Other Links That May Interest You                        

More Spinone information.  Kevin McGrew has put together one of the best websites thus far on all aspects of the Spinone in addition to links to Spinone owners around the world.  For a comprehensive look at the Spinone, I think you'll find a trip to his website well worth your time.

Another very good sight for Spinone is this site about Spinone in Great Britain. Again, you will find some very interesting material on our friends across the water.

The North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association (NAVHDA) is a must if you want to learn more about proving the versatility of your hunting dog.  NAVHDA's registry is also recognized by American Field Dog Registry.  For more information on training your versatile hunting dog, be sure to visit this website.

The American Rare Breed Association (ARBA) provides an avenue for dog owners to exhibit their rare breed dogs.  Known worldwide, ARBA is proving to be an excellent "stepping stone" for those breeds seeking full recognition by the American Kennel Club.

The American Kennel Club (AKC) maintains one of the largest studbook registries in the world.  In addition, it provides dog owners with a variety of services including sanctioned conformation dog shows, obedience trials, agility trials, and performance tests.  It also sanctions the Canine Good Citizen Tests as well as Temperament Tests.

The United Kennel Club (UKC) is yet another avenue for exhibiting your Spinone in conformation and obedience. For a number of years it has been an alternative to AKC and also maintains a studbook registry for many breeds not recognized by AKC as well as those that are.

Have you ever asked yourself, "Why does my dog do that?" While its environment plays an important part, most of your dog's actions and reactions are based on heredity. This website on Behavioral Genetics and Animal Science will give you a better insight into how heredity impacts the behavior of your four-footed friend.

Thanks to Gael Stenton of Gaesten Kennel in Great Britain, we have an excellent overview of how to groom a Spinone. This page will give you a start to finish look at how to take your Spinone from rumpled pajamas to formal attire.

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