Celebrate Dogs With The AKC As Extraordinary Pooches Take Over Televis

Rachel Leavy
by Rachel Leavy
AKC Celebrates Dogs special airs January 31 on the Lifetime Network

What are you doing tomorrow? If it doesn’t include parking yourself in front of your TV to watch the country’s most talented dogs, you’d better change your plans!

“AKC Celebrates Dogs” (that’s the American Kennel Club) is a two-hour program that will be taking over your television screen on January 31, 2015. Top show dogs and sporting dogs can be spotted on Lifetime at 9 a.m. EST and then again at 2 p.m. on LRW. It’ll feature highlights of dogs from the December 13 and 14, 2014, events that took place in Orlando, Florida. The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship is the largest dog show in the United States.

“We are thrilled to partner with Lifetime to deliver a show that will share our passion for dogs and many of AKC’s sports with dog lovers across America,” said Dennis Sprung, President and CEO of the American Kennel Club. “This year’s exciting coverage will remind us all of the incredible power of the human-canine bond.”

The American Kennel Club was founded in 1884 and is the standard for purebred registry. They maintain breed purity and host over 22,000 dog competitions each year. The AKC also offers training programs and resources to anyone who owns a dog.

Tune in to watch these amazing athletes show off their skills. Maria and I will be watching to see if we can guess who the 2014 champion is – and because frankly she just loves watching dogs on television. I imagine she wishes she could be one of the fearless Fidos competing on the agility field.

Rachel Leavy
Rachel Leavy

Rachel Leavy lives in Rochester, New York with her dog, Maria, and her gecko, Nigel. She has loved animals all her life, and has owned her own dog training and walking company for five years. When she's not playing with puppies, she can usually be found writing short stories, riding horses or out at a play.

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