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Since 1884, The AKC has been the nation’s leading not-for-profit organization devoted to the study, breeding, exhibiting, welfare, and advancement of purebred dogs. We operate the world’s largest purebred-dog registry, affiliated with U.S. dog clubs and serve as the governing body for the dog sport, sanctioning over 22,000 events per year.

The American Kennel Club provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic partnership status, pregnancy, religion, creed, genetic condition or information, disability, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military status, or on the basis of age with respect to persons 18 years or older and any other status protected by law. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, assignments, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

Working at AKC includes great benefits package with:

  • Competitive salaries
  • 401k with vesting
  • medical insurance
  • dental insurance
  • vision insurance,
  • An enjoyable work environment where everyone’s passion for dogs comes first.

Here at the AKC, we’re a team of dog enthusiasts and experts. Our team includes over 400 people between our two offices in New York City and Raleigh, North Carolina. Additionally, we have over 70 employees working across the country as field representatives, and inspectors.

Everything we do at AKC is for the love of dogs.

Find available AKC career opportunities here.