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The Orthopedic Foundation for Animals use this site to check the hip quality of OFA certified dogs.
PennHIP http://www.pennhip.org/ explore the value of PennHIp certification as an indicator of lifelong hip health.
Australian Shepherd Club of America ASCA This organization has competition events in Obedience and Agility simililar to the AKC, but usually at less expense and with less people making for a fun atmosphere.
The Dogs Way DVD Course Sean McDaniel does a great job communicating with you how to cultivate a sensible relationship with your dog, geared to day to day situations.