National Greyhound Day Celebrates Fast Friends

Able to sprint at a speed of up to 45 miles per hour, the Greyhound has raced into the hearts of anyone who has been fortunate enough to welcome a member of the breed into their home. In fact, the… [[ … Continue reading

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National Newfoundland Dog Day

Standing tall on the American Kennel Club’s list of the world’s biggest dog breeds, the Newfoundland also holds a big spot in the hearts of dog devotees! In fact, the Newfie is so beloved… [[ This is a summary only. … Continue reading

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National Hug Your Dog Day

As dog lovers we collectively embrace a number of pet holidays and observances that take place in the month of April, ranging from such serious fare as World Stray Animals Day (which occurs every… [[ This is a summary only. … Continue reading

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AKC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP DOG SHOW PRESENTED BY ROYAL CANIN TO AIR ON ABC JANUARY 2nd

The AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin® will air on ABC as a three-hour special on Sunday January 2, 2022 at 2 p.m. ET. The show features thousands of dogs from around the country and the world competing for … Continue reading

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National Yorkshire Terrier Day

Standing at approximately 8 to 9 inches in height, the Yorkshire Terrier may be one of the smallest dog breeds, but these compact canines hold a big place in the hearts of dog lovers! The breed is… [[ This is a summary … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Thanksgiving’s National Dog Show

It’s that most wonderful time of the year once again: the National Dog Show is on the horizon! As we’ve written many times, we are unabashedly in love with mixed breed dogs. The more mixed, the… [[ This is a … Continue reading

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National Pug Day

One of the oldest known dog breeds, the Pug has been a four-pawed pal to people for the past two millennia. Each year, fans of Fidos celebrate our bond with this tiny but mighty dog breed on… [[ This is a … Continue reading

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National Agility Championship is Coming Up!

From The Dog Lady’s mailbag: The American Kennel Club (AKC) is excited to announce that the AKC National Agility Championship will air on ESPN2. The two-hour competition will be televised on Wednesday, March 31,2021 at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. … Continue reading

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Celebrating National Love Your Pet Day

The good folks at Tractive GPS have compiled a list of the top five ways to celebrate today, which is National Love Your Pet Day. The highlights: Praise them. Spend quality time together. Upgrade their toys and safety gear. Treat … Continue reading

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AKC National Championship to Air on ABC January 17th

The AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin® will air on its new network, ABC, as a three-hour special this Sunday January 17, 2021 at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT. The show features thousands of dogs from around the country … Continue reading

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