Dog Articles

Dog Articles

Our extensive Pro Club article library features topics important to dog breeders
and enthusiasts alike. This includes rich information in subjects ranging from dog
nutrition to breed-specific health and hereditary concerns, as well as best practices
in breeding, kennel management, conditioning, and more.

Dog Articles

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Learn about how a hound named “Chief” aced four 90-minute competition rounds over three days and became the 2018 UKC (United Kennel Club) Hunting Beagle World Champion.
Meet "Violet", the Scottish Deerhound who has tallied more than 32 Bests in Show in the AKC National Owner-Handler Series and become the winningest Hound in history.
An athletic 3-year-old white-and-orange male Pointer named “Mike” ruled the open all-age circuit to win the Purina Top Field Trial Bird Dog Award. Handled by pro Mark McLean of Moultrie, Georgia, Touch’s Mega Mike is owned by Eddie Sholar of Leesburg, Georgia, and Ted Dennard of Haddock, Georgia.
Beautiful and fast-moving, sight-hounds also are at risk for inheriting gene mutations that can cause a life-threatening, slow recovery from anesthetic drugs. Learn more.
See how three Labrador Retrievers achieved status as a National Retriever Champions by winning their respective Derby, Amateur and Open championship stakes in 2018.
Beameups' Scottish Terrier kennel in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is known for world-class show Scotties. Learn about Rebecca and Doreen’s kennel and their winning ways.
Learn about the highly contagious canine reproductive disease brucellosis that can cause significant economic losses for a kennel.

Rusty Boone never dreamt that a walk around the block with his dog would lead to “Nanuk” (MACH5 Boone’s Nanuk Of The North MXB2 MJS2 NJP XF T2B CGCA CGCU) becoming the No. 1 Master Agility Champion (MACH) Siberian Husky.

When choosing the best dog food, it's best to determine a dog's energy needs. Read about 3 Purina Pro Plan formulas that deliver nutrition to performance dogs.
Learn the differences between heat stress and heatstroke in dogs, how to prevent overheating and why hydration is essential in the summer heat.
Placing puppies with families isn’t an exact science. Two breeders share their tips for making the best match possible between puppy and buyer. See them here.
If you’re thinking of building your own dog kennel, read these tips from the owners of Kennels in the Country, located in Sugar Valley, GA.