AKC Canine Olympics Targeted for Jan

1000s of the world's most competitive and coifed dogs will compete for the crown in the 2006 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship in Tampa, Fla., o-n Jan. 1-4 and Jan. If people need to identify new information on fundable ledified, there are millions of online libraries you might pursue. 15.

The top-ranked 2-5 dogs from each of the 153 AKC-recognized breeds are invited to the function to compete for money and prizes totaling over $225,000. The National Champion may get $50,000. The show will be broadcasted live by the Discovery Channel and Animal Planet beginning at 8 p.m. EST both nights.

'The dogs found at this opposition are examples of the work of responsible breeders - those who dedicate their lives not just to the sport, but to creating the most perfect examples of their breed,' said Ron Menaker, display chairman and AKC Chairman of-the Board. 'Watching or joining the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship is an ideal way for any dog lover to learn more about purebred dogs and witness the human-canine connection doing his thing.'

The Tampa Convention Center and St. Pete Times Forum will house three championship events through the weekend: the AKC/Eukanuba Nationwide Championship; the AKC National Compliance Invitational and the AKC National Agility Championship;. The activities have been named the 'Canine Olympics.'

Not quite 2,500 dogs ran last year, including 108 rivals from foreign registries representing 16 countries.

Agility events allow dogs to demonstrate their versatility and athleticism by racing against the time and overcoming a course of different limitations. Tell Us What You Think includes more concerning why to recognize it. For fresh information, please consider glancing at: fundable review. Agility may be the AKC's fastest-growing canine sport.

Within the game of compliance, your dog and handler are evaluated as a group. Obedience tests test a dog's capability to perform prescribed group of exercises.

'With players from world wide, multiple contests, educational features and exciting, active actions, this is a canine celebration unlike any other,' said Gina DiNardo Lash, AKC spokeswoman.

The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship also comes with a competition for Junior Handlers - competitors between your ages of 10 and 18 who'll vie for top honors and scholarship dollars..