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2012-10-11 11:25:06

NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 30 New Jersey lawmakers have shown their support for responsible pet ownership by signing on as Honorary Chairpersons for the AKC Meet the Breeds(®) educational event. The popular two-day event draws more than 40,000 pet-loving attendees to New York City from across the tri-state area. "We thank New Jersey legislators for demonstrating their commitment to responsible pet ownership by signing on as honorary chairpersons," said...

2012-04-27 10:24:21

PHILADELPHIA, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Director of Dog Law Lynn Diehl confirmed what many animal welfare advocates already knew to be true - the Department of Agriculture is no longer enforcing laws designed to protect dogs in the Commonwealth's largest commercial dog breeding facilities. Long known as the "Puppy Mill Capital of the East," Pennsylvania's legislature, at the urging of Pennsylvania's citizens, passed new laws in 2008 that would end the suffering of...

2012-02-28 08:54:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Also Remains America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the Labrador Retriever is Orlando's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "The people of Orlando must think the Havanese is one terrific dog," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "This small yet sturdy breed jumped nine...

2012-02-28 08:53:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Also Remains America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the Labrador Retriever is San Francisco's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "The people of San Francisco must think the Vizsla is one terrific dog," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "Bred as a hunting...

2012-02-28 08:50:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Also Remains America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the Labrador Retriever is Northern NJ's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "It's not surprising that the Yorkshire Terrier is Northern New Jersey's second most popular dog," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "Much like...

2012-02-28 08:49:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Also Remains America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the Labrador Retriever is Raleigh's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "The Maltese entered Raleigh's top 10 by jumping 12 spots to tie the Shih Tzu for ninth place," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "This fearless breed...

2012-02-28 08:49:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The German Shepherd defied the nation by surpassing the Labrador Retriever to become Buffalo's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "Proving the people of Buffalo make their own trends, the German Shepherd overtook the loveable Labrador...

2012-02-28 08:47:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the German Shepherd Dog defied the nation by surpassing the Labrador Retriever to remain Philadelphia's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "The German Shepherd Dog remained Philadelphia's top dog last year," said AKC Spokesperson...

2012-02-28 08:45:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In what might be considered one of the biggest upsets in Chicago this year, the German Shepherd took the title of "Top Dog" away from the lovable Labrador Retriever according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "Proving the 'Windy City' makes its own trends,...

2012-01-26 13:49:00

-- Watch the Top Dogs in the Nation Compete for Best in Show and $225,000 in Prizes -- NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Don't miss the World's Greatest Dog Show, the AKC Eukanuba National Championship. This year's show will air on ABC on Saturday, February 4(th) at 2:00 pm EST (check local listings). Watch as the country's premier dogs vie for the biggest dog show prize in the world! ESPN anchor Todd Grisham will join AKC's Assistant Vice President...