Dogs have proven to be great at many things, but did you know they have become important for therapy work as well? Hundreds of hardworking dogs are in the United States, which is only increasing. These dogs help just as many people with various illnesses and disabilities, as well as simply visit and bring comfort and a smile to patients or anyone in need. In this article, we explore what exactly therapy is, what a therapy dog does, and who is considered the first therapy dog.Read More
Sports are viewed and enjoyed around the world. Families sit around TVs and cheer for their favorite teams. This year, the World Cup is back! But why would we here at Continental Kennel Club care about the World Cup?Read More
What if we told you there was a brave dog who helped find a missing trophy long ago? Have you ever heard of a dog named Pickles?
Have you ever heard the term “breed standard” and wondered what that meant?Read More
A breed standard is an essential tool that serves as a blueprint and outlines the ideal characteristics for each dog breed. We also cover how breed standards were created and why they are important.
Statues have been around for centuries, capturing many historical events and people in time! Did you know that there are several famous dog statues around the world too? So if you like to travel or just happen to find yourself near one of these locations, this might be a good next stop on your road trip! We are listing out the Top 10 Dog Statues Around the World.Read More
Evidence of small dogs being owned by royalty has existed throughout history, and the Continental Toy Spaniel’s history is no exception. Pint-sized Spaniels have been popular among European royalty for well over a thousand years. These dogs were known as the Continental Toy Spaniel. The Continental Toy Spaniels were first brought to America in the early 1900s where, to this day, they remain one of the most popular toy Spaniels in the country and one of the most easily recognized in the world.Read More