Dog owners can fetch information off Internet

Posted: Friday, March 30, 2001

The Internet is a great place to retrieve information that is beneficial to our lives overall, and that includes information on our beloved pets. Here are some links that may be useful to all dog owners.

Registries:

There are a number of dog registries in the United States. Most breeds have individual registries, and often an online search for your particular breed of dog will result in a link to the breed site. The registries listed here are established and well-known.

American Kennel Club (AKC): www.akc.org

United Kennel Club (UKC): www.ukcdogs.com

Canadian Kennel Club (CKC): www.ckc.ca

Organizations:

The Internet abounds with animal-related organizations. Listed here is a smattering of groups that offer a range of services and information.

Association of Pet Dog Trainers: www.apdt.com

Delta Society (Therapy Dogs): www.deltasociety.org/

American Pet Associa-tion: www.apapets.com

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture: www.aphis.usda.gov/

The Association of Pet Behavior Counsellors:

www.apbc.org.uk/subjects.htm

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals: www.aspca.org/

North American Dog Agility Council:

www.nadac.com/

General Information:

These Web sites give a wide variety of dog information and news.

Dog Infomat: www.doginfomat.com/about.htm

About.Com--Dogs: dogs.about.com/pets/dogs/

Critter Haven: www.critterhaven.org

Dog.Com News:

www.dog.com/

Traveling With Your Dog:

Are you planning a trip and want to search ahead for pet-friendly places to stay? These Web sites list places when traveling outside.

PetsWelcome:

www.petswelcome.com/

TravelDog: www.traveldog.com/

Melanie Kipp of Kenai is an animal trainer and teacher. She is the author of two books, "Attention Training and Attentive Heeling" and "S.M.A.R.T. Pet Dog Training."

found more easily online. These links will allow you to search an extensive number of dog related items, including books and training information.

Glowdog - reflective clothing: www.glowdog.com/

Sit Stay Newsletter: www.sitstay.com/newsletter.shtml

Dogwise Book Catalog: www.dogwise.com/

J&J Dog Supplies: www.jandjdog.com/

Flying Dog Press - supplies and training info: www.flyingdogpress.com/index.htm



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