American Kennel Club

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    April 25, 2014

    Dog Show Adds Houston to Its Name

    Dogs get a bad rap when it comes to news coverage of late, but one thing that we really look forward to hearing about are those lovely show dogs. Those pure breeds who saunter and wag their stuff at our annual dog show. And did you know, a dog from this area made national dog show history. This y ... More >>

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    January 26, 2011

    Houston's Love Affair with Labrador Retrievers Remains, Boxers Not So Much

    King of Houston​Houston, you can't get enough of your Labs. Once again the goofy, lovable dogs lead the way in the American Kennel Club's list of most popular dogs in Houston. The venerable boxer, however, is fading a bit. In third place last year, he is now in fifth. But, as Winston Churchi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    Why Do Houstonians Hate Beagles?

    ‚ÄčThe American Kennel Club has put out its annual report listing the most popular breeds nationwide and in specific cities. As in most years, Houston generally mirrors the national trends.The nation's most popular dogs:1. Labrador Retriever2. German Shepherd Dog3. Yorkshire Terrier4. Golden Retriev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    Survey Of Top Pop Culture Dogs Proves Aggies Have Skewed Priorities

    ‚ÄčThe American Kennel Club is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, as you no doubt are well aware. (We're still discussing how best to celebrate this momentous event; "ignoring it entirely" is the current leading option.)No such anniversary can be reached without marking it by some sill ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    That Shih Tzu Don't Play In Houston, Dude

    Houston dog lovers, you pretty much have the same taste as other dog lovers.That's the overall finding from one of the most scientific and groundbreaking studies of all time, the American Kennel Club's examination of what dogs are most popular in Houston compared with the rest of America.The top 10 ... More >>

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