Popular Dogs List for 2016 Announced by the AKC

Three days ago, AKC announced the most popular dogs in the US, based on registrations in 2015. The Labrador Retriever maintained its spot on top, a position it has now held for 25 years! I decided to give my other love (writing poetry) a go in describing the top 5 with a little bit of rhyme, so here goes!

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Sloughi, New to AKC Hound Group in 2016

Earlier this month, I discussed how the American Hairless Terrier and the Sloughi became recognized breeds in the AKC. I gave a lot of information about the American Hairless Terrier, but delayed discussing the Sloughi until now. I will discuss a brief history of the Sloughi, some of its temperament qualities, and some health concerns below.

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American Hairless Terrier and Sloughi Join AKC

The American Kennel Club (AKC) has recently added two new dog breeds to its fold, the American Hairless Terrier and the Sloughi. So what kind of dogs are these newcomers? Both have been around for a while, and been recognized by other organizations earlier, so we can get a good idea of what kind of dog breeds we now have. This post will concentrate on the American Hairless Terrier, with a post coming on the Sloughi.

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