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Starting Your Own Breed Club

If you live in an area that doesn't have a breed club for your particular breed of dog you always have the option of starting your own. Basically there are two different types of breed clubs, those that are associated with a specific national breed club or registry or those clubs that are completely independent. If you are starting an independent breed club you will have the option to set your own bylaws and develop your own membership requirements. You will not, however, be recognized by the national breed club and you may be restricted as to what you can call your club. [...]

Breed Standards Of The Labrador Retriever

The Labrador Retriever has a long history as a selectively bred breed, both in developing as a working dog in eastern Canada, specifically in Newfoundland and the Maritimes, as well as later as a hunting dog. The Labrador Retriever was first recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1917, and the breed standard has remained very consistent ever since the initial standards were developed. [...]

Training And Competing With Irish Setters

As with most of the hunting dogs or the sporting group in the American Kennel Club, the Irish Setter has been bred to not only be able to think and work on his or her own, but also to work in combination with a hunter. The setter types, perhaps more than the pointers, also are effective retrieval dogs, very versatile and effective for hunters of any type of bird or small game. In addition the Irish Setter is a breed that was used by farmers and sportsmen alike, often rural people, which valued the dog as an actual companion as well as a hunting partner. This lead to increased breeding for both hunting and temperament as exhibited in the earliest ancestors of the modern Irish Setters, Red Setters and Red and White Setters. [...]

Breed Standards For The Weimaraner

As with most of the dogs in the sporting group, the modern Weimaraner may not be used as a hunting dog in most situations, rather they have become a cherished pet and companion. However, like the other breeds in the group they still maintain their hunting instincts and abilities, as well as their original strong bodies and very energetic temperament. [...]

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