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Archive for March, 2010

AKC – is it still really about the dogs? (Part II)

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Earlier I wrote an article questioning AKC’s motives and if the AKC’s as well as AKC shows in general motives were geared towards the well being of the dogs, as they claim.  After several recent conversations with industry experts as well as views from a club that is not fully recognized by the AKC but is recognized by their “Foundation Stock Services” (FSS) (The Czechoslovakian Vlcak Club of America – we’ve recently added a vlcak to our family).  Viewing the AKC from this far outside (as well as being an outside of the “professional dog world” myself) really opened my eyes to a lot of the practices that goes on – some right in our face and some behind closed doors in secrecy. (more…)