The PAW Program is used by Continental Kennel Club to evaluate purebred dogs for which the original registration records have been lost, or the ancestry is undocumented. The requirements and guidelines for submitting your dog for PAW evaluation are outlined below. The PAW evaluation process takes about 30 days to complete, and the results (pass or fail) are sent out upon completion of the process.Read More
So you’re thinking about adding a puppy to your family, but you’re nervous because you already have an older dog. Will they get along? Will they be best friends? Will the older dog resent the puppy? Those are probably some of the questions going through your head. So, how can you help transition your dog into this new life of having a sibling?Read More
People often wonder if it is possible to register a dog without papers. Continental Kennel Club offers a couple of ways for you to register your dog if this is your situation. If your dog is not purebred, the “Non-Purebred Canine Registration Application” might be the correct app for you. However, if your dog is purebred, and you would like to have it evaluated, you can use the “CKC Paw Application.”Read More
Anyone interested in a doodle breed has almost certainly seen the mysterious F1, F2, F3, and multi-generational designations associated with some dogs or litters. What exactly do these terms mean, and what do they have to do with goldendoodles, Labradoodles, and cockadoodles? (Okay, that last one is not a designer breed, but cockapoo people should really consider switching to this one.) Watch this video to find out!Read More
Having a high-energy dog can be quite the ordeal! Not just working breeds need a lot of time and effort to keep calm and happy! Both physical and mental stimulation is important for keeping all dogs happy, but this is especially true of small working, high energy dogs like the Mini Australian Shepherd.Read More
In an attempt to help you keep your dog calm, we have hand-picked four of our favorite activities for you to do with your dog. These activities are not only useful for working breeds, but for any dog who is on restricted exercise or for young puppies who cannot go out yet!