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Does a Pug Make a Good Show Dog?

July 26th, 2009 · No Comments

Does a Pug Make a Good Show Dog? By John P Jackson Dog shows are all about the dog breeds, and a well bred dog comes before all the other facets can fall into place. Pugs make an excellent choice for show dogs because of their innate desire to please, but first and most importantly, […]

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Pilot Dogs On Show At Maxwell Park

June 23rd, 2007 · No Comments

Guide dogs from seven states will be showing off today at Maxwell Park in Normal as part of a convention of Pilot Dog owners.  Angie Carnell uses her pilot dog to help her navigate State Farm Corporate South where she’s a project manager. She says her dog Kendall gives her the life she wants. Carnell […]

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Know Your Legal Rights When Buying A Show-Quality Dog

February 19th, 2007 · No Comments

When a show-quality dog is purchased, there should always be a written contract between the buyer and seller. The problem in buying your first show dog is that you often do not have enough information to know what must be included in the contract. The following issues must be addressed: 1. Request a health provision […]

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Dog Show Terms

May 9th, 2006 · No Comments

American Bred Class, Open Class, Winners Class American Bred Class: This class shall be for all dogs (except Champions) six months of age and over, whelped in the United States, by reason of a mating which took place in the United States.  If you import from Canada a bitch in whelp who whelps her puppies […]

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Dog Show Terms: All Breed Club, Specialty Club, Specialty Show

April 26th, 2006 · No Comments

All Breed Club: This club may be a member club of the American Kennel Club (represented by a delegate), or it may be licensed by the American Kennel Club.  Either a member club or a licensed club may hold an all-breed show at which championship points are awarded.  Its main interest is in purebred dogs […]

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