Hounds race 200 yds straight "tracks" in heats graded by speed/ability to determine overall high point winner. All dogs must wear a muzzle. Large dogs are either handslipped or come out of starting boxes.
Centralized canine health database jointly sponsored by the AKC/Canine Health Foundation (AKC/CHF) and the Orthopedic Foundaiton for Animals (OFA). This site provides a source of health information for owners, breeders, and scientists, that will assist in breeding healthy dogs.