "spring" a game bird into the air where a trained hawk or falcon would retrieve it for the hunter. Even though the hawks and falcons were eventually replaced by guns, the English Springer Spaniel continued as a hunting companion. The breed is not only excellent at...

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2008-05-22 18:26:48

The English Cocker Spaniel is a hunting dog, used to drive game toward the guns. This breed has been around for over 500 years. During the mid 1800s, several types of dogs were classified as Cockers; however the breeds were reclassified later in the late 1800s once breed standards were developed. There are two types of Cocker Spaniel, the American and the English. These were shown together until 1936, when the English Cocker received status as a separate breed. The two somewhat resemble each...

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2008-05-18 18:53:10

The Boykin Spaniel is slightly larger than the English Cocker Spaniel, and a member of the same family. It stands from 14 to 17 inches tall and weighs 25 to 35 pounds. It is a retrieving breed, and the state dog of South Carolina. The coat of the Boykin Spaniel is feathered and typically liver or chocolate colored. It traditionally has a docked tail. The first Boykin Spaniel was found outside the First Presbyterian Church of Spartanburg in 1911. The man who found the dog, Mr. Alexander...

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