Plott Hound - A Breed Recognized by the UKC

Q & A: What Is The UKC?

Question: What Is The UKC? “Could you please tell me what the UKC is and whether or not it is affiliated with the AKC? If so, then does a dog registered with the UKC automatically qualify for registration with the AKC?” Answer: The UKC has become the second-largest office for the registration of purebred dogs…

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What To Do If You Find A Lost Dog Or Puppy

Puppies are most often chosen by their owner out of a litter.  In other words, one day you wake up and decide it’s time to get a puppy so you start looking for one through the paper or your local breeder.  But there are occasions when a wandering puppy walks in to someone’s life and…

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Dog By Owners Grave

Dogs & ESP – Part 3

Most of us have had experiences that can possibly be attributed to ESP. It seems more than coincidence to find a friend’s telephone line busy because he or she is in the process of dialing your number. And how about the friend you haven’t thought about or seen in years, and then all of a…

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Dog in the Woods

Dogs & ESP – Part 2

Do dogs have ESP? One famous case is that of Daisy, a stray mixed-breed. This case was also thoroughly checked out and authenticated. Daisy charmed herself to a New York City family on vacation at a lake approximately thirty miles from the city. The family befriended her and gave her all of the food and…

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Dog Raising Paw

Dogs & ESP – Part 1

When you get the strange sense that your dog is reading your mind or your cat focusing his eyes on a nonexistent, yet fascinating “something” located just above your head, relax and accept this strange occurrence graciously and gratefully. It could very well be ESP (extrasensory perception) and it most certainly a grand devotion because,…

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Irish Setter Show Dog with Handler

Dog Training – Training Show Dogs

Over 130 different breeds compete in major dog shows, such as the Westminster in the US or Crufts in the UK. But there’s a good deal more to developing a show dog than simply acquiring a dog of one of those breeds and teaching it to sit or stay. Within any breed there are dogs…

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Guard Dog

Large Dogs & The Law

From the tiniest of lapdogs to the most towering shepherd or work animal, dogs have been among man’s closest associates since the beginning of recorded time. Nowhere among the creatures of the earth are there two other species capable of developing the closeness which exists between humans and canines; a closeness which leads them to…

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