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2011-01-26 09:00:00

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Also Remains America's Most Popular Breed As the Bulldog Quietly Creeps Up the List NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Austin's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC(®)) 2010 ranking of the most popular AKC-registered dog breeds in the U.S. "The Poodle, a perennial favorite, rose two spots in the rankings to enter Austin's top five," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "Bucking...

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...

2010-12-21 09:47:00

- Yet the Beloved Family Dog is Still Least Likely to Get Coal in their Stocking - NEW YORK, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Results from a recent American Kennel Club(®) (AKC(®)) holiday survey reveal that one of the most popular reasons (15%) that Fido is most likely to end up on Santa's naughty list is for chewing up anything and everything. One person admitted that the family dog had chewed up "six cell phones, one camera, about 15 remote...

2010-11-19 10:02:00

Traditional Holiday TV Special, Hosted by John O'Hurley & David Frei, Features Over 160 Breeds NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NBC Thanksgiving Day special "The National Dog Show Presented by Purina®," will crown one of America's great show dogs as its 2010 champion on Thanksgiving Day while offering family-oriented features and introducing six new American Kennel Club-sanctioned breeds. The holiday special (noon - 2 p.m. in all time zones)...

2010-07-13 11:39:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement has cited Paul S. Ebersole of Chambersburg, Franklin County, on charges of illegally operating Sunset Kennel without a license and other misdemeanors. The kennel closed on Dec. 31, 2009, after Ebersole chose not to comply with the provisions of the new Dog Law that took effect on Oct. 9. The law requires anyone having more than 25 dogs in a year to acquire a kennel license from the bureau. A January...

2010-07-12 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 500,000 pets are affected annually by home fires; however, nearly 1,000 house fires each year are accidentally started by the homeowners' pets, according to a new data analysis by the National Fire Protection Association. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100712/LA33114LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100712/LA33114LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090303/LA78154LOGO-b) (Logo:...

2010-06-22 07:22:00

GENEVA, June 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Eukanuba Partners with The Danish Kennel Club and Sponsors the FCI World Dog Show 2010. From 24th to 27th June 2010 another dynamic edition of the FCI World Dog Show will take place with more than 19,300 dogs from all around the world competing to win prestigious titles and celebrate the best of them. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/eukanuba/42446/ This year the WDS is...

2010-06-02 08:45:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A state ballot initiative committee, Coalition to Ban Ohio Dog Auctions (frequently referred to by media as BODA) is aggressively marketing a 2010 campaign to help improve the lives of dogs in Ohio commercial breeding operations. The action follows a scathing report issued on May 25, 2010 by the Inspector General critical of the government's handling of puppy mill investigations. The proposed law would make it illegal for anyone to...

2010-05-19 04:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of America's well-loved heroes, which happen to be four-legged and fuzzy enlisted soldiers who sniff out bombs in enemy territories and save lives, will be honored this Memorial Day at the Kennel Club LAX (www.kennelclublax.com) at 5325 West 102nd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90045. From 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., pets and their owners are invited to help "Pack for Paws" to fill care packages with soft beds, nutritious gourmet treats and toys for the...

2010-02-10 18:07:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The top show dogs of 2009 will be honored at Purina(R) Pro Plan(R)'s 55th Annual Show Dogs of the Year(R) Awards presented by Dogs In Review(R) during the weekend prior to the famous Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. The awards recognize the dogs with the largest number of Group-Firsts in their respective categories. The "Best in Show" dog of the year, the dog that...


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