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Too Much Power?

Parent breed clubs manage the Breed Standard, breed education, specialty shows, etc. but not all clubs serve the members.


Early American Dogs

Most versions of America’s first purebred dogs are after-the-fact but this is by a dog show judge old enough to share accurate history.

Pet Shop Bill Affects All

Families still get a well-bred puppy direct from a hobby breeder but will the Pet Shop Bill affect purebred dog breeders and will it spread?


Dog Gone Earthlings

Humorous report on societal regression in the human species compared to evolving dogs. Could animals be the next Earthlings?

AKC Board Minutes, Reports & More

There once was an American Kennel Club Gazette... Today you have to go to their website. TheDogPress is the ONLY source for searchable AKC archives from 1999 to current.


Before you do business with a breeder, handler, or trust someone with your dog, take a few minutes to look them up. It's the first and ONLY compiled, searchable historical record. You might even want to look up a judge!

Previous "Top Dog" Columns

No Margins. No Limits. No Kidding.


Snakebite Treatment

Emergency! Your dog has been bitten! Cutting the wound and sucking out the poison is no longer recommended, here's what to do...


Ronald Herring, DVM

The "breeder's vet" passed away in September. Dr. Herring was a hero to his Pennsylvania clients one of whom honors him here.

Judges Be Judged

How to deal with flat ribs, loaded shoulders, narrow fronts, curved spine, over-angulation, oversize, soft ears, overly long tails?


Losing Canine Friends

An 80s classic. Written from the heart of one who mourns Gunner in a way that will make you rejoice and weep at the same time...


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