AKC Breed of the Day
Developed to protect large herds of sheep, their heavy coat of white cords enables them to blend in with the flock they defend.
A New Standard in Dog Care
AKC Canine Retreat
Flagship dog care center opens on February 11 on West 57th St. in New York City
Uniting Dog Lovers
AKC Humane Fund
Every day, we work hard to give back and protect the health and happiness of dogs across the nation.
AKC Marketplace
Puppy Finder
Pure Love. Pure Happiness. Purebred.
Wuff is in the air!
Valentine's Day gifts for people and pups.

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  • Agility

    Grand Rapids Agility Club

    February 3
  • Conformation, Obedience, JR. Showmanship

    Labrador Retriever Club of Piedmont

    February 12
  • Conformation

    Greater Fort Myers Dog Club

    February 20
  • Tracking

    Oak Ridge Kennel Club

    March 11