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AKC Canine Good Citizen TITLE! **NEW**

Posted by SUDS on October 31, 2012 at 7:00 PM

October 15, 2012

Dear AKC Canine Good Citizen Graduates,

We are extremely pleased to tell you that beginning in January 2013, as the result of frequent, ongoing requests from proud CGC dog owners, Canine Good Citizen® will become an official AKC title!

This means that CGC can be listed on your dog's record and you may use the suffix, "CGC" after the dog's name.

Key points related to CGC becoming a title are:

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New AKC PACH Title Announced!

Posted by SUDS on March 28, 2011 at 12:17 PM


AKC Announces PACH effective July 1st

AKC Chairman, Ron Menaker, announced the following today:

In Agility, I’m pleased to announce the creation of the Preferred Agility Championship title, or PACH, which will take effect July 1st. Originally scheduled for 2013, we’re happy to implement it almost 2 years ahead of schedule to recognize our Preferred Agility dogs. Dogs must achieve a minimum of 750 c...

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AKC Agility Rule Change

Posted by SUDS on October 3, 2010 at 7:43 PM

These are some of the AKC agility rule changes that went into effect in September.


Table count begins when the dog puts a foot on the table and any position is allowed, so no more sit or down is required. Even if a dog turns and puts 3 feet back on the ground the count continues, but a table fault is given.


The A-frame has been lowered for small dogs.

The tire has bee...

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Posted by SUDS on February 4, 2010 at 1:34 AM

Good news for all our SUDS members with mixed-breed dogs. The American Kennel Club's new program for mixed-breed dogs (AKC Canine Partners) allows them to compete in AKC sanctioned companion events (agility, obedience, and rally). Dogs must be neutered or spayed to be listed in the AKC mixed-breed program. Listing also includes numerous other benefits. Find out more, enroll, or download a printable form at Dogs enrolled in this program may begin compe...

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