The 2016 AKC Breeder of the Year will be revealed December 16 at the Royal Canin “Regalia,” a royal celebration of those who champion purebred dogs, and also announced during the broadcast of the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin on December 17, 2016.
The scholarships go to five full-time students enrolled in courses of study that contribute to the well-being of dogs and the advancement of responsible pet ownership.
Each dog awarded with the AKC Paw of Courage has made a significant sacrifice in the line of duty.
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest dog registry and advocate for all dogs, is pleased to announce the introduction of two new entry level agility classes, ACT 1 and ACT 2 (Agility Course Test). The classes provide shorter courses with basic obstacles that are appropriate for dogs beginning in the sport.
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) announced today the launch of the brand new “I Am a Breeder” video series. The series is aimed at promoting responsible breeders and the love they have for their dogs to the general public.
This exciting joint event gives dog lovers the unique opportunity to meet and play with hundreds of adorable dogs at AKC Meet the Breeds® while learning about responsible dog ownership, as well as see the nation’s top canine competitors race against the clock at the 3rd Annual Masters Agility Championship.
Dog lovers all over the US have reason to celebrate news from the NAIA, which reported recently that the number of dogs entering US shelters has dropped significantly over the past few decades to new lows. Digging deeper into the matter, NAIA also learned that only about three percent of dogs in our country’s shelters are purebreds.
New Training, Government Relations, AKC Gazette, and AKC Family Dog Microsites launch today.
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