- USDAA (United States Dog Agility Association)
The United States Dog Agility Association (USDAA) was organized in 1986 to promote international standards as developed in Great Britain, which have become the basis for the world standard in dog agility.
- NADAC (North American Dog Agility Council)
The North American Dog Agility Council (NADAC) was formed in 1993 to provide North American dogs and their handlers a fast, safe and enjoyable form of the the sport of dog agility. NADAC sanctions agility trials sponsored by affiliated clubs. The purpose of a NADAC agility trial is to demonstrate the ability of a dog and its handler to work as a smoothly functioning team.
- American Sighthound Field Association
The American Sighthound Field Association (ASFA) is an organization of Sighthound fanciers dedicated to the common goal of preserving and further developing the natural beauty, grace, speed and coursing skill of the Sighthound. ASFA maintains rules, procedures, and records for lure field trials. We will endeavour to promote lure field trials for sighthounds.
- National Coursing Club (UK)
Coursing is one of the world's oldest field sports. Since the days of the Pharaohs "gazehounds", dogs which hunt exclusively by sight, have been tested in competition.
- The American Kennel Club Earthdog Page
This is the AKC Earthdog Page which details information about the Earthdog Program, titles, eligible breeds, rules and more.
- Missouri Earthdogs
Missouri Earthdogs is a resource for information on earthdogs, hunting, go-to-ground trials and more. They hold fun days and an annual trial and Purina Farms outside St. Louis, MO.
- Terrierman dot com
This site is a good resource for training, hunting, facts and tips about earthwork and the dogs that do it!
- North American Flyball Association
Flyball is a team sport for dogs that was invented in Californiain the late 70's. Flyball is a relay race with 4 dogs on a team jumping a series of hurdles and jumping against a spring box which releases a tennis ball. The first team to have all 4 dogs run without errors wins the heat.
- OFA (Orthopedic Foundation for Animals)
The OFA, established in 1966, is a not-for-profit organization originally created to assist breeders in addressing hip dysplasia. In recent years OFA has added databases to assist breeders in assessing elbow and patella deformities, craniomandibular osteopathy, autoimmune thyroiditis, congenital heart disease, copper toxicosis in Bedlington Terriers, and DNA databases.
- CAER (Companion Animal Eye Registry)
The purpose of the OFA Companion Animal Eye Registry (CAER)eye certification ofa is to provide breeders with information regarding canine eye diseases so that they may make informed breeding decisions in an effort to produce healthier dogs. Clinicians and students of ophthalmology as well as interested breed clubs, individual breeders and owners of specific breeds will find this useful.
- Cavalier King Charles Spaniel - Health & Genetic Diseases
This site has lots of information about genetic disease, definitions and is a great resource for the health and safety of your pet.
- Vet Technicians - Education for Tomorrow's Vet Techs
This site is a digital library of educational resources for vets and vet techs everywhere.
- The American Herding Breed Association (AHBA)
The American Herding Breed Association was founded in 1986 in response to the increasing interest in herding activities by owners of a wide variety of breeds. The AHBA was set up to help provide information in response to inquiries from those interested in herding and the herding breeds.
- APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainers)
The Association of Pet Dog Trainers is a professional organization of individual dog trainers committed to furthering their skills through education. They put on several educational conferences throughout the United States. Check in Upcoming Events for seminars and workshops on dog training in your area.
- National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors (NADOI)
- To certify dog obedience instructors of the highest caliber, to provide continuing education and learning resources to those instructors, and to continue to promote humane, effective training methods and competent instruction.
National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors (NADOI)
- American Kennel Club
- The AKC hosts around 200,000 events a year, find one near you!
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- The United Kennel Club As an international dog registry we celebrate the Total Dog through family-friendly events and programs highlighting canine bonds, instincts, and heritage while maintaining the virtue of our pedigrees.
The United States Police K-9 Association Inc., is a non-profit organization striving for the establishment of minimum standards for Police K-9 dogs through proper methods of training.
The North American Police Work Dog Association strives to enhance the use of police work dogs by law enforcement agencies through continuing education in the form of local, state, and national workshops, held periodically throughout the year.
- Front and Finish
Front and Finish® an organization devoted to sport of amateur dog training and associated performance events. Primarily, we publish a monthly magazine covering regional and national canine activities.
- Whole Dog Journal
Whole Dog Journal features natural care, diet and training advice, information about complementary therapies like chiropractic, massage, acupuncture, and homeopathy, as well as test, review and evaluate products.
- North American Ring Association (NARA)
The governing body for International (French) Ring Sport in the United States, since 1987.
- Mondio Ring USA
Mondioring is an F.C.I. recognized international protection sport which endeavors to blend the best of the protection dog sports. There are obstacles and accessories which the decoy can use to impress the dog. There is no routine! It is left up to the imagination of the judge and decoys to truly test your dogs ability to adapt, self control and thought process.
Mondioring International is the official MondioRing web site. There's lots of good information about the sport, statistics, up-to-date trial results and schedules from around the world.
- American Working Malinois Association (AWMA)
The AWMA is a non-profit working dog club developed to promote and preserve the working Malinois as intended by its native country of origin, Belgium. Known as the Belgian Shepherd Dog with four distinct coat varieties (Malinois, Laekenois, Gronendael, Terveuren), the AWMA is focusing on the development and implementation of the Malinois in accordance with the FCI standard. It is the intent of the AWMA to preserve proper working ability and soundness in character and structure through the promotion of Schutzhund/IPO training, breed surveys, seminars, and working trials.
AWMA is the ONLY club from the USA that is a member of the World Belgian Shepherd Union (FMBB) !!! Become a member today !!!
- American Working Dog Federation (AWDF)
The AWDF holds the all breed national IPO Championships in the USA. They organized to develop awareness in the United States of America about the crucial need to provide a broader base to represent the working dog throughout the world and to preserve and protect the heritage of our respective breeds in America.
- DVG/LV America is an All breed Schutzhund organization
What is DVG? (Deutscher Verband der Gebrauchshundsportvereine).
DVG is the oldest and largest Schutzhund training organization in the world- nearly 30,000 members. While attracting breeders of all working dogs, DVG exists for only one purpose - the training and titling of dogs of all kinds. DVG is made up of thirteen geographic regions (Landesverbands), twelve of which are in Germany with the thirteenth, LV/DVG America.
- United Schutzhund Clubs of America (USA)
The United Schutzhund Clubs of America provides training instruction and licensing for its member clubs which work under VDH rules, and whose awarded Schutzhund titles are internationally recognized through the Verein fur Deutsche Schaferhunde (SV) of German and the World Union of German Shepherd Dog Clubs (WUSV). USA is a founding member of the American Working Dog Federation (AWDF).
- Dr. P's Dog Training and Behavior Page
A page of all things dog! Resources regarding dog sports, training and scientific issues, problem solving and much more.
- Ray Allen Manufacturing
A manufacturer of Police, Military K9, Detector and Sport Dog gear since 1948.
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