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2 New Breeds Recognized by AKC in 2018

To kick off 2018, the American Kennel Club announced yesterday that two newly eligible dog breeds will join their ranks. Before they make their debut on the dog show stage, we’ve gathered some fun facts about both of the unique new breeds. Enjoy, and good luck to all the dogs competing next month at the 2018 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City! Read post »

Uggie the Dog

Celebrate the Oscars with the Best Dog Movies!

The Academy Awards ceremony takes place this Sunday and we’re excited to see which fantastic films take home the big prizes! Unsuprisingly, some of our favorite movies of all time feature our favorite subject – dogs! Just in time for Oscar Sunday, we’ve rounded up our list of the best dog movies. These 14 films cover a wide range, but all feature unforgettable dogs who have touched our hearts.  Read post »

Best in Show at the 2017 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Goes to…

2017 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Best in Show winner Rumor the German ShepherdCongratulations to Rumor, a German Shepherd, who beat out thousands of dogs to win the top prize – Best in Show – at the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show last evening at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Rumor, a five year-old female who’s full name is GCH CH Lockenhaus’ Rumor Has It V Kenlyn, is the first German Shepherd since 1987 to win Best in Show at Westminster. A repeat winner of the Herding Group at Westminster, she was heavily favored to win the prize last year, when she came in second to Best in Show winner CJ the German Shorthaired PointerRead post »

2016 Year in Dog collage

2016: The Year in Dogs

2016 is no more, and Dog Tails wants to review it the way we know best – the Year in Dogs! Below are some of the most memorable dog stories of the past year. Enjoy, and a Happy New Year to hound and human alike. Here’s to a great 2017! Read post »