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Founded in 1884, the American Kennel Club has long been the nation's leading not-for-profit organization devoted to the study, breeding, exhibiting, and advancement of purebred dogs. A major force on the international dog scene, the AKC operates the world's largest purebred-dog registry, affiliated with U.S. dog clubs, and approves and regulates dog events annually. The AKC is a strong advocate and supporter of purebred dogs, responsible dog ownership, canine good health, and advances the integrity of the breeding and sport of purebred dogs.

In its operations, the AKC's principal focus is to serve the Fancy -- the dedicated breeders, exhibitors, judges, handlers, and other participants and enthusiasts who make the sport of purebred dogs so rewarding and enjoyable.

The AKC employs more than 400 people at its offices in New York City and Raleigh, North Carolina. In addition, over 70 employees work across the country as field representatives, inspectors, or investigators.

Working together, our motivated and talented employees have brought the AKC much success. We can only carry out our continued success through the people we employ.

To learn more about working at the AKC, click on the employment links -- and welcome to the employment world at the AKC!