AKC News
We’re pleased to announce a title designed to celebrate the lifetime achievement of dogs that excel across all AKC agility classes – the Agility Grand Champion (AGCH).

Dogs must earn a certain number of qualifying scores from Master Standard and Master Jumper with Weaves, Master FAST, Time 2 Beat, and Premier Standard and Premier JWW.

Learn more about the new title.
Club News
The Maine Golden Retriever Club regularly inducts honorary members with a Golden Retriever connection into their club. Previous MGRC Honorary Members include Leon Panetta, Luis Carlos Montalvan, Susannah Charleson and Joy Viola.

Read more about 2016's inductee.
PR/Social Tips
Help us spread the word on social! The Dog Lover opens in select theaters nationwide today. Click here for a list of theaters and special appearances.

Invite your friends, family, club members and fellow dog lovers to join you this weekend to see this compelling drama based on a true story—a story that resonates with responsible dog owners and breeders faced with increasingly intrusive interference from animal rights organizations.

Timing matters, because movies that don’t get viewers quickly fade away. Show your support by helping to fill the theaters for The Dog Lover. Read AKC’s movie review.
Available Now
We want to remind you about our summer safety Public Service Announcement (PSA) shot with James Denton.

Feel free to embed on your club’s website or share with local media as a reminder to dog owners to keep their dog safe during the hot summer months.

Watch now.
For Breeders
Ovulation Timing In The Female
Timing ovulation within the heat cycle of a female isn't as straightforward as it first appears. Knowing precisely when ovulation happens is an invaluable skill for all breeders because whelping is based on hormonal changes associated with ovulation -- not from the day bred.

Read more.

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