By David Riewe
There are lots of dog lovers clubs in the US that offer a lot
more for both the dog lovers and their dogs. Here are some of
The American Kennel Club has a dog lovers sections called “For
the Love of the Purebred Dog”. This article is more than a
canine purebred section. It is dedicated to living at home
dogs. This dog club gives informative and educational
pertaining to pet care, training, nutrition and a lot more. It
also includes funny stories, art, pet history and the more
popular Companion Animal Recovery method. There are also more
popular sites like the dog breeds and events page.
The American Mixed Breed Obedience Registration or (AMBOR) on
the other hand was created in 1983 with the objective of
into accounts the perseverance and accolades in obedience
contests of mix breed dogs and handlers. This dog lovers club
also gives support and inspiration to dog handlers.
Important Information for Members:
Unlimited full membership is open to handlers and owners of
mixed-breed dogs as long as the pet is spayed and nails are
cut. There should be front and side photo shots of the dog
will be included in the application. This is the ticket to all
the obedience and agility programs, automatic tabulation in
agility and obedience nationwide ranking system. This also
includes a given eligibility for the annual awards.
This achievement will be given honor in AMBOR highlights
(AMBOR’S newsletter) and on the website. The member will be
eligible to any agility and obedience national competition in
the future. Dogs with assigned numbers are marked as purebred
and should be enlisted as a purebred. Also, dogs that are
listed as mixed-breeds that are given a number based on the
owner’s application causes its membership to be changed to a
status of a purebred.
Purebred dogs can be listed with AMBOR with a rule that entry
is limited to the AMBOR-supported agility program. All dogs
that are purebred, listed with AMBOR and exhibits
AMBOR-supported programs on agility will have competition
points monitored and there will be an automatic issuance of
Dogs that are purebred and listed with AMBOR are not qualified
to be a part of the agility and obedience scoring systems.
will also not be included in the website on highlights and not
qualified for any mixed-breeds national competition in the
Handlers that register to the AMBOR-supported trials on
should put their AMBOR number on the form at the club’s
so that competition points will be monitored.
About The Author: Jack Russell is a a long time dog fancier,
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