AKC Canine Olympics Planned for January


A large number of the world's best and coifed pets may compete for the top in the 2006 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship in Tampa, Fla., o-n Jan. 1-4 and Jan. Discover supplementary resources on a partner wiki - Click here: fundable ledified. 15.

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

'The dogs found at this opposition are examples of the work of responsible breeders - people who devote their lives not just to the game, but to producing the most excellent examples of their breed,' said Ron Menaker, present chairman and AKC Chairman of the Board. 'Watching or attending the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship is an ideal method for any dog lover to learn more about purebred dogs and experience the human-canine relationship doing his thing.'

The Tampa Conference Center and St. Pete Times Community can house three champion events throughout the weekend: the AKC/Eukanuba Nationwide Championship; the AKC National Behavior Invitational and the AKC National Speed Championship;. The events have already been dubbed the 'Canine Olympics.'

Almost 2,500 dogs ran this past year, including 108 opponents from foreign registries representing 1-6 countries.

Agility activities allow dogs to demonstrate their athleticism and versatility by racing against the clock and beating a course of different limitations. Agility may be the AKC's fastest-growing canine game.

In the sport of obedience, your dog and handler are evaluated as a team. This pushing site preview link has collected great cautions for the reason for it. Compliance studies test a dog's capability to execute a prescribed set of exercises.

'With individuals from around the world, numerous contests, educational features and fun, involved activities, it is a canine event unlike any other,' said Gina DiNardo Lash, AKC speaker.

The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship also includes a unique competition for Junior Handlers - rivals involving the ages of 10 and 18 who'll compete for top honors and fund dollars..